Building Vocabulary with Greek and Latin Roots: A Professional Guide to Word Knowledge and Vocabulary Development, 2nd Edition
Did you know that Greek and Latin roots make up 90% of English words of two or more syllables? Having an extensive vocabulary is key to students’ reading comprehension.
By adopting the strategies in this book, teachers will help students read more effectively, setting a foundation for lifelong learning and reading success.
This teacher-friendly K-12 resource provides the latest research on how to teach Greek and Latin roots. Features include:
- A variety of strategies for increasing reading comprehension, instructional planning, and building a word-rich learning environment
- Helpful anecdotes from real teachers who have adopted these strategies and how they play out in today’s classrooms
- A research-based rationale for addressing vocabulary in the classroom
- Differentiation tips to support all students including English language learners