Saturday, April 25, 2015

week of April 27 root words

1. tribe=to give
2. at=to
3. miss=to send
4. archy=rule
5. olig=few
6. cover=cover
7. cip=take or seize

Monday, April 20, 2015

Root Words Review

PRE/POSTTEST: UNIT 10 (136-150)

ROOT
ROOT MEANING
ROOT
ROOT MEANING
act
 to do
quire, queues
to gain or seek 
con 
with 
mal
bad 
com
 with
medi
middle 
de 
opposite 
pass
step or go 
dis
apart 
per
thoroughly/throughout 
dyna
power 
press
press 
en
 in
pos
set or put in place 
fic 
to do or to make 
serv
save 
fec
 to make or to do
sist
stand 
gest
 carry
spect
to see or look 
intro
in or within 
tend
stretch 
justa
near/nearby 
tent, ten
to hold 

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Week of April 20 root words

1. medi=middle
2. gest=carry
3. tend=stretch
4. dis=apart
5. pass=step or go
6. en=in
7. com=with
8. act=to do

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

613: All That Glitters Might Be Gold

WORDS TO KNOW:
Aztecs
California
civilization
Egyptians
explorers
quarts
quest
prospectors
sluice
valuable
veins

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418: The Five Oceans of the World

WORDS TO KNOW:
Africa
Antarctica
Arctic
Europe
oceans
Pacific
stormiest

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603: The Road to Freedom: America's Journey

WORDS TO KNOW:
colonist
colony
compact
England
government
harbor
important
independence
Jamestown
permanent
pilgrims
promised
protest
revolution

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615: King Salmon and Friends

WORDS TO KNOW:
commercially
Chukchi
chum
coho
harvested
hooked
Mackenzie
natural
reproduce
Sacramento
salmon
sockeye
spawn

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308: Terra-Cotta Warriors

WORDS TO KNOW:
clay
covered
digging
emperor
figures
models
soldiers
spear
tomb

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409: Hummingbirds: Small and Fast

WORDS TO KNOW:
Asia
attached
average
babies
backwards
building
butterflies
caregiver
eastern
Europe
female
hovering
hummingbirds
upside-down

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414: Baboons: The Biggest Monkeys

WORDS TO KNOW:
adaptable
baboon
dominant
enemies
environment
grooming
intelligent
monkeys
muzzle
mutual
resemble
rodent
themselves
troops

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607: The Printing Press

WORDS TO KNOW:
alphabet
block
entire
exist
expensive
extremely
invented
Johann Gutenberg
letters
machine
method
million
parchment
strung
thought

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624: George Washington: America's First President

WORDS TO KNOW:
celebrated
colonists
colony
monument
national
quarters
revolutionary
Virginia

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425: Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse: The Battle of the Little Big Horn

WORDS TO KNOW:
American
Bighorn
Lakota
Laramie
government
pursuing
surrenders
treaty

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808: Friendship Bell: An International Symbol

WORDS TO KNOW:
atomic
bellmaker
diameter
friendship
incorporates
international
Manhattan
Oak Ridge
Shigeko Uppuluri
Tennessee
understanding 
undertaken


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803: Ben Franklin: Scientist and Inventor

WORDS TO KNOW:
ambassador
bifocal
colonial
Declaration of Independence
electricity
England
fascinated
immigrated
instrumental
inventions
lightning
Massachusetts
observations
platform
talented

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612: Leonardo da Vinci

WORDS TO KNOW:
credited
disciples
famous
fascinated
feathers
inventing
inventor
Italian
Mona Lisa
mysterious
Renaissance

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810: Roman Gladiators: Bloody Entertainers

WORDS TO KNOW:
entertain
entertaining
eventually
extremely
fighting
gladiator
hero
heroes
holiday 
organized
perhaps
professional
Romans
unfortunately

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625: The Cherokee Nation

WORDS TO KNOW:
Appalachian
Cherokee
colonists
declared
Europeans
Oklahoma
reservations

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704: James Beckwourth: Pioneer Mountain Man

WORDS TO KNOW:
American
autobiography
bargain
Beckwourth
Bonner
California
chief
discovery
historians
miners
mountain
Nevada
New Orleans
passageway
pioneers
prejudiced
Reno
storytelling
tribal
viewpoint
Virginia

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725: Rags to Riches: The Horatio Alger Story

WORDS TO KNOW:
authors
Bohemian
determination
divinity
Horatio Alger
minister
newsstands
novels
pluck
popular
raised
religious
salesman
successful
tattered

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919: Go For Broke: Japanese American 442nd Combat Team in World War II

WORDS TO KNOW:
Americanism
announced
combat
decorated
fighting
military
regimental
united

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608: Klondike Gold Rush: A Tale of Two Trails

WORDS TO KNOW:
abandon
animals
Canadian
Chilkoot
consequently
estimated
field
haul
miner
rapids
territory
trail
trips
unfortunately
without
Yukon

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