• 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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    To free from constraint, obligation or pain; to let go (verb)
    Root LEAS=loose

    To rise or float in the air, especially as a result of a supernatural power (verb)
    Root LEV=light

    A greenish-blue pigment on brass, copper or bronze surfaces (noun)
    Root VERD=flourish, be green

    Behavior not conforming to prevailing standards or laws; an improper or bad act (noun)
    Root DUCT=lead, bring

    A distressing occurrence; the condition resulting in bad luck; adversity (noun)
    Root FORTUN=chance, fortune