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    "Grade Level", "Greek and Latin Roots", "Precise Meaning" and "Context".
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    Grade Level: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4, 3.4, 4.4, 5.4, 6.4, 7.4, 8.4, 9-10.4, 11-12.4
    Greek & Latin Roots: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4b+c, 3.4b+c, 4.4b, 5.b, 6.4b, 7.4b, 8.4b, 9-10.4b, 11-12.4b
    Precise Meaning: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4e, 3.4d, 4.4c, 5.4c, 6.4c, 7.4c, 8.4c, 9-10.4c, 11-12.4c
    Context: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4a, 3.4a, 4.4a, 5.4a, 6.4a, 7.4a, 8.4a, 9-10.4a, 11-12.4a
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    1) Suffix Study -LOGY --

    Directions: includes the SUFFIX -LOGY as a part of your suffix study at! Suffixes modify and extend meaning. Use nine suffix puzzles at grade level for each of these nine common suffixes. (The grade level for each vocabulary word using a suffix is noted.)
    Study these suffixes: -able, -ance, -arium, -hood, -ian, -ity , -less, -logy, -phobia
    1. Determine the meanings of each suffix and study the vocabulary words in the vocabulary word list.
    2. Solve the suffix vocabulary puzzle by using the definition and part of speech clues. Put your answers INSIDE the boxes.
    3. At the bottom of the last suffix puzzle, click " SUBMIT" to get the correct answers and the use of each vocabulary word in a sentence.
    Vocabulary Word List:
    Vocabulary word list and grade level of words ending in the suffix "-LOGY." The suffix means "the study of."
    Anthropology, Archaeology, Dermatology, Ecology, Geology, Mythology, Technology, Theology

    Suffix Study -LOGY --

    1)  The study of humans, esp.of the variety, physical and cultural characteristics, distribution, customs and social relationships of humanity (noun)
    Root ANTHROP = man

    2)  The study of traditional stories serving to explain a phenomenon of nature, the origin of man, or the customs or religious rites of a people (noun)
    Root MYTH = fable

    3)  The study of the relations between living organisms and their environment (noun)
    Root ECO = environment

    4)  The study of the physical nature, structure and history of the earth (noun)
    Root GEO = earth, soil, ground

    5)  The science that deals with past human life shown by fossil relics, monuments and artifacts of ancient people (noun)
    Root ARCHE = the beginning

    6)  The branch of science dealing with the skin (noun)
    Root DERM = skin

    7)  Applied science with practical knowledge esp. of a mechanical or scientific subject (noun)
    Root TECHN = art

    8)  The study and interpretation of religious practice, faith and experience; a course of professional religious training (noun)
    Root THEO = God

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