• 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 Word Search

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