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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
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    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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    Vocabulary Word List:
    Abrogate, Apparition, Autocrat, Conspiracy, Contentious, Credulous, Deposition, Dogmatic, Exalt, Hypocrite, Indigenous, Ingratiate, Innate, Orthodox, Predilection, Providence, Resurge, Vindictive

    The Crucible Vocabulary Puzzle --

    1)  Disposed to revenge; spiteful; willing to hurt someone who has caused problems (adjective)
    Root DICT = speak, declare

    2)  To end or cancel formally or officially; to fail to do what is required (verb)
    Root ROG = ask, demand

    3)  A repeated sudden wavelike forward movement; to increase again in growth (noun)
    Root SURG = rise, lift up

    4)  A ghost or spirit of a dead person; something making a strange appearance (noun)
    Root PARI = come in sight

    5)  God or fate thought of as the guide and protector in life (Cap. noun)
    Root VID = see. appear

    6)  A person who rules with unlimited influence and total power (noun)
    Root CRAT = govern

    7)  Likely or willing to cause arguments or quarrels; stirring disputes or controversy (adjective)
    Root TENT = stretch, reach

    8)  Conforming to established doctrine, philosophy or standards: conventional; accepted as correct by most people (adjective)
    Root DOX = opinion, glory, praise

    9)  Written or formal testimony under oath; the leaving of something on a surface over time; removal from office or position (noun)
    Root POSIT = put, place, settle

    10)  To establish oneself in good favor with others (verb)
    Root GRAT = thankful, pleasing

    11)  To praise or extol; to raise to a higher level; to present something favorably (verb)
    Root ALT = high

    12)  Someone who professes approved beliefs but is insincere (noun)
    Root CRIT = choose, separate, a judge

    13)  A partiality or preference; a tendency to do or be attracted to something (noun)
    Root LECT = choose, gather

    14)  Native or characteristic of a region, environment or country (adjective)
    Root GEN = race, kind, class

    15)  Tending to believe too readily; believing on slight evidence; easily convinced (adjective)
    Root CRED = believe

    16)  Strongly or arrogantly asserting personal opinions or beliefs (adjective)
    Root DOG = opinion

    17)  A plotting together; a secret plan to do something harmful or illegal (noun)
    Root = SPIR = breathe

    18)  Existing from birth; occurring as part of the basic nature of something (adjective)
    Root NAT = born

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