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  • The DAILY WORD ROOT PUZZLE is 1 of 8 vocabulary activities and word puzzles using Greek and Latin word roots.
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  • Common Core alignment to Daily Word Root Puzzle is to the key phrase:
    "GREEK & LATIN AFFIXES and ROOTS". CCSS Alignment Strand Numbers for Specific Grades:
    "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
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    Happening or produced by chance; accidental; lucky (adjective)
    Root FORTU=casual, chance, luck

    A limb or other subsidiary part that diverges from the central or principle structure (noun)
    Root PEND=hang, weigh, pay

    Absurdly exaggerated or splendid; impressive due to largeness, scope or effect (adjective)
    Root GRAND=great, large

    Greath warmth and earnestness of feeling; passion; zeal (noun)
    Root FERV=boil

    Folding, umbrella-like fabric device that allows a slow descent from a height (noun)
    Root PAR=set in order, get ready