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Ganske, Kathy – Guilford Publications, 2008
This book provides tools to enhance upper-level spelling and vocabulary instruction, and features more than 120 reproducible sorting activities and games. It offers suggestions for helping students build mastery of vowel patterns, syllable structure, syllable stress, consonant and vowel alternations, compound words, prefixes, suffixes, and word…
Descriptors: Sentences, Spelling, Syllables, Vowels
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McIntosh, Margaret E. – Mathematics Teacher, 1994
Offers suggestions for a unit on word study in geometry, including defining, recognizing, producing, and appreciating the concepts of geometry. Includes lists of terms and Greek and Latin word roots. (MKR)
Descriptors: Etymology, Geometry, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction
Phelps, Patty Holland – 1979
Systematic vocabulary instruction accelerates reading progress; improves one's thought processes; and provides progress in originality, organization, and choice of words. Some school districts have experimented, with some success, with teaching Latin as a way of improving vocabulary. In addition, several studies have indicated the value of a…
Descriptors: Basic Vocabulary, Elementary Secondary Education, Latin, Reading Improvement
Masciantonio, Rudolph; And Others – 1982
This guide to an audio-lingual approach to Latin instruction is intended to assist Latin teachers and English teachers with background in Latin to expand the English vocabulary and reading skills of pupils through the study of Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes. The content of this guide to health vocabulary introduces students to Latin and…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education, Etymology
Masciantonio, Rudolph; And Others – 1982
This guide is intended to assist Latin and English teachers who have some background in Latin to expand the English vocabulary and reading skills of students through the study of Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes. The lessons on numbers in Latin are designed to be presented through an audiolingual approach. The introductory material in the guide…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education, Etymology
Masciantonio, Rudolph; And Others – 1982
The purpose of this guide is to assist Latin and English teachers who have some background in Latin to expand the English vocabulary and reading skills of pupils through the study of Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes. The lessons are designed also to familiarize pupils with aspects of classical culture, specifically sports and games, and to…
Descriptors: Ancient History, Athletics, Audiolingual Methods, Cultural Awareness
Putnam, Lillian R. – 1979
This guide to teaching reading skills in the science classroom incorporates methods primarily associated with teaching reading as an isolated subject. Recommendations include determining the students' reading instructional level, matching text materials to that level, developing vocabulary through context clues and Latin and Greek roots, and…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Elementary Secondary Education, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction
Rochester Public Schools, Minn. – 1977
The spelling program described in this guide, piloted and evaluated by 40 teachers of the Rochester, Minnesota elementary school district, is based upon current research, sound linguistic principles, and studies that determine which words are most frequently used by children and adults in their written communication. The guide provides an overview…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Education, Intermediate Grades
Krapp, JoAnn Vergona – School Library Media Activities Monthly, 2002
Discusses advantages of learning Latin, including enriching vocabulary and higher verbal test scores on the SATs; describes extracurricular activities based on Latin; and includes a lesson plan for library media specialists, suitable for intermediate grades whose curriculum includes ancient Roman life, that integrates language arts and social…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Extracurricular Activities, Intermediate Grades
Masciantonio, Rudolph; And Others – 1982
The purpose of this guide is to assist Latin and English teachers with some background in Latin to expand the English vocabulary and reading skills of students through the study of Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes. The introductory material in the guide provides general notes on the teaching of Latin in the Philadelphia School District,…
Descriptors: Astronomy, Audiolingual Methods, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education
Masciantonio, Rudolph; And Others – 1983
This guide is intended to assist Latin teachers and English teachers with background in Latin to expand the English vocabulary and reading skills of students through the study of Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes. It is also intended to familiarize students with aspects of classical culture and its impact; to introduce orally some basic Latin;…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Cultural Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Latin
Fox, Barbara J. – 1996
Based on the idea that word identification is a group of strategies that children develop as they learn to read, not a single letter-sound by letter-sound pathway to pronunciation, this book invites teachers to support readers as they develop and use many different world identification strategies. Chapters in the book are: (1) Using the Alphabetic…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Elementary Education, Learning Activities, Phonics
Blanchard, Cherie – 2002
This workbook is designed to help students expand their spelling, vocabulary, and comprehension skills through the study of roots, prefixes, and suffixes. Noting that roots, prefixes, and suffixes are the building blocks upon which all words are formed, the introduction contends that a thorough knowledge of these elements will greatly enhance…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Prefixes (Grammar)
Lacey, Andria; Walker, William J. – 1991
The use of small group work in the classroom can increase student motivation, interest, participation, learning, and retention. Small group work can also increase the quality and quantity of participation among students, elevate the level of thinking skills developed in the classroom, increase the level of self-esteem among participants, and teach…
Descriptors: Class Activities, English Curriculum, English Instruction, Group Activities
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction. – 1985
This curriculum guide has been prepared for use by music specialists in the junior high and intermediate schools in New York City. It also can be used in high schools as a supplement to the required music curriculum. Each unit begins with a teacher's guide which outlines the material to be covered, a summary of unit content, the characteristics of…
Descriptors: Choral Music, Classical Music, Grade 7, Grade 8
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