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Spelling and Vocabulary - Week Five

Week Five: Greek Roots - graph, auto, photo, tele, rupt
 
root - the form of a word after all affixes are removed.  If you know the meaning of the root words, then you will have the ability to understand the meaning of many other words. 
 
1. photograph
2. autograph
3. paragraph
4. graph
5. automatic
6. automobile
7. photo
8. telephone
9. telescope
10. telegraph
11. television
12. photogenic
13. bankrupt
14. disrupt
15. interrupt
16. abrupt
 
graph: drawn, written
photo: light
auto: self
tele: distance
rupt: to break
 
Vocabulary
1. telescope
2. paragraph
3. interrupt
4. abrupt
5. automatic
6. photograph