The Weekly Text, July 6, 2018

On this day in 1885, Louis Pasteur and Emile Roux administered the first successful anti-rabies vaccine. Today in 1933, Major League baseball held its first All-Star Game at Comiskey Park in Chicago. Today is Malawi Republic Day, which commemorates both Malawi’s independence from Britain in 1965 and its becoming a republic in 1966. Malawi was formerly known as Nyasaland; remains of some of the earliest humans have been found in Malawi. Finally, today in 1854 the Republican Party of the United States was founded.

This week’s Text is a complete lesson plan on the Latin word root agri. It means, crop, production, and field. I begin this lesson with this context clues worksheet on the noun farmer. And, last, this worksheet on the Latin root agri is the mainstay of this lesson. Nota bene, please, that I have previously posted this worksheet by itself without a lesson plan or accompanying short exercise.

That’s it. I don’t know about where you are, but it has been very hot here. If you live or work in New York City and environs, I hope you’re staying cool.

If you find typos in these documents, I would appreciate a notification. And, as always, if you find this material useful in your practice, I would be grateful to hear what you think of it. I seek your peer review.

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