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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) Earth Day Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Earth Day vocabulary word puzzle use the Latin root, the word definition, part of speech and the Earth Day vocabulary list. Put your answers INSIDE the interactive word box. Then, move down to the next puzzle. When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct answers for Earth Day, the use of the vocabulary in a sentence and the percentage score of correct answers.
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    Clue: The Latin root, the vocabulary definition and the Earth Day word list will help you give answers for the word puzzle. In addition to using Earth Day vocabulary in an Interactive Puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword and Definition Match activity.

    The complete Earth Day vocabulary list of 571 words is located at the pull down menu called Word List in the header above. Please also see the homepage for more than 540 Word Lists.
    You have permission to make a copy of Earth Day word puzzles for further vocabulary study.
    Vocabulary Word List: Earth Day vocabulary word list:
    abundance, admonition, amazon, apathetic, biota, biodegradable, botanical, catastrophe, defoliate, deplete, ecology, effluent, endangered, endemic, environs, erode, euthenics, evolution, fauna, fertile, flora, flourish, inspiration, migratory, morphology, nascent, ozone, permutation, pollute, primeval, prognosis, protean, rectify, renewable, retrogression, revitalize, sediment, seismic, soluble, sustainable, symbiosis, terrain, toxin, vegetation

    Earth Day Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  Science concerned with improving living conditions (noun)
    Root EU (prefix) = good, well

    2)  A list of the animals of a given region or period (noun)
    Root = from the Roman God of the animals

    3)  Mutual living together of two different organisms (noun)
    Root SYM (prefix) = together

    4)  A form of oxygen produced that absorbs ultra-violet light (noun)
    Root OZ = smell

    5)  To give or impart new life, vitality, or vigor to (verb)
    Root VIT = life

    6)  To reduce or lessen in quality, effectiveness or value; to empty or exhaust (verb)
    Root PLE = fill, be full

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    2) Earth Day Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Earth Day vocabulary word puzzle, use the Latin root, the word definition, part of speech and the Earth Day vocabulary list. Put your answers INSIDE the box. Move down to the next Earth Day vocabulary puzzle.
    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct answers for Earth Day, the use of the vocabulary in a sentence and the percentage score of correct answers.
    If you want an Earth Day graphic, go to our image here: http://www.myvocabulary.com/Images/earthday1.jpg - the same image is below.

    Clue: The Latin root, the vocabulary definition and the Earth Day word list will help you solve the puzzle. In addition to using Earth Day vocabulary in an Interactive Puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword and Definition Match activity.

    The complete Earth Day vocabulary list of 571 words is located at the pull down menu called Word List in the header above. Please also see the homepage for 455 Word Lists.
    You have permission to make a copy of Earth Day vocabulary puzzles for further vocabulary study.
    Vocabulary Word List: Earth Day Vocabulary Word List: abundance, admonition, amazon, apathetic, biodegradable, biota, botanical, catastrophe, defoliate, deplete, ecology, effluent, endangered, endemic, environs, erode, euthenics, evolution, fauna, fertile, flora, flourish, inspiration, migratory, morphology, nascent, ozone, permutation, pollute, primeval, prognosis, protean, rectify, renewable, retrogression, revitalize, sediment, seismic, soluble, sustainable, symbiosis, terrain, toxin, vegetation

    Earth Day Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  To destroy or cause widespread loss of leaves in an area like a jungle or forest (verb)
    Root FOLI = leaf

    2)  To be in a vigorous state; to grow luxuriantly or to thrive in growth (verb)
    Root FLOR = flower

    3)  Being in a state or circumstance of peril, risk or harm (adjective)
    Root DONGIER (French) = damage

    4)  Lacking concern in things that others find moving and exciting (adjective)
    Root PATH = feel, suffer

    5)  Enduring without giving away or yielding; keeping up and continuing (adjective)
    Root TAIN = hold

    6)  Pertaining to, or derived from plants; of or belonging to a plant species (adjective)
    Root BOTAN = herb

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