• The Fill-in-the Blank puzzle is 1 of 8 vocabulary activities and word puzzles using Greek and Latin word roots with the same grade level words.
  • Use the word list to choose the correct word in context. Email your answers to friends, family and teachers.
  • For subject and calendar topics, refer to the Word List in the header to see the complete vocabulary word list for this topic.
  • Common Core alignment to a Fill-in-the-Blank puzzle is to the key phrase "Context".
    CCSS Alignment Strand Numbers for Specific Grades:
    Context: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4a, 3.4a, 4.4a, 5.4a, 6.4a, 7.4a, 8.4a, 9-10.4a, 11-12.4a
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    1) Word Roots 1: DICT, VENT, DUCT Advanced-Fill-in-the Blank --

    Please put a single vocabulary word for each sentence in each dialog box. As a helpful hint, the correct answers can be found in the word bank.
    When you hit "Submit", you will get back the correct answers as well as the percentage score for how many questions you answered correctly.
    The vocabulary word bank has all the correct answers in it. For the 12 vocabulary words for S#1-Level 3, in addition to this FITB exercise, also has an Interactive Puzzle, Word Find, Crossword, Definition Match, Synonym/Antonym Encounter, True/False exercise, Contextual Story WITH AUDIO and will have a Concentration activity.
    You have permission to make a hard copy for further vocabulary study at home or in the classroom.
    Vocabulary Word List:
    Latin roots DICT, DIC, DIT = speak, declare; VEN, VENT = come; DUCT, DUC = lead.
    Advanced: abdicate, addicted, advent, circumvent, conducive, covenant, ducats, edict, inducement, intervene, malediction, seductive

    Word Roots 1: DICT, VENT, DUCT Advanced-Fill-in-the Blank --

    1)  The pirate hoarded mounds of that he buried deep within large wooden chests.
    2)  The young couple made a to discuss their concerns for their upcoming wedding ceremony.
    3)  The aroma of baking cookies lured the children into the kitchen.
    4)  Maureen could not deny the truth: she was to chocolate and craved all kinds, both milk and dark.
    5)  Even though the pilot will attempt to the ominous storm clouds, passengers fastened their seatbelts.
    6)  The feisty crone screeched a against the marauding bullies and cursed their children, too.
    7)  The oldest prince made a decision to his position to the throne in favor of his younger sibling.
    8)  The principal hoped she would not have to between the two teachers who held such differing opinions.
    9)  The contractor offered a bonus to each employee as an to get the job done quickly and without mishap.
    10)  With the of the car, horses were replaced as the best type of transportation.
    11)  A silent room with good lighting is usually to good concentration.
    12)  The royal declared that villagers must observe a day of rest once a week.