• 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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    The way in which something falls or distributes itself; rate or range of occurrence or influence
    Root CID=fall, sink

    Pertaining to, on or situated near the back (adjective)
    Root DORS=back

    Without any known or good reason; happening by chance (adjective)
    Root CAUS=reason, sake, motive, case

    A soft, black native carbon with metallic luster used for pencil leads and dry lubricants (noun)
    Root GRAPH=write

    Something made known or exhibited; a revelation; the act of divulging (noun)
    Root CLOS=close, shut