Description & Features
Important Notes: The software is for Windows® operating system only and will not work on Mac OS X (however, an iPad version is available). See System Requirements for more details. Also, this software is for single-user only and does not save data for multiple users.
Word Roots teaches the meaning and spelling of roots, prefixes, and suffixes commonly used in English. Learning these word elements dramatically improves spelling and the ability to decode unfamiliar words. The activities focus on using these words in context to help students incorporate each word into their vocabulary and retain the correct spelling. There are periodic reviews to make sure students retain what is taught in the lessons. Word Roots books will add hundreds of words to your students' vocabulary and greater depth to their thinking and writing.
The Word Roots Flashcards™ can be used to supplement or enrich our Word Roots books/software products or as an independent teaching tool. The 10 flashcard games in this app teach students the meanings of 23 prefixes, 115 roots, and 23 suffixes as well as 291 vocabulary words. Learning the meaning of word parts helps students decode the meaning and spelling of new vocabulary by breaking a word into its parts. Each level includes all of the prefixes, roots, suffixes, and vocabulary words contained in the corresponding book or software as well as their meanings. This app give students the opportunity to hear how each word part and vocabulary word is pronounced. The flashcards include instructions for various quick, fun activities to help students learn the meanings and spellings of the word parts and the vocabulary produced from the word parts.
The 10 games are organized into what the author considers the optimal learning order, but can be played in any order. Games 1-6 are Study Games to learn the word parts and their definitions. Games 7-10 are Practice Games using the word parts to form words to show that students know the definitions of the word parts.
Word Roots Flashcard™ app can be played independently and provide students the correct spelling and pronunciation of all word parts and vocabulary taught in the regular full version software.
Downloadable Software Ordering
Downloadable software can be immediately downloaded from "My Account" under the "My Downloadable Product" section after you place your order.
|Author(s):||Cherie A. Plant|
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|Type:||Windows PC Software|
|License:||6 Computer License|
Please see our Online Software Support help website for assistance with handling any issues you may encounter while installing or playing this software on the below operating systems.
Platform: Windows® 10/8/7/Vista
CPU: 1 GHz or faster
An iOS version is available. Coming soon for Android.
2014 Practical Homeschooling Reader Awards™ - 3rd Place, Vocabulary Category 2015 Practical Homeschooling Reader Awards™ - Honorable Mention, Vocabulary Category Cathy Duffy Top 100 Award Creative Child Magazine 2011 Preferred Choice Award Informal Education Products Product of the Year Learning® Magazine Recommended Resource for Successful Teaching Mensa Recommended Materials for the Gifted Practical Homeschooling Magazine Reader Award
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Test preparation available for the following:
Word Roots prepares students for top performance on assessment tests, including
Otis-Lennon School Ability Test® (OLSAT®)
Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children® (WISC®)
Cognitive Abilities Test™ (CogAT®)
Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) / Talented and Gifted (TAG)
Stanford Achievement Test™ (SAT/10)
California Achievement Tests (CAT/5)
Florida State Assessment (FSA)
Iowa Tests of Basic Skills® (ITBS®)
California Standardized Test and Reporting (STAR)
Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress (ISTEP)
Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS)
Terra Nova (CTBS/5) and Terra Nova, 2nd Edition (CAT/6)
NYC English Language Arts Test (ELA)
Wide Range Achievement Test (WRAT)
High Impact Player Assessment (HIP)
Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS)
Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT)
Georgia Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT)
Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)
Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (LEAP)
Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment (MCA-II)
North Carolina End of Grade Tests
and many more!