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Strategic Vocabulary Instruction through Greek and Latin Roots
Grades 4–11

By: Lee Mountain, Norma Fifer, Nancy Flowers
Common Core State Standards

Over 60% of the English language contains words derived from Greek and Latin roots.

Ideal for students mastering a growing content-area vocabulary in social studies, science, and mathematics—predominantly multisyllabic Greek and Latin-based words—Vocabulary from Classical Roots helps students unlock the meanings of literally thousands of words, and gives them the skills to do so throughout their lives.

Vocabulary from Classical Roots Covers

Skills addressed:

  • Greek and Latin roots
  • Word origins and etymologies
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Analogies
  • Word usage
  • Word forms
  • Critical thinking
  • Dictionary and glossary use
  • Test taking/assessment

 

  • Editing sentences
  • Homophones
  • Multiple-meaning words
  • Parts of speech
  • Prefixes
  • Suffixes
  • Spelling
  • Syllables
  • Writing

  • Student
    Books
  • Teacher's Guide
    and Answer Key
  • Blackline Master
    Tests
  • Online
    Test Generator

Vocabulary from Classical Roots can be easily incorporated into any curriculum. Use the Student Books to teach word strategies as well as word etymologies. Assign exercises as independent or small group work, or incorporate them into whole class instruction.

  • Organized thematically
  • 2 roots and 8–15 words in each lesson
  • Dictionary-style definitions
  • “Challenge Words” enhance vocabulary development
  • Expository and creative writing prompts in all review lessons
A powerful tool that complements, extends, and enriches the series, the Teacher’s Guides provide scaffolded instruction for individual learning needs. A variety of written and oral word games helps students build word-learning strategies and gives them practice using the familiar and key vocabulary words from each lesson.
Presented in reproducible Blackline Master format with answer keys, the Tests add a valuable assessment resource. They feature multiple-choice questions that are compliant with standardized test formats. Types of questions include Sentence Completions, Vocabulary Application, and Analogies.

Customize tests and quizzes to accompany Vocabulary from Classical Roots lessons. This flexible assessment tool provides a wide variety of prewritten questions from which to choose.

Teachers can:

  • Create customized tests and quizzes, including answer keys
  • Quickly access ready-to-use tests
  • Save tests electronically for future use

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2265-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots 4
1–5 pricing: 13.25
6+ pricing: 9.30
Vocabulary from Classical Roots 4

Vocabulary from Classical Roots Book 4 is a thematically organized vocabulary program based on Greek and Latin roots. Each lesson features 2 roots and 8 words derived from these roots. Words are presented with dictionary-style definitions, and all words are used in example sentences.

Lists of “Familiar Words” and “Challenge Words” are provided for each root to help all students activate prior knowledge and keep advanced students on task. Nota Benes sprinkled throughout the text enliven presentation and give interesting information on word history and additional derivations

Scope and Sequence
Theme
 Good Sense Across The Grades
Moving Toward Numbers
Delighted with Questions
A Bit of Kindness
Different Ways to Serve
Finishing with Ease
Special Families
Action in the Office
Stating What to Deliver
Grateful for Classes
Organized to Solve Problems
Locating Top Technical Skills
Roots
 Sens, grad, -ly
Mot, numer, -less
Ques, deli, -ful
Part, grac, -ness
Vari, serv, -ous
Eas, fin, -er/-est
Famil, speci, -ly
Offic, act, -al
Stat, trad, -al
Grat, class, -tude
Organ, prob, -ism
Loc, techn


4–4 13.25 9.30
2268-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots 4–Teacher’s Guide
1–5 pricing: 22.90
6+ pricing: —
Vocabulary from Classical Roots 4–Teacher’s Guide

For teachers using the Vocabulary from Classical Roots series, the Teacher’s Guide and Answer Key is an invaluable resource. This Guide covers Book 4. The guide complements, extends, and enriches the series as it:

  • provides scaffolding for individual learning needs.
  • helps students access prior knowledge and make connections to new learning.
  • offers a variety of activities that can be adapted for whole-class, small group, or independent learning situations.
  • presents teachers with a practical and effective method for teaching vocabulary through classical roots, even when that background is not part of the teacher’s own experience.


Features
Lesson-by-lesson support for group instruction and discussion
Strategies for making connections between roots, familiar words, and key words
Blackline masters to reinforce key words and related words from each lesson
Additional review activities
Vocabulary games and word-learning strategies
Answer Key
4–4 22.90
8265-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots Test 4
1–5 pricing: 21.60
6+ pricing: —

These reproducible, blackline master tests assess students’ understanding of the word roots and affixes and the key words presented in Vocabulary from Classical Roots Book 4, giving a clear picture of students’ progress. There is a set of tests available for each lesson in the book, providing twelve sets in all. The set of tests for each lesson includes items for each key word, each familiar word, two test items for related affixes taught in Exercise C, and a bonus item. There are three possible test items for each key word and familiar word. This allows teachers to select the type of question they want to use and to retest students with a new question, if they wish.

Answer Keys are included.


Skills Addressed
Recognizing Greek and Latin roots and affixes
Completing analogies
Recognizing correct word use
Recognizing related forms of a word
Completing sentences appropriately
Completing multiple-choice tests
4–4 21.60
1527-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots 4–Online Test Generator
1–5 pricing: 85.00
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Teachers can:
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Quickly access ready-to-use tests
Save tests electronically for future use

Schools/Districts Access
If you are a school or district interested in a multi-teacher/multi-classroom site license, please contact your EPS Sales Rep.

Individual Access
To purchase individual access simply add the appropriate item from the price box below. You will then receive an e-mail within 3 business days with instructions on how to create your account.


4–4 85.00
82265-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots Grade 4 Classroom Set
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4–4 243.35
2266-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots 5
1–5 pricing: 13.25
6+ pricing: 9.30
Vocabulary from Classical Roots 5

Vocabulary from Classical Roots is a thematically organized vocabulary program based on Greek and Latin roots. Each lesson features 2 roots and 8 words derived from these roots. Words are presented with dictionary-style definitions, and all words are used in example sentences. Lists of “Familiar Words” and “Challenge Words” are provided for each root to help all students activate prior knowledge and keep advanced students on task. Nota Benes sprinkled throughout the text enliven presentation and give interesting information on word history and additional derivations. Exercises include Using Root Clues; Synonyms & Antonyms; Meaning in Context; and Extend Your Vocabulary. Four review lessons feature Matching, Sorting, Vocabulary from Your Textbooks, Rhyming Riddles, and Writing and Discussion activities.

The themes presented in Book 5 include: Going in Circles, Balancing Evenly, Moving Across and Between, Looking at Our Planet, Exploring Distant Places, Changing Meaning with Prefixes, Creating Order, Measuring in Math and Science, Pulling Together, Cracking Open, Placing the Foundation, and Connecting with Prefixes.


Skills Addressed
Greek and Latin roots
Using roots as meaning clues
Word origins and etymologies
Synonyms and antonyms
Word usage
Word forms
Critical thinking
Dictionary and glossary use
Multiple-meaning words
Parts of speech
Prefixes
Spelling
Suffixes
Test taking/assessment
Writing
Content area connections
5–5 13.25 9.30
2250-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots 5–Teacher’s Guide
1–5 pricing: 22.90
6+ pricing: —
Vocabulary from Classical Roots 5–Teacher’s Guide

For teachers using the Vocabulary from Classical Roots series, the Teacher’s Guide and Answer Key is an invaluable resource. This Guide covers Book 5. The guide complements, extends, and enriches the series as it:

  • provides scaffolding for individual learning needs.
  • helps students access prior knowledge and make connections to new learning.
  • offers a variety of activities that can be adapted for whole-class, small group, or independent learning situations.
  • presents teachers with a practical and effective method for teaching vocabulary through classical roots, even when that background is not part of the teacher’s own experience.


Features
Lesson-by-lesson support for group instruction and discussion
Strategies for making connections between roots, familiar words, and key words
Blackline masters to reinforce key words and related words from each lesson
Additional review activities
Vocabulary games and word-learning strategies
Answer Key
5–5 22.90
8266-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots Test 5
1–5 pricing: 21.60
6+ pricing: —

These reproducible, blackline master tests assess students’ understanding of the word roots and affixes and the key words presented in Vocabulary from Classical Roots Book 5, giving a clear picture of students’ progress. There is a set of tests available for each lesson in the book, providing twelve sets in all. The set of tests for each lesson includes items for each key word, each familiar word, two test items for related affixes taught in Exercise C, and a bonus item. There are three possible test items for each key word and familiar word. This allows teachers to select the type of question they want to use and to retest students with a new question, if they wish.

Answer Keys are included.


Skills Addressed
Recognizing Greek and Latin roots and affixes
Completing analogies
Recognizing correct word use
Recognizing related forms of a word
Completing sentences appropriately
Completing multiple-choice tests
5–5 21.60
1525-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots 5–Online Test Generator
1–5 pricing: 85.00
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Customize tests and quizzes to accompany Vocabulary from Classical Roots lessons. This flexible assessment tool provides a wide variety of prewritten questions from which to choose. For a demonstration please visit www.epstestgen.com.

Teachers can:
 Create customized tests and quizzes, including answer keys
Quickly access ready-to-use tests
Save tests electronically for future use

Schools/Districts Access
If you are a school or district interested in a multi-teacher/multi-classroom site license, please contact your EPS Sales Rep.

Individual Access
To purchase individual access simply add the appropriate item from the price box below. You will then receive an e-mail within 3 business days with instructions on how to create your account.


5–5 85.00
82266-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots Grade 5 Classroom Set
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2267-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots 6
1–5 pricing: 13.25
6+ pricing: 9.30
Vocabulary from Classical Roots 6

Vocabulary from Classical Roots is a thematically organized vocabulary program based on Greek and Latin roots. Each lesson features 2 roots and 8-10 words derived from these roots with a review lesson after every third theme. Words are presented with dictionary-style definitions, and all words are used in example sentences. Lists of “Familiar Words” and “Challenge Words” are provided for each root to help all students activate prior knowledge and keep advanced students on task. Nota Benes sprinkled throughout the text enliven presentation and give interesting information on word history and additional derivations. Exercises include Using Root Clues; Synonyms & Antonyms; Meaning in Context; and Extend Your Vocabulary. Four review lessons feature Matching, Sorting, Vocabulary from Your Textbooks, Rhyming Riddles, and Writing and Discussion activities.

The themes presented in Book include: Seeing, Hearing, Speaking, Writing, Connecting, Lowering (with Prefixes), Sending, Turning, Handling, Belonging, Illuminating, Changing (with Suffixes).


6–6 13.25 9.30
2251-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots 6–Teacher’s Guide
1–5 pricing: 22.90
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Vocabulary from Classical Roots 6–Teacher’s Guide

For teachers using the Vocabulary from Classical Roots series, the new and expanded Teacher’s Guide and Answer Key is an invaluable resource. This Guide covers Book 6. The guide complements, extends, and enriches the series as it:

  • provides scaffolding for individual learning needs.
  • helps students access prior knowledge and make connections to new learning.
  • offers a variety of activities that can be adapted for whole-class, small group, or independent learning situations.
  • presents teachers with a practical and effective method for teaching vocabulary through classical roots, even when that background is not part of the teacher’s own experience.


Features
Lesson-by-lesson support for group instruction and discussion
Strategies for making connections between roots, familiar words, and key words
Blackline masters to reinforce key words from each lesson
Additional review activities
Vocabulary games and word-learning strategies
Glossary of literary and historical references
Answer Key
6–6 22.90
8267-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots Test 6
1–5 pricing: 21.60
6+ pricing: —

These reproducible, blackline master tests assess students’ understanding of the word roots and affixes and the key words presented in Vocabulary from Classical Roots Book 6, giving a clear picture of students’ progress. There is a set of tests available for each lesson in the book, providing twelve sets in all. The set of tests for each lesson includes items for each key word, each familiar word, two test items for related affixes taught in Exercise C, and a bonus item. There are three possible test items for each key word and familiar word. This allows teachers to select the type of question they want to use and to retest students with a new question, if they wish.

Answer Keys are included.


Skills Addressed
Recognizing Greek and Latin roots and affixes
Completing analogies
Recognizing correct word use
Recognizing related forms of a word
Completing sentences appropriately
Completing multiple-choice tests
6–6 21.60
1526-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots 6–Online Test Generator
1–5 pricing: 85.00
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Customize tests and quizzes to accompany Vocabulary from Classical Roots lessons. This flexible assessment tool provides a wide variety of prewritten questions from which to choose.

Teachers can:
 Create customized tests and quizzes, including answer keys
Quickly access ready-to-use tests
Save tests electronically for future use

Schools/Districts Access
If you are a school or district interested in a multi-teacher/multi-classroom site license, please contact your EPS Sales Rep.

Individual Access
To purchase individual access simply add the appropriate item from the price box below. You will then receive an e-mail within 3 business days with instructions on how to create your account.


6–6 85.00
82267-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots Grade 6 Classroom Set
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6–6 243.35
2252-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots A
1–5 pricing: 13.25
6+ pricing: 9.30
Vocabulary from Classical Roots A Vocabulary from Classical Roots is a thematically organized vocabulary program based on Greek and Latin roots. Each of the 16 lessons features 2–3 roots and 8–15 words derived from these roots. Words are presented with dictionary-style definitions, and all words are used in example sentences. Lists of “Familiar Words” and “Challenge Words” are provided for each root to help all students activate prior knowledge and keep advanced students on task. Nota Benes sprinkled throughout the text enliven presentation and give interesting information on word history and additional derivations. Exercises include synonym/antonym, fill in the blank, identification of incorrect usage, and analogies. Review activities including writing extensions, discussion questions, and other exercises are provided after every two lessons.

The themes presented in Book A include: Numbers, All or Nothing, More or Less, Before and After, Creativity, Travel, Sports, and Animals. Some of the words presented in this book include: trilogy, monarch, monolith, unilateral, quatrain, panacea, posthumous, nihilism, magnate, copious, artisan, fetish, salient, and decimate.

Skills Addressed
• Greek and Latin roots
• Word origins and etymologies
• Synonyms and antonyms
• Analogies
• Word usage
• Word forms
• Critical thinking
• Dictionary and glossary use
• Editing sentences
• Homophones
• Multiple-meaning words
• Parts of speech
• Prefixes
• Spelling
• Suffixes
• Syllables
• Test taking/assessment
• Writing
7–7 13.25 9.30
860-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots A–Teacher’s Guide/Answer Key
1–5 pricing: 22.90
6+ pricing: —
Vocabulary from Classical Roots A–Teacher’s Guide/Answer Key

For teachers using the Vocabulary from Classical Roots series, the new and expanded Teacher’s Guide and Answer Key is an invaluable resource. This Guide covers Book A. The guide complements, extends, and enriches the series as it:

  • provides scaffolding for individual learning needs.
  • helps students access prior knowledge and make connections to new learning.
  • offers a variety of activities that can be adapted for whole-class, small group, or independent learning situations.
  • presents teachers with a practical and effective method for teaching vocabulary through classical roots, even when that background is not part of the teacher’s own experience.


Features
Lesson-by-lesson support for group instruction and discussion
Strategies for making connections between roots, familiar words, and key words
Blackline masters to reinforce key words from each lesson
Additional review activities
Vocabulary games and word-learning strategies
Glossary of literary and historical references
Answer Key
7–7 22.90
8252-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots Test A
1–5 pricing: 21.60
6+ pricing: —
Vocabulary from Classical Roots Test A

These reproducible, blackline master tests assess students’ understanding of the word roots and the key words presented in Vocabulary from Classical Roots Book A, giving a clear picture of students’ progress. There is a test for each two lessons in the book for a total of eight tests.

Answer Keys are included.


Skills Addressed
Greek and Latin roots
Analogies
Word usage
Word forms
Sentence completion
Test taking/assessment
7–7 21.60
1520-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots A–Online Test Generator
1–5 pricing: 85.00
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Customize tests and quizzes to accompany Vocabulary from Classical Roots lessons. This flexible assessment tool provides a wide variety of prewritten questions from which to choose. For a demonstration please visit www.epstestgen.com.

Teachers can:
 Create customized tests and quizzes, including answer keys
Quickly access ready-to-use tests
Save tests electronically for future use

Schools/Districts Access
If you are a school or district interested in a multi-teacher/multi-classroom site license, please contact your EPS Sales Rep.

Individual Access
To purchase individual access simply add the appropriate item from the price box below. You will then receive an e-mail within 3 business days with instructions on how to create your account.


7–7 85.00
82252-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots Grade 7 Classroom Set
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7–7 243.35
2254-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots B
1–5 pricing: 13.25
6+ pricing: 9.30
Vocabulary from Classical Roots B Vocabulary from Classical Roots is a thematically organized vocabulary program based on Greek and Latin roots. Each of the 16 lessons features 2–3 roots and 8–15 words derived from these roots. Words are presented with dictionary-style definitions, and all words are used in example sentences. Lists of “Familiar Words” and “Challenge Words” are provided for each root to help all students activate prior knowledge and keep advanced students on task. Nota Benes sprinkled throughout the text enliven presentation and give interesting information on word history and additional derivations. Exercises include synonym/antonym, fill in the blank, identification of incorrect usage, and analogies. Review activities including writing extensions, discussion questions, and other exercises are provided after every two lessons.

The themes presented in Book B include: Motion, Position, Joining, Separation, Sight, The Other Senses, Emotions, and The Shapes of Things. Some of the words presented in this book include: infer, distort, inept, discern, exonerate, subjugate, retrospect, reticent, vigil, assuage, and volition.

Skills Addressed
• Greek and Latin roots
• Word origins and etymologies
• Synonyms and antonyms
• Analogies
• Word usage
• Word forms
• Critical thinking
• Dictionary and glossary use
• Editing sentences
• Homophones
• Multiple-meaning words
• Parts of speech
• Prefixes
• Spelling
• Suffixes
• Syllables
• Test taking/assessment
• Writing
8–8 13.25 9.30
861-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots B–Teacher’s Guide/Answer Key
1–5 pricing: 22.90
6+ pricing: —
Vocabulary from Classical Roots B–Teacher’s Guide/Answer Key

For teachers using the Vocabulary from Classical Roots series, the new and expanded Teacher’s Guide and Answer Key is an invaluable resource. This Guide covers Book B. The guide complements, extends, and enriches the series as it:

  • provides scaffolding for individual learning needs.
  • helps students access prior knowledge and make connections to new learning.
  • offers a variety of activities that can be adapted for whole-class, small group, or independent learning situations.
  • presents teachers with a practical and effective method for teaching vocabulary through classical roots, even when that background is not part of the teacher’s own experience.


Features
Lesson-by-lesson support for group instruction and discussion
Strategies for making connections between roots, familiar words, and key words
Blackline masters to reinforce key words from each lesson
Additional review activities
Vocabulary games and word-learning strategies
Glossary of literary and historical references
Answer Key
8–8 22.90
8254-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots Test B
1–5 pricing: 21.60
6+ pricing: —
Vocabulary from Classical Roots Test B

These reproducible, blackline master tests assess students’ understanding of the word roots and the key words presented in Vocabulary from Classical Roots Book B, giving a clear picture of students’ progress. There is a test for each two lessons in the book for a total of eight tests.

Answer Keys are included.


Skills Addressed
Greek and Latin roots
Analogies
Word usage
Word forms
Sentence completion
Test taking/assessment
8–8 21.60
1521-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots B–Online Test Generator
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Customize tests and quizzes to accompany Vocabulary from Classical Roots lessons. This flexible assessment tool provides a wide variety of prewritten questions from which to choose. For a demonstration please visit www.epstestgen.com.

Teachers can:
 Create customized tests and quizzes, including answer keys
Quickly access ready-to-use tests
Save tests electronically for future use

Schools/Districts Access
If you are a school or district interested in a multi-teacher/multi-classroom site license, please contact your EPS Sales Rep.

Individual Access
To purchase individual access simply add the appropriate item from the price box below. You will then receive an e-mail within 3 business days with instructions on how to create your account.


8–8 85.00
82254-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots Grade 8 Classroom Set
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2256-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots C
1–5 pricing: 13.25
6+ pricing: 9.30
Vocabulary from Classical Roots C Vocabulary from Classical Roots is a thematically organized vocabulary program based on Greek and Latin roots. Each of the 16 lessons features 2–3 roots and 8–15 words derived from these roots. Words are presented with dictionary-style definitions, and all words are used in example sentences. Lists of “Familiar Words” and “Challenge Words” are provided for each root to help all students activate prior knowledge and keep advanced students on task. Nota Benes sprinkled throughout the text enliven presentation and give interesting information on word history and additional derivations. Exercises include synonym/antonym, fill in the blank, identification of incorrect usage, and analogies. Review activities including writing extensions, discussion questions, and other exercises are provided after every two lessons.

Book C has been recently revised to include 2 new paragraphs at the end of each review exercise for a total of 16 new paragraphs. Each paragraph includes approximately 4 word substitutions each. Students are asked to substitute the appropriate vocabulary word for each word or phrase in parentheses.

The themes presented in Book C include: The Person, Personal Relationships, Feelings, Creature Comforts, The Head, The Body, The Hands, and The Feet. Some of the words presented in this book include: autonomy, apathy, cerebral, xenophobia, progeny, patrimony, odious, covet, facade, and gorge.

Skills Addressed
• Greek and Latin roots
• Word origins and etymologies
• Synonyms and antonyms
• Analogies
• Word usage
• Word forms
• Critical thinking
• Dictionary and glossary use
• Editing sentences
• Homophones
• Multiple-meaning words
• Parts of speech
• Prefixes
• Spelling
• Suffixes
• Syllables
• Test taking/assessment
• Writing
9–9 13.25 9.30
862-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots C–Teacher’s Guide/Answer Key
1–5 pricing: 22.90
6+ pricing: —
Vocabulary from Classical Roots C–Teacher’s Guide/Answer Key

For teachers using the Vocabulary from Classical Roots series, the new and expanded Teacher’s Guide and Answer Key is an invaluable resource. This Guide covers Book C. The guide complements, extends, and enriches the series as it:

  • provides scaffolding for individual learning needs.
  • helps students access prior knowledge and make connections to new learning.
  • offers a variety of activities that can be adapted for whole-class, small group, or independent learning situations.
  • presents teachers with a practical and effective method for teaching vocabulary through classical roots, even when that background is not part of the teacher’s own experience.


Features
Lesson-by-lesson support for group instruction and discussion
Strategies for making connections between roots, familiar words, and key words
Blackline masters to reinforce key words from each lesson
Additional review activities
Vocabulary games and word-learning strategies
Glossary of literary and historical references
Answer Key
9–9 22.90
8256-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots Test C
1–5 pricing: 21.60
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Vocabulary from Classical Roots Test C

These reproducible, blackline master tests assess students’ understanding of the word roots and the key words presented in Vocabulary from Classical Roots Book C, giving a clear picture of students’ progress. There is a test for each two lessons in the book for a total of eight tests.

Answer Keys are included.


Skills Addressed
Greek and Latin roots
Analogies
Word usage
Word forms
Sentence completion
Test taking/assessment
9–9 21.60
1522-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots C–Online Test Generator
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Customize tests and quizzes to accompany Vocabulary from Classical Roots lessons. This flexible assessment tool provides a wide variety of prewritten questions from which to choose. For a demonstration please visit www.epstestgen.com.

Teachers can:
 Create customized tests and quizzes, including answer keys
Quickly access ready-to-use tests
Save tests electronically for future use

Schools/Districts Access
If you are a school or district interested in a multi-teacher/multi-classroom site license, please contact your EPS Sales Rep.

Individual Access
To purchase individual access simply add the appropriate item from the price box below. You will then receive an e-mail within 3 business days with instructions on how to create your account.


9–9 85.00
82256-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots Grade 9 Classroom Set
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2258-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots D
1–5 pricing: 14.20
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Vocabulary from Classical Roots D Vocabulary from Classical Roots is a thematically organized vocabulary program based on Greek and Latin roots. Each of the 16 lessons features 2–3 roots and 8–15 words derived from these roots. Words are presented with dictionary-style definitions, and all words are used in example sentences. Lists of “Familiar Words” and “Challenge Words” are provided for each root to help all students activate prior knowledge and keep advanced students on task. Nota Benes sprinkled throughout the text enliven presentation and give interesting information on word history and additional derivations. Exercises include synonym/antonym, fill in the blank, identification of incorrect usage, and analogies. Review activities including writing extensions, discussion questions, and other exercises are provided after every two lessons.

The themes presented in Book D include: Believing, Thinking and Knowing, Reading and Writing, Speaking, Earth and Air, Fire and Water, Order and Disorder in the Universe, and Time. Some of the words presented in this book include: rationalize, theology, apogee, sanctioned, criteria, credence, eclectic, repast, dispirited, and rectify.

Skills Addressed
• Greek and Latin roots
• Word origins and etymologies
• Synonyms and antonyms
• Analogies
• Word usage
• Word forms
• Critical thinking
• Dictionary and glossary use
• Editing sentences
• Homophones
• Multiple-meaning words
• Parts of speech
• Prefixes
• Spelling
• Suffixes
• Syllables
• Test taking/assessment
• Writing
10–10 14.20 9.95
863-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots D–Teacher’s Guide/Answer Key
1–5 pricing: 22.90
6+ pricing: —
Vocabulary from Classical Roots D–Teacher’s Guide/Answer Key

For teachers using the Vocabulary from Classical Roots series, the new and expanded Teacher’s Guide and Answer Key is an invaluable resource. This Guide covers Book D. The guide complements, extends, and enriches the series as it:

  • provides scaffolding for individual learning needs.
  • helps students access prior knowledge and make connections to new learning.
  • offers a variety of activities that can be adapted for whole-class, small group, or independent learning situations.
  • presents teachers with a practical and effective method for teaching vocabulary through classical roots, even when that background is not part of the teacher’s own experience.


Features
Lesson-by-lesson support for group instruction and discussion
Strategies for making connections between roots, familiar words, and key words
Blackline masters to reinforce key words from each lesson
Additional review activities
Vocabulary games and word-learning strategies
Glossary of literary and historical references
Answer Key
10–10 22.90
8258-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots Test D
1–5 pricing: 21.60
6+ pricing: —
Vocabulary from Classical Roots Test D

These reproducible, blackline master tests assess students’ understanding of the word roots and the key words presented in Vocabulary from Classical Roots Book D, giving a clear picture of students’ progress. There is a test for each two lessons in the book for a total of eight tests.

Answer Keys are included.


Skills Addressed
Greek and Latin roots
Analogies
Word usage
Word forms
Sentence completion
Test taking/assessment
10–10 21.60
1523-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots D–Online Test Generator
1–5 pricing: 85.00
6+ pricing: —
Vocabulary from Classical Roots D–Online Test Generator

NEWOnline Test Generator
Customize tests and quizzes to accompany Vocabulary from Classical Roots lessons. This flexible assessment tool provides a wide variety of prewritten questions from which to choose. For a demonstration please visit www.epstestgen.com.

Teachers can:
 Create customized tests and quizzes, including answer keys
Quickly access ready-to-use tests
Save tests electronically for future use

Schools/Districts Access
If you are a school or district interested in a multi-teacher/multi-classroom site license, please contact your EPS Sales Rep.

Individual Access
To purchase individual access simply add the appropriate item from the price box below. You will then receive an e-mail within 3 business days with instructions on how to create your account.


10–10 85.00
82258-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots Grade 10 Classroom Set
1–5 pricing: 259.20
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10–10 259.20
2260-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots E
1–5 pricing: 14.20
6+ pricing: 9.95
Vocabulary from Classical Roots E Vocabulary from Classical Roots is a thematically organized vocabulary program based on Greek and Latin roots. Each of the 16 lessons features 2–3 roots and 8–15 words derived from these roots. Words are presented with dictionary-style definitions, and all words are used in example sentences. Lists of “Familiar Words” and “Challenge Words” are provided for each root to help all students activate prior knowledge and keep advanced students on task. Nota Benes sprinkled throughout the text enliven presentation and give interesting information on word history and additional derivations. Exercises include synonym/antonym, fill in the blank, identification of incorrect usage, and analogies. Review activities including writing extensions, discussion questions, and other exercises are provided after every two lessons.

The themes presented in Book E include: Here and There, Government, Up and Down, Business, Light and Dark, Open and Shut, Military Matters, Good and Bad, and The Law. Some of the words presented in this book include: cede, exhort, cartel, aver, malign, induce, juxtapose, censure, echelon, peripatetic, and succumb.

Skills Addressed
• Greek and Latin roots
• Word origins and etymologies
• Synonyms and antonyms
• Analogies
• Word usage
• Word forms
• Critical thinking
• Dictionary and glossary use
• Editing sentences
• Homophones
• Multiple-meaning words
• Parts of speech
• Prefixes
• Spelling
• Suffixes
• Syllables
• Test taking/assessment
• Writing
11–11 14.20 9.95
864-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots E–Teacher’s Guide/Answer Key
1–5 pricing: 22.90
6+ pricing: —
Vocabulary from Classical Roots E–Teacher’s Guide/Answer Key

For teachers using the Vocabulary from Classical Roots series, the new and expanded Teacher’s Guide and Answer Key is an invaluable resource. This Guide covers Book E. The guide complements, extends, and enriches the series as it:

  • provides scaffolding for individual learning needs.
  • helps students access prior knowledge and make connections to new learning.
  • offers a variety of activities that can be adapted for whole-class, small group, or independent learning situations.
  • presents teachers with a practical and effective method for teaching vocabulary through classical roots, even when that background is not part of the teacher’s own experience.


Features
Lesson-by-lesson support for group instruction and discussion
Strategies for making connections between roots, familiar words, and key words
Blackline masters to reinforce key words from each lesson
Additional review activities
Vocabulary games and word-learning strategies
Glossary of literary and historical references
Answer Key
11–11 22.90
8260-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots Test E
1–5 pricing: 21.60
6+ pricing: —
Vocabulary from Classical Roots Test E

These reproducible, blackline master tests assess students’ understanding of the word roots and the key words presented in Vocabulary from Classical Roots Book E, giving a clear picture of students’ progress. There is a test for each two lessons in the book for a total of eight tests.

Answer Keys are included.


Skills Addressed
Greek and Latin roots
Analogies
Word usage
Word forms
Sentence completion
Test taking/assessment
11–11 21.60
1524-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots E–Online Test Generator
1–5 pricing: 85.00
6+ pricing: —
Vocabulary from Classical Roots E–Online Test Generator

NEWOnline Test Generator
Customize tests and quizzes to accompany Vocabulary from Classical Roots lessons. This flexible assessment tool provides a wide variety of prewritten questions from which to choose. For a demonstration please visit www.epstestgen.com.

Teachers can:
 Create customized tests and quizzes, including answer keys
Quickly access ready-to-use tests
Save tests electronically for future use

Schools/Districts Access
If you are a school or district interested in a multi-teacher/multi-classroom site license, please contact your EPS Sales Rep.

Individual Access
To purchase individual access simply add the appropriate item from the price box below. You will then receive an e-mail within 3 business days with instructions on how to create your account.


11–11 85.00
82260-W1 Vocabulary from Classical Roots Grade 11 Classroom Set
1–5 pricing: 259.20
6+ pricing: —

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11–11 259.20
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