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Greek and Latin Roots- Vocabulary Notebook

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 1 page | Grades: 4 - 6

Enhance vocabulary containing Greek and Latin roots with a Google Slides Interactive vocabulary notebook. Also available in print format.

Looking for 5th and 6th Grade Root Words Lessons?

You are in the right place! We’ve grouped 24 Greek and Latin root note-taking sheets for 5th grade and up. There is enough material here to keep your root word study going for 24 weeks in a row.

Whether you have high readers, low readers, or ELL students, vocabulary instruction is a critical component in any balanced literacy program. This transitions into intensive word study and integrating Greek and Latin root words in higher grades. As students learn new words and build their vocabularies, they need somewhere to turn to record their learning. These organizers task the students with

  • Learning the meaning of Greek and Latin roots
  • Representing root words with images or pictures,
  • Illustrating examples of words that have Greek roots and Latin roots
  • Writing sentences using words containing Greek and Latin roots.

This set of Frayer-model graphic organizers serves as an excellent note-taking tool for studying roots. It is available in both Google Slides and printable PDF format to meet the needs of all learners.

Greek and Latin Roots List

The following greek and Latin roots are in the worksheet selection:

port meter phobia geo photo spect rupt graph
ject aqua phon therm scope scrib man chron
fract opt ped/pod auto tele agri cycle aud


These note-taking organizers also correspond with the following resources

With these organizers, students will grow their vocabularies and increase their abilities to use word parts to gain meaning from text.

Before You Download

This resource is available in Google Slides Interactive format and a black and white printable PDF. Please choose between the PDF or Google Slides Version in the dropdown menu. 

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