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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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    An aromatic, bitter gum resin obtained from an Arabian shrub and used chiefly in making perfumes (noun)
    Root Direct-Latin & German=aromatic gum

    Funny; joking; said or done in jest (adjective)
    Root JOC=a jest, joke

    Leaves of a plant, collectively and in general (noun)
    Root FOLI=leaf

    To pardon or forgive; to overlook (a fault or error) (verb)
    Root CUS=reason, sake, case

    A person who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks, esp. in a restaurant (noun)
    Root TEND=stretch, reach