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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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    (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) Animal Farm Vocabulary - Puzzle #1 - myvocabulary.com

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    This vocabulary word list for Animal Farm by George Orwell is for personal use only. At www.myVocabulary.com, we encourage individual web participants, particularly students, teachers and families, to copy this vocabulary list and enjoy the pursuit of their verbal development and improvement. 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.
    Animal Farm vocabulary list ls one of 145 novels and plays where the vocabulary has been provided. See the Novels header on the home page for a list of all 145 novels, books and plays.
     
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    Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Find, Crossword, Definition Match, True/False exercise, Synonym/Antonym Encounter and a Concentration activity.
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    Vocabulary Word List: 75 vocabulary words for Animal Farm are listed alphabetically:
  • Words A-E:
    abolish, apathy, benevolent, bewilderment, blithely, breaches, brood, colleague, confer, contemplate, contemptible--contemptuous, cryptic, daintily, decree, degrade, devotee, din, disinter, dissident, dole, ecstasy, efficiency, ensconce, expulsion
  • Words F-N:
    falter, famine, fidget, forelock, fortnight, gambol, generation, hideous, hoist, ignominious, impending, imperishable, implement, inscribe--inscription, knoll, league, leisure, machination, malignant, maneuver, maxim, nimble
  • Words P-Z:
    poultice, pretext, procure, prosperity--prosperous, pursue, quarry, rafter, rally, scathe--unscathed, scheme, scullery, seclusion, shirk, shrewd, solicitor, snuffle, suppress, toil, tractable, trample, treachery--treacherous, trickle, trotter, unanimous, unison, vicious, wean, whelp, windfall

    The 16 words used in the Interactive word puzzles (in two sets of 8 words each) are:
    BENEVOLENT, BLITHELY, CONTEMPTIBLE, DIN, ENSCONCE, GAMBOL, IGNOMINIOUS, IMPENDING, KNOLL, MACHINATION, MALIGNANT, POULTICE, PREY, QUARRY, SCULLERY, SOLICITOR, WHELP
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    Animal Farm Vocabulary - Puzzle #1 - myvocabulary.com
     
    1)  Expressing goodwill or kindly feelings; desiring to help others (adjective)
    Root BENE = well, good
     
    2)  Of a happily lighthearted character or disposition; heedlessly (adv.)
    Root BHLEI = shine, gleam (Old English)
     
     
    3)  Deserving of disdain, disrespect or hatred (adjective)
    Root TEMN = scorn
     
    4)  A loud noise, esp. a jumble of confused or discordant sounds (noun)
    Root DYNE = to sound, boom
     
     
    5)  To place or hide securely: conceal; to establish comfortably: settle snugly (verb)
    Root SCHANS = fortress (Dutch)
     
    6)  To skip about in play: frolic, covort (verb)
    Root GAMBATA = a kick (Italian)
     
     
    7)  Marked by personal disgrace, dishonor or shame: dishonorable; shameful (adjective)
    Root NOM = name
     
    8)  Threatening to occur soon: approaching, looming (adjective)
    Root PEND = hang, weigh, pay
     
    Additional Information:
    See vocabulary lists for all 135 books, novels and plays.
    Links to vocabulary words lists and puzzles for other George Orwell novels:

    1984 - Nineteen Eighty-Four
     

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    2) Animal Farm Vocabulary - Puzzle #2 - myvocabulary.com

    Directions: This vocabulary word list for Animal Farm by George Orwell is for personal use only. At www.myVocabulary.com, we encourage individual web participants, particularly students, teachers and families, to copy this vocabulary list and enjoy the pursuit of their verbal development and improvement. 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.
     
    Clue: The vocabulary word bank for the Animal Farm vocabulary worksheet includes the correct answers. In addition to this Interactive Puzzle exercise for the 17 Animal Farm vocabulary words, www.myvocabulary.com will also feature some of the following free puzzles including:
    Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Find, Crossword, Definition Match, True/False exercise, Synonym/Antonym Encounter and a Concentration activity.
    You have permission as a teacher, student or life-long user to make a hard copy of the Animal Farm vocabulary word list for further study at home or in the classroom from www.myvocabulary.com.
     
    Vocabulary Word List: 75 vocabulary words for Animal Farm are listed alphabetically:
  • Words A-E:
    abolish, apathy, benevolent, bewilderment, blithely, breaches, brood, colleague, confer, contemplate, contemptible--contemptuous, cryptic, daintily, decree, degrade, devotee, din, disinter, dissident, dole, ecstasy, efficiency, ensconce, expulsion
  • Words F-N:
    falter, famine, fidget, forelock, fortnight, gambol, generation, hideous, hoist, ignominious, impending, imperishable, implement, inscribe--inscription, knoll, league, leisure, machination, malignant, maneuver, maxim, nimble
  • Words P-Z:
    poultice, pretext, procure, prosperity--prosperous, pursue, quarry, rafter, rally, scathe--unscathed, scheme, scullery, seclusion, shirk, shrewd, solicitor, snuffle, suppress, toil, tractable, trample, treachery--treacherous, trickle, trotter, unanimous, unison, vicious, wean, whelp, windfall

    The 16 words used in the Interactive word puzzles (in two sets of 8 words each) are:
    BENEVOLENT, BLITHELY, CONTEMPTIBLE, DIN, ENSCONCE, GAMBOL, IGNOMINIOUS, IMPENDING, KNOLL, MACHINATION, MALIGNANT, POULTICE, PREY, QUARRY, SCULLERY, SOLICITOR, WHELP
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    Animal Farm Vocabulary - Puzzle #2 - myvocabulary.com
     
    1)  A small round hill: mound (noun)
    Root KNOLLEN = lump, clod (German)
     
    2)  Crafty schemes or plots usually intended to accomplish some evil end, usually used in plural (pl. noun)
    Root MECHOS = a contrivance
     
     
    3)  Evil in influence or effect: injurious; likely to produce death by growing throughout the body; invasive (adjective)
    Root MAL = ill, bad
     
    4)  A soft usually heated mass spread on a cloth and applied to lesions (noun)
    Root PULS = beat
     
     
    5)  To raid; to seize and devour something; to have injurious, destructive or wasting effect (fears) (verb)
    Root PREHENS = take, grasp, seize
     
    6)  The object of a chase: game; anything being hunted or pursued; open excavation or pit (noun)
    Root QUERRE = parts of the prey
     
     
    7)  A room for cleaning and storing dishes, culinary utensils, washing vegetables and similar domestic work (noun)
    Root SCUTRA = platter
     
    8)  Someone who approaches with a request or plea; a British lawyer; chief law officer (noun)
    Root LIC = be permitted
     

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