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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) The Outsiders Vocabulary Word Puzzle #1

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    The Outsiders vocabulary list ls one of 140 novels and plays where the vocabulary has been provided. See the Novels header on the home page for a list of all 140 novels, books and plays.
    Clue: The Outsiders vocabulary word puzzle includes the correct answers.

    You have permission as a teacher, student or life-long user to make a hard copy of the The Outsiders vocabulary word list for study at home or in the classroom .
    Vocabulary Word List: The Outsiders vocabulary word list:
    Aloofness, Bicker, Cunning, Doggedly, Eluded, Groggy, Hysterics, Nonchalant, Ornery, Peroxide, Reformatory, Reluctantly, Resignedly, Slouched, Sullenly, Tufts, Unceasingly, Vital

    The Outsiders Vocabulary Word Puzzle #1

    1)  Removed or distant in interest or feeling; without involvement (noun)
    Root LOEF = weather side (Dutch)

    2)  Very good or very clever at using special knowledge or skills (adjective)
    Root CUNNEN = having skill, knowing (Middle English)

    3)  Weak and unsteady on the feet or in action (adjective)
    Root GROG is an eponym for an old British Admiral in 1750,

    4)  A fit of uncontrollable laughter or crying (noun)
    Root HYSTER = uterus, womb

    5)  A liquid used to disinfect or bleach (noun)
    Root or prefix PER = through, throughout

    6)  Showing unwillingness, doing something against your will (adverb)
    Root LUCT = wrestle, content

    7)  Giving in uncomplainingly (as to loss, sorrow, or misfortune) (adverb)
    Root SIGN = mark

    8)  With gloomy bad humor; unsociable; sadly (adverb)
    Root SOL = alone, only

    9)  Never stopping or slowing down (adverb)
    Root CEAS = go, yield

    10)  Incredibly important (adjective)
    Root VIT = life, alive

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    2) The Outsiders Vocabulary Word Puzzle #2

    Directions: This The Outsiders vocabulary word list by S. E. Hinton is for personal use only. At www.myVocabulary.com, we encourage individual web participants, particularly students, teachers and families, to copy this novel vocabulary list. Any commercial use of vocabulary word lists at www.myVocabulary.com is expressly prohibited unless requested and permission granted. Please send email to Jan Cook [at] myVocabulary.com to receive permission or use the Contact Us in the footer below.
    The Outsiders vocabulary list ls one of 140 novels and plays where the vocabulary has been provided. See the Novels header on the home page for a list of all 140 novels, books and plays.
    Clue: The Outsiders vocabulary word puzzle includes the correct answers.

    You have permission as a teacher, student or life-long user to make a copy of the The Outsiders vocabulary word list for study at home or in the classroom .
    Vocabulary Word List: The Outsiders vocabulary word list:
    Aloofness, Bicker, Cunning, Doggedly, Eluded, Groggy, Hysterics, Nonchalant, Ornery, Peroxide, Reformatory, Reluctantly, Resignedly, Sedentary, Slouched, Sullenly, Tufts, Unceasingly, Vital

    The Outsiders Vocabulary Word Puzzle #2

    1)  Walking, sitting, or standing with a stooping of the head and shoulders (adjective)
    Root SLOKA = hang down, droop (Old Norwegian)

    2)  Having a confident and easy manner (adjective)
    Root CHAL = heat, warm

    3)  Stubbornly determined, not willing to give up (adverb)
    Root DOGGA = dog (Middle English)

    4)  To quarrel in an irritating way especially over unimportant things (verb)
    Root BICKKEN = hack, gnaw

    5)  Avoiding or escaping by being quick, skillful, or tricky (adjective)
    Root LUD = play, laugh, sport, mock

    6)  Characterized by a sitting posture, inactivity and lack of exercise (adjective)
    Root SED = sit

    7)  Small bunches of fur, feathers, or hair (noun)
    Root TUFA = a kind of helmet

    8)  Having an irritable, ugly or mean disposition (adjective)
    Root ORD = straight row

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