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  • 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 #: 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 #: 006739
    ISBN: 9780838822661
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    ISBN: 9781878383396
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    ISBN: 9780838822562
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    ISBN: 9780838822678
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  • Item #: 011052
    ISBN: 9780890519950
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    A fairly rigorous vocabulary course that helps students increase their vocabulary by learning over 1000 words from Latin and Greek roots.  Students work with a group of words in each 4-day lesson completing varied exercises that help students learn and remember the words and their meanings. Now published by Master Books, this book also provides a suggested daily schedule to use this course over 18 months, worksheets and quizzes.

  • 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 #: 013184
    ISBN: 9781591983286
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  • 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 #: 038180
    ISBN: 9780545819299
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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 #: 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 #: 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 #: 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 #: 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 #: 007374
    ISBN: 9780977691609
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    Subtitled "A Spiral Study of Latin and Greek Roots." I love it when you know exactly what you're looking at, just by the title. This very straight-forward, no-frills root-based vocabulary study is exactly that, a guide to help students learn 108 roots, their spellings, and their definitions. The program is designed around a 36-week schedule, with three roots studied each week. Of course, it could be easily adapted to work at whichever pace you prefer. Each "vocabulary day," the student will choose a root to study from the "main list" in the book. This list contains each root to be studied, several words using that root, a definition of the root, a definition of one of the example words, and the language the root is taken from. The student will create their own "root card" on an index card. To do this, they'll record the root, its definition, and its source language on an index card. Then they'll have to define the example words given for that root, paying particular attention to all roots used in the words, and using the root glossary as needed. If any unfamiliar words are encountered, they'll begin new root cards for those roots, and set them aside to complete when they get to that root in their study. By the time they are finished with the program, they should have 108 complete cards. Because the student is doing much of the work himself, and starting cards each time an unfamiliar root is encountered, they will have seen many of the roots multiple times by the time the program is over. Though slim, this book contains plenty of information to get you started, optional games to make learning the roots a little more fun, and some good advice about learning roots, root glossaries, and an English-to-root-word glossary, divided by part of speech. The author also recommends using a good college dictionary to help you with your word research. This no-nonsense program expects students to do plenty of work in learning the roots, and contains no "workbook-y" root activities. However, the author has taken pains to include only words that directly relate to the root words, so the connection should always be clear to the student. Unlike other root-based vocabulary programs like English from the Roots Up, this one is more labor-intensive, but if your student is more hands-on, and enjoys creating their own study aids, this program might be a good fit for you. - Jess

  • Item #: 034476
    ISBN: 9780838808658
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    ISBN: 9780838882535
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  • 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 #: 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 #: 025255
    ISBN: 9781885942296
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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 #: 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 #: 033944
    ISBN: 9780983297987
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    Why not? Why not continue to teach spelling and vocabulary in high school? Just because most spelling programs end in either the 6th or 8th grade doesn't mean it's a good idea. This is the perfect program for a high schooler, allowing the student to combine spelling/vocabulary with particular subjects that are being studied. In the same manner as its younger sister, Phonetic Zoo, the program uses auditory input with frequency to achieve mastery. The newly revised (and lower-priced!) set includes two CD-ROMs which contain nine sets of MP3 audio vocabulary lessons and PDF booklets. Lesson sets follow specific subject topics including: Art & Architecture, Bible & Theology, Business & Economics, Government & Law, Greek & Latin Word Roots, Health & Science, Literature, Music and SAT/ACT. Each lesson features 24 words. Each word is pronounced, used in a sentence, and pronounced again, leaving time for the student to write the word. Later, the student checks his spelling as the word is spelled and the definition given on the CD. After each set of eight words, a short subject-related poem is inserted for the listener's relaxation. The student is expected to go through a lesson once each day until he can spell all its words perfectly. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 047114
    ISBN: 9781402260728
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    Strengthen your vocabulary and improve your SAT score with this helpful book. Recognizing the role that Greek and Latin roots play in English vocabulary, the first section focuses on learning prefixes, roots, and suffixes that provide you with the meaning of over 200,000 words. Next, the book takes you through sample SAT vocabulary questions and provides helpful test-taking strategies. Another important chapter is the 2300 Vocabulary Word Review List. This chapter lists 2300 words alphabetically, each with a brief definition. The last chapter consists of 50 vocabulary practice tests, with each test containing 20 multiple-choice questions. The back of the book provides answers to the tests, a list of words appearing more than once on the SAT, and a list of commonly confused words. 275 pgs, pb. Lisa

  • Item #: 065955
    ISBN: 9781428438477
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    ISBN: 9781428438484
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    ISBN: 9781428438453
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