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					Dinosaur Names
        Introduction
• Many large words that are used
  every day are made up of small
  pieces of words called roots or
  combining form.
• The Roots come from other
  languages like Greek and Latin.
• When combined they form
  common English words.
          Example
• Tele- Greek meaning far
• Micro- Greek meaning small
• Scope- Greek meaning to look
• Phone- Greek meaning sound
WORDS:
Telephone- Allows far-away
  sounds to be heard.
Microphone- Allows small sounds
  to be heard.
 Names of Dinosaurs
• Formed the same way.
• Often seem like long strings of
  random letters.
• They are designed specifically by
  scientist .
• Triceratops:
   tri- Latin meaning 3
   Cerat- Greek meaning head
   -ops Greek meaning face
    Dinosaur Names
• Can also describe where the
  dinosaur was first discovered.
• Example:
  1. Albertosaurus was discovered
  in the province of Alberta.
  2. Bactrosaurus was discovered
  in Bactria, Mongolia.
    Dinosaur Names
• Other names honor the person
  who was instrumental in the
  discovery.
• Example:
  1. Lambeosaurus was named for
  Lawrence Lambe, a
  paleontologist with the Geological
  Survey of Canada.
    Creating a Name
• Pick one card from each
  container. (Color, Size, Shape,
  Texture, Number, Animal Part)
• Example:
  Albigrandiplanilasioduounisaurus
  White, large, flat, hairy, two-
  clawed lizard.
• You can rearrange them in any
  way
• Draw a picture of the animal
  described by the 6 combining
  forms.
• Write the combining form across
  the bottom of the drawing.

				
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