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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) Character Emotions - Grades 6-8, Interactive Puzzle -- myvocabulary.com

    Directions: By using the Latin roots or word parts, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and the Character Emotions & Moods vocabulary word list you will solve the Interactive Word Puzzle.
    The Latin roots and their meanings: BELL = war; CEPT = take, seize, hold; FI/FID = faith, trust; FLICT = strike, dash; HOST = an enemy; JECT = throw, cast; MOT = move; PASS/PAT = suffer, feel, endure; QUIS = seek, ask; SENT = feel, think, perceive.

    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct definition match answers, a percentage score for correct answers and a sentence.
    Clue: In addition to the Character Emotions & Moods vocabulary word list of 10 words, www.myvocabulary.com also provides a Fill-in-the-Blank word activity, a Definition Match puzzle and a True or False activity. You have permission to print Character Emotions & Moods word puzzles for study at home or in classes.
    Vocabulary Word List: Character Emotions & Moods, Grades 6-8 word list:
    belligerent, compassionate, conflicted, defiant, dejected, hostile, inquisitive, motivated, perceptive, sentimental

    Character Emotions - Grades 6-8, Interactive Puzzle -- myvocabulary.com

    1)  Waging war; showing or willingness to fight (adjective)
    Root BELL = war

    2)  Sorrow or pity felt by the suffering or misfortune of another: showing sympathy (noun)
    Root PASS/PAT = suffer, feel, endure

    3)  Battling, clashing or struggling about disagreement between ideas or interests (adjective)
    Root FLICT = strike, dash

    4)  Disposed to resist, challenge or oppose; bold (adjective)
    Root FI/FID = faith, trust

    5)  Sad; cast down: depressed (adjective)
    Root JECT = throw, cast

    6)  Marked by open antagonism: really unfriendly; belonging to or relating to an enemy (adjective)
    Root HOST = an enemy

    7)  Being habitually curious esp. about affairs of others; given to asking questions or investigating (adjective)
    Root QUIS = seek, ask

    8)  Giving or influencing a person a reason to do something (adjective)
    Root MOT = move

    9)  Capable of or showing keen awareness or observation; having insight; understanding gained through the senses (adjective)
    Root CEPT = take, seize, hold

    10)  Resulting from feeling rather than reason or thought; influenced strongly by emotions of affection (adjective)
    Root SENT = feel, think, perceive

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    2) Character Emotions, Grades 3-5, Interactive Puzzle -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: By using the Latin roots or word parts, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and the Character EMOTIONS & MOODS vocabulary word list you will solve the Interactive Word Puzzle.
    The Latin roots and their meanings: CURR = care, attention, concern; FECT = make, do act; GRAT = thankful, pleasing; LUCT = wrestle, struggle; NEG = deny; PAT = suffer, feel, observe; PRESS = press, strain; TEN = hold, keep; TURB = disturb, drive; VOT = vow, a wish;

    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct definition match answers, a percentage score for correct answers and a sentence.
    Clue: In addition to the Character EMOTIONS & MOODS vocabulary word list of 10 words, www.myvocabulary.com also provides a Fill-in-the-Blank word activity, a Definition Match puzzle and a True or False activity. You have permission to print Character Emotions & Moods word puzzles for study at home or in classes.
    Vocabulary Word List: Character Emotions & Moods, Grade 3-5 word list:
    affectionate, content, curious, depressed, devoted, disturbed, grateful, impatient, negative, reluctant

    Character Emotions, Grades 3-5, Interactive Puzzle -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  Caring or having tender feelings toward someone or something (adjective)
    Root FECT = make, do, act

    2)  Being pleased and satisfied (adjective)
    Root TEN = hold, keep

    3)  Eager desire to learn or observe; being unusual: odd (adjective)
    Root CURR = care, attention, concern:

    4)  Sad or discouraged; suffering; pressing down; low in spirits (adjective)
    Root PRESS = press, strain

    5)  Dedicated to a purpose: loving, loyal (adjective)
    Root VOT = vow, a wish

    6)  Upsetting; worrying; distracting due to worry, conflict or strain (adjective)
    Root TURB = disturb, drive

    7)  A feeling or show of thanks; a giving of pleasure or comfort; appreciation of benefits received (noun)
    Root GRAT = thankful, pleasing

    8)  Not waiting comfortably for someone or something; restless or irritated by delay; eagerly anticipating (adjective)
    Root PAT = suffer, feel, observe

    9)  Emphasizing the bad side of person, situation or thing; not positive or constructive; less than zero (adjective)
    Root NEG = deny

    10)  Showing doubt or unwillingness (adjective)
    Root LUCT = wrestle, struggle

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