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Morphology Activities Latin Roots and Greek Forms

Morphology Activities Latin Roots and Greek Forms

Latin roots and Greek forms are the building blocks to thousands of words. With these morphology activities, we can teach them to students in a meaningful way. They open the doors to stronger vocabulary and better reading comprehension.

Students who study morphology are taught to use a critical eye when approaching words. Question it. Find out its origin. See what words can be built with it. How can we combine forms to create new words? These are the guiding questions to deepen their understanding.

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Tips for Using Controlled Text to Build Morphological Awareness
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Tips for Using Controlled Text to Build Morphological Awareness

It’s important to help our students build their morphological awareness, but how can we do this? By using controlled text! What is morphological awareness? Morphological awareness is the ability to recognize the smallest units of meaning in words. These units, or morphemes, may be prefixes, suffixes, base words, or roots. Looking for resources to help…

Effective Decoding Strategies To Improve Reading
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Effective Decoding Strategies To Improve Reading

Many teachers are familiar with decoding strategies that may emphasize the use of picture clues, meaning, and self-monitoring. Sometimes these decoding activities are even given cute nicknames to help students remember.  While we want students to monitor our students and their reading for accuracy to make sure it makes sense, often these kinds of decoding…

Tips for Building Morphological Awareness in Early Readers

Tips for Building Morphological Awareness in Early Readers

What is morphological awareness? I find it is easiest to think of morphological awareness as analogous to phonemic awareness. When we work on phonemic awareness, we are working with students to segment, blend, and manipulate syllables and sounds. It is a primarily oral activity. Similarly, morphemic awareness is the ability to isolate and understand morphological…

Is it -OUS or -US? How to Teach This Spelling Generalization
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Is it -OUS or -US? How to Teach This Spelling Generalization

The more students know the more complicated spelling becomes. They begin to need to take into consideration not only sound and symbol correspondence, but the word’s morphology and part of speech. One potentially confusing concept is words that end in -ous or -us. Both endings are pronounced /ǝs/. So how do we know when to…

Color Coded Morpheme Cards for Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots, Greek Forms

Color Coded Morpheme Cards for Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots, Greek Forms

Are you seeking morphology activities to help you introduce prefixes, suffixes, Latin Roots, Greek combining forms and connectives in an easy, no-prep way? These color-coded morpheme cards were designed to do just that.  These color-coded morpheme cards are a must have for your collection of morphology activities. This resource will weave seamlessly into any morphology scope and sequence for Orton-Gillingham.

Morpheme Cards for Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots, Greek Forms

Morpheme Cards for Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots, Greek Forms

Are you seeking morphology activities to help you introduce prefixes, suffixes, Latin Roots, Greek combining forms and connectives in an easy, no-prep way? These morpheme cards were designed to do just that.  These morpheme cards are a must have for your collection of morphology activities. This resource will weave seamlessly into any morphology scope and sequence for Orton-Gillingham.