English from the Roots Up

English from the Roots Up

Author: Joegil K. Lundquist

Publisher:

Published: 1989

Total Pages: 268

ISBN-13:

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English from the Roots Up teaches 100 of the most-used Greek and Latin root words. It will help your child build vocabulary and comprehension, as well as figure out unknown words by deciphering their roots, prefixes, and suffixes. Grades 2-12.


Vocabulary from Classical Roots

Vocabulary from Classical Roots

Author: Norma Fifer

Publisher: Educators Publishing Service, Incorporated

Published: 1999-08-31

Total Pages: 0

ISBN-13: 9780838822609

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Vocabulary from Classical Roots is a thematically organized vocabulary program based on Greek and Latin roots. Each of the 16 lessons features 2 3 roots and 8 15 words derived from these roots. Words are presented with dictionary-style definitions, and all words are used in example sentences. Lists of Familiar Words and Challenge Words are provided for each root to help all students activate prior knowledge and keep advanced students on task. Exercises include synonym/antonym, fill in the blank, identification of incorrect usage, and analogies. Review activities including writing extensions, discussion questions, and other exercises are provided after every two lessons. The themes presented in Book E include: Here and There, Government, Up and Down, Business, Light and Dark, Open and Shut, Military Matters, Good and Bad, and The Law. Some of the words presented in this book include: cede, exhort, cartel, aver, malign, induce, juxtapose, censure, echelon, peripatetic, and succumb. Grade 11."


Kinesiology Flashcards

Kinesiology Flashcards

Author: Lynn S Lippert

Publisher: F.A. Davis

Published: 2017-05-23

Total Pages: 216

ISBN-13: 0803658346

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Full-color drawing of the muscle, attached to the bone. Name of the muscle. Origin, insertion, action, and innervations. 112 flash cards in full color help you master muscle anatomy—anytime, anywhere! You’ll have a complete review of anatomy that examine muscles from the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, jaw, neck, trunk, pelvis, hip, knee, ankle, and foot…in the palm of your hand.


Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots

Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots

Author: Elizabeth Osborne

Publisher: Prestwick House Inc

Published: 2005

Total Pages: 148

ISBN-13: 9781580492065

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Students learn the sources of hundreds of vocabulary words with this new, multi-year program. Unlike many programs that depend on rote memorization, Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots incorporates a variety of techniques to teach students the skills they need to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words, while also expanding sight vocabulary.Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots reinforces new words through:a format that capitalizes on word familiesassociative hooks and visuals to jog the memorybuilding language-analysis skillsexercises designed for maximum retentionMany vocabulary programs are focused on preparing students for a test from week to week, but Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots teaches skills that they can use for a lifetime.Teaches word analysis skills by focusing on root words.Additional notes on word and phrase histories build interestHumorous visual mnemonics reinforce recall.Book Four is recommended for 10th Grade.This is a student classroom edition. Tests and Answer Keys are available through the publisher but are only sold to schools and teachers.


English from the Roots Up

English from the Roots Up

Author: Joegil Lundquist

Publisher: Cune Press

Published: 2003

Total Pages: 266

ISBN-13: 9781885942302

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Teaches the way that English words are created from component root words originating in other languages, focusing on 100 Greek and Latin roots.


A Night Divided (Scholastic Gold)

A Night Divided (Scholastic Gold)

Author: Jennifer A. Nielsen

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

Published: 2015-08-25

Total Pages: 300

ISBN-13: 0545682436

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From NYT bestselling author Jennifer A. Nielsen comes a stunning thriller about a girl who must escape to freedom after the Berlin Wall divides her family between east and west. A Night Divided joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!With the rise of the Berlin Wall, Gerta finds her family suddenly divided. She, her mother, and her brother Fritz live on the eastern side, controlled by the Soviets. Her father and middle brother, who had gone west in search of work, cannot return home. Gerta knows it is dangerous to watch the wall, yet she can't help herself. She sees the East German soldiers with their guns trained on their own citizens; she, her family, her neighbors and friends are prisoners in their own city.But one day on her way to school, Gerta spots her father on a viewing platform on the western side, pantomiming a peculiar dance. Gerta concludes that her father wants her and Fritz to tunnel beneath the wall, out of East Berlin. However, if they are caught, the consequences will be deadly. No one can be trusted. Will Gerta and her family find their way to freedom?


Tangerine

Tangerine

Author: Edward Bloor

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Published: 2006

Total Pages: 328

ISBN-13: 9780152057800

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12-year-old Paul who is visually impaired starts to play soccer for his school, and begins to remember the incident that lost him his sight.


Front Desk

Front Desk

Author: Kelly Yang

Publisher: Walker Books Australia

Published: 2018-08-01

Total Pages: 292

ISBN-13: 1760650722

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An empowering story of empathy, courage, and hope, based on the author's real-life experience immigrating to the US as a child and working at the front desk of the motel where her parents work. Ten year-old Mia Tang moved to the US for a better life, a freer life, but so far, it's a life where she runs the front desk of a motel while her parents clean rooms. And she's not even allowed to use the swimming pool. Based on author Kelly Yang’s real-life experience immigrating to America from China and running a motel with her parents, this novel explores how one little girl overcomes language barriers, discrimination, and her own lack of confidence to find her voice – and use it to make a difference. This is a sensitive story of tolerance and diversity that will resonate with readers of all cultures who have experienced the challenges of feeling like an outsider.


The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963

The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963

Author: Christopher Paul Curtis

Publisher: Yearling

Published: 2013-08-06

Total Pages: 242

ISBN-13: 0385382952

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Celebrate the 25th anniversary of this Newbery and Coretta Scott King Honoree about a hilarious family on a road-trip at one of the most important times in America's history. This special edition makes a perfect gift and includes bonus content! Enter the hilarious world of ten-year-old Kenny and his family, the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan. There's Momma, Dad, little sister Joetta, and brother Byron, who's thirteen and an "official juvenile delinquent." When Byron gets to be too much trouble, they head South to Birmingham to visit Grandma, the one person who can shape him up. And they'll be in Birmingham during one of the darkest moments in America's history. "Every so often a book becomes a modern classic almost as soon as it arrives on bookshelves. That happened in the mid-'90s when Christopher Paul Curtis released his first book, The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963." --NPR "One of the best novels EVER." --Jacqueline Woodson, Newbery Honor and National Book Award–winning author of Brown Girl Dreaming