Greek and Latin Roots Worksheets To Print:
Using Root Words as Clues -
Build your own words off of a set of root words. The center of each figure below contains a Greek root word and its meaning. In
each of the surrounding boxes, write a word that contains the root word. Then write the
Latin Affixes and Roots -
We ask you to define a Latin root word and sort them. Circle the Latin root or roots in each word.
Write the meaning of the root on the first line. Then write
the word’s meaning on the second line.
Menu: Sunny Side Up! - What
part of the word is not a root. Each word below contains a Greek or Latin root.
Unscramble the words. Then circle the root, and
write what you think the word means. The first
one has been done for you.
Affixes and Roots - You might
even think you can speak languages from the past. Reach each clue below. Form a word that matches the clue by
drawing a line to connect an affix to a root. Then write each word next to its
Sticky Words - We examine
the pre fixes: em-, en-, mis-, bi-. A prefix sticks onto the front of a word to create a new word. Some common prefixes and their
definitions are in the box below.
Greek and Latin
Roots - Think of at least three words that contain each root
word. Write each word and its meaning inside its own circle.
- Use the information in the box at the bottom of the page to match
each word to its meaning. Use the information in the box at the
bottom of the page to match each word
to its meaning.
- Match each Greek root to its meaning by writing the correct letter
in the blank.
Meaning? - Match each word to its meaning by writing the letter
in the blank. Use the Latin Root Words provided above as clues. Once
choice is used twice.
What's in a Name?
- Use the root words provided to make a word that matches the definition.
Then write the word in the box.
Root Word Families
- Group the words according to their common Greek root words. Write
each group of words inside a pot. Then write what the root word means
on the line above the pot.
Bank - Read the sentences. Find one of the prefixes from Neptune's
Word Bank in each of the sentences below. Then answer each question
on the line.
- Write the number of the matching definition beside each word.
Use the Root Bank to help.
- Study the Greek and Latin roots, prefixes and suffixes in the
bricks below. How many different words can you form by putting them
together in different combinations?