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Luyster, Ellen M. – 1980
A study is described in this paper that was conducted to determine the frequency and percentage of words containing Latin prefixes and roots in the "Harris Jacobson Core List" (Basic Elementary Reading Vocabularies, 1972). The results of the study indicate that the percentage of words containing Latin prefixes and roots increases…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Latin, Linguistic Borrowing, Reading Instruction
Masciantonio, Rudolph – 1973
This curriculum guide is intended to assist Latin teachers in the School District of Philadelphia in achieving one of the goals of Latin instruction: the development of word power in English through a structured study of Latin roots and affixes. The guide may be used in two different ways. First, it may form the basis for a separate…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Curriculum Guides, Diachronic Linguistics, English Instruction
Hallberg, Albert – 1971
This Quinmester Course is designed to help students apply the principles of effective study in a variety of testing situations. Emphasis is on developing such skills as planning wise use of allotted time, adapting reading rate to various types of test items, identifying types of analogous relationships and word attack skills, including recognition…
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Objectives, Curriculum Guides, English Curriculum
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
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
Smith, Carl B. – 2002
This second edition presents 12 strategies (focusing on one strategy a week) for students to increase vocabulary and boost communication skills, suggesting that these techniques can easily double the average person's vocabulary. After an introduction, the book presents the following 12 techniques: (1) Expand on What You Know: Synonyms, Antonyms,…
Descriptors: Affixes, Context Clues, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Strader, Susan G.; Joy, Flora – 1980
Based on college students' grade point averages (GPA) and their scores on the Nelson-Denny Reading Tests and the Joy Combining Forms Test, a multiple classification analysis of variance was performed to determine the effects of three different methods of vocabulary instruction on student achievement in a reading and study skills course. The…
Descriptors: College Students, Comparative Analysis, Context Clues, Grade Point Average
Luere, Jeane – 1980
Vocabulary words frequently used in the media and popular literature can be taught by using a modified foreign language laboratory method whereby the students are introduced to the words aurally. First the students are read a concocted paragraph that incorporates the new vocabulary. This is followed by repetition in which the paragraph or dialogue…
Descriptors: English Instruction, Higher Education, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods
Ayers, Donald M.; Worthen, Thomas D. – 1986
Intended for English and foreign language instruction at the junior college, university, or high school level, this textbook aims to help students "crack the code" of English in order to become better speakers and writers. Part 1 contains 25 lessons on roots, prefixes, and suffixes from Latin, and Part 2 contains 25 lessons on word…
Descriptors: Definitions, English Instruction, Etymology, Greek
Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Div. of Program Development. – 1976
This booklet lists skills and activities that may be used by parents and teachers to insure the success of each child in reading. Designed for grades four through seven, the booklet suggests procedures for parental assistance, determining reading readiness and reading levels, developing basic reading skills, outlining a reading lesson for skills…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Elementary Education, Listening Skills, Parent Participation
Keller, Howard H. – 1978
Three approaches to vocabulary presentation in the second language classroom are described. The examples used are drawn largely from German, Russian, French, Latin, and Greek, but they can be extended to all commonly taught languages, although certain approaches are particularly suited to specific languages. In addition, the goals of a particular…
Descriptors: Etymology, French, German, Greek
Smith, Carl B. – 1997
This book presents 12 strategies (focusing on one strategy a week) for students to increase vocabulary and boost communication skills, suggesting that these techniques can easily double the average person's vocabulary. After an introduction, the book presents the following 12 techniques: (1) "Expand on What You Know: Synonyms, Antonyms, and…
Descriptors: Affixes, Context Clues, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education