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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) Vacation Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myvocabulary.com

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

    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct answers, the use of the Vacations vocabulary word list in a sentence and the percentage score for correct answers.
    Clue: In addition to this Vacations vocabulary word puzzle,, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword, Definition Match and True or False vocabulary activity. A Vacations vocabulary list of 562 words is available from the pull down menu called Word List in the header above. Please also use the 475 Word Lists available on the homepage.

    You have permission to make a copy of this Vacations vocabulary puzzle at home or in the classroom.
    Vocabulary Word List: Vacations vocabulary word list:
    attractions, destination, entertainment, exploration, gastronomy, idyllic, itinerary, memories, perennial, recollection, recreation, resort, souvenir, spectacular, unforgettable, vacation

    Vacation Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myvocabulary.com

    1)  A location that is the goal of a journey (noun)
    Root STAN = stand, place, put, set

    2)  Present at all seasons of the year; lasting indefinitely; continuing without interruption: constant (adjective)
    Root ENN = year

    3)  A search through or into; act of penetrating into or ranging over for the purpose of discovery (noun)
    Root PLOR = wail, cry out, weep

    4)  Relating to something exhibited to view as unusual, notable, esp. eye-catching or dramatic (adjective)
    Root SPECT = look, see, watch

    5)  The action or power or recalling to mind: remembrance; something learned and retained (noun)
    Root LECT = choose

    6)  Something that serves as a reminder: memento (noun)
    Root VEN = come

    7)  Incapable of being forgotten; lasting in one's mind (adjective)
    Prefix UN = not

    8)  The storing of things learned and remembered; the total of what one remembers (plural noun)
    Root MEMOR = mindful

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    2) Vacations Vocabulary Word Puzzle #1 -- myvocabulary.com

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

    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct answers, the use of the Vacations vocabulary words in a sentence and the percentage score for correct answers.
    Clue: In addition to this Vacations word puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword, Definition Match and True or False vocabulary activity. A Vacations vocabulary word list of 562 words is available from the pull down menu called Word List in the header above. Please also use the 475 Word Lists across the curriculum available on the homepage.

    You have permission to make a hard copy of this Vacations vocabulary puzzle at home or in the classroom.

    Lesson Plan Ideas for Vacations:
    Do you know these facts about the states you might visit during a vacation?
  • 1. Name the "State Bird" for all 50 states? Explain the job of an Ornithologist. Visit the Audubon Society List of State Birds here (http://www.audubon.org/statebirds/ ).
  • 2. Name the State Tree and Flower of each US state. Why would you want to be an arborist or a botanist? Go to (http://www.usna.usda.gov/Gardens/collections/statetreeflower.html) to find the answers.
  • 3. What is the "State Song" for all 50 states? Click here ( http://www.50states.com/songs/ ) to be able to sing all 50 songs in the car, plane, train or bus!
  • 4. What National Parks are in the state you will visiting? Have you ever thought about being a Forest Ranger or a Naturalist? Visit the National Park Service (NPS) U.S. map here (http://www.nps.gov/ ) of all national parks.
  • Vocabulary Word List: Vacations vocabulary list:
    attractions, destination, entertainment, exploration, gastronomy, idyllic, itinerary, memories, perennial, recollection, recreation, resort, souvenir, spectacular, unforgettable, vacation

    Vacations Vocabulary Word Puzzle #1 -- myvocabulary.com

    1)  Period of suspension of regular work, study or other activity, usually for rest and travel (noun)
    Root VAC = at leisure, to be empty

    2)  Charmingly simple or rustic; characterized by peaceful contentment (adjective)
    Root ID(EID) = form, shape

    3)  A place with multiple facilities where people go, usually for recreation and pleasure (noun)
    Root SORT = escape, go out, leave

    4)  A detailed plan or account for a trip, especially a list of places to visit; a route of travel (noun)
    Root ITINER = journey

    5)  A provision for guests esp. in public places; a means of amusement (noun)
    Root TAIN - hold

    6)  Features that appeal to interest or feelings (plural noun)
    Root TRACT = draw, pull

    7)  The art of appreciating fine food (noun)
    Root GASTR = stomach

    8)  A refreshment of strength and spirits after toil: a means of diversion (noun)
    Root CREA = create

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