Practice using vocabulary containing Greek roots and Latin roots with 24 weekly root word practice worksheets.
Looking for 5th and 6th Grade Root Words Worksheets?
You are in the right place! We’ve put together a grouping of 24 Greek and Latin root worksheets for 5th grade and up. There is enough material here to keep your root word study going for 24 weeks in a row.
Whether you have high readers, low readers, or ELL 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 grades. As students learn new words and begin to build their vocabularies, they need somewhere to turn for additional practice. 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 24 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:
These worksheets will prove useful as
- Guided Reading or Writing Activities
- Greek and Latin Roots Homeschool Curriculum
- Homework Assignments
- Greek and Latin Roots Practice Exercises
- Vocabulary Lesson Plans for Middle School
With these worksheets, students will grow their vocabularies and increase their abilities to use word parts to gain meaning from text.
Grab the Greek and Latin Root Anchor Charts or Word Wall displays accompanying this resource for a full classroom display.
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This resource prints as a PDF. Please use the dropdown menu to choose between the full-color or black and white version. We’ve also included an answer key in a separate file for your convenience.
Spend more time lesson-doing and less time lesson-planning when you grab these activities and teaching tools!
Build student vocabulary with daily exposure to Greek and Latin roots using word wall displays.
Build words by matching the root word to prefixes, recording the new words on the answer sheet.
Add a prefix to the beginning of a root word and use the new words in sentences.