• 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 Intermediate Root Word Lesson Plans for Crossword

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