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 2: FIN, SED, FER Advanced-Context-Story 3 --

    The following story will further clarify the meanings of the vocabulary words and aid in their pronuncation in Word Root 2-Advanced. Click on the Dick character image below to hear an AUDIO of the current level story. Use this link to return to all puzzles & activities for these roots

    Ken certainly has no AFFINITY towards that INSUFFERABLE DISSIDENT who leads a SEDENTARY life and has absolutely no FINESSE. On the one occasion that they had CONFERRED, the VOCIFEROUS DISSIDENT was not at all DEFERENTIAL and made INSIDUOUS remarks that were cause for concern. While he was DEFINITIVE in all his statements, he had only an INFINITESIMAL knowledge of the facts. Ken, on the other hand, had made an ASSIDUOUS study of all the details! Ken had little respect for anyone so unprepared!