Build third grade students' academic vocabulary in as little as 20 minutes a day! This easy-to-use kit provides a systematic approach to teaching vocabularyand word awareness using Greek and Latin prefixes, suffixes, and bases. Students learn strategies for deciphering roots and their meanings across multiple content areas. Short, daily lessons introduce and provide advanced word study practice, teaching essential strategies that enable students to unlock the meaning of cross-curricular vocabulary words they encounter inside and outside school.
Building Vocabulary helps students unlock the meaning of over 60% of the words they encounter in the classroom and beyond with a systematic approach to teaching vocabulary using Greek and Latin prefixes, bases, and suffixes. Students are introduced to one new root per lesson with daily activities to ensure that they learn the root and the many English words it generates.
Each level in this series offers additional teaching and practice ideas in a digital format, such as Bonus Pages (activities for each lesson to differentiate instruction), copies of the Assessments, Reproducibles (such as activity templates and word cards), and a comprehensive Word Families and Word Roots List. Also included are videos of lessons modeled in real classrooms at different grade levels. Learn from a professional development in-service facilitated by the authors, four renowned experts in the field of vocabulary instruction.