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    CCSS Alignment Strand Numbers for Specific Grades:
    Greek & Latin Roots: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4b+c, 3.4b+c, 4.4b, 5.b, 6.4b, 7.4b, 8.4b, 9-10.4b, 11-12.4b
    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) A Separate Peace - Puzzle #1 - myvocabulary.com

    Directions: See vocabulary lists for 155 books, novels and plays.
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    A Separate Peace vocabulary list ls one of 148 novels and plays with a vocabulary list. See the Novels header on the home page for a novels, books and plays list.
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    Vocabulary Word List: A Separate Peace word list:
  • Words A-E
    amiable, bantam, blitzkrieg, calisthenics, capacious, catapult, compliance, consternation, chronic, cupola, deign, delectable, delirious, detonation, douse, droll, eccentric, eloquence, emissary, emphatic, encroach, erratic, exaltation, exhort, expulsion
  • Words F-M
    fanfare, fey, forlorn, galvanize, genial, grovel, honky-tonk, inanimate, indignation, inebriate, infinitesimal, idiosyncratic, interval, insidious, insinuate, intimidate, intoxicant, inveigle, irate, irresolute, ludicrous, maim, matriarchal, mote
  • Words N-Z
    nonentity, notion, obliteration, preserve, prow, prodigious, ramshackle, reverberate, reverie, salient, sedate, sinecure, skirmish, smirk, solace, sultry speculation specter, spectral, throng, transfix, treachery, treacherous, trudge, veer, venerable

    The 18 words used in the Separate Peace Interactive word puzzles (two sets) are:
    BLITZKRIEG, CAPACIOUS, CUPOLA, DEIGN, DROLL, FANFARE, FEY, INSIDIOUS, INVEIGLE, MAIM, MOTE, PROW, SALIENT, SINECURE, SPECTER, THRONG, TRANSFIX, VENERABLE

  • A Separate Peace - Puzzle #1 - myvocabulary.com

    1)  Able to contain a great deal: not narrow (adjective)
    Root CAP = take, seize, hold

    2)  To condescend reluctantly; to stoop to do something slightly below one's dignity (verb)
    Root DIG = worthy

    3)  A flourish of trumpets; a showy outward display (noun)
    Root FARFAR = loquacious (Arabic)

    4)  Awaiting a chance to trap: treacherous; having a gradual but cumulative effect (adjective)
    Root SID = sit, settle

    5)  To mutilate, disfigure or wound seriously: cripple (verb)
    Root MAYNER = cripple, disable (Old French)

    6)  The bow of a ship; A pointed projecting front part (noun)
    Root PRORA = bow

    7)  An office or position requiring little or no work and usually paying well (noun)
    Root CUR = care, attention

    8)  A multitude of assembled people; a large number: a crowd (noun)
    Root THRINGAN = to press, crowd (Old English)

    9)  Prominent or conspicuous; jetting upward; projecting beyond a line or level (adjective)
    Root SAL = leap, spring forward

    10)  To hold motionless by or as if by piercing; to pierce through with or as if with a pointed weapon: impale (verb)
    Root FIX = fixed, fastened

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    2) A Separate Peace Word Puzzle #2 - myVocabulary.com

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    Clue: A Separate Peace vocabulary word list includes the correct answers. In addition to this Interactive Word Puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com will also feature some of the following free puzzles including: Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword, Definition Match, True or False, Synonym or Antonym and a Concentration activity.
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    Vocabulary Word List: A Separate Peace vocabulary list:
    BLITZKRIEG, CAPACIOUS, CUPOLA, DEIGN, DROLL, FANFARE, FEY, INSIDIOUS, INVEIGLE, MAIM, MOTE, PROW, SALIENT, SINECURE, SPECTER, THRONG, TRANSFIX, VENERABLE

    A Separate Peace Word Puzzle #2 - myVocabulary.com

    1)  A sudden, swift and overwhelming military attack, barrage or defeat (noun)
    Root KRIEG = war (German)

    2)  A small structure built on top of a roof (noun)
    Root CUPA = tub

    3)  Having a humorous, whimsical or odd quality (adjective)
    Root DROLE = buffoon, jester (French)

    4)  Having an unworldly air: elfin; marked by a foreboding of death or calamity (adjective)
    Root FEIE - fated

    5)  To bring or lead by trickery: entice; to lead on with deception (verb)
    Root AVEUGLE = blind (French)

    6)  A small particle: a speck (noun)
    Root MOT = sawdust, grit (Old English)

    7)  Visible incorporeal spirit, esp. terrifying; ghost; phantom; source of terror or dread (noun)
    Root SPECT = watch, see, appear

    8)  Deserving regard with reverence or deep respect or with admiration and deference; made sacred; impressive by age, character or attainments (adjective)
    Root VENUS = love

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