A thematically organized vocabulary program based on Greek and Latin roots, each lesson features 2 roots and 8-15 words derived from these roots. Words are presented with dictionary-style definitions, and all words are used in example sentences. Lists of "Familiar Words" and "Challenge Words" are provided for each root to help all students activate prior knowledge and keep advanced students on task. Exercises include matching synonyms, fill-in-the-blank, writing sentences, and more.
Nota Benes throughout the text enlivens the presentation and provides interesting information on word history and additional derivations. Grade 4. Softcover, 73 pages. Word list included in the back.