Category 1 /100What are the 2 most commonlanguages roots come from? Greek and Latin
Category 1 /200What is a root? The main part of a word.
Category 1/300Can a root stand on its own? For example: cred No
Category 1/400What do you need to add to aroot to make it a whole word? A prefix or a suffix (or both)
Category 1/500Why do we learn roots? Your knowledge of the roots’ meanings will allow you to figure out the meanings of MANY other words in the English language.
Category 2 /100What is the definition of bio? Life
Category 2 /200What is the definition of geo? Earth
Category 2 /300What is the definition of tract? Pull
Category 2 /400What is the definition of flect? Bend
Category 2 /500What is the definition of dict? Speak
Category 3 /100What is one thing a god or goddess is able to do? Possible answers: 1. Be human in appearance 2. Never get old 3. Have supernatural abilities 4. Travel a long distance instantly
Category 3 /200What are the three things do you need to look for when reading a Greek myth? 1. The moral 2. The explanation 3. Connections to our lives
Category 3 /300What is a moral? A lesson that teaches us how to behave or treat others in our lives.
Category 3 /400Who or what is the conflict between in a myth? Two or more characters OR characters and nature.
Category 3 /500What are the 4 things thatall Greek myths must have? 1. Gods and goddesses 2. Major conflict 3. An explanation why something happened 4. A moral
Category 4 /100 What is the moral of“Arachne the Spinner”? Don’t be arrogant or prideful
Category 4 /200What does “Arachne the Spinner” explain? How spiders came into this world.
Category 4 /300Who or what is the conflict between in the myth? Arachne and Athena
Category 4 /400What does Arachne do thatcauses Athena to make her feel guilt and remorse? Arachne wove a tapestry that showed the gods and goddesses doing bad things like drinking and being careless.
Category 4 /500How does the moral of this story apply to your life? Answers will vary. Make sure to say how you or someone you know was arrogant or prideful and what happened to you or the other person for being this way.
Category 5 /100Based on the definition ofthe root “geo”, what does geology mean? The study of the earth
Category 5 /200Describe Athena: Who is she? She is a Greek goddess who is very skilled at weaving.
Category 5 /300Can you use this root on its own as a whole word? vis No
Category 5 /400 Based on the definition ofthe root “vis”, what does the word vision mean? The ability to see
Category 5 /500 Why did Athena turnArachne into a spider? Athena felt back that Arachne killed herself, so she turned her into a spider. That way Arachne could weave beautiful webs forever!