CTC: Word Roots

Seamlessly add your Word Roots curriculum from The Critical Thinking Company to your homeschool schedule with these lesson plans for use with your Homeschool Planet subscription. Learn the building blocks of words-prefixes, suffixes, and roots-in order to unlock new vocabulary! By learning the etymology of words with Word Roots, students will enhance their vocabulary and improve their understanding of unfamiliar words.

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  • The publisher-recommended course of study
  • 1 school year lesson plan, covering all the assignments for your Word Roots curriculum.
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  • Word Roots Lesson Plan Bundle includes all 5 lesson plans!
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Lesson Plans

Word Roots, Level 3  For Grades 7 - 12

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The curriculum for this Word Roots, Level 3 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

446732: Word Roots Level 3

Word Roots Level 3
By Critical Thinking Company

Learn the building blocks of words- - -prefixes, suffixes, and roots- - - in order to unlock new vocabulary! By learning the etymology of words with Word Roots, students will enhance their vocabulary and improve their understanding of unfamiliar words.

Each lesson features the meanings of prefixes, roots, and suffixes used to form the vocabulary words. The activities following the lessons include opportunities to spell and define words by matching words to definitions; complete the sentence by choosing the correct word; define word parts; write sentences using words in the lesson; and complete an optional creative writing assignment.

Word Roots Level 3 replaces the previous Word Roots B1 book. This new version has been updated and improved! More effective activities to help students learn the meaning and spelling of roots, prefixes, and suffixes have been added, as well as more than 100 new vocabulary words. In addition, lesson reviews have been added to ensure that students retain what is taught in the lessons.

280 reproducible pages, softcover. Line-listed answer key included, along with a Greek and Latin prefix/root/suffix dictionary. Grades 7-12+.

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Word Roots, Level 2  For Grades 5 - 12

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The curriculum for this Word Roots, Level 2 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

446725: Word Roots Level 2

Word Roots Level 2
By Cherie A. Plant / Critical Thinking Company

Learn the building blocks of words-prefixes, suffixes, and roots-in order to unlock new vocabulary! By learning the etymology of words with Word Roots, students will enhance their vocabulary and improve their understanding of unfamiliar words.

Each lesson features the meanings of prefixes, roots, and suffixes used to form the vocabulary words. The activities following the lessons include opportunities to spell and define words by matching words to definitions; complete the sentence by choosing the correct word; define word parts; write sentences using words in the lesson; and complete an optional creative writing assignment.

Word Roots Level 2 replaces the previous Word Roots A2 book. This new version has been updated and improved! More effective activities to help students learn the meaning and spelling of roots, prefixes, and suffixes have been added, as well as more than 100 new vocabulary words. In addition, lesson reviews have been added to ensure that students retain what is taught in the lessons.

250 reproducible pages, softcover. Line-listed answer key included, along with a Greek and Latin prefix/root/suffix dictionary. Grades 5-12+.

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Word Roots, Level 4  For Grades 7 - 12

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The curriculum for this Word Roots, Level 4 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

446751: Word Roots Level 4

Word Roots Level 4
By Critical Thinking Company

Learn the building blocks of words- - -prefixes, suffixes, and roots- - - in order to unlock new vocabulary! By learning the etymology of words with Word Roots, students will enhance their vocabulary and improve their understanding of unfamiliar words.

Each lesson features the meanings of prefixes, roots, and suffixes used to form the vocabulary words. The activities following the lessons include opportunities to spell and define words by matching words to definitions; complete the sentence by choosing the correct word; define word parts; write sentences using words in the lesson; and complete an optional creative writing assignment.

Word Roots Level 4 replaces the previous Word Roots B2 book. This new version has been updated and improved! More effective activities to help students learn the meaning and spelling of roots, prefixes, and suffixes have been added, as well as more than 100 new vocabulary words. In addition, lesson reviews have been added to ensure that students retain what is taught in the lessons.

280 reproducible pages, softcover. Line-listed answer key included, along with a Greek and Latin prefix/root/suffix dictionary. Grades 7-12+.

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Word Roots, Beginning  For Grades 3 - 4

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The curriculum for this Word Roots, Beginning lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

473709: Word Roots Beginning

Word Roots Beginning
By Critical Thinking Company

Learn the building blocks of words-prefixes, suffixes, and roots-in order to unlock new vocabulary! By learning the etymology of words with Word Roots, students will enhance their vocabulary and improve their understanding of unfamiliar words.

Word Roots Beginning introduces children to the concept of root words and shows students how roots are meaningful parts of many multi-syllabic words in English. The first three activities are designed to illustrate how roots, prefixes, and suffixes work together, with activities becoming progressively more difficult as students work through the book.

106 reproducible pages, softcover. Line-listed answer key included. Grades 3-4.

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Word Roots Lesson Plan Bundle  For Grades 3 - 12

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Lesson Plan Bundle includes:
Word Roots, Beginning
Word Roots, Level 1
Word Roots, Level 2
Word Roots, Level 3
Word Roots, Level 4

he curriculum for this Word Roots, Beginning lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

473709: Word Roots Beginning

Word Roots Beginning
By Critical Thinking Company

Learn the building blocks of words-prefixes, suffixes, and roots-in order to unlock new vocabulary! By learning the etymology of words with Word Roots, students will enhance their vocabulary and improve their understanding of unfamiliar words.

Word Roots Beginning introduces children to the concept of root words and shows students how roots are meaningful parts of many multi-syllabic words in English. The first three activities are designed to illustrate how roots, prefixes, and suffixes work together, with activities becoming progressively more difficult as students work through the book.

106 reproducible pages, softcover. Line-listed answer key included. Grades 3-4.

The curriculum for this Word Roots, Level 1 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

446721: Word Roots, Level 1

Word Roots, Level 1
By Cherie A. Plant / Critical Thinking Company

Learn the building blocks of words-prefixes, suffixes, and roots-in order to unlock new vocabulary! By learning the etymology of words with Word Roots, students will enhance their vocabulary and improve their understanding of unfamiliar words.

Each lesson features the meanings of prefixes, roots, and suffixes used to form the vocabulary words. The activities following the lessons include opportunities to spell and define words by matching words to definitions; complete the sentence by choosing the correct word; define word parts; write sentences using words in the lesson; and complete an optional creative writing assignment. 234 reproducible pages, softcover. Line-listed answer key included, along with a Latin prefix/root/suffix dictionary. Grades 5-12+.

The curriculum for this Word Roots, Level 2 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

446725: Word Roots Level 2

Word Roots Level 2
By Cherie A. Plant / Critical Thinking Company

Learn the building blocks of words-prefixes, suffixes, and roots-in order to unlock new vocabulary! By learning the etymology of words with Word Roots, students will enhance their vocabulary and improve their understanding of unfamiliar words.

Each lesson features the meanings of prefixes, roots, and suffixes used to form the vocabulary words. The activities following the lessons include opportunities to spell and define words by matching words to definitions; complete the sentence by choosing the correct word; define word parts; write sentences using words in the lesson; and complete an optional creative writing assignment. 250 reproducible pages, softcover. Line-listed answer key included, along with a Greek and Latin prefix/root/suffix dictionary. Grades 5-12+.

The curriculum for this Word Roots, Level 3 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

446732: Word Roots Level 3

Word Roots Level 3
By Critical Thinking Company

Learn the building blocks of words- - -prefixes, suffixes, and roots- - - in order to unlock new vocabulary! By learning the etymology of words with Word Roots, students will enhance their vocabulary and improve their understanding of unfamiliar words.

Each lesson features the meanings of prefixes, roots, and suffixes used to form the vocabulary words. The activities following the lessons include opportunities to spell and define words by matching words to definitions; complete the sentence by choosing the correct word; define word parts; write sentences using words in the lesson; and complete an optional creative writing assignment. 280 reproducible pages, softcover. Line-listed answer key included, along with a Greek and Latin prefix/root/suffix dictionary. Grades 7-12+.

The curriculum for this Word Roots, Level 4 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

446751: Word Roots Level 4

Word Roots Level 4
By Critical Thinking Company

Learn the building blocks of words- - -prefixes, suffixes, and roots- - - in order to unlock new vocabulary! By learning the etymology of words with Word Roots, students will enhance their vocabulary and improve their understanding of unfamiliar words.

Each lesson features the meanings of prefixes, roots, and suffixes used to form the vocabulary words. The activities following the lessons include opportunities to spell and define words by matching words to definitions; complete the sentence by choosing the correct word; define word parts; write sentences using words in the lesson; and complete an optional creative writing assignment. 280 reproducible pages, softcover. Line-listed answer key included, along with a Greek and Latin prefix/root/suffix dictionary. Grades 7-12+.

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Word Roots, Level 1  For Grades 5 - 12

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The curriculum for this Word Roots, Level 1 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

446721: Word Roots, Level 1

Word Roots, Level 1
By Cherie A. Plant / Critical Thinking Company

Learn the building blocks of words-prefixes, suffixes, and roots-in order to unlock new vocabulary! By learning the etymology of words with Word Roots, students will enhance their vocabulary and improve their understanding of unfamiliar words.

Each lesson features the meanings of prefixes, roots, and suffixes used to form the vocabulary words. The activities following the lessons include opportunities to spell and define words by matching words to definitions; complete the sentence by choosing the correct word; define word parts; write sentences using words in the lesson; and complete an optional creative writing assignment.

Word Roots Level 1 replaces the previous Word Roots A1 book. This new version has been updated and improved! More effective activities to help students learn the meaning and spelling of roots, prefixes, and suffixes have been added, as well as more than 100 new vocabulary words. In addition, lesson reviews have been added to ensure that students retain what is taught in the lessons.

234 reproducible pages, softcover. Line-listed answer key included, along with a Latin prefix/root/suffix dictionary. Grades 5-12+.

Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are “affiliate links.” This means we may garner a small commission at no cost to you if you choose to make a purchase. Read our full Affiliate Disclosure Statement for more information.