• 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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    Degree of inclination of a highway, railroad, etc. or the rate of ascent or descent of a stream or river
    Root GRAD=step, go, walk, degree

    Having more than one meaning or interpretation; not clear or definite (adjective)
    Root AMBI=around, about, both (prefix)

    Pertaining to or occurring at night; opposite of diurnal (adjective)
    Root NOCT=night

    Momentous; full of or rich in important incidents, noteworthy occurrences or happenings (adjective)
    Root VENT=come

    Worthy of or deserving rebuke, censure or blame (adjective)
    Root VENT=come