PRLog - April 12, 2011 - CANDLER, N.C. -- Word Structure has been developed to help students practice and master the important language skill of recognizing and understanding multi-syllabic words that are made up of base words, prefixes, and/or suffixes. It has been carefully aligned with the new Core Curriculum Standards. The reading levels have been carefully controlled using the Spache and Dale-Chall Readability Formulas.
Find the Affix
Ways to Play
Practice Level A student will be given a word, and depending on the level of play, will be asked to select the proper answer from 3 choices. An incorrect response allows the student to read the question again and select a different answer.
Single Player The student plays a bingo-like game against the computer. Answering the question correctly allows the student to place a marker on the game card. 5 markers in a pattern wins the game.
Multi Player The student plays a bingo-like game against other students. The first student to fill his/her game card with 5 markers in a pattern wins the game.
Levels of Difficulty
Affix Meanings The student is asked to select the correct affix for a given definition.
Find Base Words The student is asked to identify the base word.
Find Affixes The student is asked to identify the prefix or suffix in a given word.
Make a New Word The student is asked to make a new word from a base word and 3 affix choices.
This app is available from the iTunes store and includes a full database of 150 Word Structure questions on each of 4 different levels of difficulty (600 Word Structure questions in total). The app can be played in Practice Mode, Single Player Mode, or Multi Player Mode.
Follow this link for more information on this app for the iPod and iPad
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