Vocabulary 2016-2017

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Word Parts for 2016-2017



Seventh Grade English Word Parts for 2017
Word Parts

Meaning
Examples
1.  co/com
prefix
together
cooperate,  combine,
2.  crat/cracy
Greek
rule
democracy,  aristocracy,  plutocracy
3.  dict
Latin
say
dictate,  contradict,
4.  duc(t)
Latin
lead
conduct, induct, educate
5.  fac/fic
Latin
do, make
fact, fiction, factory, manufacture
6.   graph
Greek
writing
autograph, biography, photograph
7.  inter
prefix
between
interrupt, intermission, international
8.  intra
prefix
within
intramural, intravenous
9.   junct
Latin
join
juncture, junction, conjunction
10.  photo
Greek
light
photograph, telephoto, phosphorescent
11.  port
Latin
carry
import, export, transport, portable
12.  rupt
Latin
break
disrupt, interrupt,  corrupt, eruption
13.  scope
Greek
view
microscope, telescope, kaleidoscope
14.  scrib/script
Latin
write
describe, scripture, prescription
15.  sec/sect
Latin
cut
dissect, intersect,  section
16.  spect
Latin
look
spectator, inspect, prospect, suspect
17.  struct
Latin
build
construct, instruct, destruct
18.  tang/tact
Latin
touch
tangible, intangible, contact, tangent,
19.  tele
Greek
far, far off
telephone, telescope, teleport
20.  vert/vers
Latin
turn
 revert, vertical, convert, subvert
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American Fork English Department Word Roots

Common Latin Roots
audi
hear
auditory, audience, audit, auditorium, audible, inaudible, audition
dict
speak
dictate, predict, dictator, edict, contradict, dictation, indict, prediction
ject
throw
reject,  inject, projection, interjection, eject, objection, dejection
port
carry
transport, transportation, import, export, porter, portable, report, support
rupt
break
rupture, erupt, eruption, interrupt, interruption, disruption
scrib/script
write
scribe,  describe, manuscript, inscription, transcript, description, prescription
spect
see, look
spectator, inspect, inspector, respect, spectacle, spectacular
struct
build
structure, construct, construction, instruct, destruction, reconstruction
tract
pull
tractor, traction, attract, subtraction, extract, retract, attractive
vis, vid
see
vision, visual, visit,  supervisor, invisible, vista, visualize, visionary

          
Common Greek Roots
auto
self
automatic, autograph, autobiography, automobile, autocracy
bio
life
biology,  biosphere, biography, biochemistry, biometrics, biophysics
graph
write
graphite, geography, graphic, photograph, phonograph
hydro
water
anhydrous, dehydration,  hydrogen, hydrant, hydrostatic, hydrophobia, hydrotherapy, hydroplane
meter
measure
speedometer,  odometer, metronome, thermometer, chronometer, perimeter, hydrometer
ology
study of
geology, theology, zoology, meteorology, phonology
photo
light
photography, photocopy, photosynthesis, phototropism, photostat,  photogenic
scope
examine
periscope,  stethoscope, telescope, microscope, microscopic
tele
far
telephone, telepathy, telegraph, television
therm
heat
thermos, thermodynamics, thermostat, thermophysics




tele = far

vis or vid  = see

"John Baird coined the word TELEVISION by uniting the Greek word tele (“distant” or “far”) with the Latin word vision (“to see”). Had the word been all Greek or all Latin, we might be complaining that there’s nothing to watch on the teleopsis or the proculvision." from Brian P. Cleary



What other words can you think of that include the word parts "tele-" or "vid" or "vis"?


therm =  heat

meter =  measure




pre = before

dict = speak

What other words can you think of that include 

the word parts "pre-" or "dict"?




auto = self

bio = life

graph = write
What  words can you think of that include 

the word parts "auto" or "bio" or "graph"?


Since "micro" means "extremely small," what does microscope mean?



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Beginning  the School Year Vocabulary 

comprehension: understanding

metacognition:  thinking about your own thinking

process:  a series of actions, changes, or functions that bring about an end result.  Effective reading and writing are processes. 

There are steps you take before, during, and after reading and writing. 

Strategy:  a plan of action.  Effective readers use strategies to understand and remember what they read. 

Fix-up strategies:  Strategies you use when you recognize you're not understanding what you're reading. 

Prior knowledge: what you already know

Scheme: (see prior knowledge)

Text: anything you can read

Literary text:  text such as poetry, short stories, novels, and some essays that you read mostly for enjoyment 

Informational text:  text that you use to learn something

Functional text: text that helps you do something

Genre: a kind or type or sort

Resubmit:  hand in again with improvements



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Word Parts with Example Words
  1. auto = self    as in automobile, autobiography
  2. bio =  life      as in biology, autobiography
  3. con, co, col, cor, com = together, with  (prefix)   as in conversation, cooperation, communicate, collate, correlate
  4. dict =   speak     as in diction, dictate, predict 
  5. duc, duct = lead    as in conduct,  induct
  6. graph =  write        as in autograph, biography
  7. in, im = in, into (or) not  (prefix)     as in import (in, into) ,  ineligible  (not)
  8. inter = between  (prefix)     as in interject 
  9. ject =    throw        as in interject,  reject
  10. meter = measure      thermometer, telemetry 
  11. micro =   small          microscope, microbiology
  12. -ology, -logy = study of (branch of knowledge, science of)  (suffix)  as in biology, geology, etc. 
  13. port =   carry    as in import, export, deport, portage, portable
  14. pre =   before  (prefix)       as in predict, prefix, prepare
  15. re =   again (prefix)      as in reject, redo
  16. scope =   examine     as in microscope, telescope
  17. tele =   far     as in telescope, teleport
  18. tract =   pull    as in tractor,  retract,  attract
  19. trans =   across     as in transport, transact 
  20. vis or vid =  see     as in video, vision, revision 



Word Parts
  1. auto = self
  2. bio =  life
  3. con, co, col, cor, com = together, with  (prefix)
  4. dict =   speak
  5. duc, duct = lead
  6. graph =  write
  7. in, im = in, into (or) not  (prefix)
  8. inter = between  (prefix)
  9. ject =    throw
  10. meter = measure
  11. micro =   small
  12. -ology, -logy = study of (branch of knowledge, science of)  (suffix)
  13. port =   carry
  14. pre =   before  (prefix)
  15. re =   again (prefix)
  16. scope =   examine
  17. tele =   far
  18. tract =   pull
  19. trans =   across
  20. vis or vid =  see