• 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) Winter Weather Word Puzzle #1 --

    To solve the Winter Weather vocabulary word puzzle use the Latin root, the word definition and the Winter Weather word list. Put your answers INSIDE the vocabulary boxes and move down to the next word puzzle. When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct answers, the use of the word in a sentence and the percentage score for correct answers.
    In addition to this Winter Weather Word Puzzle, also has a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword, Definition Match and True or activity. A complete Winter Weather vocabulary list is available from the pull down menu called Word List in the header above.
    You have permission to make a hard copy of Winter Weather word puzzles at home or in the classroom.
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    Vocabulary Word List:
    Winter Weather word list:
    abrasion, arctic, avalanche, blizzard, centigrade, chilblain, cold, colder, coldest, contusion, crystals, dreary, droplets, Fahrenheit, forecast, freezing, frigid, frost, glacial, icicle, icy, inclement, invigorate, laceration, mercury, meteorologist, overcast, severe, sleet, snow, warm, warmer, warmest, wintry

    Winter Weather Word Puzzle #1 --

    1)  Characterized by the presence of ice in extensive mass; bitterly cold (adjective)
    Root GLAC = ice

    2)  The result of a rough, jagged tear or wound (noun)
    Root LACER = mangled, torn

    3)  Intensely cold in temperature; without warmth of feeling, ardor or enthusiasm (adjective)
    Root FRIG = be cold

    4)  An inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture (noun)
    Root CHIL = coldness (Old English)

    5)  A scraped spot or area; the result of wearing off or down by rubbing or scraping (noun)
    Root RAS = scrape

    6)  To fill with life; to energize; to give strength or vitality to (verb)
    Root VIG = lively, vigor

    7)  A storm with dry, driving snow, strong winds and severe cold (noun)
    Root BLIZ = violent storm

    8)  Bruise; an injury to the subsurface tissue without the skin being broken (noun)
    Root TUS = strike

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