Presentation on theme: "Morpheme Triangles & Meaning Maps"— Presentation transcript:
1Morpheme Triangles & Meaning Maps Created by Jessica Mitchell
2Use morpheme triangles when word has 3 morphemes Present tenseTo past tense+ shoutedacross+ transfer+ transplant? trance+ transit+ translate+ trans-Atlantic+ nodded+ walked+ kickedTrans –port-ed? edit+ sped+ balancedTo move+ port+ portable+ Portland? Portugal? sport+ import+ export+ porter
3Dis-re-spect-ful Use morpheme rectangles when word has 4 morphemes + spectacle+ spectator+ spectacular+ special? species+ spectacles+ retell+ replay+ reposition? reptile+ retoolTo do againTo view seriouslyDis-re-spect-ful+ hateful+ wrongful+ wonderful+ beautiful? fulcrum+ disagree? distance+ discover+ disallow? dissing meTake or removeTo be full of
4ReadWriteThink.orgClick Lessons to find:Search morpheme matchups and select handout*Other morphology and vocabulary activities can be found here.
5In the center write target word. Meaning MapsIn the center write target word.Target wordBranch examples and important information about word off of the center circle.Target wordexample
7ResearchWinters, R. (2009). Interactive Frames for Vocabulary Growth and Word Consciousness.Reading Teacher, 62(8), Retrieved from EBSCOhost.Dalton, B., & Grisham, D. L. (2011). eVoc Strategies: 10 Ways to Use Technology to BuildVocabulary. Reading Teacher, 64(5), doi: /RTSteele, S., & Mills, M. (2011). Vocabulary intervention for school-age children with languageimpairment: A review of evidence and good practice. Child Language Teaching &Therapy, 27(3), doi: / Retrieved from EBSCOhost.