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Vocabulary and Concept Development

For Teachers 7th - 12th
After introducing your class to root words and affixes, present them with this short review and practice opportunity. To start, they share definitions of root words and affixes with their partners. Then, after looking at some affixes and...
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Suffix Match

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Knowing the meanings of common suffixes is a powerful tool for expanding the vocabulary of young learners. This set of word cards focuses on the suffixes -or, -ly, -ful, and -able, providing two words that include each suffix as well as...
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Vocabulary Morphemic Elements: Make It Meaningful

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Young scholars learn to find meaning in words using affixes with a language arts activity. Working in pairs, children sort cards with sentences printed on them that include words with the prefixes mis- and pre- and the...
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Word Clues

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Young learners develop a deeper understanding of target vocabulary. Working in pairs, students independently complete a series of word clue cards asking them to find various information about key terms including their definition,...
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Compound Word Trivia

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Engage young learners in expanding their vocabulary with these fun games and activities. Children learn how compound words, root words, and affixes provide clues about the meaning of unfamiliar vocabulary. These six activities get...
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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat: Flash Card Games

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Expand the vocabulary of young readers with this series of five activities based the children's book Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback. From playing bingo to group storytelling, a variety of different approaches are presented...
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Picture It In Syllables

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Developing fluency in young readers is a long and difficult journey. This series of eight activities adds a little fun to the process as children play matching and board games, piece together puzzles, and make flip books. Covering a...
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Spanish Diminutives, Augmentatives, and More…

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Teach your kiddies how to create diminutives and augmentatives in Spanish. They'll soon be adding -ito and -ita to every noun they can! Diminutives and augmentatives are much more common in Spanish, so there are many examples included...
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Word Roots Lesson #6 - Focus: hydr

For Students 7th - 9th
Use hydr as a base to form new words. The chart provided includes different prefixes and suffixes one could add to the base to create new words like hydrant or hydropathy. Two exercises follow the information provided to give your class...
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Analyze Complex Words

For Teachers 7th - 8th
What is a complex word, and why is it so important we know what they are? Download this helpful PowerPoint to introduce root/base words, prefixes, and suffixes to your emerging readers. Clear, relevant examples are given, as well as a...
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Pendemonium: The Italian Job

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Discover how to use prefixes and suffixes to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words. The group views a jovial video on the topic, and then they create a chart of prefix and suffix meanings to identify the meanings of words in a social...
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Self-Monitoring Strategies and Vocabulary Games

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Middle and high schoolers identify how to discover a word's meaning by exploring context clues and any pictures, diagrams, photographs, and charts that might be included. They continue this process with other examples and locate one on...
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Word Structure- Prefix and Suffix

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Identify common prefixes and suffixes used in the English language and categorize the different kinds of information provided in a dictionary entry. Learners will write at least five pieces of information that they learn about a word...
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Adding -ly to Words

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Review the use of the -ly ending with this presentation. Learners take a list of words and change them into their adverb form by adding the suffix -ly. The resource also includes an exercise involving words such as usual, angry, and...
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Creatasaurus

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Upper elementary children still are intrigued by dinosaurs. Here is a dinosaur lesson that is geared toward their age group! The learners consider a list of prefixes and suffixes. Using the list, they can analyze the names of their...
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Suffixes

For Teachers 4th - 6th
What are suffixes? Teach your class about suffixes with this 5-slide PowerPoint. It includes a brief definition, as well as 20 pairs of word examples. This is great presentation for the beginning of your lesson.
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Vocabulary Worksheet #1 & #2

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
These two worksheets cover several grammatical topics. Pupils work on words with multiple meanings, Greek and Latin word parts, word connotations, academic language, and more. The result is seven quick exercises that could be used...
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Word Roots Lesson #1 - Focus: chrom

For Students 8th - 10th
What does the root word chrom mean? Review the root and the different prefixes and suffixes that can be added to it to enhance its meaning. Then, get your class using the new words with two short exercises. A brief introduction to the...
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Word Roots Lesson #10 - Focus: miso

For Students 7th - 9th
What does miso mean? Teach your class all about this root word with this quick practice sheet. After studying the chart provided, pupils learn new words that use the root and complete two short activities. 
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Word Roots Lesson #2 - Focus: derm

For Students 7th - 12th
Identifying root words and their prefixes and suffixes develops a reader's vocabulary. The focus of this quick practice opportunity is the root word derm. Prefixes and suffixes are identified, and then your charges complete two short...
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Suffixes and Prefixes

For Students 1st - 6th
Here is a pdf file of two colorful handouts; one explains and gives examples of prefixes, the other presents suffixes. 
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Word Roots Lesson #7 - Focus: andr

For Students 7th - 9th
Studying root words really develops one's vocabulary. Help your middle and early high schoolers broaden their vocabulary by studying the root word andr. How does andr combine with suffixes to form different words? This short, 12-question...
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Roots and Affixes: How Words are Created

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Designed for a high school audience, this presentation covers roots and affixes in order to build vocabulary. Common prefixes (like bi-, anti-, and dis-) and suffixes (like -al, -ion, and -ous) are briefly introduced. Then, a few slides...
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Word Roots Lesson #8: auto

For Students 7th - 9th
Knowing root words can expand our vocabulary dramatically. Use this activity to discuss auto and words in which it commonly appears. Two short exercises are provided here. In the first, learners match words containing the target root...