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    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) Oceans Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myvocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Ocean and Maritime vocabulary word puzzles use the Latin roots or word parts, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and the Ocean and Maritime vocabulary word list.

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    Vocabulary Word List: Ocean and Maritime vocabulary list:
    aquatic, biodiversity, bioluminescence, brackish, continental shelf, disphotic zone, ecosystem, estuary, florescence, hurricane, intertidal, maritime, nautical, oceanographic, organism, plankton, sediment, submerge, substrate, tsunami

    Oceans Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myvocabulary.com

    1)  A set or arrangement of plants, animals and bacteria interrelated together with its physical and chemical environment (noun)
    Root STA = stand, placed together

    2)  Any individual animal, plant, bacterium, etc. having various parts or systems that function together as a whole to maintain life and its activities (noun)
    Root ERG = work

    3)  Tiny plants and animals that live on or near the ocean's surface (noun)
    Root PLAN = wander, lead astray

    4)  Of or pertaining to seaman, ships, water or navigation (adjective)
    Root NAU = ship, sailor

    5)  The part of the river where fresh water mixes with the ocean's salt water (noun)
    Root AESTA = summer

    6)  Having a combination of fresh and salt water (adjective)
    Root BRAK = salty (Dutch)

    7)  Growing or living in or near water (adjective)
    Root AQU = water

    8)  The process by which living things produce light (noun)
    Root LUM = light

    9)  Particles of dirt and rock that are carried by water, wind or ice and deposited elsewhere (noun)
    Root SED = sit

    10)  To place under or cover with water or the like; to plunge into water (verb)
    Root MERG = to plunge, dip, sink

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    2) Oceans Vocabulary Word Puzzle #2 -- myvocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Ocean and Maritime vocabulary word puzzle use the Latin roots or word parts, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and the Ocean and Maritime vocabulary word list.

    Type your Ocean and Maritime vocabulary answers INSIDE the colored images. When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct Ocean and Maritime vocabulary answers, the use of the Ocean and Maritime word list in a sentence and the percentage score for correct answers.

    Use the Ocean and Maritime vocabulary list (280 words) for writing assignments and further word mastery. Complete additional vocabulary study by clicking on the Word Lists in the top menu bar on the home page. See other science vocabulary word lists such as space, biology, conservation, ecology, earth etc.
    Clue: In addition to this Interactive Ocean and Maritime vocabulary word puzzle , www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Ocean and Maritime vocabulary Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword and Definition Match activity.

    Please remember to click on the 425 Word Lists in the top menu bar on the home page at www.myvocabulary.com for other astronomy, nature, earthquakes, biology, weather vocabulary word lists in science.

    You have permission to make a copy of Ocean and Maritime vocabulary for continued study at home or in the classroom.
    Vocabulary Word List: Ocean and Maritime vocabulary list:
    aquatic, biodiversity, bioluminescence, brackish, continental shelf, disphotic zone, ecosystem, estuary, florescence, hurricane, intertidal, maritime, nautical, oceanographic, organism, plankton, sediment, submerge, substrate, tsunami

    Oceans Vocabulary Word Puzzle #2 -- myvocabulary.com

    1)  Having to do with the study of oceans, including their water, biology and geology (adjective)
    Root GRAPH = write

    2)  The variety of life forms on Earth or in a specific habitat or ecosystem (noun)
    Root VERS = turn

    3)  Any surface where an animal or plant grows or is attached (NOUN)
    Root STRAT = spread out

    4)  The middle ocean zone that receives very little sunlight and contains no plants and few animals (noun)
    Root PHOT = light

    5)  A huge wave caused by a great disturbance under the ocean, as a strong earthquake or violent eruption (noun)
    Root TSU & NAMI = a harbor & a wave (Japanese)

    6)  A violent tropical cyclone with winds moving at 73 or more MPH, often accompanied by torrential rains (noun)
    Root HURRA = whirl around, whirl (Norwegian)

    7)  The descending area of land around the edges of each land mass (noun)
    Root COM & TEN = together & hold

    8)  Having to do with the area of a seashore between the high-tide mark and the low-tide mark (adjective)
    Root TID = time, season (Old English)

    9)  On, near, or living near the sea; of or relating to sea navigation, shipping, etc. (adjective)
    Root MAR = the sea

    10)  The act, condition or period for blooming (Noun)
    Root FLOR = flower, bloom

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