5th grade Caesar's English stems and Vocabulary
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 for Fifth Grade

Latin Stems

STEM

DEFINITION

EXAMPLE

bene

good

benefit

son

sound

sonic

nov

new

novice

sangui

blood

sanguine

cogn

know

recognize

ject

throw

rejection

dorm

sleep

dormitory

magn

great

magnify

ver

true

verify

put

think

dispute

archy

government

monarchy

bio

life

biography

auto

self

autography

chron

time

chronic

dec

ten

decade

geo

earth

geology

scope

look

telescope

anti

against

antibiotic

intro

into

introduction

neo

new

neon

Classic Words

WORD

DEFINITION

wistful

yearning

subtle

slight

sagacity

wisdom

remonstrate

to object

tedious

boring

articulate

express clearly

vex

irritate

prostrate

lying down

abyss

a bottomless depth

martyr

one who suffers

apprehension

fear

superfluous

extra

tangible

touchable

lurid

sensational

pervade

spread throughout

genial

kind

stolid

unemotional

palpable

touchable

austere

bare

furtive

stealthy

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