A Reading Passage or Context Story further clarifies the meanings of vocabulary and aids in the correct word pronunciation. Click on the character icon to hear Lesson Plans #1 - #6 story.
  • ESL, LEP and ELL especially benefit from the AUDIO passages. Stories emphasize grade level word content and subject specific vocabulary.
  • Common Core alignment to a Reading Passage is to 3 key phrases: "Grade Level", "Particular Topic" and "Grade-Relevant Text or Subject Area". CCSS Alignment Strand 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
    Particular Topic: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 4.6. 5.6, 6.6, 7.6, 8.6, 9-10.6, 11-12.6
    Grade & Subject-Relevant Text: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers:
    (Reading: Informational Text) RI.2.4, RI.3.4, RI.4.4. RI.5.4, RI.6.4, RI.7.4, RI.8.4, RI.9-10.4, RI.11-12.4
    (Reading: Literature) RL.2.4, RL.3.4, RL.4.4. RL.5.4, RL.6.4, RL.7.4, RL.8.4, RL.9-10.4, RL.11-12.4
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    1) Word Roots 1: DICT, VENT, DUCT Intermediate-Context-Story 2 --

    The following story will further clarify the meanings of the vocabulary words and aid in their pronuncation in Word Root 1-Intermediate. Click on the Sam character image below to hear an AUDIO of the current level story. Use this link to return to all puzzles & activities for these roots

    After the fall of the DICTATORSHIP, the populace welcomed home the duke and DUCHESS in an EVENTFUL series of celebrations. The citizens wanted a PRODUCTIVE rule. They could DEDUCE that with a CONVENTIONAL reign, their rulers would DEDICATE themselves to the PREVENTION of atrocities. The AQUEDUCT could be rebuilt and VENTURESOME individuals would have the freedom to create new solutions to old problems. There was no CONTRADICTORY evidence to suggest that these occurrences wouldnt happen. In fact, a sage had made a PREDICTION that the couple would rule successfully.