Root Words Crossword Puzzles (Distance Learning)

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7th - 11th
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  1. Grammar practice does not have to be boring.Try these enjoyable crossword puzzled that boost spelling, writing, and grammar in a unique way.This bundle includes 15 crossword puzzles covering homophones, collective nouns, irregular plurals, irregular past tense, and root words. Great for homework, se
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Engage students and improve vocabulary in a unique way

with three different crossword puzzles that include words of Latin and Greek origins.

12 roots are used in each puzzle with 3 or more words derived from each source--a minimum of 36 new words per puzzle.

A bonus page of 14 Rather Questions using additional words is included for extra fun and to help imprint the new vocabulary effectively.

Example: Would you rather have an apathetic or an empathetic teacher? Explain.

Try these Root Word Crossword Puzzles with Rather Questions,

and your students will perk up to an enjoyable and effective learning experience.

Three different puzzles are included as well as an Answer Key for each one.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.


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