• 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 soothe; to appease or to pacify especially by concessions (verb)
    Root PLAC=please

    To propose for election or appointment to an office; to designate for an honor or award (verb)
    Root NOMIN=name, nominal

    To sail about on a pleasure trip; to fly, drive or travel at an efficient operating speed (verb)
    Root CRUS=cross

    An adherent, follower or backer; one who promotes or advocates (noun)
    Root PORT=carry, bear, bring

    To give, pay or pledge as a contribution, gift or investment; to agree to (verb)
    Root SCRIB=write