• The DAILY WORD ROOT PUZZLE is 1 of 8 vocabulary activities and word puzzles using Greek and Latin word roots.
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  • Common Core alignment to Daily Word Root Puzzle is to the key phrase:
    "GREEK & LATIN AFFIXES and ROOTS". CCSS Alignment Strand Numbers for Specific Grades:
    "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4b+c, 3.4b+c, 4.4b, 5.b, 6.4b, 7.4b, 8.4b, 9-10.4b, 11-12.4b
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    To understand the nature of; to grasp with the mind; to take in or embrace (verb)

    With a behavior pattern fixed by frequent repetition; done, followed or used regularly (adjective)
    Root HAB=have, hold

    Not occupied; having no permanent residence; not populated (adjective)
    Root HABIT=dwell, live, abide

    Act of defending or guarding from attack, invasion, loss, insult, etc.; cover; shield (noun)
    Root TECT=cover, protect

    Fabled female marine creature, half woman and half fish (noun)
    Root MER=lake