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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) Pirates Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myvocabulary.com

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    Vocabulary Word List: Pirates vocabulary word list:
    Audacious, Black Bart, Black Beard, Booty, Buccaneer, Calico Jack, Disreputable, Doubloon, Eye patch, Galleon, Infamous, Instigate, Insurrection, Jolly Roger, Marauder, Maritime, Mutiny, Notorious, Parrot, Peg-leg, Plunder, Skull n' Bones, Treasure, Vandalized, Wreck

    Pirates Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myvocabulary.com

    1)  Someone who roves, roams and raids in search of plunder (noun)
    Root MARAUD = vagabond

    2)  Generally known and talked of, especially for negative or unfavorable reasons (adjective)
    Root NOT = know

    3)  Without overall quality or character as seen or judged by people; lacking a good name or a place in public esteem (adjective)
    Root PUT = think, reckon

    4)  To loot; to rob of goods, especially openly and by force; to ransack (verb)
    Root PLUND = trash (from German)

    5)  Heavy square-rigged sailing ship of the 15th to 18th centuries used for war or commerce esp. by the Spanish (noun)
    Root GALA = ship related

    6)  Brightly-colored tropical birds characterized by a strong hooked bill and often the ability to mimic speech (pl. noun)
    Root form French word PIERRE

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

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

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    Vocabulary Word List: Pirates vocabulary word list:
    Audacious, Black Bart, Black Beard, Booty, Buccaneer, Calico Jack, Disreputable, Doubloon, Eye patch, Galleon, Infamous, Instigate, Insurrection, Jolly Roger, Marauder, Maritime, Mutiny, Notorious, Parrot, Peg-leg, Plunder, Skull n' Bones, Treasure, Vandalized, Wreck

    Pirates Vocabulary Word Puzzle #2 -- myvocabulary.com

    1)  Boldness; reckless daring; a disrespectful or insolent attitude (adjective)
    Root AUD = to dare, be bold

    2)  A rising up against established authority; rebellion; revolt (noun)
    Root SURGE = to lift up, raise

    3)  Of navigation or commerce on the sea; with characteristics controlled mainly by oceanic winds and air masses (adjective)
    Root MAR = the sea

    4)  To urge forward or goad; to spur on or incite to some action, esp. to some evil (verb)
    Root STIG = to prick

    5)  Subjected to willful or malicious destruction or defacement pf public or private property (adjective)
    Root VANDALUS = the wanderers

    6)  Willful refusal or rebellion to obey authority, esp. on a ship at sea or against a superior officer (noun)
    Root MUT = to move

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