Using Structural Analysis to Determine the Meaning of Words


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Prefixes and suffixes are similar because both...

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1. Studying roots, prefixes, and suffixes helps students:

2. Structural Analysis is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can utilize structural elements to find the meaning of words, and this worksheet and quiz pairing will help analyze your comprehension of how structure can identify meaning. The quiz will center primarily on specific parts of the word that can reveal meaning.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These practice assessments will quiz you on:

  • Prefixes, suffixes, and their importance
  • Definition of structural analysis
  • Root words
  • Color coding as a structural teaching tool

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you understand key topics from the related structural analysis lesson
  • Information recall - access the new information you've learned about prefixes, suffixes, and root words
  • Knowledge application - employ your knowledge to answer questions about structural knowledge and its teaching

Additional Learning

To find out more about using structural analysis to find a word's meaning, check out the accompanying lesson titled Using Structural Analysis to Determine the Meaning of Words. The lesson will go over the following main points:

  • Definition of structural analysis and root words
  • The relation of prefixes and suffixes to root words and root meanings
  • Effective methods for teaching structural analysis to students