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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) Gold Rush Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: California Gold Rush Vocabulary Puzzle #1
    To solve the California Gold Rush Vocabulary Puzzle use the Latin/Greek roots and word parts, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and the California Gold Rush vocabulary puzzle word bank to help you solve for each worksheet answer. Put your answers INSIDE the word puzzle box worksheet and move down to the next vocabulary puzzle.

    When you hit "Submit," you will get back the correct answers to California Gold Rush vocabulary puzzle, the use of the vocabulary word in a sentence and the percentage score for how many questions you answered correctly on the worksheet.
    Please also refer to the Gold Rush list of vocabulary words for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study at www.myvocabulary.com.
    Clue: The California Gold Rush vocabulary puzzle has all the correct answers in the worksheet. Use the clues from the Latin/Greek roots and word parts, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and the word bank to help you solve for each worksheet answer.
    In addition to this Interactive Puzzle exercise for the 18 California Gold Rush vocabulary puzzle words, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Find, Crossword, Definition Match, and will offer a True/False exercise, Synonym/Antonym Encounter and a Concentration activity. A vocabulary list of 231 Gold Rush-related words (for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study) is available from the pull down menu called "Vocabulary Word List" in the header above at www.myvocabulary.com. Please also see 400+ Vocabulary Word Lists that you can access from the homepage at www.myvocabulary.com

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    Vocabulary Word List: California Gold Rush Vocabulary word list:
    assure, bonanza, bust, claim, commodity, conceal, deceive, detect, discover, electrum, excavate, lode, mining, nugget, pay-dirt, prospect, settler, vein

    Gold Rush Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  A seam of mineral through a rock of a different formation (noun)
    Root VEHERE = to carry

    2)  A demand for something supposedly due, esp. a piece of land appropriated by a miner or other (noun)
    Root CLAMARE = to call out

    3)  A lump or mass of metal, esp. gold (noun)
    Root NUG-NOG = a lock or wood, knob or peg (Old English)

    4)  A seam-like deposit containing metallic ore; a rich supply or source (noun)
    Root LAD = a course (Old English)

    5)  To gain sight or knowledge of something previously unseen or unknown (verb)
    Root COOPERIRE = to cover completely

    6)  A descriptive phrase used by a miner who strikes gold (noun)
    Root PACARE = to satisfy, settle (a debt)

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    2) Gold Rush Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: California Gold Rush Vocabulary Puzzle #2
    To solve the California Gold Rush Vocabulary Puzzle use the Latin/Greek roots and word parts, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and the California Gold Rush vocabulary word bank to help you solve for each worksheet answer. Put your answers INSIDE the word puzzle box worksheet and move down to the next vocabulary puzzle.

    When you hit "Submit", you will get back the correct answers to California Gold Rush vocabulary, the use of the vocabulary word in a sentence and the percentage score for how many questions you answered correctly on the worksheet.

    Please also refer to the Gold Rush list of vocabulary words for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study at www.myvocabulary.com.
    Clue: The California Gold Rush Vocabulary Puzzle has all the correct answers in the worksheet. Use the clues from the Latin/Greek roots and word parts, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and the word bank to help you solve for each worksheet answer.

    In addition to this Interactive Puzzle exercise for the 12 California Gold Rush vocabulary puzzle words, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Find, Crossword, Definition Match, True/False exercise, Synonym/Antonym Encounter and will have a Concentration activity. A vocabulary list of 231 Gold Rush-related words (for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study) is available from the pull down menu called "Vocabulary Word List" in the header above at www.myvocabulary.com. Please also see 375 Vocabulary Word Lists that you can access from the homepage at www.myvocabulary.com

    You have permission from www.myvocabulary.com to make a hard copy of Gold Rush vocabulary word puzzles for further vocabulary study at home or in the classroom.
    Vocabulary Word List: California Gold Rush vocabulary puzzle word list:
    assure, bonanza, bust, claim, commodity, conceal, deceive, detect, discover, electrum, excavate, lode, mining, nugget, pay-dirt, prospect, settler, vein

    Gold Rush Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  To discover the nature, existence, presence or fact of (verb)
    Root DETEGERE = to cover

    2)  To hide from sight; to keep secret (verb)
    Root CELARE = to hide

    3)  A source of great and sudden luck; a spectacular windfall; rich mass of ore (noun)
    Root BON = good

    4)  A person or thing that is a total failure; a financial collapse (noun)
    Root BUSTUM = grave mound, tomb

    5)  To mislead by a false statement or appearance; to trick or to impose a false idea (verb)
    Root CEIV = take, hold, seize

    6)  To make certain or to firmly establish; to inform positively (verb)
    Root SECURARE = untroubled

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    3) Gold Rush Vocabulary Puzzle #3 - myvocabulary.com

    Directions: California Gold Rush Vocabulary Puzzle #3
    To solve the California Gold Rush Vocabulary Puzzle use the Latin/Greek roots and word parts, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and the California Gold Rush vocabulary puzzle word bank to help you solve for each worksheet answer. Put your answers INSIDE the word puzzle box worksheet and move down to the next vocabulary puzzle.

    When you hit "Submit," you will get back the correct answers to California Gold Rush vocabulary puzzle, the use of the vocabulary word in a sentence and the percentage score for how many questions you answered correctly on the worksheet.
    Clue: In addition to this Interactive Puzzle exercise for the 18 California Gold Rush vocabulary puzzle words, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks and Definition Match, and will offer a True/False exercise, Synonym/Antonym Encounter and a Concentration activity. A vocabulary list of 231 Gold Rush-related words (for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study) is available from the pull down menu called "Vocabulary Word List" in the header above at www.myvocabulary.com. Please also see 400+ Vocabulary Word Lists that you can access from the homepage at www.myvocabulary.com

    You have permission from www.myvocabulary.com to make a hard copy of Gold Rush vocabulary word puzzles for further vocabulary study at home or in the classroom.
    Vocabulary Word List: California Gold Rush Vocabulary word list:
    assure, bonanza, bust, claim, commodity, conceal, deceive, detect, discover, electrum, excavate, lode, mining, nugget, pay-dirt, prospect, settler, vein

    Gold Rush Vocabulary Puzzle #3 - myvocabulary.com

    1)  An economic good; an article exchanged in commerce (noun)
    Root MOD = measure, manner, way

    2)  To expose an area especially for mineral deposits (verb)
    Root SPECT = look, see, appear

    3)  The process of business of working a pit or tunnel where mineral substances are taken from a deposit (noun)
    Root MINA = mineral

    4)  To form a hole; to dig and remove; to uncover by digging away earth (verb)
    Root CAV = hollow

    5)  One that establishes a home or residence (noun)
    Root SET/SED/SID = sit, seat

    6)  A naturally occurring pale yellow alloy of gold or silver (noun)
    Root ELECTR = electric, amber

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