• NAME OF CONTENT AREA: Social Studies
    NAME OF COURSE: Grade 8
     
     

    ROOT

    MEANING

    WORD(S)

    chron-

    time

    chronicle, chronology, chronometer, synchronize

    demo-

    people

    demography, democracy, epidemic

    equ-

    equal

    equal, equity, equanimity, equate, equidistant

     

    PREFIX

    MEANING

    EXAMPLE(S)

    de-

    down, away

    descend, deject (cast down)

    ob-

    against

    object, obstruct (build against)

    post-

    after

    postgraduate, posthumous, postpone

    pre-

    before

    precede, predict (tell before)

    trans-

    across

    transient, Transatlantic, transport (carry across)

     

    SUFFIX

    DEFINITION

    EXAMPLE(S)

    -agog, -agogue

    leader

    demagogue, pedagogue

    -ism

    the belief in

    pacifism, terrorist, socialist, communist