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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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    Independence Day Vocabulary Word List (308)
    A)Ablaze, Activities, Admiration, Advantages, Alliance, Americana, Ancestors, Anniversary, Anthem, Appetizer, Appreciation, Ardent, Attachments, Attitude
    B)Backyard, Ball game, Band, Bandanna, Bang, Banners, Baton twirling, Battlefield, Belonging, Birth, Blast, Blessings, Blue, Boisterous, Boom
    C)Camping, Cavalcade, Celebrate, Celebration, Charming, Checkered table cloths, Citizen(s), Citizenship, Civic, Commemorate, Common, Communication, Companionship, Concentration, Constitution, Cooperation, Coordinate, Corps, Country, Countryside, Crackle, Crescendo, Crowds, Culture
    D)Dash, Dazzling, Declaration, Decoration, Defense, Delicious, Democracy, Dessert, Detonate, Detonation, Devotion, Dignitaries, Dignity, Dramatic, Duty
    E)Ebullient, Embellishments, Emotional, Encounter, Endure, Energy, Entertainment, Equality, Equine, Exchanges, Expectations, Explode, Explosion
    F)Fabulous, Fair, Family, Fanciful, Fascination, Fatherland, Feast, Feeling, Festival, Festivity, Firecracker(s), Fireworks, Fizzle, Flag, Foil, Folks, Food, Foolishness, Forefather, Forever, Free, Freedom, Friends, Friendship, Frivolity, Fun
    G)Games, Gardens, Gatherings, Glitter, Glory, Goal(s), Good name, Grandeur, Grill, Groups
    H)Habitual, Haste, Heat, Herald, Heritage, Hero, History, Holiday, Home, Homeland, Hoopla, Hooray, Hope(s), Horses, Hospitality, Humble, Humidity
    I)Ideal(s), Illusions, Imagery, Imagination, Immortality, Importance, Inalienable, Independence, Indulgence, Informative, Insight, Inspiration, Integral
    J)Jeans, Join, Joy, Joyful, Joyous, Jubilation, Judging, July
    K)Keen, Kin, Kindness, Kitsch
    L)Laughter, Legendary, Liberation, Liberty, Life, Loiter, Love, Loyalty
    M)March, Memorial, Memories, Merriment, Merrymaking, Military, Music, Musical, Mutual
    N)Nation, National, Native, Nibble, Nonsense
    O)Occasion, Official(s), Old Glory, Oneness, Opportunities, Opportunity, Outdoors, Outing, Overwhelming
    P)Parade, Participation, Parties, Passionate, Patriot, Patriotic, Patriotism, Perennial, Pickles, Picnic, Pinwheels, Plethora, Pomp, Pool, Pop, Potatoes, Preparations, Preservation, Preserve, Pride, Public service, Pyrotechnics
    Q)Quaint, Quality, Quantity, Questions, Quick, Quiet
    R)Rambling, Recreation, Red, Refreshment, Rejoicing, Relatives, Relaxation, Remembrance, Republic, Reputation, Responsibility, Restful, Revelry, Rights, Rituals, Rocket
    S)Sacrifices, Safety, Sausages, Service, Sharing, Shindig, Shows, Shrieking, Shrine, Sizzle, Slices, Slogan, Snap, Solemn, Special, Speeches, Sports, Stars, States, Storyteller, Streamers, Stripes, Stroll, Stunning, Summer, Sunburn, Super-patriot, Support, Surprise, Swimming, Symbol, Symbolism
    T)Taffy, Tea, Territory, Toasting, Traditions, Tribute, Truths
    U)Unbelievable, Unify, Union, Unique, Unite, United States, Universal
    V)Vacation, Valiant, Valor, Values, Vegetables, Versatile, Veteran, Victory, Views, Vision, Visionary, Vital, Vivacious
    W)Wave, Waving, Weekend, Welfare, Whistle, White, Widespread, Willingness, Wisdom
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    Y)Yearn, Yelling, Youngsters, Youth
    Z)Zeal, Zest
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    apple pie
    barbecue, beans, beer, brownies, butter,
    cake, charcoal, chicken, chips, coleslaw, cookies, corn on the cob, cups,
    desserts, deviled eggs, dip
    flags, forks, fruit (blueberries, cherries, peaches, pears, plums, strawberries),
    grill, guacamole,
    hamburgers, hot dogs,
    ice cream, ice-tea, insects,
    ketchup, knives,
    lemonade,
    matches, mustard,
    napkins,
    onions,
    pasta salad, pepper, pickles, pies, plates, pop, Popsicles, potato salad, pretzels, pulled pork,
    relish, ribs,rolls,
    salads, salsa, salt, sauce, sausages, seafood, shrimp, soda, spatula, spoons, steaks
    tomatoes, tongs,
    vegetables
    watermelon, wieners, wine

    An onomatopoeia word list or noises word list that celebrate fireworks and July 4th! (Please also see sounds word list at www.myvocabulary.com:

    aaaah, bang, blare, blast, boom, buzz, cackle, chatter, clap, crackle, fizzle, giggle, hiss, hooray, jabber, pop, rattle, shriek, sigh. sizzle, slurp, snap, splish-splash, squeal, whish, whistle, whoop, wow, yum

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