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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) Christmas and Holiday Traditions Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Christmas and Holiday Traditions vocabulary puzzle use the Latin root or word parts, definition, part of speech and the Christmas Vocabulary Word List. Put your Christmas and Holiday Traditions answers INSIDE the boxes and move to the next vocabulary puzzle.
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    A Christmas vocabulary word list of 330 words is available from the pull down menu called Word List in the header above.See also the Religion and Spiritual Inspiration vocabulary list of 416 words. You may choose Vocabulary Word Lists. (540)

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    Vocabulary Word List: Christmas Vocabulary Word List:
    tinsel, myrrh, nativity, blessing, majestic, wreath, wassail, creche, decoration, mistletoe, enchanting, ornaments, magnificent, magnanimous

    Christmas and Holiday Traditions Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  A liquor, like hot spiced wine or ale, used to drink to someones health, esp. at Christmastime (noun)
    Root HAIL = hale (Old English)

    2)  An aromatic, bitter gum obtained from an Arabian shrub and used chiefly in making incense & perfumes (noun)
    Word comes directly from Latin and German

    3)  Parasitic plant with white berries used in Christmas decorations (noun)
    Root is MISTIL = twig

    4)  Something that decorates, adds beauty or grace; items that adorn (plural noun)
    Root is ORNA = adorn

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    2) Hanukkah and Holiday Traditions Vocabulary Word Puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Hanukkah and Holiday Traditions Vocabulary Puzzle, use the Latin root or word parts, the definition, part of speech and the Hanukkah word list.
    Put your answers INSIDE the vocabulary boxes and move to the next vocabulary puzzle.
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    Clue: The Latin root, the vocabulary definition and the Hanukkah and Holiday Traditions word list help you learn vocabulary words and improve reading comprehension. In addition to this Hanukkah Vocabulary Word Puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword and Definition Match activity.
    A Holiday Traditions Vocabulary list of 330 words is available from the pull down menu called Word List in the header above. In addition, please see the Religion and Spiritual Inspiration vocabulary list of 416 words. You can also find 550 Word Lists at www.myvocabulary.com for numerous other vocabulary word topics in a variety of subjects on the home page.

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    Vocabulary Word List: Hanukkah vocabulary word list:
    Chanukah, pretzel, menorah, pancakes, miraculous, dreidel, synagogue, dedication, gelt, shofar, decoration, latkes, loukoumades, zelebi

    Hanukkah and Holiday Traditions Vocabulary Word Puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  A nine-branched candelabrum used in the Temple of Jerusalem and in most synagogues
    This noun comes directly into English from Hebrew

    2)  Act of setting apart and consecrating to a deity or devoting to a sacred purpose (noun)
    Root is DICT = speak, declare

    3)  Of the nature of an extraordinary event believed to manifest the supernatural work of God; resembling something outstanding; marvelous (adjective)
    Root is MIRA = wonder at

    4)  Adornment, embellishment or ornamentation; beautification (noun)
    Root is DECOR = an ornament, splendor

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    3) Kwanzaa and Holiday Traditions Vocabulary Word Puzzle #3 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: Kwanzaa Word Puzzle #3:
    To solve the Kwanzaa Vocabulary Word Puzzle, use the Latin root or word parts, definition, part of speech and the Kwanzaa Word List. Put your Kwanzaa and Holiday Traditions answers INSIDE the word puzzle box and move to the next vocabulary puzzle.
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    Clue: The Latin roots and word parts, definition and the Kwanzaa word list help learn unfamiliar vocabulary. In addition to this Kwanzaa Word Puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword and Definition Match activity. A Holiday Traditions vocabulary list of 330 words is available from the pull down menu called Word List in the header above. Please see the Religion and Spiritual Inspiration vocabulary list of 416 words and the 550 Word Lists.

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    Vocabulary Word List: Kwanzaa and Holiday Traditions word list:
    intemperance, merrymaking, collective, aggregate, responsibility, accountability, jubilee, coronation, creativity, synergetic, cooperative, collaborative, visionary, enjoyment

    Kwanzaa and Holiday Traditions Vocabulary Word Puzzle #3 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  Forming a whole; combined; characteristic or expressive of a group (adjective)
    Root is LECT = gather, choose

    2)  Demonstrating a willingness to work or act together or jointly for a common purpose or benefit (adjective)
    Root is OPER = work

    3)  Possessing the ability to make meaningful new forms, interpretations, etc.; originality (noun)
    Root is CREA = create

    4)  State of being accountable; reliability or dependability as in conducting one's affairs (noun)
    Root is SPOND = pledge, promise

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    4) Ramadan and Holiday Traditions Vocabulary Puzzle #4 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Ramadan Vocabulary Word Puzzle, use the Latin roots or word parts, the definition, part of speech and the B>Ramadan word list. Put your Ramadan and Holiday Traditions answers INSIDE the box and move to the next vocabulary puzzle.
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    Clue: The Latin roots or word parts, the definition and the Ramadan and Holiday Traditions word list help learn vocabulary. In addition to this Ramadan Word Puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword and Definition Match activity. A Holiday Traditions vocabulary list of 330 words is available from the pull down menu called Word List in the header above. In addition, see the Religion and Spiritual Inspiration word list of 416 words and the Word Lists of 550 topics at www.myvocabulary.com.

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    Vocabulary Word List: Ramadan and Holiday Traditions word list:
    abstinence, indulgence, fasting, obligation, observance, tradition, atonement, annunciation, commemorate, purification, manifestation, revelation, proclamation, gratification

    Ramadan and Holiday Traditions Vocabulary Puzzle #4 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  To serve as a reminder of or as a memorial; to honor the memory of by some observance (verb)
    Root is MEMOR = mindful

    2)  An abstinence from food or a limiting of one's food, esp. when voluntary and as a religious observation (noun)
    Root is FAST = firm

    3)  Act of making known; disclosures; something laid open to view, display or exhibit (noun)
    Root is REVEL = unveil

    4)  Practice of yielding or gratifying; leniency; benign permissiveness (noun)
    Root is INDULGE = take pleasure in

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