Your growing student has transitioned from learning to read to reading to learn, and Vocabulary from Classical Roots Student Book A gives students strategic instruction in how to unlock the meanings of thousands of words. What better way to teach students new vocabulary and prepare them for the PSAT/SAT than by studying important Greek and Latin roots!
Book A includes 16 lessons based on 8 Greek and Latin root themes. Each lesson features 3 to 5 roots and 10 to 12 key words derived from those roots. Words are presented with dictionary-style definitions and sample sentences. Lists of "Familiar Words" and "Challenge Words" for each root help all students activate prior knowledge and keep advanced students on task. Nota Benes sprinkled throughout the text enliven presentation and give interesting information on word history and additional derivations. Exercises include synonym/antonym, fill in the blank, identification of incorrect usage, and analogies. Review activities including writing extensions, discussion questions, and other exercises are provided after every two lessons.