MyVocabulary.com

  • 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


  • There are word lists here for EACH Subject and Calendar-related puzzle below.
  • Get a Print Out

    1) Spanish Vocabulary Word Puzzle #1 - myvocabulary.com

    Directions: Put a Spanish vocabulary word answer inside the letter boxes. The Spanish vocabulary word list contains the correct answers. When you hit Submit, you will get the correct answers, percentage score and the use of each Spanish vocabulary word in a contextual sentence.
    Clue: The Spanish vocabulary word list contains the correct answers for 12 questions. Myvocabulary.com also provides a Definition Match and Fill-in-the-Blanks.
    You have permission to make a copy of Spanish vocabulary at home or in classes.
    Vocabulary Word List: Spanish vocabulary word list:
    AFICIONADO, CANTINA, CHAPARRAL, CONQUISTADOR, FIESTA, GUACAMOLE, GUERRILLA, MACHETE, PALOMINO, SAVANNA, SOMBRERO, VIGILANTE

    Spanish Vocabulary Word Puzzle #1 - myvocabulary.com

    1)  A dense thicket of shrubs or thorny bushes, usually found in the Southwest (noun)
    Root HAPAR = evergreen oak

    2)  A large heavy-bladed knife used for cutting down sugar cane, dense brush etc. esp. in Central and South America; a weapon (noun)
    Root MACHO = mallet

    3)  A broad-brimmed, tall crowned hat of straw or felt worn esp. in Mexico ad the southwestern USA (noun)
    Root OMBR = shade

    4)  A fan or supporter with an appreciation or enthusiasm for an interest or activity (noun)
    Root AFICIONAR = amateur

    5)  A thick sauce or paste of seasoned, mashed or pureed avocados, served as a dip, in salads etc. (noun)
    Root AGUACA = avocado

    6)  A joyful or gala celebration of a religious holiday, esp. a day honoring a saint (noun)
    Root FEST = festival

    7)  A person who acts outside of legal authority, often violently, to punish or avenge a crime or a right perceived wrong etc. (noun)
    Root VIGIL = sentry

    8)  A small room or place for general use; a bar (noun)
    Root CANT = sing

    9)  A Spanish conqueror of Mexico, Peru or other parts of America in the 16th century (noun)
    Root QUIS = seek, ask

    10)  A golden-tan or cream-colored horse with a white, silver or ivory tail (noun)
    Root PALOMA = dove

    11)  A member of a band of soldiers engaged in surprise raids behind the lines of an invading enemy army (noun)
    Root GUERRA = war

    12)  A treeless plain or a grassland with few trees, esp. in tropical or subtropical regions with seasonal rains (noun)
    Root ZAVANA = large plain

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

    2) Spanish Vocabulary Word Puzzle #2 - myvocabulary.com

    Directions: Put a Spanish vocabulary word answer inside the letter boxes. The Spanish vocabulary word list contains the correct answers. When you hit Submit, you will get the correct answers, percentage score and the use of each Spanish vocabulary word in a contextual sentence.
    Clue: The Spanish vocabulary word list contains the correct answers for 12 questions. Myvocabulary.com also provides a Definition Match and Fill-in-the-Blanks.
    You have permission to make a copy of Spanish vocabulary at home or in classes.
    Vocabulary Word List: Spanish vocabulary word list:
    Arroyo, Avocado, Embargo, Extravaganza, Hacienda, Hurricane, Mariachi, Mosquito, Poncho, Plaza, Renegade, Senorita, Tornado, Tortilla

    Spanish Vocabulary Word Puzzle #2 - myvocabulary.com

    1)  A dry gully; a rivulet or stream (noun)
    Root ARRUGUA - shaft, pit

    2)  The main building of a ranch or farm; a large estate (noun)
    Root FACIEN = estate (Spanish)

    3)  A cloak resembling a blanket with a slit in the middle for the head; a waterproof garment used as a coat (noun)
    Root PONTH = woven fabric (Spanish)

    4)  Violent, whirling wind with funnel-shaped cloud (noun)
    Root TORN = thunder, turn

    5)  The usually green pear-shaped or egg-shaped oily edible fruit of a tropical American tree (noun)
    Root ABOGADO = advocate

    6)  A violent tropical cyclone with winds moving at 73 miles per hour or more (noun)
    Root HURACAN = who knows!!

    7)  A public square in a city or town: a shopping center (noun)
    Root PLATEA = broad street (Spanish)

    8)  A round, thin Mexican bread made from corn or flour, usually eaten with a meat or cheese filling (noun)
    Root TORTA = cake (Spanish)

    9)  Any restriction or restraint, esp. one imposed on commerce by law (noun)
    Root BARRA = barrier, bar

    10)  Form of Mexican folk music played by four to six musicans
    Root MAR = marriage (French)

    11)  Someone rejecting lawful or customary behavior (noun)
    Root NEG = deny, say no

    12)  A Spanish term of address equal to Miss for the name of a girl or unmarried woman (noun)
    Root SEN = old

    13)  A spectacular show or musical work with special effects (noun)
    Root VAGA = wander

    14)  Two-winged insect whose sting pierces the skin (noun)
    Root MUSCA = fly

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