Stem Word List #11 Stem Meaning Example Words 11-1 voc (voice) vociferously, vocal, invocation, vocabulary, convocation 11-2 path (feeling) sympathy, pathetic, pathos, telepathy, empathy, apathy 11-3 a (not) amoral, amorphous, atheist, apathy, apolitical, agraphia 11-4 hetero (different) heterodox, heteromorphy, heterosexual, heteronym 11-5 graph (write) bibliography, photograph, autograph, polygraph 11-6 tract (pull) tractor, detract, retraction, attractive, protractor, contract 11-7 in (in or not) inscribe, insane, infidel, indefinite, insomnia, incorrigible 11-8 co (together) cooperate, coordinating, colloquy, coauthor, cotangent 11-9 ign (fire) ignite, ignition, reignite, igneous, ignescent 11-10 hexa (six) hexagram, hexagon, hexapod, hexameter, hexarchy 11-11 mel (song) melody, melodrama, melodious, melodeon 11-12 epi (on) epicenter, epidemic, epigram, epidermis, epigraph, epitaph 11-13 bon (good) bonanza, bona fide, bonus, bonny, bonhomie, bon mot 11-14 eco (environment) ecology, economy, ecosystem, economist, ecologist 11-15 sequ (follow) consecutive, sequence, sequel, consequence, subsequent 11-16 andro (man) android, androgynous, androgens, androphobia 11-17 aer (air) aerobic, aerie, aerosol, aerial, aerobes, malaria 11-18 hum (earth) humus, exhume, posthumous, humble, humiliate, human 11-19 exo (out) exodus, exorbitant, exorcism, exotic, exobiology 11-20 chrom (color) chrome, chromatic, chromosome, polychrome Directions: Step One: Create a study note card for each stem Step Two: Spend time each night reviewing your cards. (This can be done on the bus ride home, in the car, or during study time in Inquiry class, etc.) Step Three: Remember that the Word Within a Word is cumulative. That means once you have list # 2 you can’t just toss out list # 1. You’ll need to keep reviewing those words too! You’ll see them on Stem Test # 2 and so on.