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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) The Scarlet Letter Interactive Puzzle #1-- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: By using the Latin roots or word parts, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and The Scarlet Letter vocabulary word list you will solve the Interactive Word Puzzle.
    The Latin roots and their meanings:

    CERN = separate, observe, EDIF = build; FAC/FIC = make, do; GEN = kind, race, class; GNO = know; GRESS = step, walk; JOURN = day, daily; MENA = drive, threaten; PED = foot; PEN = pain, punishment; PORT = carry, bear, bring; PREHEN(D) = take, sieze, grasp; SANCT = holy, sacred; SID = sit, settle; SIMIL = like, make like, together; TANG = touch; VIL = mean, base; VIV = life, alive.

    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct puzzle answers, a percentage score for correct answers and a sentence with the word in context.
    Clue: In addition to The Scarlet Letter vocabulary word list of 20 words, www.myvocabulary.com also provides a Fill-in-the-Blank puzzle, a Definition Match puzzle and a True or False activity.
    You have permission to print The Scarlet Letter word puzzles for study at home or in classes.
    Vocabulary Word List: 20 Scarlet Letter words: AMENABLE, APPREHENSION, ASSIMILATE, CONGENIAL, DEPORTMENT, DISCERNING, EDIFICE, EFFICACY, IGNOMINY, IMPEDIMENT, INSIDIOUS, MALEFACTOR, PENITENT, PROGENITOR, REVILE, SANCTIFY, SOJOURN, TANGIBLE, TRANSGRESS, VIVIFY

    The Scarlet Letter Interactive Puzzle #1-- myVocabulary.com

    1)  To learn something so that it is fully understood; to cause a person/group to become part of a different society, country etc. (verb)
    Root SIMIL = like, make like, together

    2)  Able to see and understand people, things or situations clearly and intelligently (adj.)
    Root CERN = separate, observe

    3)  A situation or event that causes embarrassment or shame (noun)
    Root GNO = know

    4)  A large and usually impressive building such as a government building or a church (noun)
    Root EDIF = build

    5)  Fear that something bad or unpleasant is about to occur: a worry about the future; an arrest of someone (noun)
    Root PREHEN = take, sieze, grasp

    6)  Something that makes it difficult to do or that interferes with movement or progress; a condition that makes it hard to speak normally (noun)
    Root PED = foot

    7)  Very pleasant, friendly and agreeable; having similar personalities, interests and tastes (adj.)
    Root GEN = kind, race, class

    8)  The way that a person behaves, moves, stands esp. in a formal situation (noun)
    Root PORT = carry

    9)  Readily agreeing or accepting something that is wanted or asked for (adj.)
    Root MENA = drive, threaten

    10)  The power to produce a desired result or effect (noun)
    Root FIC = make, do

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    2) The Scarlet Letter Interactive Puzzle #2-- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: By using the Latin roots or word parts, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and The Scarlet Letter vocabulary word list you will solve the Interactive Word Puzzle.
    The Latin roots and their meanings:

    CERN = separate, observe, EDIF = build; FAC/FIC = make, do; GEN = kind, race, class; GNO = know; GRESS = step, walk; JOURN = day, daily; MENA = drive, threaten; PED = foot; PEN = pain, punishment; PORT = carry, bear, bring; PREHEN(D) = take, sieze, grasp; SANCT = holy, sacred; SID = sit, settle; SIMIL = like, make like, together; TANG = touch; VIL = mean, base; VIV = life, alive.

    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct puzzle answers, a percentage score for correct answers and a sentence with the word in context.
    Clue: In addition to The Scarlet Letter vocabulary word list of 20 words, www.myvocabulary.com also provides a Fill-in-the-Blank puzzle, a Definition Match puzzle and a True or False activity.
    You have permission to print The Scarlet Letter word puzzles for study at home or in classes.
    Vocabulary Word List: 20 Scarlet Letter words: AMENABLE, APPREHENSION, ASSIMILATE, CONGENIAL, DEPORTMENT, DISCERNING, EDIFICE, EFFICACY, IGNOMINY, IMPEDIMENT, INSIDIOUS, MALEFACTOR, PENITENT, PROGENITOR, REVILE, SANCTIFY, SOJOURN, TANGIBLE, TRANSGRESS, VIVIFY

    The Scarlet Letter Interactive Puzzle #2-- myVocabulary.com

    1)  A person who is guilty of a crime or offense; someone who does wrong or is evil (noun)
    Root FAC = make, do

    2)  To make someone or something clearer, more lively or brighter (verb)
    Root VIV = life, alive

    3)  To make something holy; to make official acceptance or approval to (verb)
    Root SANCT = holy, sacred

    4)  To do something that is not allowed; to disobey a command or law (verb)
    Root GRESS = step, walk

    5)  To speak about someone or something in a very insulting or critical way (verb)
    Root VIL = mean, base

    6)  Feeling and showing regret and sorrow because of something you have done wrong (adj.)
    Root PEN = pain, punishment

    7)  A person or animal in the past that is related to a person or animal living now: ancestor (Biology); something that is a model for something else or that begins the development of (noun)
    Root GEN = kind, race, class

    8)  Awaiting a chance to trap: treacherous; Causing harm in a way that is gradual or not easily noticed (adj.)
    Root SID = sit, settle

    9)  Easily seen or recognized; able to be touched or felt (adj.)
    Root TANG = touch

    10)  Period of time when you stay in a place as a traveler or guest (noun)
    Root JOURN = day, daily

    Additional Information:

    See vocabulary lists for all 155 books, novels and plays.

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