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Building Vocabulary ver.1 more CFUs

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Transcript of Building Vocabulary ver.1 more CFUs

Practice
Bell Work

Write a definition for the following words:
Remember - we are silent when music is playing
Prefixes
Roots
Suffixes

# of words in the English Language?
# of words an 8th grader should know.......??

85,900
Word part that comes (usually) from Latin or Greek
* Base roots stand alone
phone = sound

* Combining roots need another word part to be a whole word
tele = far


Word parts that come before a root
un = not
im = not

Word parts that come after the root
Expectations

Remember that we are here to learn
*We are focused
*We are respectful
*At 0 we are....
- in seats
- eyes on me
- lips zipped
11,000
1. READING!!!!
The Power of Words

# of words a college graduate should know...

70,000
2. By breaking down unknown words
into smaller parts that you do know.
Let's Try it Together...

* Prefix
* Root
* Suffix
Words...Words...Words!
Warm UP
You graduate from high school in 4 years......
College in another 4.......
So how do we get you from
11,000
to
70,000

words
in
8
years?!
Two types of roots
Untrue
Prefix =
UN
= NOT
Root =
TRUE
= FACT
Definition =
not fact
ology = the study of
er = more of
Zoology
Root =
ZOO
= animals

Suffix =
OLOGY
= study of
Definition =
the study of animals
Transportation
Prefix =
trans
=
Root =
port
=
Suffix =
ation
=
Definition =
Incredible
Prefix = = not

Root = = to believe
Suffix = = possible
Definition =
Tell each other about the two kinds of
roots.....
Share some examples....

Who can tell us what a prefix is?
Who can tell us what a suffix is?

Who can give us an example of one?

Make-A-Word Game
- Each player tries to create words for points. (CHART)

Prefix
+
Root
OR
Root
+
Suffix
1 point

Prefix
+
Root
+
Suffix
2 points

A
Prefix
+
Root
+
Suffix
NOT on chart 3 points
* Gives the definition 1 point
- Each turn lasts until player has no more cards to play.
- Play begins to the left of dealer.
Independent Practice
Complete worksheet on your own.

Music??
Today.....
You learned -

- How to define prefix,root, and suffix.

- How to break words down.

- How to define each word part.-
- How to define ENTIRE words based on
those word parts.

Awesome Day!!

- After turn, draw cards so you have 5.
- Pick a dealer and a scorekeepr.

- Deal 5 cards, turn 1 card over, make a draw pile.
- If you can't play a word part, you lose your turn.
- Play until time is called - track points - most points wins!
Scorekeeper...
Telephone

base root =
PHONE
= sound

definition =
far sound
Combining root =
TELE
= far
How does this help you build
vocabulary though??!!

If you don't know the WHOLE word but you know how to break it down into PARTS you do know......you can figure out the rest.
Review

Do you know what a prefix is?
Do you know what a root is?
-the two kinds of roots?
Do you know what a suffix is?
Do you know how to break a word down into its parts?

Can you make a definition out of those parts?
1,019,729
ADORATION
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