Lesson Plan in Third Year
Prepared by: Rogelio B. Lasconia Jr.
Arrive at the meanings of a word through word analysis
II. SUBJECT MATTER
Topic: “ Word Analysis”
Materials: Online Resources
How can you guess the meaning of a word just by looking at its form?
1.To work on vocabulary take note of the basic way to arrive at the meanings. This is through knowing its roots. Click on to this site http://quizlet.com/familiarize/281499/
2. Look at some Greek and Latin root words and their meanings. Click this online dictionary link http://www.merriam-webster.com/
logos (logy) – study of
pathos – suffering, disease
therme – heat
audire – hear
flexus – bend
anthropos – human
tactus – touch
dictere – speak, tell
geos – earth
bios – life
credere or credos – believe
que – seek
To check your responses link to this address:https://ischoolslasconia.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/activity-1.ppt
Visit this link for the exercise http://quizlet.com/learn/281499/
After viewing the link on roots of words, do Activity 1.
Some of the words in the following exercise have one root and others have two. Write the root or roots and the corresponding meanings. Then, define the word. Make sure you double check the meanings you gave for each word against a reliable dictionary’s listings. Click on to this site for one reference you could view.
To Self-Check the answers: Click this answer key.
If you earned 0 – 3 Needs Improvement
4 – 6 Satisfactory
7 – 9 Very Satisfactory
10 – Excellent
To have more reference about root words link to this site:http://quizlet.com/familiarize/281499/
Complete the following chart with the meanings of the words. Study the given word and determine its roots and and the meanings of the roots based on the Greek or Latin origins.
If you want to check on your answers click here: http://quizlet.com/test/281499/
Read the poem “ Little Sampaguita” Natividad Marquez: http://sja82.wordpress.com/sja-history/
In the poem which words have roots?
Answer this comprehension check.
1.How does the author symbolize the Sampaguita in the poem?
2. Enumerate the images depicted. Which are visual? Which are auditory?
Email your answers to this address: firstname.lastname@example.org
VI. ENRICHMENT ACTIVITY
Visit this URL to know more about the author.
In Romar Empire area, winners were showered with flowers. You have done well! This is my way of showering you with flowers. View the Sampaguita Festival.