Morphology: Greek and Latin Roots Overview E-Learning designed for:
Grades 4th through 5th general education teachers; 6th through 12th Intervention, resource, special education teachers
This overview workshop introduces the study of prefixes, suffixes and Greek and Latin root morphology which provides a sophisticated method of teaching decoding and encoding to middle and high school students. Infusing roots and affixes into general education for 4th-5th grade on-level readers enhances vocabulary and comprehension.
Approximately 65% of all reading at the middle school level and above comes from the Greek and Latin layers of language. Learn engaging multisensory strategies to enhance reading, writing, spelling and fluency while expanding vocabulary, spelling, comprehension and preparedness for state standardized tests as well as the ACT and SAT. This workshop coupled with the Syllabication Strategies workshop (below) provides teachers of struggling middle and high school readers with powerful intervention tools to meet a variety of needs.
This workshop coupled with the Unlocking Unfamiliar Words workshop provides teachers of struggling middle and high school readers with powerful intervention tools to meet a variety of needs.
Participants learn to teach:
• Morphology: Greek and Latin roots and affixes
• A Three-Part Drill for structured review
• Tactile/kinesthetic spelling techniques for roots and affixes
Upon completion, participants will:
• Be prepared to teach Greek and Latin roots to students in grades 4th through 12th
Note: While the content of this workshop is sufficient for some struggling readers, it is not a replacement for the complete intervention/remediation course content of Phonics First® or Structures for those with significant reading deficits and LD and dyslexic learners.
E-Learning Class Hours: 3