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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) Election Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: Type in 24 Election words (6 in each word puzzle) in the boxes INSIDE the colored images. You will obtain clues for the answers when you use the Latin root, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and Election word list. When you click on the submit button at the bottom of this page, you will get immediate feedback with both the Election vocabulary puzzle answers, the use of these words in context and your percentage score of correct answers.
    Use the Election vocabulary list of 385 words for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study. You can access them in the Word List header at the top of this page at www.myvocabulary.com.
    Clue: The following story clarifies meanings of the initial 12 election terms in the vocabulary word puzzles:

    The political campaign is in full swing. The highly contested election has magnificent ORATORY from new candidates and INCUMBENTS alike. Surprisingly, the SUPPORTERS on each side seem to have an AGENDA that focuses on the facts without name-calling and negative innuendo. However, the CONSTITUENCY that favors the RADICAL movement won't cooperate. Members brought up REVELATIONS about both opponents that were erroneous. The media appears confused amid the CONTROVERSY and shows its bias by taking sides. Finally, each main party, those espousing LIBERALISM and those espousing CONSERVATISM, decide to NOMINATE two DELEGATES each. These four people will dictate the facts to the media and repudiate any twisted rhetoric.

    The Election word list contains the correct answers. In addition to this Interactive Election Word Puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also features a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword, Definition Match, True or False, Synonym or Antonym and a Concentration activity. Please use the 420 Vocabulary Word Lists also available from the homepage relating to government, politics, character and competition etc.

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    Vocabulary Word List: Election vocabulary word list:
    Adverse, Agenda, Appointment, Audience, Ballot, Boondoggle, Bunk, Campaign, Candidate, Canvass, Caucus, Challenge, Charisma, Coattails, Conservatism, Constituency, Constituents, Controversy, Declare, Diverse, Delegates, Derision, Electoral, Eloquent, Ethics, Feuds, Front Runner, Gerrymander, Gracious, Hypocrisy, Incumbent, Inspired, Issues, Jubilant, Judicial, Legislature, Liberalism, Lobby, Nominate, Orator, Oratory, Partisan, Party, Petition, Pollster, Primary, Quorum, Recidivism, Radical, Revelations, Seniority, Spectacle, Strategy, Straw Poll, Supporter, Tactics, Term, Unity, Veto, Voter

    Election Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  To propose (someone) for appointment or election to an office (verb)
    Root NOMIN = name

    2)  Skill or eloquence in public speaking (noun)
    Root ORAT = pray, address

    3)  All the people, esp. voters, served by a particular elected official or representative; the district of such a group of voters (noun)
    Root STIT-STAT = set, establish, place, put

    4)  The current holder of an office or position (noun)
    Root CUMB = lie down, recline

    5)  A person who gives help and comfort; an adherent; follower; advocate; partisan (noun)
    Root PORT = carry

    6)  A person designated to act for or represent another or others, as at a conference or political convention (noun)
    Root LEG = appoint, send, bring

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    2) Election Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: Type in 12 Election words (6 in each word puzzle) in the boxes INSIDE the colored images. You will obtain clues for the answers when you use the Latin root, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and Election word list. When you click on the submit button at the bottom of this page, you will get immediate feedback with both the Election vocabulary puzzle answers, the use of these words in context and your percentage score of correct answers.
    Use the Election vocabulary list of 343 words for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study. You can access them in the Word List header at the top of this page at www.myvocabulary.com.
    Clue: Use the Latin root, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and the word list to help you solve the Election vocabulary word puzzle. In addition to this Interactive Word Puzzle with anElection vocabulary word list, www.myvocabulary.com also features a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword, Definition Match, True or False, Synonym or Antonym activity. Use the 420 Vocabulary Word List available from the homepage relating to government, politics, character and competition etc.

    You have permission from www.myvocabulary.com to make a copy of Election Vocabulary Word Puzzles for more vocabulary study at home or in classes.
    Vocabulary Word List: Election vocabulary word list: Adverse, Agenda, Appointment, Audience, Ballot, Boondoggle, Bunk, Campaign, Candidate, Canvass, Caucus, Challenge, Charisma, Coattails, Conservatism, Constituency, Constituents, Controversy, Declare, Diverse, Delegates, Derision, Electoral, Eloquent, Ethics, Feuds, Front Runner, Gerrymander, Gracious, Hypocrisy, Incumbent, Inspired, Issues, Jubilant, Judicial, Legislature, Liberalism, Lobby, Nominate, Orator, Oratory, Partisan, Party, Petition, Pollster, Primary, Quorum, Rescission, Radical, Revelations, Seniority, Spectacle, Strategy, Straw Poll, Supporter, Tactics, Term, Unity, Veto, Voter

    Election Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  Act of making something known, visible or divulged, esp. a striking disclosure (as of something not previously realized) (noun)
    Root VEL-VEH = veil, carry, propel

    2)  The act of arguing a question about which differences of opinion exist; debate; dispute (noun)
    Root VERS = turn

    3)  A list, plan or outline of things to be done; matters to be acted or voted upon, etc. (noun)
    Root AG = act, drive, urge

    4)  Favoring drastic political, economic or social reform; extreme or thoroughgoing (adjective)
    Root RADIC = root

    5)  The state of having views or policies that will advocate individual freedom of action and expression that are not bound by traditional values or ideas (noun)
    Root LIBER = free

    6)  The state of having views or policies that are disposed to preserve existing conditions, institutions and restore traditional ones (noun)
    Root SERV = serve, keep, protect, watch over

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    Visit the 12 Election Comic Strips here.

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    3) Election Vocabulary Puzzle #3 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: Type in 24 Election words (6 in each word puzzle) in the boxes INSIDE the colored images. You will obtain clues for the answers when you use the Latin root, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and Election word list. When you click on the submit button at the bottom of this page, you will get immediate feedback with both the Election vocabulary puzzle answers, the use of these words in context and your percentage score of correct answers.
    Use the Election vocabulary list of 385 words for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study. You can access them in the Word List header at the top of this page at www.myvocabulary.com.
    Clue: Use the Latin root, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and the word list to help you solve the Election vocabulary word puzzle. In addition to this Interactive Word Puzzle with an Election vocabulary word list, www.myvocabulary.com also features a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword, Definition Match, True or False, Synonym or Antonym activity. Use the 420 Vocabulary Word List available from the homepage relating to government, politics, character and competition etc.

    You have permission from www.myvocabulary.com to make a copy of Election Vocabulary Word Puzzles for more vocabulary study at home or in classes.
    Vocabulary Word List: Election vocabulary word list: Adverse, Agenda, Appointment, Audience, Ballot, Boondoggle, Bunk, Campaign, Candidate, Canvass, Caucus, Challenge, Charisma, Coattails, Conservatism, Constituency, Constituents, Controversy, Declare, Diverse, Delegates, Derision, Electoral, Eloquent, Ethics, Feuds, Front Runner, Gerrymander, Gracious, Hypocrisy, Incumbent, Inspired, Issues, Jubilant, Judicial, Legislature, Liberalism, Lobby, Nominate, Orator, Oratory, Partisan, Party, Petition, Pollster, Primary, Quorum, Rescission, Radical, Revelations, Seniority, Spectacle, Strategy, Straw Poll, Supporter, Tactics, Term, Unity, Veto, Voter

    Election Vocabulary Puzzle #3 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  A series of connected operations aimed at a specific result or purpose (noun)
    Root CAMP = field

    2)  A follower; supporter with biased allegiance (noun)
    Root PART = divide, share, separate, part

    3)  The points, matters or disputes in question (plural noun)
    Root ISS = go out, go forth

    4)  Maneuvers for gaining advantage or success (plural noun)
    Root TAG = arrange, put in order

    5)  False profession of desirable or publicly approved qualities; pretense of having virtues (noun)
    Root/prefix HYPO = under, below

    6)  Conforming to accepted and esp. to a professional moral code of conduct (adjective)
    Root ETHIC = moral, custom, habit

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    4) Election Vocabulary Puzzle #4 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: Type in 24 Election words (6 in each word puzzle) in the boxes INSIDE the colored images. You will obtain clues for the answers when you use the Latin root, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and Election word list. When you click on the submit button at the bottom of this page, you will get immediate feedback with both the Election vocabulary puzzle answers, the use of these words in context and your percentage score of correct answers.
    Use the Election vocabulary list of 385 words for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study. You can access them in the Word List header at the top of this page at www.myvocabulary.com.
    Clue: Use the Latin root, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and the word list to help you solve the Election vocabulary word puzzle. In addition to this Interactive Word Puzzle with an Election vocabulary word list, www.myvocabulary.com also features a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword, Definition Match, True or False, Synonym or Antonym activity. Use the 420 Vocabulary Word List available from the homepage relating to government, politics, character and competition etc.

    You have permission from www.myvocabulary.com to make a copy of Election Vocabulary Word Puzzles for more vocabulary study at home or in classes.
    Vocabulary Word List: Election vocabulary word list: Adverse, Agenda, Appointment, Audience, Ballot, Boondoggle, Bunk, Campaign, Candidate, Canvass, Caucus, Challenge, Charisma, Coattails, Conservatism, Constituency, Constituents, Controversy, Declare, Diverse, Delegates, Derision, Electoral, Eloquent, Ethics, Feuds, Front Runner, Gerrymander, Gracious, Hypocrisy, Incumbent, Inspired, Issues, Jubilant, Judicial, Legislature, Liberalism, Lobby, Nominate, Orator, Oratory, Partisan, Party, Petition, Pollster, Primary, Quorum, Rescission, Radical, Revelations, Seniority, Spectacle, Strategy, Straw Poll, Supporter, Tactics, Term, Unity, Veto, Voter

    Election Vocabulary Puzzle #4 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  Stimulation of emotions or intellect; divine guidance and influence (noun)
    Root SPIR = breathe

    2)  A preliminary election where members of the same political party run against each other (noun)
    Root PRIM = first

    3)  Pertaining to persons who select or choose by vote (adjective)
    Root LECT = gather, choose, pick

    4)  Pertaining to judgment in courts of justice (adjective)
    Root JUD = judge, judgment

    5)  To talk or write about someone or something in a critical or insulting way (verb)
    Root RID = laugh

    6)  Person whose occupation is the taking of public samplings or opinions (noun)
    Root POLL = (hair of the) head, top of the tree

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    Visit the 12 Election Comic Strips here.

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