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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) St. Patrick\'s Day Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myvocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the St. Patrick's Day vocabulary puzzle or Irish vocabulary puzzle use the Latin root or word part, word definition, part of speech and the St. Patrick's Day word list.
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    Vocabulary Word List: St. Patrick's Day word list with the Letter B:
    balbriggan, balmy, banshee, battlements, Belleck, blackthorn, blarney, bloke, bog, bonny-clabber, boondoggle, boycott, brambles, brawl, brogue, burr
    St. Patrick's Day word list with the Letter S:
    Saint Patrick, scones, shanachie, shamrock, shillelagh, shimmer, shrine, Sinn Fein, smithereens, sorrow, spell, spiritual, stew, storyteller, stout, stroll, sweaters, sweepstakes
    Other St. Patrick's Day or Irish words include:
    donnybrook, legend, leprechaun, limerick, lore, music, myths, tanistry

    St. Patrick\'s Day Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myvocabulary.com

    1)  Misleading nonsense; the great gift of persuasion, eloquence and charm (noun)
    Word derived from a castle in county Cork, Ireland

    2)  To join together in refusing to deal with, so as to punish, coerce, etc. (verb)
    Word derived from an English land agent in county Mayo, Ireland who maintained high rents

    3)  A strong dialectal accent, especially an Irish one (noun)
    Word derived from the Irish word BROG = shoe

    4)  A female spirit who wails near a house to warn of a coming death in the family (noun)
    Word derived from Gaelic folklore and Irish words BEAN SIDHE = female spirit

    5)  A kind of humorous poem in which lines 1, 2 and 5 rhyme, and lines 3 and 4 form a rhymed couplet (noun)
    Word derived from a county name in Ireland

    6)  A dwarf or small elf of Irish folklore who discloses a buried treasure location if you can catch him (noun)
    Word derived from the Irish word LEIPRACAN = small body

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    2) St. Patrick\'s Day Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myvocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the St. Patrick's Day vocabulary puzzle or Irish vocabulary puzzle use the Latin root or word part, definition, part of speech and a St. Patrick's Day word list.
    Put your answers INSIDE the St. Patrick's Day vocabulary box. Move down to the next puzzle.

    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct answers, the use of the St. Patrick's Day vocabulary word list in a sentence and the percentage score for correct answers.
    Clue: Use the Latin root or word part, and the St. Patrick's Day vocabulary word list to solve the vocabulary puzzle. On the pull down menu see other St. Patrick's Day puzzles, fill-in-the blanks, word search, crossword puzzles and definition match activities.

    myvocabulary.com also offers a St. Patrick Day vocabulary list of 234 words. in the header above. Click on the 440 Vocabulary Word Lists also located in the top menu bar on the home page.

    You have permission to make a copy of St. Patrick's Day vocabulary puzzle for continued study.
    Vocabulary Word List: St. Patrick's Day word list with the Letter B:
    balbriggan, balmy, banshee, battlements, Belleck, blackthorn, blarney, bloke, bog, bonny-clabber, boondoggle, boycott, brambles, brawl, brogue, burr
    St. Patrick's Day word list with the Letter S:
    Saint Patrick, scones, shanachie, shamrock, shillelagh, shimmer, shrine, Sinn Fein, smithereens, sorrow, spell, spiritual, stew, storyteller, stout, stroll, sweaters, sweepstakes
    Other St. Patrick's Day or Irish words include:
    donnybrook, legend, leprechaun, limerick, lore, music, myths, tanistry

    St. Patrick\'s Day Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myvocabulary.com

    1)  A formidable stick used by Irishmen either as a club or a cane, circa 1670-1680 (noun)
    Word derived from a town in county Wicklow

    2)  A type of clover with three leaflets; the national emblem of Ireland (noun)
    Word derived from the Irish word SEAMROG = clover

    3)  A popular Irish beer; a dark, sweet ale (noun)
    Word derived from the Irish word STOU = bold

    4)  Small fragments or broken pieces; bits (noun)
    Word derived from the Irish word SMIDIRIN = small fragments

    5)  Name for a classic, knockdown, drag-out brawl that occurred at this county's annual fair for centuries (noun)
    Word derived from a town near Dublin

    6)  Traditional Irish law of royal succession where the elected heir has to be among the living king's male relatives (noun)
    Word derived from the Irish word TANAISTE = second man

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