• 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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    A rhythmic sequence or flow of sounds or words; the beat or rate of rhythmical movement (noun)
    Root CAD=fall, sink

    Property and money donated to an institution or person as a permanent fund or income source (noun)
    Root DOT=given

    Lofty or pompous eloquence; bombastic (adjective)
    Root GRAND=great, large

    Pertaining to the nature of books and writings; well-read; bookish (adjective)
    Root LITER=letter

    Sharp, striking or bitter to the taste, or to the nose, eyes or skin (adjective)
    Root ACR=bitter, sour