Greek Roots – Illustrated Definitions and Examples

Greek-Roots common core for 4th and 5th grade

I am so excited about my newest creation! Teachers have asked me for it – so here it is… This is a Common Core edition of Greek Roots that is much similar to my Prefix and Suffix Cards. This pack of Illustrated Greek Roots has definitions and examples to reinforce the meaning of the each Greek root featured. Instructions for three small-group classroom activities are also included for engaging usage these roots.

Greek Roots - Illustrated Definitions and Examples 1      Greek Roots - Illustrated Definitions and Examples 3      Greek-Root-metr or meter

The most common Greek roots are used in these cards: auto, bio, chron, dyna, gram, graph, hetero, homo, hydr, hypo, logy, meter/metr, micro, mis/miso, mono, morph, nym, phil, phobia, phon, photo/phos, pseudo, psycho, scope, techno, tele, and therm. This fulfills the CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.4b and CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.4b.

Greek-Roots common core for 4th and 5th grade

A storage box template is also included for complete set of 27 cards available for purchase at my TpT collection.

Greek Root Revision Cards Greek Roots - Illustrated Definitions and Examples 5

You may also be interested in my Greek root word wall as seen in the picture above.

It instantly connects roots to their meanings and examples.

Greek Roots - Illustrated Definitions and Examples 7