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Vocabulary from Classical Roots Student Book C

These interactive student books are organized by eight themes based on Greek and Latin roots. The books include 16 lessons and each theme is covered over the course of two lessons. Each lesson features 3 - 5 roots and 10 - 12 key words derived from these roots. Words are presented with dictionary-style definitions, and all words are used in example sentences.

 

Theme
 The Person
Personal Relationships
Feelings
Creature Comforts
The Head
The Body
The Hands
The Feet
Roots
 humanus, anthropos, homi-, vir, gyne, femina, autos, ego, genos, gigno
mater, pater, frater, familia, uxor, gamos, puerpais, sum, mori, nasci
amare, odium, philos, phobos, pax, pathos, miso, dys, cupio, placere
domus, dominus, dormio, somnus, lavo, vestis, coquo, voro, bibo, poto, ludo
caput, cerebrum, facies, frons, oris, dens, odon, gurges
caro, collum, corpus, ossis, derma, dorsum, gaster, nervus, sanguis, sedeo
manus, dextra, digitus, flecto, rapio, plico, prehendo
pedis, podos, gradi, ambulo, calcitro, statio, sisto



Lists of “Familiar Words” and “Challenge Words” are provided for each root to help all students activate prior knowledge and keep advanced students on task. Nota Benes sprinkled throughout the text enliven presentation and give interesting information on word history and additional derivations. Exercises include synonym/antonym, fill in the blank, identification of incorrect usage, and analogies. Review activities including writing extensions, discussion questions, and other exercises are provided after every two lessons.