Morphology in Linguistics Lesson Plan

Instructor: Sharon Linde

Sharon has a Masters of Science in Mathematics

Use this lesson plan to teach students about morphemes. Two text lessons guide students through basic concepts of morphology, defining terms and supplying examples. Discussion questions, a quiz and activity are included.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • define morphology and morphemes
  • explain types of morphemes
  • demonstrate understanding of morphemes

Length

1 - 1.5 hours

Materials

Key Vocabulary

  • Morphology
  • Morpheme
  • Free morpheme
  • Bound morpheme
  • Derivational morpheme
  • Inflectional morpheme
  • Linguistics
  • Suffix
  • Prefix
  • Lexical morpheme
  • Function morpheme

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.1

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.2

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.1

Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 7 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

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