Sunday, May 17, 2015

End-of-the-Year Roots Lists

Week of May 18:
1. fort=strong
2. stru=build
3. con=together
4. sens=feel
5. fus=to pour
6. in=within
7. loq=to speak

Week of May 26:
1. gni/gno=to know
2. co=with
3. du=two
4. fid=trust or faith
5. term=limit

Week of June 1:
1. quad=four
2. rad=ray or spoke
3. gram=letter or something written or drawn
4. ana=against
5. rat=fixed or determined
6. rect=straight

Week of June 8:
1. scend=to climb
2. a=to

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Week of May 11 root words

1. sect=to cut
2. here= to stick
3. co=together
4. note=to mark
5. mune=gift
6. cite=to call
7. re=again

Unit 11 Roots Review

PRE/POSTTEST: Unit 11 (151-165)

ROOT
ROOT MEANING
ROOT
ROOT MEANING
archy
rule 
divi
to separate 
at
 to
here
to stick 
centr 
 center
mis
bad 
cip 
 take or seize
miss
to send 
cite
to call 
mune
gift 
co
 together
note
to mark 
con 
 with
olig
 few
court
 refers to a royal court
re 
again 
cover
 cover
sect
to cut 
cre, cred
to trust or believe 
tribe
to give 
demo, dema
 people


Tuesday, May 5, 2015

522: Volleyball: Up and Over

WORDS TO KNOW:
consisted
designed
fairly
fifteen
indoor
interested
Massachusetts
opponents
physical
unable
volleyball
William

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617: Estevanico and the Seven Cities of Gold

WORDS TO KNOW:
Cibola
Estevanico
expedition
healers
island
native
Pueblo
scout
shipwrecked
stumbled
Tampa
Zuni

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524: Peter the Great: Russian Czar

WORDS TO KNOW: 
Czar
Europeans
historians
maintained
modern
monument
Moscow
Orthodox
Petersburg
popularity
slaves
wonderful

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423: Olympic Sports: An Ancient Beginning

WORDS TO KNOW:
ancient
athletes
contestants
hundred
festival
footrace
Olympic

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724: Measuring the Weather

WORDS TO KNOW:
anemometer
barometer
forecast
information
measure
meteorologists
ordinary
pilot
predicted
pressure
technology
thermometer
weather

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716: Kwanzaa: A Seven-Day Celebration

WORDS TO KNOW:
candles
celebration
cooperative
decorating
educational
families
homemade
kinara
Kwanzaa
political
special
Swahili
symbols
togetherness
vegetables
yams

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616: Alexander Graham Bell: Telephone Inventor

WORDS TO KNOW: 
accident
advocate
Alexander
centennial
continental
deafness
electrical
exposition
interested
inventor
Philadelphia
presented
transmit

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715: King Tutankhamen: An Ancient Murder Mystery?

WORDS TO KNOW:
advisors
archaeologist
Akhenaton
Amon
controversial
debating
discovered
indicated
mummy
murdered
previous
speculate
suggestion
traditional
treasures
tumor
Tutankhamen
unimportant

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804: Anasazi Apartments

WORDS TO KNOW:
abandoned
adobe
Anasazi
ancient
archaeologist
canyon
cliff
Colorado
condition
dwellings
elevation
exciting
kivas
Mesa Verde
migrated
physical
recommended
scientist
southwestern
strenuous
structures
Wetherill

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920: Ida Wells-Barnett: Crusader for Justice

WORDS TO KNOW:
Barnett
Chicago
diligent
disenchanted
Ida
journalism
nominees
office
public
suffrage
woman

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719: Julius Caesar: Roman Extraordinaire

WORDS TO KNOW:
ancient
assassination
Brutus
Caesar
calendar
considered
development
dictator
discovered
dynasty
pursuits
rearranged
recognized
selecting
senators
triumphed

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812: Archaeology: Digging for Buried Treasure

WORDS TO KNOW:
archaeologists
archaeology
artifacts
civilizations
determine
eruptions
excavation
expedition
government
private
scientist
thousands
world

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705: Mummy-Making: A Grisly Task

WORDS TO KNOW:
amulets
burial
canopic
deceased
discard
Egyptian
elaborate
intestines
linen
mummification
natron
nostrils
organs
razor-sharp
sawdust
stomach
structures

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711: George Washington Carver

WORDS TO KNOW:
Carver
chemist
donated
experimenting
institute
inventions
laboratory
Missouri
responsible
Tuskegee

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402: The Giant Panda: The World's Best-Loved Animal

WORDS TO KNOW:
1,000
bamboo
Chinese
extinct
giant
hunger
mountains
pandas
southwest
suddenly
survive

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Sunday, May 3, 2015

May 4 journal

Do you understand a story better when you know you’ll have to present it? What do you do differently to understand it?  

Week of May 4 root words

1. centr=center
2. con=with
3. cre/cred=to trust or believe
4. mis=bad
5. court=refers to a royal court
6. demo/dema=people
7. divi=to separate into pieces or groups