FOE Homework

Due Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Complete Alphabet Coffee Table Book - be prepared to share with small group.
Study ROOTs 2.1-2.4 for quiz and be prepared for some visitors from Latin Suffix Land (LL VIII & IX)

Due Monday, February 8, 2016
LL IX - Etymological Definition (ILC #9)
        Read this chapter carefully - it presents an important concept!
        Learn suffixes on page 67 (just 4)
        Do iii - #s 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13, 17, 19, 20 like this:

            5.  turbulent - means 'rough', 'unsteady' from the root TURB meaning 'disturb'
 
Due Thursday, February 2, 2016
LL VIII - NOT an ILC Lesson!
        Please read the info on suffixes and learn those listed on page 61-62.  There are only 5.
        Do iii - ODDS only!
                Example of how to do this:
                    2.  colloquial
                                prefix:  col = with, together
                                ROOT:  LOQU =  to speak
                                suffix:  -ial = pertaining to
                                definition:  informal; conversational as in language
       
        Do iv - ALL as directed.

Due Friday, January 29, 2016
LL VII - ILC #8:  Hybrids (a little bit of this; a little bit of that...)
Learn native English prefixes listed (by-, off-, fore-, un-) by visiting here.
Do iii - ALL (figure out the ultimate language of origin for BOTH ROOTS in the word).

Due Wednesday, January 27, 2016
LL VI - Read it and Add ILC #7:  BASE COMBINING
Look at Roman Numeral section.
Do ii:  1, 2, 4, 9, 11, 13, 15, 19
        Example
            1.  centipede - ROOT =  CENT (100); PED (foot) def:  100 legged insect
Do iii - all
        Example
            1.  unicorn = UNI (one); CORN (horn) = one horned animal
Do iv - all
            1.  XVIII = 18

Due Monday, January 25, 2016
Study ROOTS Set 1 (40 of 'em!)
Prepare for Pronunciation Presentation!

Due Thursday, January 21, 2016
Please read LLV, pp. on ILCs 4.  Back Formations; 5.  Apherisis; 6.  Aphesis
Do i:  Learn 10 more prefixes (post- through ultra-)
Do iv - creating antonyms by changing prefixes.  ex.  1. assent - dissent
Do v - back formations - ex.  1.  spectate - spectator
Do vi - apherisis/aphesis - ex. 1.  lone - alone

Due Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Please read LL IV, pp. 40-42
Do i - learn 1o Latin prefixes and
iv - creating negatives by changing prefixes
v - defining abbreviations ((LC #2)
vi - defining acronyms (ILC #3)

Due Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Please read LL III, pp. 35-37. 
Do i - learn the 9 Latin prefixes, and
iv - practice with Assimilation of Prefixes.  Part iv should be done on a sheet of paper to turn in.

Due Monday, January 11, 2016
Using  a quality dictionary (hard copy or online source such as www.dictionary.com or for some of the problems below www.etymonline.com would be great) complete the activities described below. Do this on paper to turn in.

I.  Find the pronunciation for each of these words and be prepared to share them orally.  Words may exist that have variant pronunciations due to geographical preferences, etc.  Indicate this!
1.  chiropodist
2.  schedule
3.  forbade
4.  perfect
5.  forecastle
6.  heinous
7.  superfluous
8.  chauvinism
9.  alumnae
10.creek

II.  Name the ultimate language of origin for each of these words and the story behind each:
1.  amethyst
2.  gerrymander
3.  grog
4.  guy (a person)
5.  O.K. (okay)
6.  paraphernalia
7.  decimate
8.  curfew

Due Thursday, January 7, 2016
Compete this form as explained in class and on the doc itself.  Share with me via email:  mitchell_carrie@svvsd.org.


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