by Joegil Lundquist
Give children a firm foundation in English vocabulary which will stay with them all their lives! An interesting and easy to use non-workbook approach to expanding your child's vocabulary and spelling skills. Based on the premise that if you can learn the basic Latin and Greek roots of the English language you will be able to master the language. English from the Roots Up gives you 100 Greek and Latin root words which you can teach to students from Elementary through High School. You don't need to have a background in Latin or Greek to teach these words.
This versatile and easy to use guide gives helpful teacher notes and fascinating historical background to make learning easier and more meaningful.
Also included is a very helpful list of Greek letters and their English equivalents to help the student make more sense of English spelling.
Grade Level: 2nd to 12th