Fun with Greek and Latin Roots
Fun with Greek and Latin Roots Also, use the ancient Greek mathematician, Euclid's, geometric principles to learn how to draw just about anything.

Today’s Activities

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Read and watch

Did you know that over 60 percent of all English words have Greek or Latin roots? In the sciences and technology, the figure rises to over 90 percent! Explore the Greek & Latin Roots for “Earth & Sea” and “Strength & Power” with these printable activities. Then, choose your favorite Greek or Latin root word and complete the Root Word Pyramid!

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Math

Download this first worksheet to work with Complementary and Supplementary Angles. If you’d like a challenge, download the second worksheet to work with Algebraic Equations and Inequalities. OR Write a business proposal for your Shark Tank product.

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D.E.A.M

Drop Everything and Move Today’s challenges:

1. Spring into Action – Find 2 family members and do 2 sets of 20 jumping jacks each.

2. Complete 5 trunk lifts. See the video for trunk lift directions.

First, have your child do some warm up stretches: 10-15 arm circles (front and backwards), 15 jumping jacks, running in place for 30 seconds, 10 leg squats, 10 push ups and sit ups then go to GoNoodle and have your child pick a couple of PE/Dance videos. 

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Be creative

Many experts believe that Geometry was created by the ancient Greek mathematician Euclid. Watch this series of clever YouTube videos on Euclid and, using his geometric principles, learn how to draw just about anything!

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