Word Roots Beginning

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Word Roots Beginning

Empowers students to acquire an unlimited vocabulary, preparing them for testing and higher education!


For each lesson students first learn the meanings of prefixes, roots, and suffixes. Then they:

  • Divide known and unknown words into their elements or assemble elements to form whole words.
  • Match word parts or whole words to their definitions by analyzing their meanings.
  • Apply their new vocabulary in sentences.

Each book includes a Pretest/Posttest, answers, and a dictionary of words derived from Latin roots.

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Grades 3-4


Table of Contents/Skills

About the Authors
Teaching Suggestions
Lesson 1 Root Words: scope
Lesson 2 Prefixes: uni-, dis-, re-, un-
Lesson 3 Suffixes: -s, -es, -ive, -ist, -ism, -er, -able, -ful, -y, -ly, -ness
Lesson 4 Prefixes and Roots: cycl, uni-, bi-, tri-
Lesson 5 Prefixes and Roots: phone, phony, micro-, tele-, xylo-, eu-, hydro-, mega-, opto-, sym-
Lesson 6 Prefixes and Roots: rupt, ab-, dis-, e-, inter-
Lesson 7 Prefixes and Roots: act, counter-, inter-, re-, trans-
Lesson 8 Roots and Suffixes: loc, -al, -ale, -ate, -ly
Lesson 9 Roots and Suffixes: medi, -an, -ate, -um, at-or
Lesson 10 Roots and Suffixes: grad, u-al, u-ate, u-ation, i-ent
Lesson 11 Roots and Suffixes: audi, -ence, -ist, t-orium, t-ory, -tion, -ology
Show What You Know
Review A: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
Review B: Part 1, Part 2
Review C
Lesson 12 Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes: dict, e-, pre-, -ary, -ate, -ion
Lesson 13 Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes: fer, con-, in-, re-, trans-, -able, -ence, t-ile
Lesson 14 Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes: flex, flect, in-, re-, -ible, -ity, -or
Lesson 15 Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes: port, ex-, im-, sup-, trans-, -able, -ation
Lesson 16 Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes: plete, plen, com-, de-, -ion, t-y
Lesson 17 Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes: scribe, script, de-, in-, pre-, -able, -ion, -ive
Lesson 18 Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes: sens, sent, con-, dis-, in-, -ation, i-ment, it-ive
Show What You Know
Review D
Review E
Review F
Review G
Lesson 19 Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes: tract, at-, ex-, sub-, -ion, -or
Lesson 20 Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes: struct, con-, de-, in-, ob-, -ible,-ure
Lesson 21 Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes: vive, con-, re-, -acious, i-al, i-fy, -id
Lesson 22 Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes: vert, vers, con-, di-, in-, re-, -ible, -ical, -ion
Lesson 23 Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes: serve, con-, pre-, re-, sub-, -ant, -ation, i-ent
Lesson 24 Roots and Suffixes: thermos, cline, meter, stat, -al
Show What You Know
Review H
Review I
Review J
Review K
Answer Key

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