• 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.
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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 7 SPECT, STA, VERT Advanced Fill-in-the Blanks --

    Directions: To solve the Word Roots 7 SPECT, STA, VERT word puzzle, put a single answer in each fill-in-the-blanks. The correct vocabulary answers are in the word list.
    When you hit "Submit", you will get back the correct answers, a sentence and the percentage score of correct answers from a Word Roots 7 SPECT, STA, VERT fill-in-the-blanks word puzzle.
    Clue: The Word Roots 7 SPECT, STA, VERT word list includes 12 correct answers. In addition to this Word Roots SPECT, STA, VERT Fill-in-the-blanks, also features a free Interactive Word Puzzle, Word Search, an audio story, Crossword and Definition Match activity.
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    Vocabulary Word List: Latin roots SPECT/SPEC = watch, see, look, appear; STA/SIST = stand, place; VERT/VERS = turn.
    Advanced: auspicious, aversion, circumspect, constituents, despicable, destitute, ecstasy, extrovert, obstinate, perverse, specious, vertigo

    Word Roots 7 SPECT, STA, VERT Advanced Fill-in-the Blanks --

    1)  That homeless man is so that he depends on the church to feed and house him.
    2)  The graffiti on one wall and every desk in the chemistry lab was a act of vandalism.
    3)  That donkey Tim owns refuses to enter the barn even with lures of carrots and sugar.
    4)  Barbara demonstrates a attitude that is not very conducive to making colleagues feel comfortable.
    5)  The joyful fans were in when their underdog team won the championship!
    6)  Does Dee realize their her friend experiences even when she gets too close to the edge of the railing on a second floor?
    7)  Tammy has an to Brussels-sprouts because they taste terrible and smell worse!
    8)  Some politicians do not often make a priority and are too influenced by special interest groups.
    9)  Mary takes pleasure in wearing baggy jeans when dressy attire is expected.
    10)  The class president is an who enjoys people, conversations and constant activity.
    11)  The baseball team won its first nine games, surely an beginning for a championship season.
    12)  The adamant position Ralph embraced was because a colleague knows he will not vote his approval.