• 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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    Tiny; so small as to be invisible without enlargement (adjective)
    Root MICRO=small

    The leading character in a drama, play or literary work (noun)
    Root PROTO=first

    A number of persons or things arranged or following one another in order or sequence; a series (noun)
    Root CESS=go, yield

    An official supervising play; an arbitrator; a person to whom something is directed for examination (noun)
    Root FER=carry, bear, bring

    A definite and separate event; a minor happening away from the main action (noun)
    Root CID=fall, sink