LATIN ROOTS (6-11) • GREG: “gather,” and “flock” • A (“to”) + greg (“gather”) + ation (“process of doing something”) = Aggregation (“gathering of individuals” / “individuals who have gathered together”)
AGGREGATE Why might sardines aggregate into a large moving school?
GREGARIOUS Are you gregarious or shy? When are some times gregarious people are seen in school? What kind of classroom environment would work for gregarious people?
LATIN ROOTS (6-11) • HERE, HES: “stick” • Ad (“for”) + here (“stick”) = Adhere (“cling” or “used to stick”)
COHERE In what types of situations might you find yourself cohering with strangers?
INCOHERENT Have you ever been in a situation where things were incoherent? Where were you? What was happening?
INHERENT What rights did the Founding Fathers consider inherent? Are they inherent for all people or just Americans?
LATIN ROOTS (6-11) • LATERAL: “side” • Bi (“two”) + lateral “side”) = Bilateral (“having two sides”)
COLLATERAL When researching your persuasive speech topic, what were some collateral issues or questions that arose?
UNILATERAL What is the problem with unilateral relationships? Can you think of any that might be positive?
LATIN ROOTS (6-11) • LITERA: “letter” • Think: Literature is books. Books are comprised of lots of letters!
LITERAL Click Here There is no prompt. There is no discussion. We all just want you to stop using “literally” when you mean “figuratively.” Really. Seriously. Stop.
LITERATE In 2014, being a literate member of society means understanding more than reading books. What other things must we “read” to be a literate member of society?
LATIN ROOTS (6-11) • LUC, LUM: “light” • Lum (“light”) + in + ary (“one connected or belonging to another thing”) = Luminary (“one who is a source of light”)
ELUCIDATE Have you ever been in a situation where the person attempting to elucidate actually confused you more, or didn’t know what they were talking about?
LUCID Are your dreams more often lucid or surreal? Describe your most lucid dream.
TRANSLUCENT Theorize some possible reasons that nature would have made this frog translucent.
LATIN ROOTS (6-11) • MAN, MANU: “hand” • Manu (“hand” )+ script (“object that is written”) = manuscript (“document written by hand”)
EMANCIPATE Are animal rights activists who emancipate lab animals doing the right thing, or are they causing more harm than good?
MANDATE When we vote people into office, do we give them a mandate to do whatever they want or feel?
MANIPULATE Be honest: How do you manipulate your parents?