Name: _______________________________ Date: _______________ Period:_____

Week One Structural Analysis
Knowing the meanings of specific prefixes, suffixes, and root words can help you analyze unknown words to figure out their meanings
Instructions: As you read this paragraph, underline words that have prefixes, suffixes, or roots (HINT: they are listed as examples on your Week One Vocabulary List). Choose six of these words and write them below the paragraph. Then, write a definition for the word using the Week One Vocabulary List to help you.

The Rock Star
Once upon a time, there was a famous rock star. Audiences loved it when he performed. He was so famous, the police had to create a blockade from his fans just so he could leave his concerts. Every month, he would make an anonymous donation to charity. His servants even admit that he was a nice guy. One day, he was asked to be on a TV show. He played an amphibian mutant who could live on both land and in water. He was an incredible actor! When he was old and gray, he went on a voyage to his home country of Spain where he wrote his autobiography.

Words with prefixes, suffixes, or roots

Meaning

Created by Heather Taxis Greene, 2010

Name: _______________________________ Date: _______________ Period:_____

Week One Structural Analysis
Knowing the meanings of specific prefixes, suffixes, and root words can help you analyze unknown words to figure out their meanings
Instructions: As you read this paragraph, pay attention to the underlined words. They are examples of words with prefixes, suffixes, and roots from your Week One Vocabulary List. Choose six of these words and write them below the paragraph. Then, write a definition for the word using the Week One Vocabulary List to help you.

The Rock Star
Once upon a time, there was a famous rock star. Audiences loved it when he performed. He was so famous, the police had to create a blockade from his fans just so he could leave his concerts. Every month, he would make an anonymous donation to charity. His servants even admit that he was a nice guy. One day, he was asked to be on a TV show. He played an amphibian mutant who could live on both land and in water. He was an incredible actor! When he was old and gray, he went on a voyage to his home country of Spain where he wrote his autobiography.

Words with prefixes, suffixes, or roots

Meaning

Created by Heather Taxis Greene, 2010

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