3rd Grade Caesars English
Caesar's English is a study of Latin stems and advanced vocabulary from classic literature.  It is an important part of the AIG curriculum for grades three through five. This study is an excellent preparation for middle school and beyond.  Use the lists below to learn or review the words and stems.
 
Caesar’s English f or Third Grade  

Latin Stems

STEM

DEFINITION

EXAMPLE

bi

two

bicycle

sub

under

submarine

de

down

deposit

pre

before

predict

super

over

supervisor

un

not

unable

inter

between

interstellar

semi

half

semicircle

dis

away

distract

sym

together

symphony

 

 

Classic Words

WORD

DEFINITION

countenance

facial expression

profound

deep

manifest

obvious

prodigious

huge

languor

weakness

serene

calm

acute

sharp

grotesque

distorted

condescend

talk down to

odious

hateful