• The Fill-in-the Blank puzzle is 1 of 8 vocabulary activities and word puzzles using Greek and Latin word roots with the same grade level words.
  • Use the word list to choose the correct word in context. Email your answers to friends, family and teachers.
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  • Common Core alignment to a Fill-in-the-Blank puzzle is to the key phrase "Context".
    CCSS Alignment Strand Numbers for Specific Grades:
    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) Word Roots 1: DICT, VENT, DUCT Intermediate-Fill-in-the Blank --

    Please put a single vocabulary word for each sentence in each dialog box. As a helpful hint, the correct answers can be found in the word bank.
    When you hit "Submit", you will get back the correct answers as well as the percentage score for how many questions you answered correctly.
    The vocabulary word bank has all the correct answers in it. For the 12 vocabulary words for S#1-Level 2, in addition to this FITB exercise, also has an Interactive Puzzle, Word Find, Crossword, Definition Match, Synonym/Antonym Encounter, True/False exercise, Contextual Story WITH AUDIO and will have a Concentration activity.
    You have permission to make a hard copy for further vocabulary study at home or in the classroom.
    Vocabulary Word List:
    Latin roots DICT, DIC, DIT = speak, declare; VEN, VENT = come; DUCT, DUC = lead.
    Intermediate: aqueduct, contradictory, conventional, dedicated, deduced, dictatorship, duchess, eventful, prediction, prevention, productive, venturesome

    Word Roots 1: DICT, VENT, DUCT Intermediate-Fill-in-the Blank --

    1)  Based on her thorough exam, the veterinarian made a that the kittens would be born during the week.
    2)  From the clues she encountered, Jeannie that her best friend was planning a surprise party for her!
    3)  Typically but not always, black is the color that mourners choose to wear at funeral services.
    4)  The young twins spent an day at the zoo and especially liked to pet the baby animals.
    5)  The duke and the attended royal ceremonies held at Buckingham Palace in London.
    6)  Didn/'t your doctor recommend plenty of rest for the of further complications from your respiratory problems?
    7)  Quinn promised himself that he would be a student and earn outstanding grades.
    8)  George spent a very day answering mail, paying bills and running errands, too.
    9)  Todd made at least two statements to the police officer; both were dishonest.
    10)  Citizens celebrated wildly in the streets when the of the of the abusive general ended.
    11)  The ancient channeled water from mountain streams down to the valley floor.
    12)  Since they enjoyed exploring, hiking and boating, the couple rarely spent a weekend at home