Students formed groups of three or four and collected their materials. Each group received a disposable plate with three sections. The sections were labeled “prefix,” “suffix,” and “root word.” Finally, groups were given a bag of big words. They used scissors to cut the words into parts and drop each part into its respective section on the plate.

Students formed groups of three or four and collected their materials. Each group received a disposable plate with three sections. The sections were labeled “prefix,” “suffix,” and “root word.” Finally, groups were given a bag of big words. They used scissors to cut the words into parts and drop each part into its respective section on the plate.

Such a simple idea for Greek and Latin Roots!!! Posting the root word wheel outside of my door, it acts as a “Password” as my 5th graders enter into my classroom. Each morning, students lead a simple, 3-5 minute activity working with our root - recording it, listing it, picturing it, chanting it, and teaching it.

Greek and Latin Root of the Week {Rolodex & Daily Practice Activities}

Such a simple idea for Greek and Latin Roots!!! Posting the root word wheel outside of my door, it acts as a “Password” as my 5th graders enter into my classroom. Each morning, students lead a simple, 3-5 minute activity working with our root - recording it, listing it, picturing it, chanting it, and teaching it.

They each come up and pick a stick from my hand and put it in the right cup. Then pick stick from each cup and write sentence. Great informal assessment

They each come up and pick a stick from my hand and put it in the right cup. Then pick stick from each cup and write sentence. Great informal assessment

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Weekly Spelling Homework FREEBIE! Includes ABC Order / 3 Times Each, Stair Step Spelling, Picture Spelling, Pencil/Crayon, and Spelling Sentence Printables. Great for second grade or first graders at the end of the year!

Prefix Pockets! I am a math teacher and this would be great with place value pockets!! The pockets can each name a place. The words that are in the pockets can become numbers written in standard, word or expanded form (highlight a number in expanded form and place it in the correct pocket)!! Saaaweeeett!!

Prefix Pockets! I am a math teacher and this would be great with place value pockets!! The pockets can each name a place. The words that are in the pockets can become numbers written in standard, word or expanded form (highlight a number in expanded form and place it in the correct pocket)!! Saaaweeeett!!

Spelling battleship 2 player game, each player inserts his word list in spaces going across (one letter per box). Players take turns guessing coordinates. If they miss, they mark it on their board. If they hit a letter, they keep guessing until they miss. If they sink a word, the player marks it off of his list. The goal of the game is to sink all of your opponent's words.

Spelling battleship 2 player game, each player inserts his word list in spaces going across (one letter per box). Players take turns guessing coordinates. If they miss, they mark it on their board. If they hit a letter, they keep guessing until they miss. If they sink a word, the player marks it off of his list. The goal of the game is to sink all of your opponent's words.

Free and easy tools for teaching prefixes, Greek and Latin roots, and suffixes.

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Word Family Activities: Read and Sort Word Family Words with plastic spoons & cups! How cute! Inexpensive & easy to make too.

Word Families Reading Activity With Spoons

Word Family Activities: Read and Sort Word Family Words with plastic spoons & cups! How cute! Inexpensive & easy to make too.


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Vocabulary on the move. Each student has a word around their head or maybe a sticky note on their back. They have to go around the room and ask others for clues as to what their word is (synonym, antonym, example, definition, etc. ) they then use their clues to figure out their word.

Vocabulary on the move. Each student has a word around their head or maybe a sticky note on their back. They have to go around the room and ask others for clues as to what their word is (synonym, antonym, example, definition, etc. ) they then use their clues to figure out their word.

I have seen a sheet like this used before. I think it helps sudents to understand the specific word more. Being able to draw a picture showing the word is fun also!

I have seen a sheet like this used before. I think it helps sudents to understand the specific word more. Being able to draw a picture showing the word is fun also!

Word Work activities that work for any vocabulary words. Perfect for use with Daily 5 or in literacy centers for upper elementary students. Just print, laminate, and place in your Word Work center for easy student instructions! Includes 15 activities!

Word Work for Big Kids: Vocabulary Activities

Word Work activities that work for any vocabulary words. Perfect for use with Daily 5 or in literacy centers for upper elementary students. Just print, laminate, and place in your Word Work center for easy student instructions! Includes 15 activities!

BATTLESHIP SPELLING PRACTICE~ A 2-player game where each student inserts the word list in to spaces going across.  Players take turns guessing coordinates. If they miss, they mark it on their board. If they hit a letter, they keep guessing until they miss. If they sink a word, the player marks it off of his list. The goal of the game is to sink all of your opponent's words.  Fun and great practice!

BATTLESHIP SPELLING PRACTICE~ A 2-player game where each student inserts the word list in to spaces going across. Players take turns guessing coordinates. If they miss, they mark it on their board. If they hit a letter, they keep guessing until they miss. If they sink a word, the player marks it off of his list. The goal of the game is to sink all of your opponent's words. Fun and great practice!

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