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Flip-a-Chip: Examining Affixes and Roots to Build Vocabulary

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Flip-a-Chip: Examining Affixes and Roots to Build Vocabulary

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Recurring Lesson
Estimated Time One or two 45-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Lee Mountain

Houston, Texas

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Student Interactives

Calendar Activities

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   6 – 8  |  Student Interactive  |  Learning About Language

Flip-a-Chip

The Flip-a-Chip activity provides hands-on practice with affixes and roots, and also promotes comprehension through structural analysis and vocabulary in context.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  March 19

On this day in 1918, the United States passed the U.S. Standard Time Act.

A video conference with a class from a different country or time zone is planned. Students brainstorm questions to ask and figure out how many time zones they would have to travel through to have the conference.

 

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PRINTOUTS

Grades   5 – 12  |  Printout  |  Informational Sheet

Common Content Area Roots and Affixes

This printout offers 50 or so common roots, prefixes, and affixes that give students access to hundreds of key concepts across the content areas.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Journal

Flip-A-Chip to Build Vocabulary

This word-game strategy builds vocabulary and comprehension while motivating students.

 

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