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More Roots and Their Families: Activity 3 of 3

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Now that you’ve worked with some basic roots, start looking for them in unfamiliar words.

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

Root          Meaning

auto           self 

bio             life

spec           to look

magni        great, big

nym           name or word

graph         writing, make a record of

ped            foot

therm         heat

dict            say

Based on what you remember about roots from this lesson, what do you think someone is doing if someone is making a SPECTACLE of himself or herself?
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