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  • ESL, LEP and ELL especially benefit from the AUDIO passages. Stories emphasize grade level word content and subject specific vocabulary.
  • Common Core alignment to a Reading Passage is to 3 key phrases: "Grade Level", "Particular Topic" and "Grade-Relevant Text or Subject Area". CCSS Alignment Strand for Specific Grades:
    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) Of Mice and Men Vocabulary in Context

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    Of Mice and Men word list in context:
    appraisal, apprehension, bemused, complacently, contemplate, deliberate, derision, imperiously, indignation, juncture, mollify, monotonous, pugnacious, recumbent, reprehensible, sullenly

    With enormous APPREHENSION, Jason made an APPRAISAL of a REPREHENSIBLE situation. In order to MOLLIFY DELIBERATE attempts to encourage PUGNACIOUS behavior by three boys, he needed to CONTEMPLATE how he could avoid showing his INDIGNATION.
    He pretended to be BEMUSED as he rested in a RECUMBENT position. COMPLACENTLY and in a MONOTONE voice, not IMPERIOUSLY, he never showed his DERISION for thie behavior. Finally, at this JUNCTURE of time, the troublemakers SULLENLY agreed not to have an altercation.