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  • 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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    Without definite form; no specific shape (adjective)
    Root MORPH=shape, form

    Part of a whole; a serving; a segment (noun)
    Root PORTIO=part, share

    Band of strong connective tissue holding bones together (noun)
    Root LIG=tie, bind, hold

    Producing a display of lustrous, changing colors like those of the rainbow (adjective)
    Root ESCE=process of beginning, becoming (suffix)

    The return of like for like, especially to get even; requital (noun)
    Root TALI=compensation in kind