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Using Root Words as Clues
– You can extend this beyond the given word boxes to see how many
words students can come up with. For a bonus of course.
Root Word Puzzler –
The best advice we could give is to isolate the root first and then
work off of that.
Sticky Words – You
are given three roots. See if they help you through the rest of the
Latin Roots – Think of as many words as you can that contain
the Latin root val-. Write each word and its meaning inside its own
Match-up – Focus on the given root rules first to help you solve
Latin Prefixes – Identify the meaning of unfamiliar words using
knowledge of Greek and Latin roots, suffixes, and prefixes. Use the
from Roots – Match each Latin or Greek root to its meaning by
writing the correct letter in the blank.
"Not" – Fill in the chart by adding the prefix to the base word.
If the prefix and the base word do not match, put an X in the box.
Words – Read each definition. Use the root words provided to
make a word that matches the definition.
Families – Group the words according to their common root words.
Write each group of words under the tree.
Roots – Write the number of the matching definition beside each
word. Use the Root Bank to help.