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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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    Jewish Holidays Vocabulary Word List (157)
    A)Accurate, Advantage, Ancient, Atonement, Attendance, Authentic
    C)Captivate, Celebrant, Celebration, Chanting, Childhood, Commitment, Confidence, Congregation, Conservative, Convincing, Crowd, Culture
    D)Daily, Day of Atonement, Design, Destination, Development, Dream
    E)Edge, Elders, Enthusiast, Essential, Exodus, Explicit, Expression
    F)Faith, Family, Festive, Food, Force, Formal, Framework, Friday
    G)Gaze, Generate, God
    H)Hallmark, Healing, Hebrew, High Holiday services, History, Holiday, Holocaust, Honey, Honor, Hymn
    I)Impact, Improvements, Information, Informative, Intentions, Invoke, Israel
    J)Jewish, Judaica
    K)Kaddish, Knowledge
    L)L'Chaim, Learning, Life, Lift up, Love, Loyalty
    M)Major, Mandatory, Memorial, Motion, Mourn, Multi-purpose
    N)Naming, Network, New Year
    O)Observant, Observation, Orthodox
    P)Paramount, Passing, Passover, Personal, Persuasion, Pray, Prayer, Principal, Principle, Provision, Punctuate
    Q)Quick, Quiet
    R)Rabbi, Ram’s horn, Range, Rebbe, Recite, Reflection, Reformed, Relationships, Reliability, Religion, Remembrance, Research, Resources, Respect, Ritual, Rosh Hashanah
    S)Sabbath, Sacred, Sanctuary, Security, Service, Shabbat, Shevarim, Shofar, Showcase, Signal, Sober, Special, Stabile, Success, Sundown, Superior, Survey, Sweet jam, Symbol, Symbolic, Synagogue
    T)Tekiah, Tekiah Gedolah, Teruah, Thrust, Tradition, Turbulent times
    U)Ultra, Upbringing
    V)Variety, Various, Veneration, Visible, Vital, Vow
    W)Wail, Wisdom, Wistful, Worship
    Y)Yearning, Yizkor, Yom Kippur, Youth
    Z)Zeal, Zealous
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