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  • Use the provided Greek and Latin word roots in the over 90 subject word puzzles to decode word meaning and select the correct answer. Email your answers to friends, family and teachers.
  • 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) Basketball Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: Use the Latin root, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and BASKETBALL word list to answer the Basketball word puzzle.
    Type 12 answers (4 in each puzzle) into the Basketball vocabulary boxes. When you click the submit button at the bottom of this page, you will get immediate feedback for the Basketball vocabulary word puzzle with correct answers, the use of words in context and percentage score of correct answers.
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    Vocabulary Word List: Basketball vocabulary word list:
    Basketball vocabulary word list: A-C: assist, assure, bench, block, boards, booster, botch, brawl, break-away, bucket, charge, conceal, contact, cover
    Basketball vocabulary word list: D-H: deceive, defender, detect, disguise, domination, dribble, dunk, feign, flagrant, foul, guard, hook
    Basketball vocabulary word list: I-P: incidental, intensity, interference, malady, official, officiate, perimeter, penalty, pivot, possession
    Basketball vocabulary words: R-V: rebound, regulation, retaliate, reveal, rough, shadow, shooter, substitute, technical, victorious, violation

    Basketball Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  To serve as a referee, umpire, etc. in a contest or game; to perform the duties or function of some business or position (verb)
    Root FIC = make, do

    2)  The whole outer boundary of measurement of a surface or figure (noun)
    Root PERI & METER = around & measure

    3)  A law, rule or other order prescribed by authority, esp. to control conduct (noun)
    Root REG = rule, right

    4)  To put (a person or thing) in place of another; to take the place of or replace (verb)
    Root STIT = stand

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    2) Basketball vocabulary puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: When you use the Latin root or word part, definition and part of speech, you will solve the Basketball word puzzle.When you click the submit button at the bottom of the page, you will get feedback with correct answers, the use of this Basketball vocabulary list in context and percentage score of correct answers.
    See a more complete Basketball vocabulary word list of 304 words and review more than 465 Word Lists from the pull down menu on the home page. Many relate to sports, fitness, exercise, baseball, football, competition word lists.
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    Vocabulary Word List: Basketball word list:
    Basketball word list A-C: assist, assure, bench, block, boards, booster, botch, brawl, break-away, bucket, charge, conceal, contact, cover
    Basketball word list D-H: deceive, defender, detect, disguise, domination, dribble, dunk, feign, flagrant, foul, guard, hook
    Basketball word list I-P: incidental, intensity, interference, malady, official, officiate, perimeter, penalty, pivot, possession
    Basketball word list R-V: rebound, regulation, retaliate, reveal, rough, shadow, shooter, substitute, technical, victorious, violation

    Basketball vocabulary puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  To represent fictitiously; to put on an appearance of; to invent deceptively (verb)
    Root FING = to invent, shape

    2)  Glaring offensive; shockingly noticeable or evident; notorious; scandalous; outrageous (adjective)
    Root FLAG = burn

    3)  Act of breaking or infringing a law, promise, instruction, etc.; a breach (noun)
    Root VIOLA = force or strength

    4)  Judged by a stringent interpretation of the rules; characteristic of a particular art, science, profession or trade (adjective)
    Root TECHNI = art

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    3) Basketball vocabulary puzzle #3 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: Use the Latin root, definition, part of speech and Basketball word list to solve the Basketball vocabulary word puzzle! When you click the submit button at the bottom of the page, you will get feedback with correct answers, use of the vocabulary in context and percentage of correct answers.

    Use the Basketball vocabulary word list of 304 vocabulary words from www.myvocabulary.com for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study. Please refer to the 432 vocabulary word lists on various subjects as well as sports, baseball, football, competition, fitness, exercise vocabulary puzzles.

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    Vocabulary Word List: Basketball vocabulary word list:
    Basketball vocabulary list: A-C: assist, assure, bench, block, boards, booster, botch, brawl, break-away, bucket, charge, conceal, contact, cover
    Basketball vocabulary list: D-H: deceive, defender, detect, disguise, domination, dribble, dunk, feign, flagrant, foul, guard, hook
    Basketball vocabulary list: I-P: incidental, intensity, interference, malady, official, officiate, perimeter, penalty, pivot, possession
    Basketball vocabulary list: R-V: rebound, regulation, retaliate, reveal, rough, shadow, shooter, substitute, technical, victorious, violation

    Basketball vocabulary puzzle #3 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  Conquering; triumphant; having achieved success or a victory (adjective)
    Root VICT-VINC = conquer

    2)  Act of controlling, governing or ruling by a superior authority or power; exercising rule or control (noun)
    Root DOMIN = lord, master

    3)  Condition of existing or occurring to an extreme degree; great in force, strength, severity or amount (noun)
    Root TENS = stretch

    4)  The fact of ownership; condition of gaining or exerting influence or physical control of or over (noun)
    Root POSS = be able, have power

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