Stems/Voc – week 6

astr
(star) in astrology
dyna
(power) as in dynamite
hyper
(over)as in hyperactive
octa
(eight) as octopus
scope
(look) as in telescope
footnote
note of reference found at the bottom of the page.
selection
the passage or reading material to be read
passage
the selection or reading material to be read
informational
writing that provides knowledge
factual
writing that is true and based on facts
primary source
the original document, picture, or file about a given topic
secondary source
a copy of the original source
justify
to prove
sequence (of events)
order in which things happen
nonfiction
true
leg
(read) as in legible
tort
(twist) as in contort
mir
(wonder) as in miracle
man
(hand) as in manual
sens
(feel) as in sensitive
metaphor
a comparison of two unlike things NOT using “like”or “as”
figurative language
figures of speech (does not mean exactly what it says)
literal language
language that means exactly what it says
footnote
a note of reference found at the bottom of a page
nonfiction
true
justify
prove
sequence
(of events) order in which things happen

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