Build Vocabulary With Greek & Latin Roots, Become a Logophile
Learn Greek and Latin roots/prefixes and discover their relationship to the English language. Use your new superpower to quickly expand your vocabulary, build reading comprehension, and become a true logophile ("lover of words").
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Once per week
learners per class
How does an “Ongoing” course work?
Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
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Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
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NOTE: This course has 16 weeks of material planned. After each set of 16 weeks, we will circle back around to the first lesson again. _________________ WHY STUDY LATIN/GREEK WORD ROOTS? There are many great reasons for learning Greek and Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes! The benefits are well worth the small amount of effort it takes to study and remember them. Over 60% of English language words have Greek or Latin roots and spelling structures. Knowledge of these foundational roots has...
BS English Education, 30+ years teaching experience, former homeschool mom
Student will be encouraged to always be on the lookout for words (either that they hear or see) that contain the roots and/or affixes that they have learned.
1 file available upon enrollmentOPTIONAL NOTEBOOK/NOTECARDS: Students have the option to create a keepsake notebook, or a notecard file, or just keep a folder, with the roots and prefixes handouts. For a notebook, they need a 3 ring binder or spiral notebook, colored pencils or markers, glue, scissors For a notecard file, they need large notecards and some type of box or ring to hold them, colored pencils or markers, glue, scissors There will be weekly printable worksheets provided in the classroom.
40 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
The creation of the Roots Notebook may require the occasional use of scissors Parents need to be sure that their students are confident in the safe use of scissors.
Alison StephensEnglish Teacher/ Former Homeschool Mom/ Loving Nana.
254 total reviews
163 completed classes
Hello! Thank you for stopping by my profile page. A very warm welcome to you. I love students, I love learning, and I love teaching From my early childhood days of playing school with my little sister (I was the teacher, of course!) to the online...