Presentation on theme: "Morpheme Triangles & Meaning Maps"— Presentation transcript:
1 Morpheme Triangles & Meaning Maps Created by Jessica Mitchell
2 Use 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
3 Dis-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
4 ReadWriteThink.orgClick Lessons to find:Search morpheme matchups and select handout*Other morphology and vocabulary activities can be found here.
5 In 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
7 ResearchWinters, 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.