There is a plethora of reasons to teach Greek and Latin roots, and myriad ways to do it! This school year I added an old instructional stand-by to my vocabulary development program: worksheets! I give them as homework after introducing the roots via an interactive
Free root word tree and more! Over eighty percent of the words in the English language contain a root word. The origin of the root word may be Greek, Latin, Old English, Anglo-Saxon, or even Proto-Indo-European! A Word Tree is a tree-shaped
Thinking about teaching Greek and Latin roots? I started doing it in a summer school credit-recovery class in 2008. Since then, I’ve been teaching Greek and Latin roots in almost every subject I’ve taught, including ELA, computer science, drawing, and
It’s been 55 years since they were teenagers banging around the streets of Tulsa! I updated the PowerPoint with some cool new illustrations and backgrounds. Have a look! Thanks to MMG for the superb illustration of the Outsiders!