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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) Shakespeare and Hamlet Vocabulary Puzzle -- myvocabulary.com

    Directions: The playwright William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was a magnificent literary talent. His plays included Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Julius Caesar, The Taming of the Shrew, Measure for Measure, Othello, As you Like It, King Lear, Antony & Cleopatra, King Henry IV, King Richard III, Much Ado About Nothing, The Tempest, and Two Gentlemen of Verona.

    The Shakespeare vocabulary word puzzle contains four words taken from famous quotes in the play Hamlet.

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    Clue: To solve the Shakespeare vocabulary puzzle use the Latin root, definition, part of speech and Hamlet vocabulary word list. Use the pull down menu for other Shakespeare word puzzles with fill-in-the-blanks, word search, crosswords and definition matching.

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    Vocabulary Word List: Shakespeare and Hamlet vocabulary word list:
    abstinence, ambitious, bard, cauldron, comedies, conscience, drama, histories, imagination, inconstant, infinite, mercy, outrageous, playwright, resolution, revenge, Shakespeare, soliloquy, sonnet, symbolism, tragedies

    Shakespeare and Hamlet Vocabulary Puzzle -- myvocabulary.com

    1)  A malicious injuring or retaliation in return for an injury or wrong; reprisal; retribution
    root is VENG = take vengeance

    2)  The complex of ethical and moral principles that controls or inhibits action and thoughts; inner sense impelling one toward right action
    root is SCI = know

    3)  Without limits or bounds; endless; immeasurably great
    root is FIN = end

    4)  Grossly offensive to the sense of right or decency; extravagant; passing reasonable bounds
    root is ULTRA = beyond

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    2) Shakespeare Famous Quotes Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myvocabulary.com

    Directions: The Shakespeare vocabulary puzzle contains a Shakespeare vocabulary word list of either major themes or techniques used in William Shakespeare's works.
    To see Shakespeare quotes from his plays go to this link:
    Shakespeare Quotes
    Clue: The Latin root, vocabulary definition, part of speech and Shakespeare vocabulary word list will help you solve the word puzzle. Use the pull down menu to try other Shakespeare fill-in-the blanks, definition matching, crosswords and word search activities.

    www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Theater and Shakespeare vocabulary list of 324 words. Click on 425 Word Lists in the top menu bar on the home page for other vocabulary word lists across curriculum.

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    Vocabulary Word List: Shakespeare vocabulary word list:
    abstinence, ambition, bard, cauldron, comedies, conscience, drama, histories, imagination, inconstant, infinite, mercy, outrageous, playwright, resolution, revenge, Shakespeare, soliloquy, sonnet, symbolism, tragedies

    Shakespeare Famous Quotes Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myvocabulary.com

    1)  A speech in a drama in which a character, alone or as if alone, discloses innermost thoughts
    Roots are SOLI & LOQU = alone & speak

    2)  Self-restraint; refraining from a drug on which one is dependent; self-denial
    Roots are ABS & TENERE = from & hold

    3)  Forbearance shown toward an enemy or other person in one\'s power; compassionate, kindly or benevolent
    Root is MERC = trade, reward, pay

    4)  Firm expression of opinion or purpose; completion, settlement or conclusion of conflict
    Root is SOLU = loosen, release

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    3) Shakespeare Famous Quotes Vocabulary Puzzle #3 -- myvocabulary.com

    Directions: The Shakespeare vocabulary word puzzle contains a Shakespeare word list. The famous quotes from Julius Caesar, Romeo & Juliet, Macbeth, and A Midsummer Night's Dream come from these plays written by Shakespeare.
    Clue: The Latin root or word parts, word definition, part of speech and Shakespeare vocabulary word list will help you solve the vocabulary puzzle. Use the pull down menu to try other Shakespeare activities and fill-in-the-blanks, crossword, definition matching and word search puzzles.

    Www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Theater vocabulary word list of 324 words. Please click on the Word Liststhat contain 455 vocabulary lists as well as novel and play word lists found in the top menu bar on the home page.

    You have permission to make a copy of Shakespeare quotes for continued study.
    Vocabulary Word List: Shakespeare vocabulary word list:
    abstinence, ambitious, bard, cauldron, comedies, conscience, drama, histories, imagination, inconstant, infinite, mercy, outrageous, playwright, resolution, revenge, Shakespeare, soliloquy, sonnet, symbolism, tragedies

    Shakespeare Famous Quotes Vocabulary Puzzle #3 -- myvocabulary.com

    1)  Eagerly desirous of obtaining or achieving success, power, wealth, etc.; requiring exceptional effort or ability
    roots are AMBI & ITUM = about & go

    2)  Fickle; changeable; variable; not recurrent or persistent; unfaithful
    root is STA = stand

    3)  A large kettle or vat used for boiling, often associated with animated witch stories
    root is CALD = hot

    4)  Creative talent or ability; mental creations, images or concepts of what is not actually present to the senses
    root is IMAG = an image

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    Links to vocabulary words lists and puzzles for the 11 Shakespeare plays below:

    A Midsummer Night's Dream
    As You Like It
    Julius Caesar
    Hamlet
    Macbeth
    Much Ado About Nothing
    Othello
    Romeo and Juliet
    The Merchant of Venice
    The Taming of the Shrew
    Twelfth Night

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