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Word Roots

  • The English language borrows heavily from Greek, Latin and others. (See pie chart below)
  • Knowing some of the common prefixes, roots, and suffixes provides you with a resource for decoding words you don't know.
  • The list below are the word parts we will be focusing on. Your job is to fill in this chart (a copy has been handed out to you), I've done a few as examples. You can download a copy of this at the bottom of this page.
  • Here are even more (with the definitions)
  • Ways to study Prefixes, Roots, Suffixes
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