Use Word Spokes within Word Study & Vocab Development--Greek and Latin root-word instruction is an essential component of vocabulary development. (There are three types of root words: prefixes, suffixes, bases.) If students apply the meaning of word parts to unfamiliar words, they can determine the meaning of new content-area academic vocabulary. According to literacy expert Timothy Rasinski, this is known as the generative principle: one root can generate the meaning of 5-20 new words.
This Christmas Packet includes fun activities for your students to practice their reading comprehension, writing, and language arts skills with a fun Christmas theme! Christmas Books included in this unit are Polar Express, Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer, The Snowmen at Night, Olive the Other Reindeer, and The Grinch Who Stole Christmas.