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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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    1) Tropical Forests Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myvocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Tropical Rain Forests vocabulary puzzle use the Latin root or word part, the vocabulary word definition and the Tropical Rain Forests vocabulary puzzle word list. Put your answers INSIDE the vocabulary word puzzle boxes and move down to the next vocabulary puzzle.

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    Clue: In addition to this Interactive Tropical Rain Forest vocabulary Word Puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword, Definition Match and True or False activity. A more complete Rain Forest word list for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study is available from the pull down menu called Word Lists in the header above. Please also use the 425 Vocabulary Word Lists across the curriculum available on the homepage.

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    Tropical Rainforests Questions:
  • 1. In what countries does heavy rainfall occur that would allow tropical rain forests?
  • 2. What makes the plant life interesting to scientists in rain forests?
  • 3. What kinds of plants grow on tree branches? Why?
  • 4. Animals live in the upper and lower canopies of a rain forest. Name some of them and explain how they can live at various levels, even on the ground.
  • 5. If people live in rain forest, how do they survive? Can you give a few examples?

  • Vocabulary Word List: Tropical Rain Forests vocabulary word list:
    aboriginal, adaptability, aftermath, attribute, balance, bromeliad, calamity, camouflage, canopies, cascade, conservation, conundrum, crevice, decimate, defoliate, density, deplete, dire, ecosystem, encroach, endangered, environment, extinct, fauna, fledgling, flora, foliage, gamut, humidity, husbandry, inhabitant, integral, intermittent, jungle, menagerie, odoriferous, parrots, pervasive, plethora, plunder, precarious, precipitation, predator, prey, primitive, pristine, profuse, quintessential, redolent, remote, reparations, robust, species, succumb, survival, tranquil, tropical, utopia, waterfalls, wildlife

    Tropical Forests Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myvocabulary.com

    1)  A list of animals of a given region or period (noun)
    Root from the Roman God of animals, Faunus

    2)  A class of individuals having some common characteristics or qualities; distinct sort or kind (noun)
    Root SPECI = kind, sort

    3)  Able to adjust oneself readily to different conditions; capable of individual adjustment or modification (noun)
    Root APT = fit

    4)  The act of remaining alive or continuing in existence or use, esp. under adverse or unusual circumstances (noun)
    Root VIV = live

    5)  Being in a state or circumstance or peril, risk or harm (adjective)
    Root DONGIER = danger (French word)

    6)  To destroy or cause widespread loss of leaves in area like a jungle or forest (verb)
    Root FOLI = leaf

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    2) Tropical Rain Forests Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myvocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Tropical Rain Forests vocabulary puzzle use the Latin root or word part, the vocabulary word definition and the Tropical Rain Forests vocabulary puzzle word list. Put your answers INSIDE the vocabulary word puzzle boxes and move down to the next vocabulary puzzle.

    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct answers, the use of the Tropical Rain Forests vocabulary puzzle words in a sentence and the percentage score for correct answers.
    Clue: In addition to this Interactive Tropical Rain Forest vocabulary Word Puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Find, Crossword, Definition Match and True or False activity. A Rain Forest vocabulary word list of 389 words for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study is available from the pull down menu called Word Lists in the header above. Also use the 425 Vocabulary Word Lists across the curriculum available on the homepage.

    You have permission from www.myvocabulary.com to make a copy of this Tropical Rain Forests vocabulary puzzle for more vocabulary study at home or in classes.
    Vocabulary Word List: Tropical Rain Forests vocabulary word list:
    aboriginal, adaptability, aftermath, attribute, balance, bromeliad, calamity, camouflage, canopies, cascade, conservation, conundrum, crevice, decimate, defoliate, density, deplete, dire, ecosystem, encroach, endangered, environment, extinct, fauna, fledgling, flora, foliage, gamut, humidity, husbandry, inhabitant, integral, intermittent, jungle, menagerie, odoriferous, parrots, pervasive, plethora, plunder, precarious, precipitation, predator, prey, primitive, pristine, profuse, quintessential, redolent, remote, reparations, robust, species, succumb, survival, tranquil, tropical, utopia, waterfalls, wildlife

    Tropical Rain Forests Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myvocabulary.com

    1)  Being the first or earliest in existence (as in age or period) (adjective)
    Root PRIM = first

    2)  Waterfall descending over a steep, rocky surface; anything seeming to flow or fall in abundance (noun)
    Root CAS = fall

    3)  Concealment by some means that alters or obscures the appearance (noun)
    Root CAMOUFLIER = disguise (French word)

    4)  Quality of being crowded, packed tightly together; the amount of something per unit measure; thickness of consistency (noun)
    Root DENS = thick, close

    5)  An excessive quantity of fullness; overabundance (noun)
    Root PLE = fill, be full

    6)  The official care, protection or management of natural resources (waterways & forests) (noun)
    Root SERV = save, watch over, protect

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