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This lay-flat book teaches 100 Latin and Greek roots. This curriculum includes a new Latin pronunciation guide, word definitions, and teaching notes. The instructions are appropriate for elementary through high school grades. There is no special preparation required for instructors.

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  1. English from the Roots Up Review by Melissa baileys
    Pros: Good for learning basic roots. We did volume 1 and purchased volume 2 but it seems to jump in difficulty so will wait a few years to do that.
    Cons: None

    Grades Used: 2-4 could be used for higher grades and just made more challenging

    Good for learning roots. I did not have my children make their own flash cards as the curriculum suggests. My kids would not have enjoyed it as much. We purchased flash cards and just enjoyed memorizing the roots then learning words that use those roots both on the back of the card and in every day life. We first learned Greek then Latin. The book mixes the two.

  2. English from the Roots Up Review by kirsten
    Pros: good material
    Cons: can be a bit dry

    Grades Used: 3,4,5,6

    Good basic root word material, but can be a bit dry, if just writing out the cards. Come up with some creative ways to suppliment this. Try using with Quizlet.com

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