• 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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    Of considerable quantity or amount; belonging to the essential part of a thing (adjective)
    Root STANT=stand

    Anxious or concerned; eager, attentive and desirous (adjective)
    Root CIT=arouse, summon, set in motion

    Lacking a sound basis; flimsy; weak; slight and unsubstantial (adjective)
    Root TENU=make thin

    To regard with respect or wonder; to inspire approval (verb)
    Root MIR=wonder at, behold, look

    The act of shipping or sending products out of one country for sale or use in another (noun)
    Root PORT=carry, bear, bring