# Unit 8 with root word vocabulary

```UNIT 8 GREEK WORD PARTS II
SPELLING STRATEGY: Knowing the Greek word suffixes & prefixes can help you spell and
understand words .
NEW ROOTS:
cycl (circle),
phys- (nature),
-gram (something written),
therm- (heat),
-meter/metry (measure)
BASIC WORDS
1. geometry
2. perimeter
3. diameter
4. diagram
5. centimeter
6. kilogram
7. cyclone
8. thermos
9. physician
10. encyclopedia
11. thermometer
12. physics
13. telegram
14. grammatical
15. barometer
16. thermostat
17. physique
18. motorcycle
19. thermal
20. Cyclical
REVIEW ROOTS
phon-(sound)
auto-(self)
graph-(writing)
semi-(half)
uni (one)
bi-(two or twice)
tri-(three)
We study shapes and angles in geometry
Outline the perimeter of the court with chalk.
The diameter of a circle divides it in half.
Mike drew a diagram to describe his room..
Some rulers can measure a centimeter.
Is a kilogram more than two pounds?
Many trees were blown down by the cyclone.
My soup stays warm in this thermos.
A physician cars for people who are ill.
You can look up the dates in an encyclopedia.
I read the thermometer to see how hot it is outside.
Matter is a major topic in physics class.
The news came by telegram instead of by mail.
Which sentence has a grammatical error?
A barometer measures air pressure and predicts rain.
She put in a thermostat to regulate the heat.
Exercise has given him a lean physique.
Always wear a helmet when riding a motorcycle.
My thermal undershirt keeps me warm
The season repeat in a cyclical pattern.
CHALLENGE WORDS
21. parallelogram
22. isometric
23. physiology
24. anagram
25. metronome
Assignment: Due Friday
Page 55, 1-25
Part I. Worksheet A. B & C
Part II. Crossword Puzzle 1-30
Part I Worksheet
A. 4 WAYS IN: Neatly print the 20 basic
words on the lines below. Use the following
process to access 4 learning modalities: In a
voice that does not disrupt those around
you, state the word. Then, as you print each
letter, say it out loud. Finally restate the
word.
B. PUZZLE PLAY: Write the Basic Word that fits each
clue.
1.
A measure of weight ______________________
2.
Of rules of speech ________________________
3.
Used to measure heat _____________________
4.
A line across a circle _______________________
5.
A doctor of medicine ______________________
6.
A branch of science _______________________
______________________________
7.
Producing heat ___________________________
______________________________
8.
1/100 meter _____________________________
9.
A book of facts ___________________________
______________________________
______________________________
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10. A device to control heat ____________________
______________________________
11. A body’s appearance ______________________
______________________________
12. Occurring in cycles ________________________
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13. A motorized bicycle________________________
14. A branch of mathematics ___________________
______________________________
15. A telegraph message _______________________
______________________________
C. SOUND IT OUT: Write each of the basic whose
phonetic spellings appear below.
______________________________
16. noun \jē-ä-mə-trē\ _________________
______________________________
17. noun \tel-i-gram\ _____________________
______________________________
18. noun \thur-muh s\__________________
______________________________
19. noun \pə-ri-mə-tər\________________
______________________________
20. noun \dī-a-mə-tər\_________________
______________________________
21. noun \sahy-klohn\___________________
______________________________
22. noun \dī-ə-gram\___________________
______________________________
23. noun \fə-zēk\_______________________
______________________________
24. noun\bə-ˈrä-mə-tər\ _________________
______________________________
Unit 8 with root word vocabulary
You are welcome
to use a pencil on
the crossword
5
Across
1. nature
3. sound
5. follows the rules of grammar
10. the written down version of a message received
through the telegraph
12. the border of a 2 dimensional shape
13. three
14. a tool used to control the temperature in a room
16. circle
17. measures atmospheric pressure
Down
1. a medical doctor
2. 1/100 of a meter
3. the science of matter, energy, motion and force
4. occurs in cycles
5. the study of shapes and angles
6. measure
7. measures the temperature
8. the width of a circular shape
9. the physical structure
10. helps to retain body heat
11. half
14. heat
18. self
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