Parrot in the Oven: Word Tree - Bonsai or Banyan

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What fun! As part of a vocabulary exercise designed for Victor Martinez's Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida readers create word trees with the trunk representing the root word and the branches representing prefixes that can be added to the root to form additional words.

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Instructional Ideas

  • The strategy may be adapted to any vocabulary study focusing on roots and prefixes
Classroom Considerations

  • The 12th in a series of resources designed to accompany a reading of Victor Martinez's novel
Pros

  • The resource includes a rationale for the approach, step-by-step directions, and illustrations
  • A bingo activity is also included 
Cons

  • None