Word Roots Beginning

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Item #: 042181
ISBN: 9781601441348
Grades: 3-4

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Publisher: Critical Thinking Company

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We love this book!
This is exactly what I wanted in terms of starting our DD out with a good vocabulary foundation, not just word memorization. During a chat with Janice, she helped me figure out what direction I wanted to go in with our 8 year old and she recommended Word Roots which was perfect. There are no vocabulary 'lists' per se, and we are able to take the basics from each lesson and easily expand out into everyday words and language. Thumbs up! We love it!
August 12, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
This is not my child's favorite subject, but it worked for him. We also bought the flash cards, we kept them in the car and made a game out of it as we drove during errands.
June 23, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Great for older kids, too!
In spite of the fact that this is aimed at grade levels 3-4, I went ahead and purchased Word Roots Beginning for my sons, ages 12 and 13. Initially I was concerned that it might be too simple. However, both boys are very much enjoying the book and they both feel as though they are learning a great deal from it. In fact, they are likely benefitting more from the book now than they might have when they were younger. They are able to work independently and check their answers for themselves at the back of the book, which is very helpful for me! We look forward to moving quickly through this book and on to the next book in the Word Roots series.
September 13, 2016
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over 2 years ago
I love these workbooks! I have one for each of my children and we do it together The pages may be a bit "cartoonish" for older kids but the information is still pertinent even to my husband and me! We like having times when we can learn together They often ask "Are we doing Word Roots today?"
August 12, 2012
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part of our homeschool co-op curriculum
Lorie B on Aug 16, 2018
JANICE'S RECOMMENDATION
User on Jun 21, 2018
part of our homeschool co-op curriculum
Lorie B on Aug 16, 2018
As a follow-up to Spell to Write and Read. We wanted to give more than just a spelling class, but wanted to teach with an understanding of the languages English comes from.
John D on Aug 1, 2018
JANICE'S RECOMMENDATION
User on Jun 21, 2018
Wanted an introductory vocab program.
Susan C on Dec 14, 2017
I am familiar with the Critical Thinking Co., and have liked their products. Although I have not seen this book in person, it appears to be a classical approach. The price point is very reasonable, and so I thought I would give it a try.
Beverly S on Nov 27, 2017
I like the Critical Thinking Books and I hope that I will like this one by them.
William J on Oct 20, 2017
friend recommendation
Maggie D on Sep 12, 2017
easy to teach less planning
Mytrang L on Sep 10, 2017
I bought this in order to improve my kids' spelliing and vocabulary
Alicia H on Aug 19, 2017
I think studying the latin/greek word pieces is helpful for spelling an vocabulary.
Sandra M on Aug 11, 2017
vocabulary building for my 6th grader
Lynae B on Jul 21, 2017
Hoping to help expand vocabulary
Krista B on Jun 25, 2017
Used with my oldest 2 daughters and they enjoyed it. Excited to use it with my son.
Dana S on Jan 10, 2017
I have a higher level of this for two of my older children and like it very much. I am using it instead of Vocabulary from Classical Roots. It is largely independent, whereas the Classical Roots required more hands on from me and that is not where I choose to spend my teaching time. Plus, they are learning more with Word Roots (in my opinion). I figured I would get my younger son started sooner rather than later.
Jennifer M on Jan 5, 2017
looked good
Bryan H on Dec 18, 2016
Emerging late 4th grade reader needs exposure to more prefix/root/suffix combinations to improve reading and vocabulary. I like this because it appears to be a reasonable amount of new material in each lesson, and it doesn't require an excessive amount of writing like other vocabulary resources I found.
Tamara A on Dec 5, 2016
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Charlotte J on Nov 3, 2016
Great way to continue teaching latin and greek roots (initially started with English from the Roots Up
User on Sep 12, 2016
I wanted to try something that built on Latin roots, and boy, this one worked! It is great for spelling and building vocabulary. We paired this up with the Rummy Roots game, and used reading rods pieces to help make the words even more tangible and set in the mind.
Dominique F on Sep 7, 2016
Looking for a resource for teaching third grade vocabulary based on greek and latin word roots.
Dena P on Aug 22, 2016
Love all things Critical Thinking Co, they have fabulous books.
Nicholas P on Jun 6, 2016
To increase my dd's vocabulary and provide tools that allow one to decode many words.
Gloria C on Feb 6, 2016
Was working with another curriculum which you had to separately purchase the answers and the tests. It wasn't set up for younger children well either so this one looks exactly like what I envisioned
Delia A on Oct 6, 2015
Recommended from Timberdoodle
Julie S on Sep 24, 2015
As a follow-up to Spell to Write and Read. We wanted to give more than just a spelling class, but wanted to teach with an understanding of the languages English comes from.
John D on Aug 1, 2018
Wanted an introductory vocab program.
Susan C on Dec 14, 2017
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