Presentation on theme: "Stems/Spelling Week 9. cur Meaning: care for Example: secure Sentence: Jill was able to secure enough supplies that she could care for her adopted children."— Presentation transcript:
Stems/Spelling Week 9
cur Meaning: care for Example: secure Sentence: Jill was able to secure enough supplies that she could care for her adopted children.
mir Meaning: wonder Example: miracle Sentence: I wonder his dad survived the accident; it must have been a miracle.
gest Meaning: carry Example: digest Sentence: When you digest your food, it carries the various nutrients to all the places that need it.
rect Meaning: right Example: correct Sentence: The teacher will check to see if you are right and found the correct solution.
voc Meaning: voice Example: vocal Sentence: In order to be heard, you must use your voice and be vocal about your opinions.
leg Meaning: read Example: legible Sentence: Your writing must be legible; the teacher cannot grade something she cannot read.
tort Meaning: twist Example: contort Sentence: Acrobats are famous for being able to contort and twist their bodies in all sorts of ways.
man Meaning: hand Example: manicure Sentence: I got a manicure last week; my hands are still soft.
sens Meaning: feel Example: sensitive Sentence: The woman was sensitive to the childs needs and felt she could help him.
nym Meaning: name Example: anonymous Sentence: There was no name written on the letter; it was deemed anonymous.
fy Meaning: make Example: solidify Sentence: Allowing the cake to solidify in the oven will make sure it is done.
anim Meaning: mind Example: animated Sentence: The animated TV show was created in the directors mind when he was eating dinner.
oid Meaning: appearance Example: asteroid Sentence: The asteroid that fell to Earth had the appearance of a jagged rock.
apt Meaning: fit Example: adaptation Sentence: In order to be fit to fight predators, frogs have an adaptation that makes them to be poisonous.
rid Meaning: laugh Example: ridicule Sentence: The boy thought it was laughable to ridicule his little sister about her braces.