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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) Grammar Words #1 Interactive Puzzle -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: By using the Latin roots or word parts, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and the GRAMMAR vocabulary word list you will solve the Interactive Word Puzzle.
    The Latin roots and their meanings: ;BOL = throw, put; CLAR = clear; CLAM = call out, declare; DICAT = declare, speak; FIX = fixed, fastened; GEN = race, kind; IDIO = one's own; JECT = throw, cast; JUNCT = join; LITER = letter; ORDIN = order, rank; NYM = name; PART = divide, share, part; PHOR = carry, bear; PUNCT = prick, point; QUOT = how many; SON = sound; TRACT = pull, draw; one Direct from French;

    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct definition match answers, a percentage score for correct answers and a sentence.
    Clue: In addition to the GRAMMAR vocabulary word list of 10 words, www.myvocabulary.com also provides a Fill-in-the-Blank word activity, a Definition Match puzzle and a True or False activity.
    You have permission to print Grammar word puzzles for study at home or in classes.
    Vocabulary Word List: 20 Grammar words: adjective, alliteration, cliche, conjunction, consonant, contraction, declarative, exclamation, gender, hyperbole, idiom, interjection, metaphor, participle, predicate, prefix, punctuation, quotation, subordinate, synonym

    Grammar Words #1 Interactive Puzzle -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  The use of a name beginning with the same sound or letters (noun)
    Root LITER = letter

    2)  Any letter of the English alphabet except the vowels a, e, i, o, u and sometimes y (noun)
    Root SON = sound

    3)  A word, phrase or sound that expresses a strong emotion like a sharp, sudden cry (noun)
    Root CLAM = call out, declare

    4)  A word that joins together sentences, clauses, phrases or words (noun)
    Root JUNCT = join

    5)  Language that describes something as better or worse than it actually is (noun)
    Root BOL = throw, put

    6)  A short form or a word or word group where a letter or letters have been omitted (noun)
    Root TRACT = pull, draw

    7)  A word that describes a noun or pronoun (noun)
    Root JECT = throw, cast

    8)  The state of being male or female: sex; a category where words are divided based on sex (noun)
    Root GEN = kind, race

    9)  Having the form of a statement, not a question or a command (adjective)
    Root CLAR = clear

    10)  A phrase or sentence that has been overused or used so often that it is no longer original interesting or effective (noun)
    Same word in both French and English

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    2) Grammar Words #2 Interactive Puzzle -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: By using the Latin roots or word parts, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and the GRAMMAR vocabulary word list you will solve the Interactive Word Puzzle.
    The Latin roots and their meanings: ;BOL = throw, put; CLAR = clear; CLAM = call out, declare; DICAT = declare, speak; FIX = fixed, fastened; GEN = race, kind; IDIO = one's own; JECT = throw, cast; JUNCT = join; LITER = letter; ORDIN = order, rank; NYM = name; PART = divide, share, part; PHOR = carry, bear; PUNCT = prick, point; QUOT = how many; SON = sound; TRACT = pull, draw; one Direct from French;

    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct definition match answers, a percentage score for correct answers and a sentence.
    Clue: In addition to the GRAMMAR vocabulary word list of 10 words, www.myvocabulary.com also provides a Fill-in-the-Blank word activity, a Definition Match puzzle and a True or False activity.
    You have permission to print Grammar word puzzles for study at home or in classes.
    Vocabulary Word List: 20 Grammar words: adjective, alliteration, cliche, conjunction, consonant, contraction, declarative, exclamation, gender, hyperbole, idiom, interjection, metaphor, participle, predicate, prefix, punctuation, quotation, subordinate, synonym

    Grammar Words #2 Interactive Puzzle -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  An expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its separate words but must be learned as a whole (noun)
    Root IDIO = one's own

    2)  A form of a verb to expresses a past or ongoing action that can be used as an adjective, often ending in ing or ed (noun)
    Root PART = divide, share, part

    3)  The art, practice or system of inserting marks or signs in written matter to make the meaning clear and separate clauses or sentences (noun)
    Root PUNCT = prick, point

    4)  A word having the same or almost the same meaning as another word (noun)
    Root NYM = name

    5)  A figure of speech comparing two unlike things without using like or as; opposite of simile (noun)
    Root PHOR = carry, bear

    6)  An act of repeating words exactly; prices bid or offered for stocks, bonds or goods (noun)
    Root QUOT = how many

    7)  The part of a sentence or clause that tells what is said about the subject and includes a verb (noun)
    Root DICAT = declare, speak

    8)  Of a clause that functions as a noun, adjective or adverb; placed in a lower rank or class: inferior (adjective)
    Root ORDIN = order, rank

    9)  A word or or cry expressing sudden or strong feeling thrown in between, inserted or among other things (noun)
    Root JECT = throw, cast

    10)  A letter or group of letters that comes at the beginning of a word and has a meaning of its own (noun)
    Root FIX = fixed

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