English Language Arts Worksheets and Study Guides Eighth Grade. Adding New Words to Our Language

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Washington Standards

WA.1. Reading: The student understands and uses different skills and strategies to read.
1.2. Use vocabulary (word meaning) strategies to comprehend text.
1.2.2. Apply strategies to comprehend words and ideas.
1.2.2.a. Use word origins to determine the meaning of unknown words.
1.2.2.b. Use abstract, derived root words, prefixes, and suffixes from Greek and Latin to analyze the meaning of complex words (e.g., statistic, statistician).