Using Roots Words to Determine the Meaning of Words Worksheets

Related ELA Standard: L.3.4.C

Core Standard

A root word is foundational part of a word that lays a path to new meaning of the term when a prefix or suffix is added or removed, for that matter. If students do a capturing job to understand as many root words as possible, it really opens up their vocabulary and progress forward in language. There are often times we will come across roots that escape us. Most roots stem from Latin and Greek, if you ever get an opportunity to study these languages you should jump at it. Below you will find a barrage of printable worksheets that all have you work off of the root itself.









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