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  • Common Core alignment to a Themed Puzzles is to 3 key phrases: "Grade Level", "Particular Topic" and "Grade-Relevant Text or Subject Area". CCSS Alignment Strand for Specific Grades:
    CCSS Alignment Strand Numbers for Specific Grades:
    Greek & Latin Roots: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4b+c, 3.4b+c, 4.4b, 5.b, 6.4b, 7.4b, 8.4b, 9-10.4b, 11-12.4b
    Grade Level: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4, 3.4, 4.4, 5.4, 6.4, 7.4, 8.4, 9-10.4, 11-12.4
    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: "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


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    1) Ancient Egypt vocabulary puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Ancient Egypt vocabulary word puzzle worksheet use the Latin root or word part, the word definition, part of speech and the word bank at www.myvocabulary.com to help you solve for each answer. Put your answers for Ancient Egypt vocabulary INSIDE the interactive vocabulary word boxes and move down to the next puzzle. When you hit "Submit", you will get back the correct answers, the use of the words for Ancient Egypt vocabulary in a sentence and the percentage score for your correct answers.
    Clue: The Latin/Greek roots or word parts, the word definition, the part of speech and the word banks for Ancient Egypt vocabulary will help you solve the vocabulary puzzle worksheet word answers. In addition to this interactive puzzle exercise for the Ancient Egypt vocabulary words, www.myvocabulary.com also features a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Find, Crossword, Definition Match and will have a True/False exercise, Synonym/Antonym Encounter and a Concentration activity.

    A list of 112 Egyptian Influence in Art words and a list of 120 Ancient Egypt vocabulary words (for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study) are available from the pull down menu called "Vocabulary Word List" in the header above. Please also use the 370 Vocabulary Word Lists available in multiple subjects from the menu bar on the homepage at www.myvocabulary.com

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    Vocabulary Word List: 20 Ancient Egypt vocabulary words: amulet, antiquity, Anubis, archaeologist, artifact, cartouche, colossus, deity, dynasty, embalm, excavator, hieroglyphics, immortality, mummification, obelisk, pharaoh, sarcophagus, shawabti, sphinx, talisman

    Ancient Egypt vocabulary puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  To treat a dead body with special substances, often fragrant spices and oil, to prevent decay and ensure everlasting life in ancient Egypt; to preserve with chemicals (verb)
    Root BALSUM = aromatic ointment

    2)  The Egyptian jackal-headed god believed to lead the dead to the underworld; a god for whom prayers were inscribed on tombs (noun)
    ROOT = eponym from the Egyptian god of tombs

    3)  An oval or oblong figure on Egyptian monuments containing the hieroglyphs of the name of a ruler or deity; a scroll-like ornament or tablet, esp. as an architectural feature (noun)
    Root CART = a paper, card

    4)  A succession of rulers of the same line of descent; a powerful group or family that maintains its position for a long time (noun)
    Root DYNAST = ruler (exercising power)

    5)  A four-sided stone pillar that tapers to a pyramidal shape at the top; in ancient Egypt, it was often inscribed with hieroglyphs honoring a pharaoh (noun)
    Root OBEL = spit, pointed pillar

    6)  A statue of gigantic size and proportions; one that resembles a statue in scope (noun)
    Root KOLOSSOS = statue, image

    7)  A limestone coffin or tomb, often with elaborate ornamentation and inscriptions (noun)
    Root SARCO= flesh

    8)  A carved figurine believed to awake as a servant of the dead in the afterlife (noun)
    Word comes directly from Egyptian

    9)  Any ancient Egyptian statue or figure having typically the body of a lion and the head of a man, ram or hawk; a huge statue at Giza, near Cairo, Egypt with the body of a lion and the head of a man (noun)
    Root SPHINGEIN = to hold tight, strangle

    10)  A magical object (as a ring or stone) carved with symbols believed to have protective powers: charm (noun)
    Root TALISM = mystery

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    2) Ancient Egypt vocabulary puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Ancient Egypt vocabulary word puzzle worksheet use the Latin root or word part, the word definition, part of speech and the word bank at www.myvocabulary.com to help you solve for each answer. Put your answers for Ancient Egypt vocabulary INSIDE the interactive vocabulary word boxes and move down to the next puzzle. When you hit "Submit", you will get back the correct answers, the use of the words for Ancient Egypt vocabulary in a sentence and the percentage score for how many questions you answered correctly.
    Clue: The Latin/Greek roots or word parts, the word definition, the part of speech and the word banks for Ancient Egypt vocabulary will help you solve the vocabulary puzzle worksheet word answers. In addition to this interactive puzzle exercise for the Ancient Egypt vocabulary words, www.myvocabulary.com also features a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Find, Crossword, Definition Match and will have a True/False exercise, Synonym/Antonym Encounter and a Concentration activity.

    A list of 112 Egyptian Influence in Art words and a list of 120 Ancient Egypt vocabulary words (for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study) are available from the pull down menu called "Vocabulary Word List" in the header above. Please also use the 370 Vocabulary Word Lists available in multiple subjects from the menu bar on the homepage at www.myvocabulary.com

    You have permission to make a hard copy of Ancient Egypt vocabulary for further vocabulary study at home or in the classroom from www.myvocabulary.com.
    Vocabulary Word List: 20 Ancient Egypt vocabulary words: amulet, antiquity, Anubis, archaeologist, artifact, cartouche, colossus, deity, dynasty, embalm, excavator, hieroglyphics, immortality, mummification, obelisk, pharaoh, sarcophagus, shawabti, sphinx, talisman

    Ancient Egypt vocabulary puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  A person who studies scientifically the life and culture of the past, esp. ancient peoples, as by excavation of ancient cities, artifacts etc. (noun)
    Root ARCHAEO = ANCIENT

    2)  Anything made by humans, especially something made long ago or by a unique, primitive culture (plural noun)
    Root ART = craft, skill

    3)  An ancient Egypt process to preserve a dead body for thousands of years; the drying out of a body rubbed with oil and spices and wrapped in cloth (noun)
    Root MUM & FIC = wax & do or make (Persian)

    4)  Everlasting, eternal life; ancient Egyptians mummified the dead due to the belief it would ensure everlasting life (noun)
    Root MORT = death

    5)  In a polytheistic religion (ancient Egypt) a god or goddess; in a monotheistic religion such as Christianity or Islam; a supreme being (noun)
    Root DEI = God

    6)  An archaic system of writing consisting of symbols that represent letters, words and categories of words (noun)
    Root HIERO = sacred, priestly

    7)  A small piece of jewelry or object worn as a charm against evil (noun)
    Root AMULETUM = defense

    8)  A ruler of ancient Egypt; title of the kings of ancient Egypt (noun)
    Root PARO = great house

    9)  The early period of history, esp. before the Middle Ages; the quality of being ancient or old (noun)
    Root ANTIQU = ancient

    10)  Someone who hollows out or forms a hole; a person or machine who digs away covering earth (noun)
    Root CAV = hollow

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