1st Edition

Rockin' Root Words
Book 1, Grades 3-5




ISBN 9781593634148
Published June 1, 2010 by Routledge
180 Pages

USD $24.95

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Book Description

If your students like Red Hot Root Words, they are going to love Rockin' Root Words, an exciting twist on vocabulary development! In these comprehensive books, students will enjoy learning the roots, suffixes, and prefixes of more than 500 common vocabulary, words presented in an easy-to-follow style that utilizes visual learning and word maps to enhance student comprehension and memory.

By teaching students word parts using word webs, graphic organizers, and cartoons, teachers can ensure that every student in their classroom understands the basics of vocabulary development. Book 1 is focused on vocabulary for grades 3-5 and covers a variety of topics, including numbers, colors, family and relationships, location and distance, and scientific vocabulary.

Grades 3-5

Table of Contents

Introduction Chapter 1: Numbers Chapter 2: Quantifiers and Size Chapter 3: Time Chapter 4: Location, Directions, and Relationships Chapter 5: Shapes, Colors, Qualities Chapter 6: Bodily Structures and Senses Chapter 7: Self, Family, and Home Life Chapter 8: Education, Fine Arts, and Sports Chapter 9: Building and Construction Chapter 10: Word Endings, or Suffixes Answer Key References About the Authors Common Core State Standards Alignmen

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Biography

Manisha Shelley Kaura is a high school senior from the Detroit area. It is her love for and curiosity of this beautiful English language that has carried her through this rather daunting project over the last 8 years. She is a Beatles maniac and loves Indian dance. In the fall of 2010, she will join a 6-year medical program specializing in pediatric neurology.

S. R. Kaura, M.D., is a family physician in private practice in the Detroit metro area. He is the author of two books on preventive medicine, The Nibbler's Diet and Understanding and Preventing Cancer. He has a special interest in historical linguistics.

Reviews

Rockin' Root Words offers a powerful set teaching the most common roots, suffixes and prefixes, providing a series of cartoons and visuals to cement learning, and presenting a workbook packed with charts, reproducibles, and topics.,Midwest Book Review, 11/1/10