|port - to bring or to carry|
deport: to expel or send away from a country. (from Latin de-, 'away')
export: to send goods to another country (from Latin ex-, 'out, out of')
import: to bring in from an outside source, especially from a foreign country(from Latin in-,'in')
portfolio: a flat case for carrying papers, manuscripts, drawings or other documents(from Latin folium, 'a leaf')
More examples: transportation, reporter, porter, supportive, portable
scope - to look
Kaleidoscope: a tube-shaped toy that one looks through to see a variety of changing colored patterns.
microscope: an instrument for viewing objects too small to be seen by the naked eye.
periscope: an instrument for viewing objects that are out of sight - used especially in submarines
scope: range of view or understanding; the space within which something exists, covers, or is limited to.
phon, phone - sound
megaphone - a funnel-shaped device for making sounds louder
microphone - an instrument that changes sound waves into electrical signals for transmission or amplification.
phonetic - having to do with speech sounds.
phonics - the rules of sound used in teaching reading and word pronunciation.
xylophone - a percussion instrument made of tuned wooden bars struck with small hand-held hammers.
-logy - the study of
archeology - the study of the life and culture of ancient people
meteorology - the study of weather.
psychology - the study of human mind and behavior.
seismology - the study of earthquakes
zoology - the study of animals
Directions: Answer the following questions. Write sentences using the words given above. As a homework, find at least three more root words and words derived from them; write the words, their definitions, and sentences using the words and present your work to the class.