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  • Common Core alignment to a Themed Puzzles is to 3 key phrases: "Grade Level", "Particular Topic" and "Grade-Relevant Text or Subject Area". CCSS Alignment Strand for Specific Grades:
    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) Animals in their Habitats Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Animals in their Habitat interactive vocabulary puzzle use the Latin root or word part, word definition, part of speech and the Animal Habitat word list.
    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct answers, the use of the Animal Habitat vocabulary word in a sentence and the percentage score for correct answers.

    Put your answers INSIDE the puzzle vocabulary boxes. Move down to the next puzzle word.
    Clue: Use the Latin root or word part and the Animals in their Habitat vocabulary word list to solve the puzzle. See Animal Habit puzzles including fill-in-the blanks and a definition match. Other activities, like a word search crossword puzzles, will be available.
    You have permission to make a copy of Animal in their Habitat vocabulary puzzle for continued study.
    Vocabulary Word List: Aquarium, Camouflage, Community, Environment, Enzyme, Extinction, Fauna, Forage, Generations, Hibernation, Incubator, Instinct, Migration, Naturalist, Nature, Plankton, Predator, Preserve, Scavenger, Veterinarian

    Animals in their Habitats Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  A group of plants and animals that live together in an area under similar environmental conditions (noun)
    Root MUNI = official duties, functions

    2)  Animal life in general, or the animals that live in a specific region (noun)
    Root is an eponym: in Greek mythology, the name of the Goddess of the Spring

    3)  A state of deep sleep that some animals go into during winter (noun)
    Root HIBERN = wintry

    4)  A person who studies nature and natural history, especially plants and animals (noun)
    Root NAT = born

    5)  A tank that holds water animals and plants; also, a building that is like a zoo for marine animals (noun)
    Root AQU = water

    6)  An animal that hunts and eats other animals to survive (noun)
    Root PRAED = plunder

    7)  A doctor who treats illnesses and injuries in animals other than humans (noun)
    Root VETER = old

    8)  Tiny plants and animals that live on or near the ocean's surface (noun)
    Root PLAN = wander, lead astray

    9)  A heated enclosure in which baby animals and/or their eggs are placed to keep warm (noun)
    Root CUB = lie down, sit

    10)  A protein in plants and animals that causes certain natural chemical reactions (noun)
    Root ZYME = leaven

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    Links to 17 vocabulary words lists for various animal types:
    Bees(116)
    Birds (136)
    Cats (257)
    Dogs (301)
    Dragons (251)
    Eagles (144)
    Insects (145)
    Labradors (324)
    Mammoths and extinction (73)
    Manatees (102)
    Monsters-creatures (304)
    Owls (163)
    Paws-claws-scales (323)
    Raptors & hawks (173)
    Snakes (171)
    Tortoises & turtles (161)
    Whales (231)

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    2) Animals in their Habitats Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Animals in their Habitat interactive vocabulary puzzle use the Latin root or word part, word definition, part of speech and the Animal Habitat word list.
    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct answers, the use of the Animal Habitat vocabulary word in a sentence and the percentage score for correct answers.
    Put your answers INSIDE the puzzle vocabulary boxes. Move down to the next puzzle word.
    Clue: Use the Latin root or word part and the Animals in their Habitat vocabulary word list to solve the puzzle. See Animal Habit puzzles including fill-in-the blanks and a definition match. Other activities, like a word search crossword puzzles, will be available.
    You have permission to make a copy of Animal in their Habitat vocabulary puzzle for continued study.
    Vocabulary Word List: Aquarium, Camouflage, Community, Environment, Enzyme, Extinction, Fauna, Forage, Generations, Hibernation, Incubator, Instinct, Migration, Naturalist, Nature, Plankton, Predator, Preserve, Scavenger, Veterinarian

    Animals in their Habitats Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  All of the conditions affecting an organism in a specific area, including plants, Animals, water, soil, weather, landforms, and air (noun)
    Root ENVIR = around, a circuit (French)

    2)  An animal that finds and Eats scraps of garbage or animals that are already dead (noun)
    Root SCAUW = inspect (French)

    3)  An adaptation that allows some animals to blend into The background or hide by using colors, patterns, or shapes (noun)
    Root CAMOU = disguise (French)

    4)  The natural world, including animals, plants, and land (noun)
    Root NAT = born

    5)  Inherited behavior that leads Animals of the same species to act certain ways in certain situations (noun)
    Root STINC = prick, mark, brand

    6)  Hay, grain, grass, or other food for plant-eating animals (noun)
    Root FOUR = fodder (French)

    7)  The path that a species of migrating animals regularly takes during its journey (noun)
    Root MIGR = wander

    8)  A place where plants and animals are protected (noun)
    Root SERV = keep. protect

    9)  The process by which an entire group of animals or plants dies out (noun)
    Root STINGU = quench, put out

    10)  All the people or other animals who are born and live at about the same time; The time between when a group of living things and their offspring are born (noun)
    Root GEN = race. kind

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