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  • Use the provided Greek and Latin word roots in the over 90 subject word puzzles to decode word meaning and select the correct answer. Email your answers to friends, family and teachers.
  • 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) Women in History Word Puzzle #1 -- myvocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Women in History vocabulary puzzle use the Latin root, the definition and the Women in History vocabulary word list. Put your answers INSIDE the word boxes. Move down to the next puzzle. When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct answers, the use of the word in a sentence and the percentage score for correct answers.
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    Clue: In addition to using the Women in History word puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also features a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword, Definition Match and a True or False activity. A Women vocabulary list of 304 words is available from the pull down menu called Word List in the header above.
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    Vocabulary Word List: Women in History Vocabulary List of Qualities and Pursuits:
    abolitionist, collaboration, compassion, entertainment, humanitarian, indisputable, isolation, preservation, segregate, suffrage, temperance, tolerance
    Outstanding Women in History Word List: Anthony, Beecher-Stowe, Curie, Earhart, Fossey, Gandhi, Keller, Nightingale, Smith, Tubman, Winnemucca, Wollstonecraft
     
     
    Women in History Word Puzzle #1 -- myvocabulary.com
     
    1)  The act or process of keeping alive, in existence, safe from harm or injury, protecting or sparing (noun)
    Root SERV = protect, serve, protect
     
    2)  A fair and permissive attitude toward those whose race, religion, nationality, etc. differ from one's own; freedom from bigotry (noun)
    Root is TOLER = bear, put up with
     
     
    3)  A feeling of deep pity and sorrow for someone aroused by the suffering or misfortune of another: sympathy (noun)
    Root PASS = suffer, feel, endure
     
    4)  Not debatable or deniable; incontestable; not differing in opinion (adjective)
    Root PUT = think, reckon
     
     
    5)  The process of working together or cooperating, esp. in a joint intellectual exercise (noun)
    Root LABOR = work
     
    6)  Habitual moderation in any indulgence, appetite, etc.; total abstinence from alcoholic liquors (noun) Root TEMPER = adjust, regulate, qualify
     

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    2) Women in History Word Puzzle #2 -- myvocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Women in History word puzzle use the Latin root, the definition and the Women in History vocabulary word list. Put your answers INSIDE the vocabulary boxes. Move down to the next word puzzle. When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct answers, the use of the word in a sentence and the percentage score for correct answers.
     
    Clue: In addition to using the Women in History vocabulary puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also features a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword, Definition Match and True or False activity. A Women vocabulary list of 304 words is available from the pull down menu called Word List in the header above.
    You have permission to make a copy of Women in History word puzzles for more vocabulary study.
     
    Vocabulary Word List: Women in History vocabulary list of Qualities and Pursuits:
    abolitionist, collaboration, compassion, entertainment, humanitarian, indisputable, isolation, preservation, segregate, suffrage, temperance, tolerance
    Outstanding Women in History word list: Anthony, Beecher-Stowe, Curie, Earhart, Fossey, Gandhi, Keller, Nightingale, Smith, Tubman, Winnemucca. Wollstonecraft
     
     
    Women in History Word Puzzle #2 -- myvocabulary.com
     
    1)  The right to vote, esp. in a political election: franchise; a vote given in an election
    Root SUFFRAG = vote for, support
     
    2)  A person involved with the act of doing away with completely, esp. the elimination of Black slavery
    Root ABOL = destroy, put an end to
     
     
    3)  Amusement; something affording pleasure esp. a performance; the act of amusing, diverting
    root TAIN-TEN = keep, hold, hold together
     
    4)  A person, thing or group that is set apart as for purposes of study
    Root SOL = alone
     
     
    5)  To separate, cut off, or set apart from others; to isolate
    9 letter verb-- Root GREG = herd, flock, group, crowd
     
    6)  A person actively engaged in promoting personal welfare & social reforms: philanthropist
    root is HUMAN-HOMO = human being
     

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