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Roots and Affixes

The student will apply knowledge of roots and affixes (e.g., non-, trans-, over-, anti-, inter-, super-, semi-, com-, ex-, il-, mid-, under-, sub-, en-em-, fore-, de-, -tion, -or, -ion, -ity, -ment, -ic, -ian, -ist, -ous, -eous, -ious, -ance, -ence, -ive, -en, -ative, -tive, -ible, -ty, -ation, -ition, -al,-ial) to determine or infer the meaning of multi-syllabic or unfamiliar words.

There are 7 videos in this category and 4 videos in 1 subcategory.

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Ages: 10 - 13
Prefixes, Suffixes, and Roots Rap
From teachertube.com, produced by TeacherTube
This selection contains a rap song which defines and explains the use(s) of prefixes, suffixes, and root words.  Numerous examples are sung and shown. ( 2:50)
August 17, 2011 at 07:35 PM
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Ages: 7 - 12
Root Words
From learninglab.org, produced by Infinite Learning Labs
Have fun learning about root words and affixes with Nermal and Professor Garfield.  In this cartoon, students are introduced to root words and learn how to figure out the meaning of the words when an prefix or suffix is added to the root.  (04:33)  N... [more]
September 28, 2012 at 12:53 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Teaching With a Greek Root ( Phobus)
From YouTube
This slide show defines phobia, explains how thw eord was derived from the Greek root phobus, and defines many common phobias.  This brief video could be used as an introduction to the study of both Greek and Latin roots.  ( :53)
October 8, 2012 at 08:58 AM
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Ages: 12 - 18
Latin Root Words
From youtube.com, produced by Educator.com
In  this video, an instructor explains using Latin root words to decode unfamiliar words. Examples are shown on the screen as the instructor explains the process.  ( 2:57)
October 7, 2012 at 12:07 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Greek and Latin Roots in Everyday Life
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This is a brief introduction to words containing Greek and Latin roots that people may encounter in their daily lives.  The video explains the meanings of the following roots: photo, quartus, annus, centum, thermos, bi, and duo.  ( 2:39)
October 7, 2012 at 12:15 PM
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Ages: 8 - 11
Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes
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Prefixes, roots, and suffixes are defined in this student-created video.  The examples mis, hydra, and tion are explained. ( 3:22)
August 21, 2011 at 07:12 PM
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Ages: 12 - 15
Roots, Prefixes & Suffixes in Scientific Terms
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This selection shows scientific terms being broken into parts: prefix, root, and suffix.  Examples include multicellular, unicellular, autotrophic, heterotrophic, and motile.  Teachers could use this video to show students to break unfamilar words ap... [more]
August 21, 2011 at 07:22 PM
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