Each of the regular lessons introduces ten new vocabulary words and about ten word parts—prefixes, roots, and suffixes. Learning these word elements dramatically improves spelling and the ability to decode unfamiliar words. Build the Word That Matches the Definition D. Touch the Word That Best Fits in the Sentence C. Each lesson is exactly the same and I don't think there will be a ton of retention.
Wouldn't return it now that I have it, but would of liked to have seen more reviews in each lesson as you work through the book, with the extended reviews also at the end to solidify it. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Hints are available but they lose points each time they use one. It teaches using a touch-base format with some review sheets in the back of the book. The Building Blocks of Better Spelling and Vocabulary Word Roots teaches students the meanings of Latin prefixes, roots, and suffixes commonly used in English.
Word Roots will add hundreds of words to your child's vocabulary and greater depth to their thinking and writing. Spelling and Defining Words Match each given word to its correct definition. For both lesson and reviews, students work with the same definitions and word parts repeatedly. Word Roots will add hundreds of words to your students' vocabulary and greater depth to their thinking and writing. Touch the Word That Matches the Definition B. I purchased a different book which I was much happier with and I think will help them to retain a lot more of the same information English from the Roots Up.
For all activities students click and move words or word parts with a mouse, so completing the exercises feels very much like a game. While Level 1 teaches words based entirely upon Latin, all other levels teach word parts and words from both Latin and Greek and, occasionally, from Old English. Defining the Word Parts Define the word parts. If you are the developer of this app and would like your information removed, please send a request to and your information will be removed. We would love to hear your experience so we can further improve our products. The software includes help and hints, automatic grading, scores, and a dictionary of words derived from Latin roots.
Constructing their own sentences is the most challenging activity in terms of critical thinking. Levels B1 and B2 are still in the first edition. Games 7-12 are Practice Games using the word parts to form words to show that students know the definitions of the word parts. Book is in Used-Good condition. Writing Sentences Write sentences using the words in the lesson. Still easier to teach with this book, than having to find all the words and figuring out how to arrange them into lessons on my own.
Then they Divide known and unknown words into their elements or assemble elements to form whole words. Completing the Sentence Complete the sentence by choosing the correct word. It provides a basic intro and practice. Word Roots apps will add hundreds of words to your students' vocabulary and greater depth to their thinking and writing. Students learn the meaning and spelling of Greek roots, Latin and Greek prefixes, and Latin and Greek suffixes that are the elements used to form words in English. In addition, the introduction defines root, prefix and suffix and explains how to do the activities in the workbook.
Each lesson has the meanings of prefixes, roots, and suffixes used to form the vocabulary words. Cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket if applicable is included for hard covers. The series is being revised and expanded. Very minimal wear and tear. For each lesson children first learn the meanings of prefixes, roots, and suffixes. Word Roots will add hundreds of words to your students' vocabulary and greater depth to their thinking and writing.
Incorrect answers deduct points from the score and use of hints also deducts points. Players match up parts of words and their definitions, combine word parts to make words in response to a definition, and simply combine word parts to make words. The fourth activity requires students to write their own sentences using each of the new words. Note: Prefixes, roots, and suffixes may be Latin or Greek in origin. Lessons in the new editions will take a little more time to complete. Students cannot go back once they have completed a section. There are three activities per lesson: learning word parts by either dividing or assembling words from roots, prefixes, and suffixes; matching words to their definitions by recognizing the meaning of the word elements; and using words in context.