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  • 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) Constitution Day Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Constitution Day vocabulary word puzzle use the Latin root or word parts, vocabulary word definition, part of speech and the Constitution Day word list to help you with each answer. Put your answers INSIDE the interactive puzzle box and move down to the next vocabulary puzzle.
    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct answers for the Constitution Day vocabulary word puzzle, use of the word in a sentence and percentage score of correct answers.
    Clue: In addition to using these Constitution Day and Civics and Government vocabulary word lists, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword and Definition Match activity. A Constitution Day vocabulary list is available from the pull down menu called Word List in the header above. That Word List includes a variety of more than 420 subjects.


    You have permission to make a hard copy of Constitution Day vocabulary and word puzzles for more vocabulary study at home or in the classroom.
    Vocabulary Word List: Constitution Day vocabulary word list:
    Amendment, Bipartisanship, Conceive, Enumerate, Establish, Federalism, Legislative, Ordain, Perfect, Perpetuate, Posterity, Ratification, Recitation, Republic, Secure, Simultaneous, Tranquility, Uniqueness

    Constitution Day Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  A government with a chief of state, not a monarch, who is usually a president (noun)
    Root PUBLIC = public, belonging to the people

    2)  Early political principle favoring a strong centralized national government (noun)
    Root FED-FOED = league, compact

    3)  Having the power or performing the function of enacting laws (adjective)
    Root LEG = law

    4)  A strong support or involvement with members of two parties (noun)
    Root PART = divide, share, separate

    5)  An improvement, a modification, addition or correction, proposed or made, in a law, motion or bill (noun)
    Root MEND = fault, defect, error

    6)  To ascertain the number of: count; to specify one after another: list (verb)
    Root NUMER = number

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    Quotes about FREEDOM from thoughtful and great leaders.

  • VOLTAIRE
    "So long as the people do not care to exercise their freedom, those who wish to tyrannize will do so; for tyrants are active and ardent, and will devote themselves in the name of any number of gods, religious and otherwise, to put shackles upon sleeping men."
  • THOMAS JEFFERSON
    "I have no fear that the result of our experiment will be that men may be trusted to govern themselves without a master."
  • JONHN ADAMS
    "There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty."
  • JOHN F. KENNEDY
    "Liberty without learning is always in peril and learning without liberty is always in vain."
  • MARK TWAIN
    "It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have these three unspeakably precious things:
    freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence to practice neither.

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    2) Constitution Day Vocabulary Puzzle #3 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Constitution Day word puzzle, use the Latin root or word parts, word definition, part of speech and Constitution Day word list to help solve for each answer. Put your answers INSIDE the boxes and move down to the next puzzle. When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct answers, use of the word in a sentence and percentage score for correct answers.
    Clue: In addition to using this Constitution Day word list, www.myvocabularycom also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword and Definition Match activity.
    A Constitution Day, Civics and Government vocabulary word list is available from the pull down menu called Word List in the header above.

    You have permission to make a hard copy of the Constitution Day vocabulary puzzle for more vocabulary study at home or in the classroom.
    Vocabulary Word List: Constitution Day vocabulary word list:
    Amendment, Bipartisanship, Conceive, Enumerate, Establish, Federalism, Legislative, Ordain, Perfect, Perpetuate, Posterity, Ratification, Recitation, Republic, Secure, Simultaneous, Tranquility, Uniqueness

    Constitution Day Vocabulary Puzzle #3 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  To cause to last indefinitely (verb)
    Root PET = seek, reach for, go to, strive

    2)  Existing or occurring at the same time: coincident (adjective)
    Root SIMUL = make like

    3)  The instance of reading or repeating aloud especially publicly; a student's oral reply to questions (noun)
    Root CIT = summon, arouse

    4)  Formal approval or sanction: confirmation (noun)
    Root RAT = think, calculate, determine

    5)  Without an equal; the only one of its kind ; unlikeness (adjective)
    Root UN = one

    6)  To take into the mind; to form an idea of: imagine; to have an opinion: think (verb)
    Root CEIV-CAP-CEPT = take, receive

    Additional Information:

    Amendment focus, abbreviated:
    Amendment I-Freedom of Speech
    Amendment II-The Right to Keep and Bear Arms
    Amendment III-Your Home Sanctity
    Amendment IV-Security from Unreasonable Search without Cause
    Amendment V-Self Incrimination and Private Property Rights
    Amendment VI-Trial by Jury
    Amendment VII-Jury Trial in Civil Cases
    Amendment VIII-Cruel & Unusual Punishment
    Amendment IX-Rights Retained by the People
    Amendment X-Powers not Delegated are Reserved for the States

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    3) Constitution Day Word Puzzle #1 Preamble -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Constitution vocabulary word puzzle use the Latin root, the word definition and the Constitution vocabulary word list. Put your answers INSIDE the word boxes and move down to the next puzzle. When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct answers, the use of the vocabulary in a sentence and the percentage score for correct answers.
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    Clue: In addition to using the Constitution and Government vocabulary word puzzle, myvocabulary.com also has a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword, Definition Match and True or False activity. A Constitution Day, Civics and Government vocabulary list of 229 words is available from the pull down menu called Word List in the header above.
    You have permission to make a hard copy for Constitution and Government vocabulary study at home or in classes.

    Constitution Day Lesson Plan and Discussion questions:
    Objectives: Teach students to appreciate history and do a bit of problem solving and research.
    • 1. In what document, adopted in 1791, can you find ten amendments to the Constitution?
    • 2. Explain the term, "New Federalism".
    • 3. What branches of the US government enforce laws?
    • 4. What does the term "filibuster" mean?
    • 5. How many members are there in the House of Representatives? In the Senate? How many from each state?
    • 6. Explain the term, "pocket veto."
    Vocabulary Word List: Constitution and Government vocabulary list:
    Constitution Day word list:
    Amendment, Bipartisanship, Conceive, Enumerate, Establish, Federalism, Legislative, Ordain, Perfect, Perpetuate, Posterity, Ratification, Recitation, Republic, Secure, Simultaneous, Tranquility, Uniqueness

    Constitution Day Word Puzzle #1 Preamble -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  Freedom from agitation, disturbance or turmoil: serene (noun)
    Root QUI-QUIES = calm ,rest

    2)  Offspring to the furthest generation; those who come after in time (noun)
    Root POSTER = coming after

    3)  Entirely without fault; faithfully reproducing the original; lacking in no detail: complete, whole (adjective)
    Root FECT = do, make

    4)  To establish by appointment, decree or law: destine (verb)
    Root ORD-ORDIN = put in order, appoint, command, regulate

    5)  To make firm or stable; to enact permanently; to bring into being on a firm or permanent basis (verb)
    Root STA = stand

    6)  To relieve from danger or exposure: guard, shield; to put beyond hazard (verb)
    Root CURA = care, attention

    Additional Information:

    Quotes about FREEDOM from thoughtful and great leaders.

  • VOLTAIRE
    "So long as the people do not care to exercise their freedom, those who wish to tyrannize will do so; for tyrants are active and ardent, and will devote themselves in the name of any number of gods, religious and otherwise, to put shackles upon sleeping men."
  • THOMAS JEFFERSON
    "I have no fear that the result of our experiment will be that men may be trusted to govern themselves without a master."
  • JONHN ADAMS
    "There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty."
  • JOHN F. KENNEDY
    "Liberty without learning is always in peril and learning without liberty is always in vain."
  • MARK TWAIN
    "It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have these three unspeakably precious things:
    freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence to practice neither.

  • Click the SUBMIT BUTTON at the bottom of the page for answers