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Greek & Latin Roots/Affixes: Group 3

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Mary Martin

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Greek and Latin
Roots/Affixes: Group 3 On the handout, list as many words as you can think of that contain the root or affix for each number. Instructions
for Power
Roots and Affixes
Handout Do
this by
yourself. 2. Count the number of words you knew alone and add that number to *1 at the bottom of the handout. 3. With your elbow partner, share the words you were able to generate for each root/affix. Make sure to add your partner's strong examples for each root/affix on your list. 4. Count the number of words you added with your partner's help and add that number to **2 at the bottom of the handout. 5. With your partner's help, go back and look at the list of example words you generated for each root/affix. Based on these example words, write a short definition for each root/affix in the margin beside the number. 6. The remainder of this prezi will help you check your work. As you go through the roots/affixes, add strong examples suggested by the prezi and adjust your root/affix definition if necessary. You
need at least
5 examples for each root/affix. When you
have completed
your Power handout, bring it to me. 30. ante (prefix) antebellum, anterior, antennae, antecedent, antedate, ante meridiem Prefix Definition: before 31. dyn (prefix) dynamic, dynamo, dynamite, dynasty, dinosaur, dynamometer Prefix Definition: power 32. im/in (prefix) impossible, imperfect, impassable, improbable, immobile, insane, inscribe, infidel, indefinite, insomnia, incorrigible Prefix Definition: in or not 33. post (prefix) postgraduate, posthumous, postscript, posterity, posterior, postlude Prefix Definition: after 34. sur (prefix) surplus, surpass, surcharge, surface, surfeit, surmount, surname, surtax http://www.howjsay.com/ http://www.howjsay.com/ http://www.howjsay.com/ http://www.howjsay.com/ http://www.howjsay.com/ Prefix Definition: over 35. agog (root) demagogue, pedagogue, synagogue, pedagogy, mystagogue http://www.howjsay.com/ Root Definition: leader 36. alter (root) alternator, alteration, alter ego, alternative, altercation, altruism 7. Also, if you encounter unfamiliar words, click the link at the bottom of each frame to go to Howjsay.com. This website will give you a definition and allow you to hear how the word is pronounced. http://www.howjsay.com/ http://www.howjsay.com/ Root Definition: other 37. chron (root) chronology, chronological, anachronism, synchronize, chronic http://www.howjsay.com/ Root Definition: time 38. cracy (root) democracy, bureaucracy, aristocracy, monocracy, autocracy http://www.howjsay.com/ Root Definition: rule, government 39. hyper (root) hyperactive, hyperventilate, hyperbole, hyperacidity, hypertension http://www.howjsay.com/ Root Definition: over 40. morph (root) metamorphosis, morphology, amorphous, mesomorph, protomorphic http://www.howjsay.com/ Root Definition: shape 41. polis (root) metropolis, police, polite, policy, acropolis, necropolis, megalopolis http://www.howjsay.com/ Root Definition: city 42. theo (root) theology, pantheism, atheism, montheism, apotheosis, henotheism Root Definition: (G/god) 43. cede (root) precede, recede, antecedent, proceed, secede, concede, intercede, succeed http://www.howjsay.com/ http://www.howjsay.com/ Root Definition: go 44. clud (root) exclude, include, preclude, exclusive, conclude, occlude, cloister http://www.howjsay.com/ Root Definition: close 45. duct (root) conduct, induct, product, ductile, reduction, deduction, reproduction http://www.howjsay.com/ 46. greg (root) gregarious, segregate, congregate, aggregate, congregation http://www.howjsay.com/ Root Definition: group Root Definition: lead 47. hab (root) habit, habitual, habitat, inhabit, habituate, inhabitant, rehabilitate http://www.howjsay.com/ Root Definition: customary 48. jur (root) jury, perjury, jurisdiction, abjure, jurist, juror http://www.howjsay.com/ Root Definition: law 49. nomen/nym (root) nominate, nomenclature, nominal, nomination, anonymous, antonym, pseudonym, synonym http://www.howjsay.com/ Root Definition: name 50. nov (root) novel, nova, novice, Nova Scotia, innovation, renovate http://www.howjsay.com/ Root Definition: new 51. prim/prime (root) prime, primary, primate, primogeniture, primeval, prima donna, primo http://www.howjsay.com/ Root Definition: first 52. sent/sens (root) sense, sensitive, sensation, sensory, sensible, sentimental, assenter, dissent, resent, nonsense, desensitize http://www.howjsay.com/ Root Definition: feel, be aware 53. solv/solute (root) solvent, dissolve, resolution, absolution, insoluble, resolute http://www.howjsay.com/ Root Definition: loosen, free 54. trac/tract (root) tractor, detract, retration, attractive, protractor, contract, traction http://www.howjsay.com/ Root Definition: pull 55. vol (root) volunteer, benevolent, malevolent, volition, involuntary http://www.howjsay.com/ Root Definition: will 56. volu/volut/volv (root) revolve, involved, devolve, convoluted, revolution http://www.howjsay.com/ Root Definition: roil, roll 57. ish (suffix) foolish, Irish, childish, bluish, fiendish http://www.howjsay.com/ Suffix Definition: like, similar to 58. less (suffix) witless, powerless, nameless, reckless, worthless, useless, defenseless http://www.howjsay.com/ Suffix Definition: without 59. ment Suffix Definition: result, action (suffix) alignment, achievement, resentment, excitement, appointment http://www.howjsay.com/ The End of Greek and Latin Roots/Affixes: Group 3
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