• The Interactive Lesson Plan puzzle is 1 of 8 vocabulary activities and word puzzles.
  • Use the Greek and Latin word root word list to select the correct answer.
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  • The AUDIO word story is available in all Root Words Lesson Plans #1 through #6.
  • Common Core alignment to a Interactive Puzzle is to 4 key phrases:
    "Grade Level", "Greek and Latin Roots", "Precise Meaning" and "Context".
    CCSS Alignment Strand numbers for Specific Grades:
    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
    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
    Precise Meaning: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4e, 3.4d, 4.4c, 5.4c, 6.4c, 7.4c, 8.4c, 9-10.4c, 11-12.4c
    Context: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4a, 3.4a, 4.4a, 5.4a, 6.4a, 7.4a, 8.4a, 9-10.4a, 11-12.4a
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    1) ACT Test #1 Word Puzzle --

    Directions: To solve the ACT test word puzzle, use the vocabulary word list and Latin or Greek word root Put your answers INSIDE the word puzzle.
    At the bottom of the last interactive word puzzle, click "SUBMIT" for the correct answers and the use of each vocabulary word in a sentence. Learn the vocabulary word list below the ACT word puzzle.
    Clue: To solve the ACT test vocabulary word, use the definition, part of speech and Latin or Greek word root. All 12 words come from these three Latin roots: JECT, LECT and PEND. The correct answers are in the ACT vocabulary word list.
    Vocabulary Word List: ACT vocabulary list: abject, sacrilege, propensity, projectile, predilection, pendulous, interjection, impending, electorate, eclectic, appendicitis, trajectory

    ACT Test #1 Word Puzzle --

    1)  Completely or totally hopeless, miserable or wretched; contemptible (adjective)
    Root JECT = throw, cast, hurl

    2)  A violation of anything holy; a profanation; blasphemy (noun)
    Root LEG-LECT = gather, choose

    3)  Hanging down loosely; swinging freely; oscillating (adjective)
    Root PEND = hang, weigh, pay

    4)  Tendency to think favorably of something in particular; partiality; preference; liking (noun)
    Root LECT = gather, choose

    5)  A word, cry or phrase expressing sudden or strong emotion; an exclamation (noun)
    Root JECT = throw, cast, hurl

    6)  Inflammation of the tubular outgrowth of the small intestine (noun)
    Root PEND = hang, weigh, pay

    7)  Course, curve or path described by a moving particle or body (noun)
    Root JECT = throw, cast, hurl

    8)  Soon to be taking place or happening; imminent; hovering menacingly (adjective)
    Root PEND = hang, weigh, pay

    9)  Not following one system, but selecting from various systems and methodologies (adjective)
    Root LECT = gather, choose

    10)  A natural inclination, tendency or bent; a leaning (noun)
    Root PENS-PEND = hang, weigh, pay

    11)  An object fired from a gun with an explosive propelling charge (noun)
    Root JECT = throw, cast, hurl

    12)  The body of persons entitled to vote in an election (noun)
    Root LECT = gather, choose

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