SAT Latin Roots Activities


To learn to decipher SAT words instead of just memorizing thousands of them, you should learn the meanings of their roots, prefixes, and suffixes. Roots pages

Greek and Latin Roots

Roots of Style: A Guide to Latin & Greek Elements in English

Roots quizzes, games, links, and activities

Roots Chart

Root Flash Cards

Online Roots Game

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By understanding what the Harry Potter spells mean, you can understand the Latin roots of hundreds of SAT words.  For example, ex means out, pel means push, and arm means weapon.  So if you know expelliarmus (push out weapon), you know three roots already!

The Harry Potter Lexicon

List of spells in Harry Potter

Harry Potter Fansite Spells

"Word Parts" - the roots of vocabulary

Latin Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes

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