Ancient Latin and Greek live on in the words we speak every day. Introduce your students to the fun and challenge of word genealogy with Words on the Vine, a 36-unit vocabulary program based on common Latin and Greek roots that will provide you witha framework for an entire school year. Each unit introduces ten related words and shows how their definitions can be traced back to a common meaning. Students first examine each word in context to understand its correct usage. Then theyhave the opportunity to put the words to work for themselves in creative and challenging assignments. Each unit provides easy-to-remember visual clues, fun-to-read usage examples, and hand-on activities.