Weekly Word Roots: 52 Quick Activities for Building Vocabulary (Classroom Resource) (Paperback)

Weekly Word Roots: 52 Quick Activities for Building Vocabulary (Classroom Resource) By Timothy Rasinski, Nancy Padak, Rick M. Newton, Evangeline Newton Cover Image
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Develop student’s vocabulary with weekly lessons and activities on word roots. These 52 short lessons are based on holidays and special days throughout the year and will support building vocabulary by helping students see the power of Latin and Greek word roots for word learning. The vocabulary ranges from everyday words that come readily to mind to more challenging academic vocabulary that students must master for academic success.

About the Author

David Harrison, Litt. D, is a nationally acclaimed author and poet. He has written more than seventy-five books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction for young readers and has been anthologized in countless others. His work has been translated into twelve languages and has been aired on television, radio, podcast, and video stream. David has authored many professional and classroom resources for teachers, including Partner Poems for Building Fluency: 40 Engaging Poems for Two Voices with Motivating Activities That Help Students Improve Their Fluency and Comprehension with Timothy Rasinski and Gay Fawcett. He has even created a video series, Let's Write This Week with David Harrison, that brings writing tips into the elementary classroom and offers graduate college credit for teachers. David holds degrees from Drury University and Emory University and holds honorary doctorates of letters from Missouri State University and Drury University where he is the current poet laureate. David Harrison Elementary School is named in his honor.

Nancy Padak, Ed.D., is the Principal Investigator for the Ohio Literacy Resource Center and directs the Reading and Writing Center at Kent State University. She has served as editor of The Reading Teacher and the Journal of Literacy Research.

Evangeline Newton, Ph.D., University of Akron, is Professor of Literacy Education and Director of the Center for Literacy. She teaches literacy methods courses and conducts workshops for teachers on word study, comprehension, and guided reading.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781087649030
ISBN-10: 108764903X
Publisher: Shell Education
Publication Date: May 2nd, 2022
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Classroom Resource