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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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    Easter (Religion) Vocabulary Word List (249)
    A)Acclaim, Alleluia!, Altar, Angel, Array, Ash Wednesday, Awareness, Awe
    B)Baptism, Basic, Beginning, Belief, Believe, Bible, Blessings, Bonnet, Bouquets
    C)Candles, Capture, Cathedral, Catholic, Celebration, Chapel, Children, Chocolate, Choir, Christ, Christian, Church, Collection, Coloring, Communion, Community, Confection, Congregation, Conversion, Covenant, Cross, Crucifixion, Culture, Custom
    D)Death, Decorate, Decoration, Decorative, Demonstrate, Devote, Dine, Discovery, Display, Ducks, Dye, Dying
    E)Easter, Easter Service, Ecumenical, Eggs, Enactment, Encouragement, Entertain, Eucharist, Everlasting, Excitement, Expression
    F)Facility, Faith, Family, Feature, Festival, Festive, Finery, Flowers, Focus, Forgiveness, Fortune, Freedom, Frenzy, Frequent, Friendships, Frills, Fun, Function, Fundamental
    G)Gastronomic, Gathering, Gifts, Glorious, God, Good Friday, Gospels, Grass, Gratitude, Grave, Guest, Guide, Guilt
    H)Hallowed, Hereafter, Holy, Home, Hope, Hot cross buns, Hunt
    I)Impact, Indulge, Industrious, Influence, Inspiration, Interaction, Irresistible
    J)Jerusalem, Jesus Christ, Joy, Joyful, Jubilant, Jubilation
    K)Keen, Kingdom, Kisses (xxx), Kneel
    L)Lamb, Launch, Lavish, Lent, Life, Light, Lilies, Liturgy, Lord, Luxurious
    M)Manifestation, Mass, Maundy Thursday, Meaning, Meaningful, Meditation, Memories, Merciful, Message, Ministry, Miracle, Mission, Music
    N)Narthex, New, New Testament, Nicene Creed, Noticeable, Numerous
    O)Observance, Official, Outreach, Ovation
    P)Palm Sunday, Paper, Parishioner, Passion, Passover, Pastel, Pastries, Performance, Posies, Power, Prayer, Preach, Priority, Privilege, Prize, Program, Promote, Protect, Protestant, Psalm Sunday, Purple
    Q)Quaint, Quest
    R)Re-birth, Readings, Reflection, Religion, Renew, Renewal, Reorientation, Reservation, Resurrection, Revered, Reverence, Rise, Rites, Ritual
    S)Sacrifice, Sacristy, Salvation, Sanctity, Save, Schedule, Scripture, Season, Self, Servant, Services, Sharing, Shrove Tuesday, Sin, Sinner, Snuggle, Solace, Song, Special, Spiritual, Spring, Stewardship, Stole, Sunrise service, Support, Sweet, Symbol
    T)Tempting, Tenebrae, Tenet, Theme, Tomb, Tradition
    U)Ultimate, Understanding, Unification, Unify, Unique, Unity, Universal
    V)Venerable, Veneration, Version, Vestments, Vigil, Vigilance, Visit, Voices, Volume, Volunteer
    W)Weekend, Word, Worldwide, Worship, Worshiper
    Z)Zealous, Zest
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