Root Words PPT

Root Words Assignment



For this assignment you will create a Power Point (PPT). For each page of your Power Point you will:


  • Name the root.
  • Give the Meaning of the root.
  • Give two example words that use the root.
  • Use one word that have the root in a sentence showing you understand the meaning.
  • Draw or find a picture that shows the meaning of the root.

Set 1:

Root
Meaning
Example
astro
star
Astronaut, astronomy
bio
life
Biology, biotic
hydro
water
Hydrophobia, hydrate
geo
earth
Geology, geometry
magni
great, big
magnify
psycho
mind
Psychology, psychotic
thermo
heat
Thermometer, thermal
ject
throw
Eject, reject,
pyro
fire
Pyromaniac, pyrotechnics(fireworks)
demos
people
Democracy, demographic, demonstrate

Set 2:
Root
Meaning
Example
Acro
Top, height
Acrobat, acrophobia
Biblio
Book
Bibliophile, bibliography
Dict
Speak
Dictionary, Diction, Predict
Fract, Frag
Break
Fracture, Fragment
Necro
Dead, Death
Necrophilia, necromancer
Pater
Father
Paternal, Paternity
Mater
Mother
Maternal, Maternity
Frater
Brother
Fraternal Fraternity
Path
Feeling
Antipathy, Apathy, pathetic
Phon/o
Sound
Microphone, telephone, phonetic
Scrib, script
Write, written
Scribe, transcript