• 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 Definition Match

    1) Word Root 12: GEN, PUL, SPIR Intermediate Definition Match -- (Premium Only)
    2) Word Roots 10: JECT, PEND, LECT Intermediate level Definition Match (Premium Only)
    3) Word Roots 11: CED, CEPT, CUR Intermediate Definition Match (Premium Only)
    4) Word Roots 1: DICT, VENT, DUCT Intermediate-Definition-Match 2 --
    5) Word Roots 2: FIN, SED, FER Intermediate-Definition-Match 2 --
    6) Word Roots 3: CERN, JUR, LEG Intermediate-Definition-Match 2 --
    7) Word Roots 4: GRAD, MOT, CAD Intermediate-Definition Match 2 --
    8) Word Roots 5: NAT, TRACT, SEQU Intermediate-Definition Match 2 --
    9) Word Roots 6: PLIC, FAC, COGN Intermediate-Definition-Match 2 --
    10) Word Roots 7: SPECT, STA, VERT Intermediate-Definition Match 2 --
    11) Word Roots 8: SENT, GRAT, PON Intermediate Definition Match (Premium Only)
    12) Word Roots 9: CLUD, DIT and FID Intermediate Definition Match (Premium Only)