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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) Math Weights & Measures Word Puzzle #1-Elementary

    Directions: To solve the Math Weights and Measures vocabulary word puzzles use the Latin roots, the word definitions, parts of speech and the word lists. Put your vocabulary answers for Math Weights and Measures INSIDE the boxes and move down to the next puzzle. When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct answers, the use of the vocabulary words in a sentence and the percentage score for your correct answers.
    Clue: In addition to this Math Weights & Measures vocabulary word puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also features a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword and Definition Match activity.

    A Math Weights & Measures vocabulary list of 396 words is available from the pull down menu called Word Lists in the header above. Please also use the other 420 Word Lists available in multiple subjects from the menu bar.

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    Vocabulary Word List: Math Weights and Measures word list - Elementary: altitude, average, centigrade, estimate, identify, latitude, rectangle, symbol
    Math Weights and Measures word list - Intermediate: calculation, capacity, circumference, decimal, fraction, intercept, percentage, perimeter, probability, quotient
    Math Weights and Measures word list - Advanced: amplification, declivity, precision, projection, proportion, hypotenuse, indivisible, inverse, reciprocal, statistical, trajectory, triangulate

    Math Weights & Measures Word Puzzle #1-Elementary

    1)  The height above a given reference plane, especially sea level (noun)
    Root ALT = high

    2)  A letter, figure or other mark designating an object, quantity, operation or function (noun)
    Root SYM = sign

    3)  An arithmetic mean; a typical amount, rate or level (noun)
    Root AVER = duty paid on goods (French)

    4)  A parallelogram with four right angles (noun)
    Root RECT = straight, right, ruled

    5)  Divided into 100 degrees as a scale; abbreviation is cent.; Celsius, symbol is C. (adjective)
    Root CENT = hundred

    6)  The angular distance north or south from the equator on the earth's surface; freedom from narrow restrictions (noun)
    Root LAT = broad, wide

    7)  To verify the fact or description of (verb)
    Root IDEN = same

    8)  To make an approximate judgment or calculation of worth, amount, size etc. (verb)
    Root ESTIM = value

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    2) Math Weights and Measures Word Puzzle #2-Intermediate

    Directions: To solve the Math Weights and Measures vocabulary word puzzles use the Latin roots, the word definitions, parts of speech and the word lists. Put your answers for Math Weights and Measures vocabulary INSIDE the boxes and move down to the next word puzzle. When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct answers, the use of the vocabulary words in a sentence and the percentage score for your correct answers.
    Clue: In addition to this Math Weights & Measures vocabulary word puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also features a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword and Definition Match activity.

    A Math Weights and Measures vocabulary list of 396 words is available from the pull down menu called Word Lists in the header above. Please also use the 420 Word Lists available in multiple subjects from the menu bar.

    You have permission to make a hard copy of Math Weights and Measures vocabulary at home or in classes.
    Vocabulary Word List: Math Weights and Measures vocabulary - Intermediate: calculation, capacity, circumference, decimal, fraction, intercept, percentage, perimeter, probability, quotient
    Math Weights and Measures vocabulary - Advanced: amplification, declivity, precision, projection, proportion, hypotenuse, indivisible, inverse, reciprocal, statistical, trajectory, triangulate
    Math Weights and Measures vocabulary - Elementary: altitude, average, centigrade, estimate, identify, latitude, rectangle, symbol

    Math Weights and Measures Word Puzzle #2-Intermediate

    1)  The number of times one quantity is contained in another quantity; the determination of the number resulting from the division of one number by another (noun)
    Root QUOT = how many

    2)  The outer boundary of a circular area (noun)
    Root FER = carry, bear, bring

    3)  To stop or interrupt the course, progress or transmission of; to mark off or include, as between two points or lines(verb)
    Root CEPT = take, seize, hold

    4)  A likelihood of occurring or proving true; more evidence for than against, but not proven conclusively (noun)
    Root PROB = test, prove

    5)  A number usually expressed in the form a/b; a ratio of algebraic qualities; a part of a whole: a fragment (noun)
    Root FRACT = break

    6)  Pertaining to tenths or the number 10 (adjective)
    Root DEC = ten

    7)  The ability to receive or contain; cubic contents or volume (noun)
    Root CAP = take, seize, hold

    8)  The boundary of a closed plane figure and also its length; a line or strip protecting or bounding an area; outer limits (noun)
    Root PERI= around (prefix)

    9)  The process of computing; determination by reasoning: estimation; careful planning (noun)
    Root CALCU = pebble

    10)  A rate or proportion per hundred; an allowance, commission or rate of interest (noun)
    Root CENT = hundred

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    3) Math Weights and Measures Word Puzzle #3-Advanced

    Directions: To solve the Math Weights and Measures vocabulary word puzzles use the Latin roots, the word definitions, parts of speech and the word lists. Put your answers for Math Weights and Measures vocabulary INSIDE the boxes and move down to the next word puzzle. When you hit "Submit", you will get back the correct answers, the use of the vocabulary words in a sentence and the percentage score for your correct answers.
    Clue: In addition to this Math Weights and Measures vocabulary word puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also features a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword and Definition Match activity.

    A Math Weights and Measures vocabulary list of 396 words (for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study) is available from the pull down menu called Word Lists in the header above. Please also use the 420 Word Lists available in multiple subjects from the menu bar.

    You have permission to make a hard copy of Math Weights and Measures vocabulary at home or in the classroom.
    Vocabulary Word List: Math Weights & Measures vocabulary list - Advanced: amplification, declivity, precision, projection, proportion, hypotenuse, indivisible, inverse, reciprocal, statistical, trajectory, triangulate
    Math Weights and Measures vocabulary list - Intermediate: calculation, capacity, circumference, decimal, fraction, intercept, percentage, perimeter, probability, quotient
    Math Weights & Measures vocabulary - Elementary: altitude, average, centigrade, estimate, identify, latitude, rectangle, symbol

    Math Weights and Measures Word Puzzle #3-Advanced

    1)  The quality of having parts crowded together or compacted; the average number per unit of area; mass per unit volume; degree of opacity (noun)
    Root DENS = thick, close

    2)  The side of a right triangle that is opposite the right angle (noun)
    Root TEN = stretch, reach

    3)  Of or relating to a number or quantity divided into one (adjective)
    Root CIP = take, hold, seize

    4)  To survey an area by trigonometric principles; to divide into a plane figure with three sides and three angles (verb)
    Root ANG = a corner, angle

    5)  Clarification by expansion; the increase of range, scope or capacity of (noun)
    Root AMPL = spacious, large

    6)  Comparative relation between parts, things or elements regarding size, degree or intensity; having the same or constant ratio (adjective)
    Root PORTIO = part, share

    7)  Dealing with the analysis and interpretation of numerical data (adjective)
    Root STAT = standing

    8)  Unable to be separated into parts, sections etc. especially not being evenly separated without a remainder (adjective)
    Root VIS = see, appear

    9)  Downward slope (noun)
    Root CLIV = slope

    10)  A jutting out, protrusion or extension beyond a normal line or surface; an estimate of future possibilities (noun)
    Root JECT = throw, cast

    11)  Reversed or opposite in position, direction or tendency; turned upside down (adjective)
    Root VERS = turn

    12)  The curve described by a projectile in flight (noun)
    Root JECT = throw, cast

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