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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) Ice Cream Vocabulary Puzzle #1 --

    A delicious food puzzle! The word bank Is: Parfait, Premium, Sherbet, Sundae.

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    The puzzle below IS interactive.
    Answers to the puzzle above are:
    Sundae, Sherbet, Premium, Parfait.
    Vocabulary Word List:
    Ice cream vocabulary list:
    Parfait, Premium, Sherbet, Sundae

    Ice Cream Vocabulary Puzzle #1 --

    1)  A dish of ice cream topped with syrup, nuts, whipped cream, etc. (noun)
    Root = DI + SOL = day + sun (American, circa 1890)

    2)  A frozen dessert made of fruit juice, milk and egg whites (noun)
    Root SHARBAH = a drink (Arabic)

    3)  A dessert of layered ice cream with fruit or syrup, served in a tall glass (noun)
    Root FAIT/FECT = make, do

    4)  Of exceptional quality or great value; of a higher price, cost or grade (adjective)
    Root PRAEM = profit, reward

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    To see a word list of 433 words for "Food & Beverage" go to this link: 433 words for "Food & Beverage"

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