Students learn to use word roots, prefixes, and suffixes as a support for spelling! Then, they invent words using known roots, prefixes, and suffixes!
Complete with two teacher's page PDFs, "Word Clusters" and "Unusual People" reproducibles, and two launch-and-learn Notebook files, this DOUBLE mini-lesson helps to achieve the following learning objectives:
• To employ a range of strategies to spell difficult and unfamiliar words.
This mini-lesson meets the following Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts:
L.4.4b, L.5.4b, and L.6.4b: Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word.