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|Grades||6 – 8|
|Interactive Type||Learning About Language|
|ABOUT THIS INTERACTIVE|
Effective vocabulary instruction requires active and positive student participation. In addition, familiarity with high-frequency affixes and roots promotes comprehension of numerous words in which they occur as meaningful chunks. In this online activity, students flip two chips to mix and match four word parts and make four words. Students then insert the four words into a paragraph, using context clues to determine where each word belongs. After each exercise, students can print their work to check whether they placed the four words in the paragraph correctly.
Lessons That Use This Interactive
Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Recurring Lesson
Do your students detest having to define vocabulary words? Don"t confine them to worksheetsturn the study of affixes and roots into a hands-on contest to create context-rich vocabulary puzzles.
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Grades 5 – 12 | Printout | Informational Sheet
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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Grades 6 – 12 | Professional Library | Journal
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