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Up on Mount Olympus

About this Daily Classroom Special:
This worksheet is part of the Daily Classroom Special Up on Mount Olympus—A Study of Greek Mythology by Lisa Kihn

Worksheet

GREEK WORD STEM WORKSHEET 


Using the word stems that you know, write the “word” (real or made up) that fits each definition.

1. an instrument that measures distance _______________________________
2. the heat that a star produces _______________________________________
3. the study of one’s self ____________________________________________
4. a circle map of the world _________________________________________
5. an instrument used to make things appear larger than they are _____________
6. a ball of light ___________________________________________________
7. a graph that shows differences ______________________________________
8. a one-color picture _______________________________________________


Using your own word stems, define each word below.

9.   gymnosphere: 
10. geneology:
11. hydrogamy:
12. nymology:
13. chromosphere:
14. psychometer:
15. chromogram:
16. genonymology:


Answer key: (acceptable answers, may vary somewhat since they are made up words)
1. telescope/telemeter
2. astrothermo/al
3. autology
4. spheregram
5. macroscope
6. photosphere
7. heterogram (graph)
8. monochrom
9. exercise ball
10. study of a family or race
11. water marriage (putting water together with something)
12. study of names
13. color ball
14. mind measure
15. colored pictures (something written down)
16. the study of the names of a race, family or group

 

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