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                                       Word within a Word
                                        Stems List #13
                          Stem        Meaning             Sample Words
                        helio        sun             heliocentric; heliograph
                        greg         group           congregation; segregate
                        mar          sea             marine; mariner
                        prim         first           primary; primate
                        pyro         fire            pyrotechnic; pyromaniac
                        clam         cry out         exclamation; clamorous
                        plu          more            plus; plural
                        tang         touch           tangible; tangential
                        psych        mind            psychosis; psychology
                        liber        free            liberate; liberty

Monday—Make flashcards for each stem.

Tuesday— Read each sentence below. The underlined word contains a stem from this week’s list. Using
your knowledge of the stem’s meaning and context clues, guess what the underlined word means. Then,
look the word up and write down the dictionary’s definition along with the part of speech the word is used.
         1. The friendly alien proved to be well-mannered and gregarious.
         2. The anthropologists were mainly concerned with primates, especially gorillas.
         3. The loudmouth’s clamorous cries could be heard from miles away.
         4. The job has many tangible benefits, including high salary and a car.
         5. Until Copernicus, we thought the solar system was earth-centered rather than heliocentric.

Wednesday—Answer the following questions in complete sentences. Make sure you answer all parts of
the question.

         1.   Is an egregious act of vandalism worse than the same act if committed in secrecy? Is it not as
              bad? Is it neither better nor worse?
         2. Name some examples of pyrotechnic displays. Are pyrotechnic displays too dangerous?
         Should they be banned?
         3. Why is an exclamatory sentence called an exclamatory sentence? Explain by examining the
         parts of the word.

Thursday—Complete the following analogies. You must show evidence of a dictionary!!
       1. gregarious : solitude :: __________          2. pyrophobia : pyrotechnics :: _________
               hermit : society                                          agoraphobia : festival
               sociable : society                                        claustrophobia : fire
               sociable : isolation                                      pyromania : egomania
               aggregate : congregate                                    gratitude : gratuitous

**Study for your quiz on Monday**
Name__________________________Date____________Period_____Quiz Date_______
                                       Word Within a Word
                                         Stems List #13
                          Stem        Meaning             Sample Words
                        helio        sun             heliocentric; heliograph
                        greg         group           congregation; segregate
                        mar          sea             marine; mariner
                        prim         first           primary; primate
                        pyro         fire            pyrotechnic; pyromaniac
                        clam         cry out         exclamation; clamorous
                        plu          more            plus; plural
                        tang         touch           tangible; tangential
                        psych        mind            psychosis; psychology
                        liber        free            liberate; liberty

Monday—Make flashcards for each stem.

Tuesday— Read each sentence below. The underlined word contains a stem from this week’s list. Using
your knowledge of the stem’s meaning and context clues, guess what the underlined word means. Then,
look the word up and write down the dictionary’s definition along with the part of speech the word is used.
         6. The friendly alien proved to be well-mannered and gregarious.
         7. The anthropologists were mainly concerned with primates, especially gorillas.
         8. The loudmouth’s clamorous cries could be heard from miles away.
         9. The job has many tangible benefits, including high salary and a car.
         10. Until Copernicus, we thought the solar system was earth-centered rather than heliocentric.

Wednesday—Answer the following questions in complete sentences. Make sure you answer all parts of
the question.

         2.   Is an egregious act of vandalism worse than the same act if committed in secrecy? Is it not as
              bad? Is it neither better nor worse?
         2. Name some examples of pyrotechnic displays. Are pyrotechnic displays too dangerous?
         Should they be banned?
         3. Why is an exclamatory sentence called an exclamatory sentence? Explain by examining the
         parts of the word.

Thursday—Complete the following analogies. You must show evidence of a dictionary!!
       1. gregarious : solitude :: __________          2. pyrophobia : pyrotechnics :: _________
               hermit : society                                          agoraphobia : festival
               sociable : society                                        claustrophobia : fire
               sociable : isolation                                      pyromania : egomania
               aggregate : congregate                                    gratitude : gratuitous

**Study for your quiz on Monday**

				
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