Greek and Latin Roots: Keys to Building Vocabulary

Greek and Latin Roots: Keys to Building Vocabulary

by Timothy Rasinski, Nancy Padak, Rick Newton
     
 

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Suitable for K-12 teachers, this book provides the latest research on strategies, ideas, and resources for teaching Greek and Latin roots including prefixes, suffixes, and bases to help instruct learners in vocabulary development, improve their comprehension, and ultimately help learners to read more effectively. Written by leading authors and literacy experts,

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Suitable for K-12 teachers, this book provides the latest research on strategies, ideas, and resources for teaching Greek and Latin roots including prefixes, suffixes, and bases to help instruct learners in vocabulary development, improve their comprehension, and ultimately help learners to read more effectively. Written by leading authors and literacy experts, this book enhances instruction with an in-depth understanding of how to incorporate word roots into vocabulary lessons in all content areas. Strategies are presented to help teachers empower students with techniques for using roots to unlock word meaning while expanding their vocabularies and developing a genuine appreciation for words. Ideas on how to plan and adapt vocabulary instruction for English language learners are included to help achieve successful results in diverse classrooms. This resource is aligned to the interdisciplinary themes from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills and supports the Common Core and other state standards.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781425804725
Publisher:
Shell Education
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Series:
Building Vocabulary
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
124,193
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
5 - 17 Years

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