Language Arts Lesson

Language Arts Lesson

Vocabulary and Concept Development EDI Standard: 1.4 Students will identify common roots and affixes derived from Greek and Latin and use this knowledge to analyze the meaning of complex words (e.g., international). Learning Objective I will know common roots derived from Greek and Latin and use this knowledge to analyze the meaning

of complex words. Activating Prior Knowledge Have you heard the word fraction? The root frac means break. Can you see the root rupt in interrupt? The root rupt means break or burst. Can you see the root frag in the Spanish word fragmento or in the English word fragment? Concept Development Root : The fundamental element of a word or form, exclusive of all affixes and inflectional phonetic changes.

Root: The root is the part of the word that contains the basic meaning. Concept Development frac or frag: From the Latin word fractus / fragere meaning to crack or to break. rupt : From the Latin word rumpere meaning to crack or to burst. frac or frag: Latin root meaning break. rupt: Latin root meaning burst. Tell your

partner what frac or frag means. Frac or frag are Latin roots meaning break. Tell your partner what rupt means. Rupt is a

Latin root meaning burst. Read the following Latin roots. frac / frag to crack; to break Latin rupt to break; to burst Latin Importance Have you ever been confused about

a word and have not been able to figure out its meaning? Have you ever had to use knowledge of word meaning to figure out the meaning of a new or difficult word? Skill Development Read these words: abrupt disrupt fractional fracture fragility fragment interruption rapture

Read these definitions / synonyms: a part chipped away, a broken piece to break or burst; the act of bursting break, crack, or split having to do with a part, expressed with a numerator and a denominator to disturb, to break into or destroy orderly progress the condition of being easily shattered or broken the act of breaking in Sudden, without warning,

unexpected Match the words with the correct definitions or synonyms: a part chipped away, a broken piece abrupt disrupt fractional fracture fragility fragment interruption rapture to break or burst; the act of

bursting break, crack, or split having to do with a part, expressed with a numerator and a denominator to disturb, to break into or destroy orderly progress the condition of being easily shattered or broken the act of breaking in Sudden, without warning, unexpected Answer these questions: 1. 2.

3. 4. 5. What is a root? Does frac as in fracture mean pull or build? What does the root rupt mean? What is the root in erupt? What does the root mean? Guided Practice Identify the roots.

rupture abrupt interruption disrupt fragment fractional fragility fracture Meaning in Context

Use the words in the box to fill in the blanks in the following paragraph. fractional interruption disrupt fragments fragility Students on an archeological dig unearthed (1) fragments _______________ of ancient pottery. They needed to handle each piece carefully because of its (2) _______________. The students laid everything on a table and began to put the pieces together. They

worked for hours without (3) ______________. When they stopped, they had assembled only a (4) __________________ part of a bowl. Before they left the room, they locked the door so no one would (5) _____________ their work. Closure A root is the part of the word that contains the basic meaning. frac or frag means frac or frag are Latin roots meaning break rupt means rupt is a Latin root meaning burst Independent

Practice Match the bolded word with the best synonym: 1. to fracture a bone a. bruise 2. small fragment a. dish 3. serious rupture a. bursting 4. to disrupt a game a. disappoint 5. an abrupt stop a. expected b. cast

b. piece c. crack c. split b. injure c. sprain b. dislike c. disturb b. sudden

c. regular Extension One of the key words in this lesson is fragment. It has two parts: the root frag (break) and the suffix ment. Ment can be used as a suffix on a complete word as well as on a root. Look at the verb amaze and the related noun amazement. Sort the following words ending in -ment into two columns. First column will have complete words + -ment and the second column will have the root + -ment. monument government management instrument

______________ ______________ ______________ ______________ ______________ ______________ punishment amusement ornament improvement document development

______________ ______________ ______________ ______________

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