Word Parts

Prefixes, affixes, roots, and word parts are the focus of four lessons designed to boost scholars' speed and accuracy. Peers work collaboratively to time one another while reading word cards. Answers, scores, and times are recorded to track levels of fluency and progression towards proficiency.  

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Allow early finishers to practice reading them when time allows
  • Laminate cards to reuse the rest of the school year and beyond
  • Revisit the lessons to maintain accuracy and speed
Classroom Considerations
  • The duration may differ depending on how frequently and consistently you choose to conduct the practice
  • The following lessons are the first of five parts in a large unit
  • Extensions and adaptations are included 
  • Cards are well formatted with a large, easy-to-read font
  • Lessons are written in detail 
  • None
Common Core