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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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    Witches Vocabulary Word List (142)
    A)Afraid, Altar, Anti-Christian, Association, Assumption, Athame
    B)Bad luck, Believer, Beltane, Bewitch, Black, Black cat, Brew, Broom
    C)Candlemas, Cauldron, Caution, Celtic, Chalice, Circle, Cloak, Cone of power, Coven, Crystals
    D)Damage, Daring, Dark, Deed, Demon, Devil, Devil marks, Different, Divination, Doom, Dragons
    E)Esbat, Evil, Evil eye
    F)Faery, Familiar, Fear, Formula
    G)Goat’s face, Goddess, Gossip
    H)Halloween, Harm, Helper, Herbs, Hover, Hysteria
    I)Incantation, Incense, Initiation, Innuendo, Invisible, Isolated
    K)Keen, Kettle, Knowledge
    L)Lamentation, Lammas, Life, Location, Locks, Lughnassad
    M)Mabon, Magic, Magical, Meetings, Misfortune, Misinformation, Misunderstandings, Monster, Moon, Mystery
    N)Nature, Negative
    O)Ostara, Outdoors
    P)Pagan, Pendulum, Pentacle, Persecution, Potion, Power, Practice, Property
    Q)Quake, Quantity, Quick, Quiver
    R)Recitation, Religion, Rite, Ritual, Robes, Rumor
    S)Sabbat, Sabbath, Sacrifice, Samhain, Satan, Scary, Sell, Sensitivity, Shamanism, Solstice, Sorcerer, Soul, Spell, Spells, Spirit, Spirits, Stereotyping, Stories, Suffering, Summon, Supernatural, Superstition, Suspect, Suspicion
    T)Tarot, Thirteen, Torture
    U)Uneasy, Unnatural, Unusual
    V)Variety, Various, Victim, Voodoo
    W)Wand, Warlock, Wicca, Witch, Witches’ Sabbath, Worrisome, Worship
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