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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) Monsters & Creatures Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Monsters and Creatures vocabulary word puzzle use the Latin root, the word definition, part of speech and the Monsters and Creatures vocabulary puzzle word list. Put answers INSIDE the word boxes.

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    Vocabulary Word List: Monster and Creatures vocabulary word list:
    acrophobia, admonishing, adversarial, affliction, aggressive, agile, amphibious, androgynous, apocalypse, appendage, astonishing, behemoth, capitulate, carnivore, chimera, combatant, conflagration, conquest, contagious, convoluted, cyclops, deformed, despicable, detestable, devious, devour, disfigured, evacuation, exterminator, gigantic, grandeur, grotesque, ignominy, incredible, indescribable, inhospitable, jeopardy, lizard-like, mammoth, metamorphosis, monstrous, mutation, obliterate, obsession, pernicious, phenomenon, predominate, primeval, pugnacious, repellent, reprehensible, repulsive, revolting, succumb

    Monsters & Creatures Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  Fantastically ugly, distorted or absurd; odd or unnatural in shape or appearance; bizarre (adjective)
    Root GROTTA = grotto

    2)  Causing repugnance or aversion; tending to drive away or keep at a distance
    Root PULS = drive

    3)  Causing disgust; abhorrent; repulsive; also, a description of people in rebellion (adjective)
    Root VOLU = turn, roll

    4)  Frightful or hideous especially in appearance; extremely ugly; shockingly outrageous (adjective)
    Root MON = warn

    5)  Causing distaste or aversion; tending to drive away or ward off; resistant or impervious (adjective)
    Root PELL = drive, strike

    6)  An unusual, unaccountable or significant occurrence or fact; marvel, something extraordinary (noun)
    Root PHAINEIN = show

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    2) Monsters & Creatures Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Monster and Creature vocabulary word puzzle use a Latin root, the vocabulary word definition, part of speech and the Monsters and Creatures vocabulary puzzle word list. Put your answers INSIDE the word boxes.

    Then, move down to the next Monster and Creatures vocabulary puzzle. When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct answers, the use of the Monsters and Creatures vocabulary puzzle words in a sentence and the percentage score for the correct answers.
    Clue: In addition to this Interactive Monsters and Creatures vocabulary word list, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword, Definition Match and True and False activity.

    A 304 Monsters and Creatures vocabulary word list, is helpful for writing assignments. Additional vocabulary study is available from the pull down menu called Word Lists in the header above. In that same location at www.myvocabulary.com, you can use more than 425 Vocabulary Word Lists across curriculum.They include Halloween, Wizards vocabulary word lists.

    You have permission from www.myvocabulary.com to make a copy of the Monsters and Creatures vocabulary puzzles for more vocabulary study at home or in classes.
    Vocabulary Word List: Monster and Creature vocabulary word list:
    acrophobia, admonishing, adversarial, affliction, aggressive, agile, amphibious, androgynous, apocalypse, appendage, astonishing, behemoth, capitulate, carnivore, chimera, combatant, conflagration, conquest, contagious, convoluted, cyclops, deformed, despicable, detestable, devious, devour, disfigured, evacuation, exterminator, gigantic, grandeur, grotesque, ignominy, incredible, indescribable, inhospitable, jeopardy, lizard-like, mammoth, metamorphosis, monstrous, mutation, obliterate, obsession, pernicious, phenomenon, predominate, primeval, pugnacious, repellent, reprehensible, repulsive, revolting, succumb

    Monsters & Creatures Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  To swallow or eat up hungrily; to take in greedily with the senses or intellect (verb)
    Root VOUR/VOR = eat greedily

    2)  Vigorously energetic, especially in the use of initiative or forcefulness; boldly assertive (adjective)
    Root GRESS/GRAD = step, go, walk

    3)  Deserving to be regarded with contempt, scorn or disdain; vile; contemptible (adjective)
    Root SPIC/SPECT = watch, see, look at

    4)  Deserving of censure or rebuke; worthy of reproof; blameworthy (adjective)
    Root PREHEND = seize, grasp

    5)  Of or pertaining to an enemy or opponent who fights determinedly, continuously and relentlessly (adjective)
    Root VERS = turn

    6)  Any universal or widespread destruction or disaster; any revelation or prophecy (noun)
    Root CALYP = cover, conceal

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