Root Words, Roots and Affixes | Reading RocketsAlong with a half-dozen other K-6 teachers, the two were participating in a study group in which they meet weekly to learn how to incorporate Greek and Latin roots into their daily instruction. The theory behind teaching Latin and Greek prefixes, suffixes, and bases, which some teachers are doing with children as young as first grade, is that it helps build vocabulary more quickly than learning definitions of individual words. Teaching root words also gives students a way to play with language and see it as something they can reason through. The exchange between Ford and Rusk about temp which, by the way, is not the root of temptation mirrored the kinds of conversations the teachers were hoping to inspire in their own classrooms. Newton, and Evangeline Newton—wrote the book, Greek and Latin Roots, and designed an accompanying curriculum, which some teachers in Fairfax and other schools around the country are using.
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