8th Grade - Latin & Greek Roots
Identify and define English words derived from Latin and Greek words that form common roots (e.g., audio, auto, malus) and recognize English words that are based on them (e.g., audible, autobiography, malice). 0801.1.12
Links verified on 7/14/2014
- Greek & Latin Roots Skills - four types of Quia activities
- How Words Work - learning the common roots and prefixes; meanings of prefixes
- Latin and Greek Word Elements - article with examples of common roots
- Putting Your Roots into Action - look for roots in unfamiliar words
- Putting Your Roots into Action (2) - look for roots in unfamiliar words
- Roots & Prefixes - Test your knowledge of the meanings of latin and greek roots and prefixes! Quiz quiz
- What's a Root? - work with five roots
- What's a Root? (2) - work with five more roots
- Word Parts - This section will help you review and strengthen your knowledge of root words, prefixes, and suffixes. For each topic, exercises are grouped into beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. Determine your level of knowledge and then select an exercise from the lists below. The 87 exercises are grouped into beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.
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