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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) French Vocabulary Word Puzzle --

    Put a French vocabulary word answer inside the boxes. The vocabulary word list contains the correct answers. When you hit "Submit," you will get the correct French vocabulary answers, a percentage score and the use of each vocabulary word in a contextual sentence.
    The French vocabulary word list contains the correct answers for the 12 questions. also provides a Definition Match and Fill-in-the-Blanks
    You have permission to make a copy of French Vocabulary for more vocabulary study at home or in classes.
    Vocabulary Word List:
    French vocabulary word list:

    French Vocabulary Word Puzzle --

    1)  A fortress and prison in Paris, captured by French revolutionaries, July 14, 1789 (noun)
    Root BAST = build

    2)  A person qualified to act as a judge in matters of taste and appreciation: expert (noun)
    Root GNOS = know

    3)  A vague feeling of bodily or mental disorder (noun)
    Root MAL = bad

    4)  A short written description; a short scene in a movie or play; a picture or engraving in a book (noun)
    Root VIG = vine

    5)  A large wardrobe or movable cupboard with doors and shelves; a tall piece of furniture, usually with two doors (noin)
    Root ARMA = weapons

    6)  The disguising esp. of military equipment and installations with paints, nets or foliage; a concealment; a trick or behavior intended to deceive (noun)
    Root CAMOUF = disguise

    7)  A device with a sharp blade that slides down between vertical glides for beheading (noun)
    Root is an eponym - from a French physician who advocated this vehicle as a more humane way to die

    8)  A place appointed for assembling or meeting; the process of bringing two spacecraft together (noun)
    Root RENDEZ = present, betake

    9)  The special atmosphere or mood of a place, situation or environment (noun)
    Root AMBI = around

    10)  Relating or belonging to the middle class of society; lacking in refinement or culture; philistine; dominated by materialistic pursuits (noun)
    Root BORG = city

    11)  A style of cooking; a manner of food preparation (noun)
    Root COQU = cook

    12)  Giving an effect of easy unconcern or indifference (adjective)
    Root CALE = be warm

    Additional Information:

    How many of these these "French expressions" do you know?
    FRENCH (fry), FRENCH au pair, FRENCH baguette, FRENCH beignet, FRENCH bonbon, FRENCH bread, FRENCH bulldog, FRENCH cafe, FRENCH Canadian, FRENCH chalk, FRENCH chop, FRENCH crepe, FRENCH croissant, FRENCH cuffs, FRENCH cuisine, FRENCH curve, FRENCH dip, FRENCH doors, FRENCH dressing, FRENCH eclairs, FRENCH escargots, FRENCH fries, FRENCH heel, FRENCH horn, FRENCH kiss, FRENCH knot, FRENCH leave, FRENCH pastry, FRENCH polish, FRENCH profiterole, FRENCH roll, FRENCH seam, FRENCH sennit, FRENCH souvenir, FRENCH toast, FRENCH twist, FRENCH windows

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