• 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 Fill in the Blanks

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