#morphememonday: August 18, 2019

#morphememonday: August 18, 2019

Happy #morphememonday! It is the time of the year that many students are starting to head back to school after summer break. This year, why not make sure students learn some new morphemes. This can be done both at home and at school. The more morphologically aware an...
Morpheme Monday: August 12, 2019

Morpheme Monday: August 12, 2019

Happy #morphememonday! Morphemes are the smallest unit of meaning in a word. Morphological Awareness refers to an understanding of these meaningful units in words. Morphological awareness is a very important piece of the literacy pie and one that is often left out in...
Morpheme Monday: August 5, 2019

Morpheme Monday: August 5, 2019

Wow! This is the 6th#morphememonday and it has proven to be a great success! So much so, that this fall Garforth Education will be launching an online course for educators to learn about morphemes in a more formal manner.  This course will provide educators with...
Morpheme Monday: July 29, 2019

Morpheme Monday: July 29, 2019

Happy #morphememonday! Just as a refresher, morphemes are the smallest unit of meaning in the English language. It is important to explicitly teach students to about morphemes throughout their schooling to help develop their morphological awareness. This week, the...
Morpheme Monday: July 22, 2019

Morpheme Monday: July 22, 2019

Happy #MorphemeMonday everyone! Thanks for joining the quest in expanding our students’ decoding skills beyond the basics of sound-symbol relationships to the higher level of morphological awareness. Just as a reminder, morphemes are the smallest unit of meaning...
Morpheme Monday: July 15, 2019

Morpheme Monday: July 15, 2019

This week you will learn about a prefix that is good to teach students once they already know several morphemes, a root that is best left for experienced students and a suffix that is one of the first morphemes you should teach. Let’s stop to review a few of the...