A Lesson Plan on the Latin Word Root Lingu-

Here is a lesson plan on the Latin word root lingu-, which means language and tongue. You no doubt recognize it as the basis of the word linguist, which is a noun I like to throw around freely in my classroom.

I open this lesson with this context clues worksheet on the noun tongue in its sense as a synonym for the word language, as in “Fatima’s native tongue is Urdu.” Finally, here is the worksheet that is the center of this lesson.

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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