• 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 Beginner Root Word Lesson Plans for Fill in the Blanks

    1) Latin Word Roots 10 JECT, PEND, LECT Beginner Fill in the Blanks --
    2) Latin Word Roots 11 CED, CEPT, CUR Beginner Fill in the Blanks --
    3) Latin Word Roots 12 GEN, PUL, SPIR Beginner Fill in the Blanks --
    4) Latin Word Roots 8 SENT, GRAT, PON Beginner Fill in the Blank --
    5) Latin Word Roots 9 CLUD, DIT, FID Beginner Fill in the Blanks --
    6) Word Roots 1: DICT, VENT, DUCT Beginner-Fill-in-the Blank --
    7) Word Roots 2: FIN, SED, FER Beginner Fill-in-the Blanks --
    8) Word Roots 3: CERN, JUR, LEG Beginner Fill-in-the Blanks --
    9) Word Roots 4: GRAD, MOT, CAD Beginner Fill-in-the Blanks --
    10) Word Roots 5: NAT, TRACT, SEQU Beginner Fill-in-the Blanks --
    11) Word Roots 6: PLIC, FAC, COGN Beginner Fill-in-the Blanks --
    12) Word Roots 7 SPECT, STA, VERT Beginner Fill-in-the Blanks --