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Bring a word study routine into your elementary classroom or homeschool. See exactly how I make word study with Words Their Way work in my classroom. While the post is geared mostly for your 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade upper elementary students - you can also modify the ideas here for your Kindergarten, 1st or 2nd grade students. You're going to love how spelling AND writing improves when you students start this word study routine!
This is a COMPLETE mnemonic unit on eighty-four Greek and Latin roots that are the building blocks of thousands of English words. By the time your students are finished with this unit, they will have memorized the meanings of these eighty-four common Greek and Latin roots. As a result, they will be able to figure out the meaning of thousands of English words. I made it about five years ago for 8th graders. Been using it ever since for a variety of grade levels!