• 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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    Disposing of personal goods with a legal document; a will (noun)
    Root TEST=witness

    To speak harmful untruths about; to slander; to defame (verb)
    Root MAL=ill, bad

    A critical hearing, esp. a trial performance to appraise an entertainer's merits (noun)
    Root AUD=hear, listen

    Gradual increase in force, volume, loudness or intensity (adjective)
    Root CRESC=grow, increase

    To move or cause to move with a wave-like motion; to swell (verb)
    Root UND=wave, flow, overflow, be excessive