• 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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    Far apart; secluded; out-of-the-way; distant in time or relationship
    Root MOT=move

    A set of books arranged alphabetically with articles on various topics (noun)
    Root PED=foot

    A stomach disorder accompanied by a burning sensation; heartburn (noun)
    Root PED=foot

    Optical phenomenon sometimes seen in the desert or at sea; something illusory (noun)
    Root MIR=wonder at, behold, look

    Public performance of music or dancing; harmony; accord (noun)
    Root CERT=sure, settled