Teaches the meanings of Greek and Latin roots, prefixes and suffixes, which helps students decode new words and improves spelling. Each lesson focuses on specific, similar roots and their common prefixes and suffixes. Activities include spelling and defining words, completing the sentence with the correct word, defining word parts and writing sentences using the new words, plus an optional creative writing activity. Contains 28 prefixes, 109 roots, 86 suffixes and 312 vocabulary words. Also includes pre- and post-tests, lesson reviews and answers. For grades 5 and up. Paperback, 256 pages.