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Latin Root scrib/scrip
Special Focus - Information and Content
In this worksheet, we examine
the root scrib/scrip, which means write in Latin. The
prefixes used in these words generally, but not always, have specific meanings.
These will be dealt with in the Affixation section when all the worksheets come
online. Put each of the words into the
correct sentences in the correct form.
ascribe, conscript, describe, inscription,
proscribe, scribble, scripture, subscribe, transcription
1. Can you ________________
the people who attacked you?
2. It was difficult to read what
the old man had ________________ on the piece of paper.
3. The ________________ on the
tomb said "In loving memory of our dear father".
4. The doctor
________________ antidepressants for her to try and improve her mental
5. No one is sure who said these
words, but they are ________________ to Julius Caesar.
6. The opposition party was
becoming so powerful that the government became extremely worried and ________________
it, putting its leaders in jail.
7. When the war broke out, many
young men were ________________ into the army, many against their wishes.
8. Many religious people believe
that the Bible and other ________________ are the absolute truth revealed by God.
9. After recording the speech she
made a ________________ on her computer and printed it out.
10. If you want to ________________
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