Explore Root Words ASTR and STELL

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Uncover the meanings of the root words ASTR and STELL through words like astronomy, asteroid, stellar, and more. Delve into the world of stars and star-like objects through words that are rooted in ASTR and STELL.


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Explore Root Words ASTR and STELL

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  1. WEEK 8 Word Study Words Do Now (answer in notebook): What do the root words ASTR and STELL mean? How many words can you think of that contain STELL ASTR

  2. Root Word ASTR/STELL- star Word Study Words astronomy asteroid stellar stelliform disaster astrologer aster constellation asterisk astrodome Academic/General Words: relate compose

  3. astronomy (noun) Definition: a science which studies stars and their movements Sentence: I took an astronomy class to find out more about the constellations.

  4. asteroid (noun) Definition: a starlike body in space; a small planet Sentence: Scientists thought the asteroid was going to hit Mars, but it missed by about 200 miles.

  5. stelliform (adj.) Definition: star-shaped Sentence: The stelliform object in the sky could only be seen with a telescope.

  6. stellar (adj.) Definition: Like a star; most important Sentence: She had a stellar performance on American Idol last week.

  7. disaster (noun) Definition: event that occurs under the influence of a negative star Sentence: Natural disasters have been causing lots of problems recently.

  8. astrologer (noun) Definition: person who examines the stars influence on people Sentence: Sandy, the astrologer, took an interest in the Big Dipper constellation.

  9. aster (noun) Definition: a fall flower shaped like a star Sentence: The aster flower only comes around during certain times of year.

  10. constellation (noun) Definition: A group of stars Sentence: Early astrologers recognized only one constellation of ' the dog ' , which we call canis major today.

  11. asterisk (noun) Definition: A star used in printing to refer to a margin note Sentence: The asterisk told me to look at the bottom of the page to get additional information.

  12. astrodome (noun) Definition: Clear dome of an aircraft for viewing the stars and sky Sentence: The pilot was amazed when he looked out of the astrodome and viewed to stars.

  13. relate (verb) Definition: To make a connection or association Sentence: Relate Chad s argumentative behavior towards Malcolm to his relationship with his father.

  14. compose (verb) Definition: To make or form by combing things, parts, or elements/to create (musical, literary, choreographic)/to put in proper order. Sentence: After gathering information from many resources, compose an essay that explains the 5Ws and H of Jason s autoimmune disease.

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