L.5.4.B Lesson Plans

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.4.B

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"Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., photograph, photosynthesis)."

These lesson plans can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

Lesson Plans

Using Word Parts to Determine the Meaning of Words
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Using Word Parts to Determine the Meaning of Words
Give your readers the tools to decipher the meaning of Greek and Latin based words. In this lesson they review the meaning of commonly used prefixes, suffixes and roots and then practice constructing and deciphering words.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Parts of Speech and Using Suffixes to Turn Adjectives Into Nouns
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Parts of Speech and Using Suffixes to Turn Adjectives Into Nouns
This engaging lesson will revisit the basic parts of speech and address why some words have can have more than one part of speech. Students will then enjoy a fun group challenge to turn adjectives into nouns by modifying the word endings.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Practice Using Prefixes to Determine Word Meaning
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Practice Using Prefixes to Determine Word Meaning
Students will learn how knowledge of word parts can help readers determine the meaning of words. This interactive lesson will have students reviewing and putting into practice some of the most common prefixes.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
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Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
Help your students determine the meaning of new and unfamiliar words using roots, prefixes, and suffixes. The skills learned in this lesson will strengthen your students’ vocabulary skills and will support decoding and spelling.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Word Wizards
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Word Wizards
Help your students become word wizards! In this creative and engaging lesson, students will review roots, prefixes, and suffixes before creating their own words and definitions.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Root Words: PORT & STRUCT
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Root Words: PORT & STRUCT
Teaching root words is a great way to strengthen your students' vocabulary and comprehension. Use this lesson to introduce the root words PORT and STRUCT.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Understanding Prefixes: Dia- and Per-
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Understanding Prefixes: Dia- and Per-
Show students how knowledge of prefixes can help them determine word meaning. This lesson reviews the prefixes dia- and per- and gives students opportunities to think about how a word’s meaning is related to the prefix.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Root Word Detectives
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Root Word Detectives
In this lesson, your students will use root words and patterns to explore new and unfamiliar words.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Sillier or Silliest? A Suffix Study
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Sillier or Silliest? A Suffix Study
In this suffix lesson plan, your students will practice using the suffixes -*er* and -*est* to create comparative and superlative adjectives.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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