Latin Root mot = to move - Manville School District

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Week 9
LAL
Do Now
Brainstorm as many words as you can that have
the root words
phon/phone
mot
Greek Root
phon/phone = sound
• homophone
• telephone
• headphone
• symphony
Latin Root
mot = to move
• motivation
• automotive
• promote
• commotion
Academic Vocabulary
analogy
influence
homophone
• Words that sound the same, spelled different,
with different meanings.
• To, two, and too are homophones.
telephone
• A device that transfers sound across distances.
• No one uses the telephone in their house any
more because everyone has a cellphone
nowadays.
headphones
• Electronic equipment used for listening to
sound.
• Some headphones are good quality, while
others make the sound fuzzy and unclear.
symphony
• A collection of sounds that produce music.
• The New York City symphony is one of the
most well known musical groups.
motivation
• Encouraging or inspiring movement.
• Some students lack the motivation to do well
in school.
automotive
• Self moving vehicle.
• The automotive looks cool in all silver and
black .
promote
• To encourage and to move upward or rank.
• I promote independent reading for at least 30
minutes a day outside of school.
commotion
• Chaotic movement.
• There was a great deal of commotion in the
park, three squirrels were fighting over an
acorn.
analogy
• Comparing two unlike things.
• Hot is to Florida as _______ is to the North
Pole.
influence
• An effect on others.
• Hang around those who have a positive
influence on you.
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