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  • Item #: 028215
    ISBN: 9780881603811
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    Just as words are broken up phonetically in order to pronounce them, they can be broken into pieces to reveal the meaning of the word. Knowing word roots is an important part of literacy. Each lesson holds four pages which teach a set of roots. The first page is a word list for the student to read and study the words and their definitions. The second page holds a vocabulary sort which involves matching all of the words with their definitions. The next page is a group activity, read-around review, but it can be performed by one student as well. In this activity each word is on a card, along with a clue as to which word comes next. After the clue is read, the person holding the word card that is the answer reads their clue, and so on until all of the words have been identified. The last page of each lesson contains a vocabulary quiz. After every two lessons a review test ensures the roots are remembered. 144 pages. ~ Steph
  • Item #: 013184
    ISBN: 9781591983286
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  • Item #: 002569
    ISBN: 9781878383396
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  • Item #: 038180
    ISBN: 9780545819299
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    This mini bulletin board set contains 36 laminated word roots in Greek & Latin (18 of each). Each word root is defined at the top of the card and highlighted in blue (Greek) or green (Latin). Then three words using that root word are included below. Cards are 6” x 4”, made of cardstock and are designed for visibility. Instructions for displaying and learning activities are also provided. The purchaser may reproduce the included Word Roots activity sheet for classroom use. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 001843
    ISBN: 9781601446732
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    42 Lessons – Greek and Latin roots, Greek and Latin prefixes and suffixes. Reviews after every three lessons.

  • Item #: 005760
    ISBN: 9780980030235
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    What better way to build a child's vocabulary than to teach them the Greek and Latin root words from which many of our English words come. Roots and Fruits was developed to give you the tools to build your own program. 69 of the 85 pages show (in alphabetical order) a root word or prefix, its meaning, and several English words that are derived from it. Altogether, 797 roots and prefixes and 2449 vocabulary words are included. Author Jill Dixon holds a B.S. in English, a M.S. in Special Education, and has taught from kindergarten to college in public, private and home schools. She believes "the sooner the better" when it comes to teaching vocabulary, so roots that can be understood by children K-3 are marked with an asterisk. Displaying the roots and vocabulary words during the week and making notecards with the roots to be studied are essential, and she highly recommends using Webster's American Dictionary of the English Language or another quality dictionary with the program. 11 games and activities, as well as 16 daily worksheets, are provided for extra fun and practice.

  • Item #: 061294
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    So, you could pick up a deck of cards or start through an endless series of workbooks in your quest to become educated about Greek and Latin roots. Alternatively, you could thoroughly enjoy an entertaining DVD backed by online access to flashcards, quizzes and games that test your abilities to retain, recognize, match, listen, spell, and type word roots! Dwane Thomas (Visual Latin) hosts this engaging DVD series, each of which includes 10 lessons (15-18 minutes in length) that explore a total of 20 Latin and Greek roots. 10 or so English words derived from each root means over 200 English words are explained. Honestly, this doesn't even feel like learning! The lessons are to the point – and fun to watch. And the additional activities and games online can quickly become competitive – child vs. child or child vs. parent (don't be too sure of yourself mom or dad: you may think you're out of the age bracket for this course, but I guarantee a challenge!) The online component is very easy to use (I was able to start working on the lesson 1 quiz and games within seconds of going to the website). You can even create an account (or multiple accounts) and then your game scores are ranked against other Wordup! users. Simple, effective and a great value. – Zach

  • Item #: 004078
    ISBN: 9780983408420
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  • Item #: 035673
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    Challenge your students with this entertaining bingo game. Set includes 12 bingo cards – six from each half of the book. Bingo squares feature the meaning of a Greek or Latin root, such as "small." 120 game tiles are included, with one root on each tile. 108 of the roots are study roots (from Vocabulary Vine), while the remaining 12 are other important incidental roots. Two "Matching Sheets" are also included, which feature the meanings of each root. A root glossary is provided featuring all the roots and their definitions in case you need to look up a root to settle an argument or refresh everyone's memory! The glossary, bingo cards and tiles are all printed on cardstock, while the matching sheets and instructions are printed on paper.

  • Item #: 024824
    ISBN: 9780545124126
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    Introducing our children to word roots may be one of the greatest tools for success we can give to them. Research suggests that knowing word roots leads to greater success in reading comprehension, vocabulary usage and spelling, all of which may help children succeed with communication skills and in standardized testing. This easy to use packet introduces, reinforces and provides practice with forty key root words. There are eight units (called packets) with five activities per packet. Activities are varied and include cross-word puzzles, word searches, and fill in the blank exercises. Additional review games and word cards provide a fun, hands-on way to solidify learning the word roots. Answer key in back. Reproducible, pb, 64 pages. ~ Deanne

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  • Item #: 006739
    ISBN: 9780838822661
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  • Item #: 006769
    ISBN: 9780838822678
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  • Item #: 007373
    ISBN: 9780977691616
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    If you're already doing Apologia's Exploring Creation with Biology, did you know that you are all set up for seamlessly tying in this course with Science Roots to learn 123 life science roots. Science Roots is set up in much the same way that Vocabulary Vine is (please see our Spelling/Vocabulary section for complete description), where the student is given a main list of roots, and they make a study card for the root, including a root definition, example words and their definitions, and the source language (Greek or Latin). The roots are arranged in the order they are encountered in Exploring Creation with Biology, so vocabulary study can be tied in chapter by chapter. The study would also work for any other biology text, but the coordination would not be as good. The author recommends this vocabulary study as a two-year plan, ideally started before Exploring Creation with Biology. In this case, the student would study 63 roots of more general science terms the first year, and 60 roots of more specifically life-science terms the second year. Detailed instructions and implementation are offered to get you up and running, along with frequently asked questions and some suggested learning games using the vocabulary roots. The appendix contains a taxonomy chart, a complete vocabulary list, and vocabulary lists for following either the one-year or two-year plan. If you're already doing Exploring Creation with Biology, why not link vocabulary study as well? - Jess

  • Item #: 009982
    ISBN: 9780838822562
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  • Item #: 033710
    ISBN: 9781930953994
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    Many students learn just enough Latin to study English vocabulary; if your students are already studying Latin, why not use the Latin they're learning to beef up their English vocabulary at the same time? This book is designed as a supplement to students who are using Latina Christiana I, although it could be used (with a little more effort) with other Latin programs as well. Book of Roots focuses only on Latin words presented in Latina Christiana that have "significant derivations in English vocabulary", so not every Latin word from each LC lesson will be covered in Book of Roots. The lessons are designed to correlate with lessons in LC, and for the two programs to be used side-by-side. The book begins with an introduction, notes to the teacher, an index of Latin roots, a drill form, and an introduction to prefixes and suffixes. Lessons are made up of several pages, each of which focus on one Latin root. The Latin root is given in its complete form, with multiple forms for verbs and nouns. Each form of the root is defined, and its English derivative is given, along with the definition of the English derivative. Exercises ask students to use the English derivatives correctly in a fill-in-the-blank sentence, and grammar questions ask the meaning of prefixes, suffixes, and whole English words that contain Latin roots. In this manner, over 1500 English derivatives are covered – all through Latin! This gives students an excellent vocabulary boost, and helps them remember both their Latin and English words better.

  • Item #: 014229
    ISBN: 9780838822654
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  • Item #: 003562
    ISBN: 9781568226613
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    As you might have already guessed from the evocative title, this is a vocabulary book centered on Greek and Latin root words. There are 36 units that can be used one per week or in concentration. It's a fun, interactive type of book and a good precursor to the more studious Vocabulary from Classical Roots series. Master word lists, along with their roots, are provided up front as a handy reference and summary. It includes several ideas for activities for each study. Every unit contains three reproducible pages for the student, introducing ten vocabulary words and tracing their definitions back to a common meaning. The pages are graphically stimulating and motivating to complete, rather than a dry, fill-in-the-blank presentation. I especially like the little symbol on the upper right-hand corner of each student page which gives a visual reminder of the root from which all these words spring. As an example, the first root studied is the Latin "foli," meaning "leaf." After students match the definitions to words printed on an assortment of leaf shapes, they make up sentences for each and, optionally, with string, tape, and a twig, make a foli mobile. The second student page for this unit is entitled "Comic Re-Leaf." It has a circle of cartoon visuals depicting the meaning of each vocabulary word with little pictures, characters, and word bubbles. In the center are the ten vocabulary words to write on each. For reinforcement, students then turn their paper over and write the definitions for the ten words from memory. The last page "Turn Over a New Leaf" presents news headlines incorporating the vocabulary words. Students have to write the first sentence of each news story, defining the vocabulary words. For example, the first sentence of a story for the headline "Unicorn Uncovers Unusual Unifoliate Under Uncle's Umbrella" might read, "Yesterday, a young unicorn playing in the park moved the umbrella of a family member only to find a rare species of plant having only one leaf." After this, the student is told to choose one of the headlines and illustrate it. This approach to learning vocabulary has something to offer for all learning styles, including the hands-on learner.

  • Item #: 007729
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    Increase your children's vocabulary without workbooks or study - learn while playing Rummy Roots! This unique card game will allow students to master 42 different Greek and Latin roots. After learning these familiar roots and practicing alphabetizing via a simple "Go Fish"-type game, players progress to 3 higher levels of play. In Level 1, players combine roots to form English words and practice dictionary skills. In level 2, dictionary skills are improved as players try to stump their opponents. Level 3 is played like Rummy using three root combinations to further expand vocabulary and comprehension. The result of all this fun? Mastering 42 Greek and Latin roots, over 190 vocabulary words learned, and the ability to at least partially decipher over 2,000 words!

  • Item #: 009766
    ISBN: 9780964321038
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    A creative, interactive, hands-on approach to vocabulary! What better way to retain the learning of new words? Using index cards, a file box, and a good dictionary, this approach is a welcome departure from the typical workbook fare. And, subtitled: Help for Reading, Writing, Spelling and S.A.T. Scores, it's obvious from looking at this book that it would, indeed, do just that! How? By teaching the roots of the English language found in Greek and Latin. Since the majority of our words are rooted in these classical languages, mastering these roots is a key that will open the door to understanding a myriad of words! The creative activity suggestions in this book could become the basis for wonderful unit studies as well.

  • Item #: 013658
    ISBN: 9781601446749
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    61 Lessons: Greek roots, prefixes and suffixes with reviews after every three lessons.

  • Item #: 045541
    ISBN: 9781930953253
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    If you are planning on doing Latina Christiana I with your children this coming year, here is a great opportunity to study the Latin words you'll be learning as vocabulary roots as well, reinforcing the word meanings in both places! Of course, even if you're not studying Latin concurrently, this book offers a strong root-based vocabulary course that examines Latin roots and some Greek roots as well. Each lesson presents a group of roots, prefixes, and suffixes to learn which correspond to the order of lessons in Latina Christiana I. Roots, prefixes and suffixes are introduced with their meanings, and are also clearly labeled with an "R", "P" or "S." Words that contain these parts are listed below in shaded boxes, and meanings are also provided for these words along with additional explanation or notes that are helpful. After the meaning has been given, a sentence with a blank is provided where the student can see how the word is used in context. Some lessons also contain a continuation of a story with blanks here and there, where students must supply the appropriate root-based word they have studied to complete the story. There are challenging review quizzes at the end of every lesson, which test students' knowledge of definitions, prefix meanings, suffix meanings, root meanings, and even the differences between a word's meaning in Latin and the word's meaning in English! Context Quizzes are also provided periodically, where students fill in the blanks in sentences by using words from the word bank above, gathered from several different lessons. There is no separate teacher's guide, so occasionally, teacher notes are referenced in the margins and explained at the end of the lesson. Complete answer keys are provided at the end of the book, along with alphabetical lists of all words introduced, words by prefix, words by suffix, root words, prefixes and suffixes all indexed by lesson number. With no fancy layout or graphics and a rigorous examination of roots, prefixes and suffixes, this a solid choice for root-based vocabulary study. 192 pgs, pb. – Jess

    Rockin' Root Words (3-8)

  • Item #: 019911
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    In the same format as Rummy Roots, the goal of More Roots is to extend your mastery of Greek and Latin roots. Use of Rummy Roots is not a prerequisite to using More Roots. As compared to the "flagship" game, More Roots has more Latin than Greek roots, concentrates more on prefixes, and focuses on common "everyday" words as opposed to the original's emphasis on scientific words.

  • Item #: 024326
    ISBN: 9781885942319
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    For everyone out there who loves English from the Roots Up, here is another dose! This book introduces 100 new root words - 67 Latin and 33 Greek - with English derivatives for you to teach to your students. Because these words are a little more advanced than those in the first volume, the authors encourage you to complete the first volume before beginning this one. Having used the first volume provides students with a firm foundation for beginning this more advanced study, although if you want to you can begin here. This sequel is extremely similar in appearance to its predecessor. - Melissa
  • Item #: 007713
    ISBN: 9781885942135
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    The 100 Greek and Latin word root cards which you formerly had to construct yourself while using English From the Roots Up. Having no time is no longer an excuse for overlooking this wonderful vocabulary resource that won a 5-star award from Mary Pride!

  • Item #: 037707
    ISBN: 9781931842877
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    Tuck this 1 3/4" x 8" bookmark into your Latin textbook for a quick reference! The bookmark is made out of a sturdy cardstock and features all thirty letters of the Latin alphabet in both upper and lowercase along with their phonetic pronunciations. Several diphthongs and special consonants are also shown. – elise

  • Item #: 034476
    ISBN: 9780838808658
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  • Item #: 000573
    ISBN: 9780838882535
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  • Item #: 045256
    ISBN: 9780553590128
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      Revised and updated, this dictionary has more than 70,000 words and phrases. It also has lots of extras like Late Latin, Neo-Latin vocabulary and many feminine forms to meet modern language. Includes both the Classical and Ecclesiastical pronunciations. This would be a good reference for students and parents. Recommended for the program Latin Road to English Grammar. 708pp, pb, 4x7”. ~ Sara

     

  • Item #: 024877
    ISBN: 9781600510359
    Retail: $16.95
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    Greek often seems more intimidating than Latin because of its unique alphabet. Most of us only come across those funny little symbols in higher-level math and science! This ingenious book, however, equates learning the Greek alphabet to learning a top-secret code needed to solve a robbery case. A priceless ancient Greek urn has been stolen, and it's up to the reader to learn the Greek alphabet to decode clues from the eyewitnesses. There are eight units in the book, which are estimated to take eight weeks to complete if you study Greek 3-4 times per week. Of course, you could complete the book in less time or spend more time on it, depending on the ages and abilities of the students participating. Unit 1 introduces the Greek alphabet and a pronunciation guide. Units 2-5 each introduce six new letters in the Greek alphabet while reviewing previously learned ones. Units 6 and 7 cover consonant blends, vowels and diphthongs and Unit 8 is comprehensive review. The Greek letters are reinforced through a variety of exercises, including matching, solving simple "cyphers" that equate to English words, handwriting practice with the Greek letters, writing Greek words and saying them aloud, and word puzzles. The author also recommends beginning each session by singing the Greek Alphabet Song together, which can be downloaded from the publisher's website. Although the pages seem to be intended as consumables, they are glossy, full-color and not reproducible. Because of this, you will either need a book for each student, or have them write on a separate sheet of paper. Reference charts, extra writing practice sheets, code-making worksheets and a Greek Alphabet Code Cracker Cypher Wheel to assemble are found at the back of the book, with answers to all activities. Additional goodies designed to accompany the book are provided at www.classicalacademicpress.com/greekcode along with the alphabet song mentioned above. Whether you are looking to begin Greek for Children, or are just "testing the waters" to see if you are interested, you can't beat this introduction for the excitement of catching the thieves! 96 pgs, pb. - Jess

  • Item #: 027235
    ISBN: 9780198601098
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    Thumbing through this book, I remember, way back when, taking two years of Latin in high school and struggling to memorize my weekly vocabulary words. I couldn't for the life of me figure out what value this would have in my life. After a while, though, it began to dawn on me that I was seeing pieces of the words I'd learned showing up in common words. Now, I catch myself looking at the words and phrases in this book and testing myself on what I can remember. For instance, I couldn't translate margaritas ante porcos, only remembering that "ante" meant "before." In case you don't know, it means "pearls before swine." For anyone who is as interested in words and their roots as I am, this is a fun read. It features over 1,000 Latin words, phrases, proverbs and sayings, listed in alphabetical order (in Latin). Translations are found immediately afterward, with other interesting information as to its usage, especially in literature. 224 pgs, pb. ~ Tom