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					   NAME:________________________________ROOT WORD, PREFIX, SUFFIX TEST
                                                              REVIEW 1
MATCH MEANING WITH CORRECT ROOT, PREFIX, OR SUFFIX
1.) Book______________             23.) Many__________________
                                   24.) Single/one______________________
2.) God_________________
                                      A.) Trans (translate, transport)
3.) Two___________________            B.) Bibl-io (Bible, bibliography)
                                      C.) Dynam (Dynamic)
4.) Part_____________________         D.) Graph (Autograph)
                                      E.) Psuedo (Psuedonym)
5.) Power___________________          F.) –ism (Buddhism)
                                      G.) Ego (egocentric)
6.) Self____________________          H.) Aud (Audio, Audience)
                                      I.) Meter (speedometer)
7.) Speak/say_______________          J.) Dic (Diction, dictate)
                                      K.) Sect (Section, dissect)
8.) Belief in________________         L.) Du-o (dual, duplicitous)
                                      M.) Ex (Existential, Excuse)
9.) Hearing______________             N.) Anti/contra (Antisocial,
                                           contradict)
10.) Writing/Script_____________      O.) Hetero (Heterogeneous,
                                           heterosexual)
11.) Water_______________             P.) Voc (vocal, vocation)
                                      Q.) Homo (homosexual,
12.) Measure______________                 homogeneous)
                                      R.) The-o (Theology, Theocratic)
13.) Call________________             S.) Mono (Monotheism,
                                           monologue)
14.) Name_______________              T.) Poly (Polytheism, Polygamy)
                                      U.) Aqua (Aquarium, aquatic)
15.) Against_______________           V.) Sub (sublime, submit)
                                      W.)–logy (Biology, theology)
16.) Out of/from______________         X.) –nym (Synonym, pseudonym)

17.) Same______________

18.) Different________________

19.) False______________

20.) Under______________

21.) Across______________

22.) Study of_______________
Interpret these made up words by
figuring out the meaning of each part
and putting it together.                       Identify the correct type of context
                                               clue by matching the letter with the
Example:                                       definition.

Auto-agogue                                    A.) Definition Restatement
Auto (self) agogue (leader)
Leader of yourself                             B.) Definition Example

Poly-pseudo-nym                                C.) Definition Cause and Effect

____________________________________________   D.) Definition Contrast

aqua-the-ism                                   E.) Definition General Knowledge

__________________________________________
                                               This type of context clue provides an
Hetero-sect-graph                              antonym of the unfamiliar vocabulary
                                               word._________________
__________________________________________
                                               This type of context clue provides a
                                               synonym of the unfamiliar vocabulary
Anti-ego                                       word or it simply reveals the
                                               definition of the word.________________
___________________________________________
                                               This type of context clue shows the
Mono-trans                                     result the unfamiliar vocabulary word
                                               has on other things.________________
____________________________________________
                                               This type of context clue requires the
Dynam-sect-biblio                              reader to have prior knowledge of the
                                               word’s meaning because it isn’t easily
____________________________________________   understood in the context of the
                                               sentence.________________
Aud-meter
                                               This type of context clue shows what
____________________________________________   the word means by showing the
                                               meaning of the word through an
Mono-ego-ism                                   illustration of how the word
                                               functions.__________
____________________________________________
   NAME:________________________________ROOT WORD, PREFIX, SUFFIX TEST
                                                              REVIEW 3
MATCH MEANING WITH CORRECT ROOT, PREFIX, OR SUFFIX
Decide upon the follow types of
context clues and circle the correct For the test:
abbreviation.
                                         Know all of the prefixes,
Because of his hesitation, I was            suffixes and root words given
dubious about whether he wanted to          in this review packet.
join our group.
                                         Know the different kinds of
DR DCE DE DC DG                             context clues. Be able to define
                                            them and identify them.
My father remained intransigent and
would not change his mind about
buying me a new computer.

DR DCE DE DC DG


The store salesman showed us paper,
pens, markers and other such
stationery.

DR DCE DE DC DG

His mendacity was so well known in
the town that no one believed him
when he said he would never tell a lie
again.

DR DCE DE DC DG


Sherlock Homes postulated that the
criminal had escaped through the
back door.

DR DCE DE DC DG

				
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