• The Subject and Calendar-related puzzles are supplementary curriculum resources featuring vocabulary activities and word puzzles. Also included are over 660 additional subject-related word lists.
  • Use the provided Greek and Latin word roots in the over 90 subject word puzzles to decode word meaning and select the correct answer. Email your answers to friends, family and teachers.
  • Common Core alignment to a Themed Puzzles is to 3 key phrases: "Grade Level", "Particular Topic" and "Grade-Relevant Text or Subject Area". CCSS Alignment Strand for Specific Grades:
    CCSS Alignment Strand Numbers for Specific Grades:
    Greek & Latin Roots: "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
    Grade Level: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4, 3.4, 4.4, 5.4, 6.4, 7.4, 8.4, 9-10.4, 11-12.4
    Particular Topic: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 4.6. 5.6, 6.6, 7.6, 8.6, 9-10.6, 11-12.6
    Grade & Subject-Relevant Text: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers:
    (Reading: Informational Text) RI.2.4, RI.3.4, RI.4.4. RI.5.4, RI.6.4, RI.7.4, RI.8.4, RI.9-10.4, RI.11-12.4
    (Reading: Literature) RL.2.4, RL.3.4, RL.4.4. RL.5.4, RL.6.4, RL.7.4, RL.8.4, RL.9-10.4, RL.11-12.4

  • There are word lists here for EACH Subject and Calendar-related puzzle below.
  • List of Advanced Root Word Lesson Plans for Crossword

    1) Word Root #8:SENT-GRAT-PON/POS Advanced Crossword --
    2) Word Root #9:CLUD-DIT-FID Advanced Crossword --
    3) Word Root 10: JECT, PEND, LECT Advanced Crossword --
    4) Word Root 11: CED, CEPT, CUR Beginner Crossword --
    5) Word Roots 1: DICT, VENT, DUCT Advanced-Crossword --
    6) Word Roots 2: FIN, SED, FER Advanced-Crossword --
    7) Word Roots 3: CERN, JUR, LEG Advanced-Crossword --
    8) Word Roots 4: GRAD, MOT, CAD Advanced-Crossword --
    9) Word Roots 5: NAT, TRACT, SEQ Advanced-Crossword --
    10) Word Roots 6: PLIC, FAC, COGN Advanced-Crossword --
    11) Word Roots 7: SPECT, STA, VERT Advanced-Crossword --