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Idiom for the day activities that help ELL students

Idiom for the day is a great way to involve students in learning how figurative language works. Having seasonal idioms may make it more relevant to the students' learning. What is an idiom? An idiom is a common expression that means something different than its literal meaning. For example, you hit the nail on the… Continue reading Idiom for the day activities that help ELL students

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Suffix Worksheets Improve Understanding of Word Structure and Meaning

A suffix is one or more letters that are found at the end of a word. In the word, "cautious" the root word is caution and the suffix is ious. Cautious means full of caution. Recognizing the root word and suffix will help improve students understanding. Suffix worksheets can give students extra practice and improve… Continue reading Suffix Worksheets Improve Understanding of Word Structure and Meaning

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Prefix Worksheets can Improve Understanding of Root Words and Meaning

Prefix Worksheets have an important role in word study. Prefixes as we know are composed of two or more letters at the beginning of words. Prefixes can be a helpful tool in figuring out a word's meaning. Prefix Worksheets can help increase students' vocabulary. What are some activities to engage students in understanding and using… Continue reading Prefix Worksheets can Improve Understanding of Root Words and Meaning