• 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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    Expressing much in a few words; terse; succinct; brief but comprehensive (adjective)
    Root CISE=cut, kill

    Having the same course, nature, tendency or direction; similar (adjective)
    Root PAR=equal

    Athletic contest comprising ten different track and field events (noun)
    Root DECA=ten

    Lacking sharpness or quickness; a type of angle in math (adjective)
    Root OB=toward, to, on, over, against (prefix)

    Any severe form of mental disturbance or disease disrupting normal behavior and social functioning (noun)
    Root PSYCH=mind, soul, spirit