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 10: JECT, PEND, LECT Advanced Context Story --

    The following story will further clarify the meanings of the vocabulary words and aid in their pronuncation in Word Root #10 Advanced. Use the back arrow on your browser to return to the page of all puzzles.
    Two candidates want to convince the ELECTORATE that their PROPENSITY to vote in an ECLECTIC manner would not be a SACRILEGE. Some participants had a PREDILECTION to decorate the hall with PENDULOUS banners before the IMPENDING speeches. Their work was terrific. Voters know the TRAJECTORY of Howard’s sonorous voice will travel to the top of the rafters. One ABJECT listener, who had just suffered from APPENDICITIS, planned to launch several PROJECTILES at Howard and shout a booming INTERJECTION.
    Advanced words for JECT, PEND and LECT roots: