Presentation on theme: "Stems/Spelling Week 6. vita Meaning: life Example: vitamin Sentence: A vitamin will provide you with various types of benefits that will allow you to."— Presentation transcript:
Stems/Spelling Week 6
vita Meaning: life Example: vitamin Sentence: A vitamin will provide you with various types of benefits that will allow you to stay healthy.
luna Meaning: moon Example: lunar Sentence: A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes behind the earth such that the earth blocks the sun's rays from striking the moon.
dec Meaning: ten Example: decimal Sentence: Mrs. Lawson will show you how to measure things using the decimal system, which is based on a set of tens.
dyna Meaning: power Example: dynamite Sentence: When a lot of power is needed to blast through the side of a mountain, workers will usually use dynamite to get the job done.
octa Meaning: eight Example: octopus Sentence: An octopus has eight arms that are used for swimming and grabbing food.
hyper Meaning: over Example: hyperactive Sentence: Some of my students are hyperactive; they cannot seem to stay in their seats.
scope Meaning: look Example: telescope Sentence: My uncle uses a telescope to look at the stars on a clear night.
geo Meaning: earth Example: geography Sentence: In geography class, you will learn about all the various continents and landforms on earth.
meter Meaning: measure Example: centimeter Sentence: In order to measure the length of your pinky nail, use the centimeter side of your ruler.
contra Meaning: against Example: contraband Sentence: Illegal drugs being sold on the streets is known as contraband because they are against the law.
stereo Meaning: solid Example: stereotype Sentence: When the orthodontist took Lisas braces off, she lost the stereotype of being a metal mouth.
cogn Meaning: know Example: cognition Sentence: The EOG will measure your cognition skills; that is, what you know about reading.
astr Meaning: star Example: astrology Sentence: If you take an astrology class in college, you will be studying the stars in the sky.
thermo Meaning: heat Example: thermostat Sentence: Lindsay likes to stay warm in the winter; therefore, she turns the thermostat up to bring more heat into the house.
stell Meaning: star Example: constellation Sentence: Jory saw the constellation of Orion last night in the sky.