Teaching Vocabulary to Improve Reading Comprehension
The national standards require that students beginning in fourth grade use their knowledge of prefixes and suffixes to determine the meaning of words. This book includes 24 units. Each unit includes a word list, vocabulary sort cards, review game cards, a vocabulary quiz, and a crossword puzzle.
Boost your students' reading comprehension by expanding their word knowledge with the activities in More Prefixes and Suffixes. Trisha Callella applies the findings of current literacy research to provide you with a resource packed with engaging lessons and activities. This collection follows the same easy-to-use format as her original best-selling book, Prefixes and Suffixes!
This book employs the following proven vocabulary development tools:
As your students become more familiar with the common prefixes and suffixes, they will be able to more easily derive the meaning of new words from the context of reading passages. Through systematic, sustained vocabulary instruction as outlined in More Prefixes and Suffixes, your students' capacity to comprehend higher level text will increase significantly. They will also become more confident using these vocabulary terms in their daily oral language and writing.