12 6 9 3 1 11 2 10 4 5 7 8 Birthday Suprise Party! Examples Word Part Means aeronautics, aerate, aerobic, aeronautical aero- air geography, geochemical, geologist geo- earth statehood, priesthood, childhood, brotherhood, fatherhood -hood state of being dictatorship, championship, relationship, friendship -ship state of being microchip, microeconomics, microfilm, microscope micro- tiny midday, midafternoon, midpoint, midlife, midriff, midnight mid- middle selfish, self-confidence, self-esteem, self-reliant (Note: Except for selfish, self words are always hyphenated. self- self semicircle, semiconscious, semiannual, semiprecious semi- half; partial adhesion, confession, emissions, recession, explosion -sion forms an abstract noun from a verb rotation, education, absorption, demonstration, invitation -tion forms an abstract noun from a verb superintendent, supernatural, superhero, superior super- more than; above under- less than; below underpaid, underemployed, underling, underinsured, underachiever, undergrowth Structural Analysis Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 92-4082 Many English words come from other languages. Word parts that come from Greek and Latin words form the basis of many English words.
A. two or more things running into each other B. a tiny living thing that can only be seen with magnification C. to think something is less than its actual value or influence D. a substance released as a fine spray E. a strong feeling of loyalty toward a person or thing F. a dry area, yet not dry enough to be a desert G. exceeding what is necessary H. a way to earn a living I. approximately the middle; halfway J. the study of Earth and its land features K. feeling confident about oneself L. involving members of two political parties 1. aerosol 2. midway 3. bipartisanship 4. self-assured 5. collision 6. geology 7. underestimate 8. microbe 9. dedication 10. superfluous 11. semiarid 12. livelihood Draw a line to match each word to its definition. Use your knowledge of word parts instead of a dictionary. Structural Analysis Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 92-4082