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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/Area= "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
    Context= "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4a, 3.4a, 4.4a, 5.4a, 6.4a, 7.4a, 8.4a, 9-10.4a, 11-12.4a

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    Celebrations, Carnivals, Festivals Vocabulary Word List (316)
    A)Acclaim, Action, Activities, Admiration, Affordable, Allure, Americana, Amusement, Anniversary, Appreciation, Ardent, Art, Attachments, Attitude, Awareness, Awesome
    B)Ball game, Band, Bandanna, Banners, Barricades, Baton twirling, Beads, Beware, Blessings, Boisterous, Bookings, Bouquets, Breathtaking
    C)Cavalcade, Celebrate, Celebration, Chant, Charming, Checkered table cloths, Citizen(s), Citizenship, Civic, Clamor, Colorful, Commemorate, Commercial, Common, Communication, Community, Companionship, Cooperation, Coordinate, Costume, Countryside, Crescendo, Culinary, Cultural
    D)Dazzling, Deafening, Debauchery, Declaration, Decoration, Delightful, Dessert, Devotion, Dice, Dignitaries, Dignity, Disturbance, Dramatic, Drinking
    E)Ebullient, Elaborate, Embellishments, Emotional, En masse, Encounter, Endure, Energy, Engulf, Entertainment, Equine, Event, Exchanges, Exhibitions, Expectations, Explode, Explosion, Eye-raising
    F)Fabulous, Fair, Family, Fanciful, Fascination, Feast, Feeling, Ferris Wheel, Festival, Firecracker(s), Fireworks, Flag, Flavor, Focus, Food, Foolishness, Freedom, Friendships, Frivolity, Fun
    G)Gamble, Games, Gardens, Gatherings, Glitter, Glory, Goal(s), Grandeur, Group
    H)Habitual, Haste, Heat, Herald, Heritage, History, Holiday, Home, Hooray, Hope(s), Horrific, Horses, Hospitality, Hot, Hotel, Humble, Humidity
    I)Ideal(s), Illusions, Imagination, Imitate, Immortality, Importance, Impressive, Indulgence, Influence, Informative, Insight, Integral, Involvement
    J)Jeans, Join, Joking, Jolly, Joy, Joyful, Joyous, Juggling, July
    K)Keen, Kin, Kindness, Kiss, Kitsch
    L)Laughter, Lava, Legendary, Liberty, Local, Locale, Love, Loyalty
    M)Major, Major, Maraud, March, Mardi Gras, Mask, Masses, Memorial, Memories, Merriment, Merrymaking, Military, Minor, Money, Music, Musical, Mutual
    N)Nation, National, Native, Nibble, Nocturnal
    O)Occasion, Odious, Official(s), Opportunities, Opportunity, Outdoors, Overwhelming
    P)Paper-mache, Parade, Participation, Parties, Passionate, Patriot, Patriotic, Patriotism, Perennial, Photography, Pick pocket, Pickles, Picnic, Playful, Pomp, Popular, Presentation, Preservation, Pride, Prizes, Public service, Punch, Pyrotechnics
    Q)Quaint, Queen, Quick, Quiet
    R)Rambling, Recreation, Refreshment, Rejoicing, Relatives, Relaxation, Reputation, Responsibility, Restful, Reveal, Revelation, Rituals, Roam, Roar
    S)S: scene, Service, Sharing, Shindig, Shows, Shrieking, Shrine, Sidewalk, Smiles, Solemn, Souvenir, Sparkle, Special, Spectacle, Spirit, Sports, Stars, Storyteller, Streamers, Stripes, Stroll, Stunning, Summer, Sunburn, Super-patriot, Support, Surprise, Swimming, Symbol, Symbolism
    T)Taffy, Target, Tea, Territory, Theatrical, Tickets, Toasting, Tourism, Traditions, Travel, Tribute
    U)Unaware, Unbelievable, Unification, Uniform, Union, Unique, Unite, Universal
    V)Vacation, Valuable, Values, Variety, Vendor, Versatile, Veteran, Vibrant, Victory, Vigilance, Vital, Vivacious
    W)Wallet, Wardrobe, Watch, Wave, Waving, Welcome, Welfare, Widespread, Willingness, Winter, Wisdom, Worldwide
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    Y)Yearn, Yelling, Youth
    Z)Zeal, Zealous, Zest
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    Food and beverage word list:
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    apples, apple pie
    barbecue, beans, beer
    cake, chicken, chips, chocolate, coleslaw, cookies
    deviled eggs, dip
    fruit
    hamburgers, hot dogs
    ice cream, ice-tea
    lemonade
    pasta salad, pies, pop, Popsicles, potato salad
    rolls
    salsa, seafood, soda, steaks
    vegetables, vendors
    wafers, water, watermelon


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