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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) Eclipse Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Eclipse/Space vocabulary puzzle use the Latin/Greek roots, the vocabulary word definition, part of speech and the word bank to help you with each answer. Put your answers INSIDE the interactive word puzzle box worksheet and move down to the next Eclipse vocabulary puzzle.
    When you hit "Submit", you will get back the correct Eclipse answers, the use of the vocabulary word in a sentence and the percentage score of correct answers.
    Clue: The Latin/Greek roots, the vocabulary word definition and the word banks will help you solve the puzzle answer worksheet. In addition to using these Eclipse words in an Interactive Puzzle worksheet, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Find, Crossword, Definition Match, and will have a True/False exercise, a Synonym/Antonym Encounter and a Concentration worksheet.
    A vocabulary list of 251 "Eclipse" words (for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study) is available from the pull down menu called "Vocabulary Word List" in the header above. Please also see on the homepage at www.myvocabulary.com a List of 370 Vocabulary Words many relating to Science and a variety of other subjects.

    You have permission to make a hard copy of Eclipse vocabulary puzzle words and all vocabulary puzzle worksheets for further vocabulary study at home or in the classroom from www.myvocabulary.com.
    Vocabulary Word List: 28 Eclipse vocabulary words: aphelion, apogee, asteroid, astronomer, autumnal, azimuth, constellation, corona, eclipse, elliptical, equinox, lunar, occlude, observation, penumbra, perigee, perihelion, planet, refract, seasonal, solar, solstice, spectroscope, synodical month, telescopic, totality, vernal

    Eclipse Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  The upper atmosphere of the Sun that appears as a halo around the Sun during a total eclipse (noun)
    Root CORON = crown

    2)  A partial or imperfect shadow, as in an eclipse; shadowy or indefinite area (noun)
    Root UMBR = shadow

    3)  To shut, close or stop up (a passage, opening, etc.); to block; to shut in, out or off (verb)
    Root CLUD = close, shut

    4)  To bend or change the direction of a ray of light, a sound or heat wave (verb)
    Root FRACT = bend

    5)  A scientific observer of the celestial bodies (the material universe beyond the earth's surface) (noun)
    Root ASTRO = star

    6)  An aggregate amount: sum, whole; the quality or state of having entirety (noun)
    Root TOT = entire

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    2) Eclipse Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Eclipse/Space vocabulary puzzle worksheet use the Latin/Greek roots, the word definition, part of speech and the word bank to help you with each answer. Put your answers INSIDE the interactive word box worksheets and move down to the next puzzle worksheet.
    When you hit "Submit", you will get back the correct answers for Eclipse, the use of the vocabulary word in a sentence and the percentage score of correct answers.
    Clue: The Latin/Greek roots, the vocabulary word definition, part of speech and the word bank will help you solve the puzzle answer worksheet. In addition to using these Eclipse words in an Interactive Puzzle worksheet, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Find, Crossword, Definition Match, and will have a True/False exercise, a Synonym/Antonym Encounter and a Concentration worksheet.
    A vocabulary list of 215 "Eclipse" words (for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study) is available from the pull down menu called "Vocabulary Word List" in the header above. Please also see on the homepage at www.myvocabulary.com a List of 370 Vocabulary Words many relating to Science and a variety of other subjects.

    You have permission to make a hard copy of Eclipse vocabulary puzzle words and all vocabulary puzzle worksheets for further vocabulary study at home or in the classroom from www.myvocabulary.com.
    Vocabulary Word List: 28 Eclipse vocabulary words: aphelion, apogee, asteroid, astronomer, autumnal, azimuth, constellation, corona, eclipse, elliptical, equinox, lunar, occlude, observation, penumbra, perigee, perihelion, planet, refract, seasonal, solar, solstice, spectroscope, synodic month, telescopic, totality, vernal

    Eclipse Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  Occurring in or pertaining to the spring; fresh, young; youthful (adjective)
    Root VER= spring

    2)  Occurring in the season between summer and winter; a period of maturity verging on decline (adjective)
    Root AUG/AUTUM = increase/autumn

    3)  Act or instance of noticing, perceiving, watching or regarding attentively (noun)
    Root SERV = keep, watch over, protect, serve

    4)  Instrument that produces a series of colored bands or motions from or by means of electromagnetic radiation (noun)
    Root SPECT = look, see, appear

    5)  Derived from the sun; measured by the earth's course in relation to the sun; produced or operated by the action of the sun's light or heat (adjective)
    Root SOL = the sun

    6)  Of or relating to the moon; measured by the moon's revolution (adjective)
    Root LUN = the moon

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    3) Eclipse Vocabulary Puzzle #3 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Eclipse/Space vocabulary puzzle worksheet use the Latin/Greek roots, the word definition, part of speech and the word bank to help you with each worksheet answer. Put your answers INSIDE the interactive word box worksheets and move down to the next puzzle.
    When you hit "Submit", you will get back the correct answers for Eclipse, the use of the vocabulary word in a sentence and the percentage score of correct answers.
    Clue: The Latin/Greek roots, the vocabulary word definition and the word banks will help you solve the puzzle answer worksheet. In addition to using these Eclipse words in an Interactive Puzzle worksheet, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Find, Crossword, Definition Match, and will have a True/False exercise, a Synonym/Antonym Encounter and a Concentration worksheet.
    A vocabulary list of 251 "Eclipse" words (for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study) is available from the pull down menu called "Vocabulary Word List" in the header above. Please also see on the homepage at www.myvocabulary.com a List of 370 Vocabulary Words, many relating to Science, and a variety of other subjects.


    You have permission to make a hard copy of Eclipse vocabulary puzzle words and all vocabulary puzzle worksheets for further vocabulary study at home or in the classroom from www.myvocabulary.com.
    Vocabulary Word List: 28 Eclipse vocabulary words: aphelion, apogee, asteroid, astronomer, autumnal, azimuth, constellation, corona, eclipse, elliptical, equinox, lunar, occlude, observation, penumbra, perigee, perihelion, planet, refract, seasonal, solar, solstice, spectroscope, synodic month, telescopic, totality, vernal

    Eclipse Vocabulary Puzzle #3 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  Either of the two times each year when the sun crosses the equator and day and night are everywhere of equal length, usually about March 21 and September 23 (noun)
    Root EQU = equal

    2)  Either of two times a year when the Sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator (about June 22 or December 22) (noun)
    Root STIT = stand

    3)  Point in the orbit of the moon or artificial satellite most distant from earth; the highest, farthest point; apex (noun)
    Root APO = away (prefix)

    4)  Point nearest the earth in the orbit of the moon or a satellite (noun)
    Root PERI = around (prefix)

    5)  Shaped like an elongated oval; of a closed plane curve (adjective)
    Root LIP = leave

    6)  Capable of magnifying distant objects (obtained by use of an optical instrument) (adjective)
    Root TELE = far

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