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Greek and Latin Roots Worksheet Set

  • Updated

    Updated:  14 Mar 2023

Practise using vocabulary containing Greek roots and Latin roots with these weekly root word worksheets.

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  1 Page

  • Curriculum
  • Years

    Years:  5 - 6

teaching resource

Greek and Latin Roots Worksheet Set

  • Updated

    Updated:  14 Mar 2023

Practise using vocabulary containing Greek roots and Latin roots with these weekly root word worksheets.

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  1 Page

  • Curriculum
  • Years

    Years:  5 - 6

Practise using vocabulary containing Greek roots and Latin roots with these weekly root word worksheets.

Looking for some Greek and Latin Roots Worksheets for Kids?

You are in the right place! We’ve put together a grouping of Greek and Latin root worksheets. There is enough material here to keep your root word study going for more than two terms.

Whether you have high readers, low readers, or ESL students, vocabulary instruction is a critical component in any balanced literacy program. This transitions into intensive word study and integration of Greek and Latin root words in higher year levels. As students learn new words and begin to build their vocabularies, they need somewhere to turn for additional practise. These worksheets task the students with

  • Learning the meaning of Greek and Latin roots
  • Representing root words with images or pictures,
  • Completing sentences using words with Greek and Latin roots.
  • Illustrating examples of words that have Greek roots and Latin roots
  • Writing sentences using words containing Greek and Latin roots.

This set of worksheets serves as an excellent display for studying roots. Each worksheet contains a minimum of ten ways for students to interact and use the designated root word. We’ve also included a clickable table of contents to help you find the root word of choice quickly and easily.

Greek and Latin Roots List

The following Greek and Latin roots are in the worksheet selection:

port metre phobia geo photo spect rupt graph
ject aqua phon therm scope scrib man chron
fract opt ped/pod auto tele agri cycle aud

With these worksheets, students will grow their vocabularies and increase their abilities to use word parts to gain meaning from text.

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  • Graham Thomson
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    I have been dreaming of such a resource, as teaching Latin and Greek root words is so helpful for enhancing student learning. Thank you so much.

    • Randi Smith
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      Hi Graham! Thanks for your comment. We are so glad you are enjoying our resources. Just a heads up, we also have a pack of Greek and Latin Root Posters on the site that match these perfectly. Have a great week!

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