October 11, 2011 “Divide & Conquer” Directions: Write the prefixes and bases in the blanks. Write the meaning of the whole word in the last blank. Prefix Base Word Means1. Atrophy 1. __________ 1. __________ 1. __________2. Abysmal 2. __________ 2. __________ 2. __________3. Anonymous 3. __________ 3. __________ 3. __________4. Anarchy 4. __________ 4. __________ 4. __________5. Anemic 5. __________ 5. __________ 5. __________
October 12, 2011 “Combine & Explore”Directions: Complete each of the following sentences with the a-, an- word that best fits thecontext. You may add suffixes to the words. a. Atrophy c. Anonymous d. Anarchy b. Abysmal e. Anemic 1. We are grateful to the __________ donor for providing refreshments during half-time. 2. His writing is so dull and __________ that it puts me to sleep. 3. Born into __________ poverty, he nevertheless rose to become state governor. 4. My arm muscles will __________ if I don’t keep up my exercise routine. 5. A state of _________ broke out in the aftermath of the assassination of the king.
October 13, 2011 “Read & Reason”Directions: Read the following passage, paying special attention to the a-, an- words . Thenanswer the questions that follow.1.Why would an anoxic person have blue lips or fingernails?2.Why would increased breathing rate or feeling light-headed be symptoms of anoxia?