• 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 Word Search

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