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  • 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) Constitution Day Word Puzzle #1 Preamble --

    To solve the Constitution vocabulary word puzzle use the Latin root, the word definition and the Constitution vocabulary word list. Put your answers INSIDE the word boxes and move down to the next puzzle. When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct answers, the use of the vocabulary in a sentence and the percentage score for correct answers.
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    In addition to using the Constitution and Government vocabulary word puzzle, also has a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword, Definition Match and True or False activity. A Constitution Day, Civics and Government vocabulary list of 229 words is available from the pull down menu called Word List in the header above.
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    Constitution Day Lesson Plan and Discussion questions:
    Objectives: Teach students to appreciate history and do a bit of problem solving and research.
    • 1. In what document, adopted in 1791, can you find ten amendments to the Constitution?
    • 2. Explain the term, "New Federalism".
    • 3. What branches of the US government enforce laws?
    • 4. What does the term "filibuster" mean?
    • 5. How many members are there in the House of Representatives? In the Senate? How many from each state?
    • 6. Explain the term, "pocket veto."
    Vocabulary Word List:
    Constitution and Government vocabulary list:
    Constitution Day word list:
    Amendment, Bipartisanship, Conceive, Enumerate, Establish, Federalism, Legislative, Ordain, Perfect, Perpetuate, Posterity, Ratification, Recitation, Republic, Secure, Simultaneous, Tranquility, Uniqueness

    Constitution Day Word Puzzle #1 Preamble --

    1)  Freedom from agitation, disturbance or turmoil: serene (noun)
    Root QUI-QUIES = calm ,rest

    2)  Offspring to the furthest generation; those who come after in time (noun)
    Root POSTER = coming after

    3)  Entirely without fault; faithfully reproducing the original; lacking in no detail: complete, whole (adjective)
    Root FECT = do, make

    4)  To establish by appointment, decree or law: destine (verb)
    Root ORD-ORDIN = put in order, appoint, command, regulate

    5)  To make firm or stable; to enact permanently; to bring into being on a firm or permanent basis (verb)
    Root STA = stand

    6)  To relieve from danger or exposure: guard, shield; to put beyond hazard (verb)
    Root CURA = care, attention

    Additional Information:

    Quotes about FREEDOM from thoughtful and great leaders.

    "So long as the people do not care to exercise their freedom, those who wish to tyrannize will do so; for tyrants are active and ardent, and will devote themselves in the name of any number of gods, religious and otherwise, to put shackles upon sleeping men."
    "I have no fear that the result of our experiment will be that men may be trusted to govern themselves without a master."
    "There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty."
    "Liberty without learning is always in peril and learning without liberty is always in vain."
    "It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have these three unspeakably precious things:
    freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence to practice neither.

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