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  • 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


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    1) Back to School Vocabulary puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Back to School vocabulary puzzle use the Latin root or word parts, the word definition, part of speech and the Back to School word list. Put your answers INSIDE the Back to School vocabulary word puzzle boxes and move down to the next vocabulary puzzle. When you hit "Submit," you will get back the correct answers, the use of the word in a sentence and the percentage score for correct answers.
    Clue: In addition to this Interactive Back to School Word Puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks and a Definition Match activity. 420 Vocabulary Word Lists are available from the pull down menu in the header above.

    You have permission to make a copy of the Back to School vocabulary puzzle for further vocabulary study at home or in the classroom.
    Vocabulary Word List: Back to School vocabulary word list:
    academic, apprehension, aptitude, competitive, curriculum, journal, matriculate, maturity, sophomore, stimulation, studious, wisdom

    Back to School Vocabulary puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  Fear of what may be coming; dread of the future (noun)
    Root PREHENS = take, grasp, seize

    2)  A brief account of daily events; a record of experiences, ideas and reflections kept for private use (noun)
    Root JOURN = day, daily

    3)  A student in the second year of secondary school or college (noun)
    Root MOR = foolish

    4)  Incentive that influences activity; animation as a result of activity (noun)
    Root STIMUL = to goad

    5)  State of being fully grown and developed: adulthood; characteristic of someone emotionally and physically grown (noun)
    Root MATUR = ripe

    6)  Accumulated learning: knowledge; ability to discuss inner qualities and relationships: insight; the teachings of the ancient sages (noun)
    Root WIS = wise

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    2) Back-to-School vocabulary puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Back to School vocabulary word puzzle use the Latin root, the definition, part of speech and the vocabulary word list. Put your answers INSIDE the Back to School vocabulary word puzzle boxes. Move down to the next vocabulary puzzle. When you hit "Submit," you will get back the correct answers, the use of the word in a sentence and the percentage score of correct answers for the Back to School vocabulary puzzle.
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    Clue: The Latin roots, the vocabulary definition, the part of speech and the word list will help you solve the vocabulary puzzle. In addition to this Interactive Back to School Puzzle,www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks and a Definition Match activity. 420 Vocabulary Word Lists are available from the pull down menu in the header above.

    Vocabulary Word List: Back to School vocabulary word list:
    academic, apprehension, aptitude, competitive, curriculum, journal, matriculate, maturity, sophomore, stimulation, studious, wisdom

    Back-to-School vocabulary puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  To enroll as a student in a college or university (verb)
    Root MATR = mother

    2)  Relating to school or college; literary rather than technical or vocational; conforming to school rules (adjective)
    Root AKADEMIA = school gymnasium (Greek)

    3)  Marked by purposeful effort: earnest; promoting the mind to acquire knowledge (adjective)
    Root STUD = to be busy with, devote oneself to

    4)  Regular program or course of study leading to a degree or certificate (noun)
    Root CURR = run

    5)  Characterized by or based on vying with another for an objective, prize or resource (adjective)
    Root PET = attack, seek, ask, strive, fall, rush at

    6)  Capacity for learning; a natural inclination or ability: talent, bent (noun)
    Root APT = fit, join

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