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  • Common Core alignment to "Reading: Literature and Subject-related Content" is to 3 key phrases:
    "Particular Topic", "Grade Relevant Text and Subject Area" and "Context".
  • CCSS Alignment Strand Numbers for Specific Grades:
    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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    Character Vocabulary Word List (236)
    A)Accommodation, Accuracy, Adaptable, Admission, Affection, Affiliation, Aid, Amazing, Analytical, Appealing, Appropriate, Ardent, Astonishing, Attentive, Authoritative, Availability
    B)Balance, Belonging, Benefit, Benevolent, Blessings, Bona fide, Buddy, Building, Buoyant
    C)Camaraderie, Caring, Charismatic, Coherence, Collaborative, Common, Communication, Community, Companionship, Compensation, Competent, Compliance, Comprehensive, Comradeship, Conciliatory, Confidence, Confidential, Congeniality, Connection, Conscientious, Consent, Consideration, Consistency, Constant, Constructive, Contribution, Control, Conventional, Conviction, Convivial, Cooperation, Corroboration, Courtesy
    D)Dauntless, Decent, Decisive, Demonstrative, Devotion, Diplomatic, Direct, Direction, Discerning, Discussion, Distinctive, Dogged, Durable
    E)Eagerness, Earnest, Effective, Effort, Energized, Enforcement, Enthusiastic, Environment, Equitable, Ethical, Exhibition, Exhilaration, Expectant, Expectations, Experienced, Exuberant
    F)Factual, Fair, Feedback, Fervent, Friendship, Fulfillment
    G)Galvanize, Gentle, Genuine, Goals, Gutsy
    H)Harmonious, Honesty, Honorable, Hopeful, Humanity, Humility
    I)Idealistic, Imaginative, Impartial, Inclination, Industrious, Infectious, Informed, Innovative, Inspiration, Intelligence, Intentions, Interest
    J)Jocular, Joint, Jubilant, Judgment, Judicious, Just
    K)Karma, Keen, Kindness, Kinship, Knowledgeable
    L)Laughter, Lighthearted, Listening, Lively, Loyalty
    M)Mandatory, Meritorious, Motivated, Mutual
    N)Natural, Network, Notable, Nurturing
    O)Objective, Obligation, Observing, Offer, Opinionated, Optimistic, Orderly, Outstanding, Overjoyed
    P)Partnership, Passionate, Patient, Peaceful, Perceptive, Personable, Persuasive, Poised, Practical, Pragmatic, Presentable, Principled, Priority, Privileged, Productive, Professional, Prolific, Prompt, Protective, Punctual
    Q)Qualified, Questioning, Quick
    R)Reasonable, Reassurance, Receptive, Reciprocity, Relationships, Relaxed, Relevant, Remedy, Reputation, Resolution, Resourceful, Respectful, Responsibility, Responsiveness, Review
    S)Safe, Satisfaction, Serenity, Sharing, Skillful, Sociable, Solutions, Substantive, Suitable, Supportive, Sympathy, Systematic
    T)Talent, Teamwork, Thankful, Tireless, Tribute, Trust
    U)Ultimate, Unanimous, Unique, Urbane, Usual, Usual, Utilitarian
    V)Valuable, Value, Venturesome, Versatile, Viable, Vibrant, Vigilant, Vigorous, Vital, Voice, Volunteering
    W)Well-balanced, Well-behaved, Wholesome, Will, Wisdom, Wise, Workable, Worthwhile
    X)
    Y)Yielding, Youth
    Z)Zeal, Zest
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    CHARACTER traits to AVOID word list : (132)
    a-abusive, addictive, aggressive, antagonistic, apathetic, arrogant,
    b-bias, blasé, boorish, braggart, bully,
    c-callow, captious, cheat, churlish, cold, compulsive, contemptible, critical, covetous, crude, culpable, curt, cynical,
    d-demeaning, devious, dictatorial, disdainful, dishonesty, dishonorable, disregard, disrespectful,
    e-egoist, egotism, elitist, explosive, extravagant,
    f-failure, falseness, fanatic, favoritism, fervid, frailty,
    g-glib, gossip, grouchy, guilty,
    h-hard-hearted, heedless, hostile,
    i-ignoble, ignorant, ill-tempered, impetuous, impolite, improper, imprudent, impudent, indecent, indecorous, indifference, insolent, insulting, intolerant, irascible, irresponsible,
    j-jaundiced, jealousy, juvenile,
    k-,
    l-loathsome,
    m-malevolent, malicious, manipulative, meddler, mistrustful,
    n-nefarious, neglectful, negligent, neurotic, notorious, nuisance,
    o-obnoxious, obsequious, oppressive, out-of-line, outrageous,
    p-partial, petulant, prejudicial, preposterous, pretentious,
    q-quarrelsome, querulous, quibbler, quirky,
    r-rancorous, reckless, repugnance, reticent, rude, ruthless,
    s-scornful, selfish, sour, stern, sullen, surly, suspicious,
    t-testy, thoughtless, treacherous,
    u-uncivil, uncouth, unethical, unfair, unmannerly, unrefined, unsavory, unworthy,
    v-vicious, vile, villainous, volatile,
    w-wary, waspish, wicked, wishy-washy,
    x-,
    y-yelling,
    z-zealot,

    Thoughtful poem/information
    -Life is short...and we do not have much time to gladden the hearts of hose who travel with us. So....we must be swift to love and make haste to be kind- anonymous

    John Wooden: Pyramid of Success!
    Faith, Patience, Fight, Integrity, Competitive greatness, Resourcefulness,
    Poise, Confidence, Reliability, Adaptability,
    Condition, Skill, Team Spirit,
    Honesty, Ambition, Self-control, Alertness, Initiative, Intentness,
    Sincerity, Industriousness, Friendship, Loyalty,
    Cooperation, Enthusiasm

    What makes Character qualities?
    1. Give/make a gift for someone just because...
    2. Remember to say, I love you.
    3. Donate your time to volunteer
    4. Listen carefully to others
    5. Visit a convalescent/nursing or retirement home
    6. Email or write to a friend/relative just to say, hello!
    7. Give blood
    8. Smile before asking someone to do something
    9. Remember to say, thank you
    10. Participate in donations to charities
    11. Hug a friend just because...
    12. Observe and respect laws
    13. Remind a friend not to drink and drive
    14. Call home
    15. Respect the Earth
    16. Pray for others
    17. Do not smoke
    18. Encourage others...
    19. Recycle products at home and at work
    20. If you borrow something, return it
    Links to Shakespeare plays word lists and word puzzles:

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    As You Like It
    Julius Caesar
    Hamlet
    King Lear
    Macbeth
    Much Ado About Nothing
    Othello
    Romeo and Juliet
    The Merchant of Venice
    The Taming of the Shrew
    The Winter\\\\\\\'s Tale
    Twelfth Night



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