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Homework Update

by on Sep.10, 2009, under Uncategorized

Your homework due tomorrow, for the Latin and Greek Roots, is below:

  1. Make vocabulary flash cards for 20 of the roots.

  2. Using the roots, define the following as best you can:

    1. Protozoan

    2. Telepsychic

    3. Polyphonic

    4. Homonym

    5. Microgravity

  3. Define the following:

    1. Endothermic

    2. Heterophilic

    3. Osteoscope

    4. Ecology

    5. Auditorium

  4. Using the prefixes, roots and suffixes, make up and define five words of your own.

The roots:

Agri-

Field

Ambi-

Both

Ante-

Before

Anthropo-

Man

Anti-

Against

Aqua-

Water

Astro

Star

-arch-

Ancient

-arium

Place of

-audi-

Hear

Auto-

Self

Bene-

Good

Bio-

Life

Cardio-

Heart

-cede-

Go

Chloro-

Green

Chromo-

Color

Circum-

Around

Co

With, Both

Contra-

Against

De-

Remove

-derm-

Skin

-dextr-

Able

Dis-

Apart

Dyna-

Power

Dys-

Bad

Eco-

Environment

Ecto-

Outside

Endo-

Inside

Equi-

Equal

Exo-

Outside

Extra-

More than, beyond

Geo

Earth

Graph

Write

Grav

Heavy

Helio

Sun

Hemi

Half

Hemo

Blood

Hetero-

Different

Homo-

Same

Hydro

Water

Hyper

Over

Hypno

Sleep

Hypo

Under

-ic

Relating to

Infra-

Less than

Inter

Between

Intra

Within

-ist

One who does

Ject

Throw

Macro-

Large

Magni-

Great, big

Mal

Bad

Man

Hand

Meter

Measure

Micro

Small

Migra

Wander

Multi-

Many

Neo

New

Non

Not

-ology

Study of

Omni

All

-onym

Name

Ortho

Correct, straight

-osteo-

Bone

Pan

All

-phil-

Love

-phob-

Fear

Phon

Sound

Photo-

Light

Pod

Foot

Poly

Many

Post-

After

Pre-

Before

Pro-

For

Proto

First

Pseudo

False

Psych

Mind

Pyro

Fire

Re

Again, together

Retro

Backward

-scope

See

Script

Write

Semi

Half

Solu

Loosen

Spec

Look

Spir

Breath

Sub

Under

Super

Above

Tele

Far

-terr-

Earth

-therm-

Heat

-tom

Cut

Trans-

Across

Ultra

Beyond

-vac-

Empty

Zo

Animal


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