Vocabulary, Other


This is one of the largest root word directories on the web, with a separate listing of word suffixes. They are alphabetically sorted and provide brief examples as well.


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student-facing root words word roots suffix prefix vocabulary spelling word components parts of words



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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2009-04-22.

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Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 0

Reviewer Comments:

This resource is an external link to a reference guide of root words. The list is extensive and the meanings are succinct. Examples are provided and the list is easy to use and/or adapt. A teacher can use this guide for students of any age – from primary students to college students.
Silvercitylady Tennessee
July 7, 2009
What a great resouce! So extensive! Thanks.

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