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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) Kentucky Derby Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

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

    The complete Kentucky Derby vocabulary list is located at the pull down menu called Word List in the header above as well as Horse Racing vocabulary word list a Rodeo word list and another Horses and Ranches vocabulary list.
    . Please also see the homepage for 415 Word Lists on a variety of subjects.

    You have permission to make a hard copy of Kentucky Derby vocabulary puzzles for more vocabulary study at home or in classes.
    Vocabulary Word List: Kentucky Derby word list: blacksmith, blinders, Churchill Downs, colts, competition, daily double, derby, equestrian, equine, favorite, fillies, furlong, gait, gallop, geldings, handicap, horses, jockey, Kentucky, Louisville, paddock, performance, post, race, racetrack, saddle, sire, speed, sportsmanship, stakes race, stallion, stellar, temperament, thoroughbred, trainer, Triple Crown, veterinarian, victorious, winner's circle, yearling

    Kentucky Derby Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  Pertaining to or resembling that of a horse (adjective)
    Root EQUI = horse

    2)  Represented, depicted or pertaining to horseback riding or horsemanship (adjective)
    Root EQUI = horse

    3)  Annual race, first run in 1780 for 3 year old horses at Epson Downs, near London (noun)
    An eponym for the 12th Earl of Derby.

    4)  A unit of distance equal to 220 yards (201 meters) or 1/8 of a mile (noun)
    Root from Old English & French words

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    2) Kentucky Derby Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

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

    The complete Kentucky Derby vocabulary list is located at the pull down menu called Word List in the header above as well as Horse Racing vocabulary word list, a Rodeo word list and another Horses and Ranches vocabulary list. Please also see the homepage for 415 Word Lists on a variety of subjects.

    You have permission to make a hard copy of Kentucky Derby vocabulary puzzles for more vocabulary study at home or in classes.
    Vocabulary Word List: Kentucky Derby vocabulary list:
    blacksmith, blinders, Churchill Downs, colts, competition, daily double, derby, equestrian, equine, favorite, fillies, furlong, gait, gallop, geldings, handicap, horses, jockey, Kentucky, Louisville, paddock, performance, post, race, racetrack, saddle, sire, speed, sportsmanship, stakes race, stallion, stellar, temperament, thoroughbred, trainer, Triple Crown, veterinarian, victorious, winner's circle, yearling

    Kentucky Derby Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  A contestant regarded as having the best chance; something regarded with special liking to win (noun)
    Root FAV = goodwill

    2)  The process of vying for an objective with another; a contest between rivals (noun)
    Root PET = attack, seek, ask

    3)  The execution of something accomplished: deed, feat (noun)
    Root FOURN = accomplish, complete

    4)  Having won over an opponent or against odds; achieving success in a struggle against an enemy or opponent (adjective)
    Root VICT = conquer, win

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    3) Kentucky Derby Vocabulary Puzzle #3 -- myVocabulary.com

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

    The complete Kentucky Derby vocabulary list is located at the pull down menu called Word List in the header above as well as Horse Racing vocabulary word list, a Rodeo word list and another Horses and Ranches vocabulary list. Please also see the homepage for 415 Word Lists on a variety of subjects.

    You have permission to make a hard copy of Kentucky Derby vocabulary puzzles for more vocabulary study at home or in classes.
    Vocabulary Word List: Kentucky Derby vocabulary list:
    blacksmith, blinders, Churchill Downs, colts, competition, daily double, derby, equestrian, equine, favorite, fillies, furlong, gait, gallop, geldings, handicap, horses, jockey, Kentucky, Louisville, paddock, performance, post, race, racetrack, saddle, sire, speed, sportsman, stakes race, stallion, stellar, temperament, thoroughbred, trainer, Triple Crown, veterinarian, victorious, winner's circle, yearling

    Kentucky Derby Vocabulary Puzzle #3 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  A male horse, especially one kept primarily as a stud (noun)
    Root ESTAL (German)

    2)  One qualified and authorized to treat diseases and injuries of animals (noun)
    Root VETER = old

    3)  Outstanding, excellent; by or as by a star performer (adjective)
    Root STELLA = star

    4)  Person engaged in activities (hunting, fishing, etc.); someone who is fair and generous (good loser/graceful winner) (noun)
    Root PORT = carry

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