• 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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    A living or livelihood; the means of supporting and sustaining life; continued existence (noun)
    Root SIST=to stand, place

    To address in courteous words with a sign of respect or goodwill; to honor in the military (verb)
    Root SALUT=health

    Illegal; not permitted for moral or ethical reasons; unlawful (adjective)
    Root LIC=be permitted

    Original pattern or model on which something is based (noun)
    Root TYP=impression, form, model

    Particularly suitable or fitting; proper (adjective)
    Root PROPRI=one's own, peculiar, select