1st Edition

Rockin' Root Words Book 2, Grades 6-8

By Manisha Shelley Kaura, S.R. Kaura Copyright 2010
    212 Pages
    by Prufrock Press

    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 2 is geared to the more advanced vocabulary needs of students in grades 6-8, covering topics, including time, human emotions and experiences, biological sciences, government and politics, and religion.

    Grades 6-8

    Introduction Chapter 1: Numbers Chapter 2: Quantifiers and Size Chapter 3: Time Chapter 4: Location, Directions, and Relationships Chapter 5: Shapes, Qualities, Colors Chapter 6: Bodily Structures Chapter 7: Bodily Senses and Emotions Chapter 8: Family, Home Life, and Religion Chapter 9: Government and Society Chapter 10: Roots of Motion Answer Key References About the Authors Common Core State Standards Alignment


    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.

    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