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Roots and Their Families: Activity 3 of 3

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Now that you know some basic roots, start looking for them in unfamiliar words.

Try to figure out the meaning of the bolded words in this activity by using your knowledge of the roots featured in this lesson. Here’s a review:

Root                    Meaning

ped or pod            foot

ject                      throw 

hydr                     water 

therm                   heat

dict                       say

manu or man         hand

graph                    write, record

cede                      go

logue                    speech, talk

Based on what you remember about roots from this lesson, what do you think the word thermoelectricity means?
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