New Word-Analysis, or School Etymology of English Derivative Words with Practical Exercises in Spelling, Analyzing, Defining, Synonyms, and the Use of Words by William Swinton is a free download written in 1879 that covers word roots.
The exercises covered include:
- Latin prefixes.
- Latin suffices.
- Latin derivatives.
- Greek prefixes.
- Greek roots and derivatives.
- Anglo-Saxon roots and derivatives.
- Other miscellaneous derivatives.
Part I covers definitions and rules.
The information is broken into small, easily digested segments that make it ideal for creating a Word Roots notebook.
Writing has a way of committing things to our memories. Secondly, a Word Root notebook will become a valuable source of reference!
Great resource — and it is free!