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  • The Subject and Calendar-related puzzles are supplementary curriculum resources featuring vocabulary activities and word puzzles. Also included are over 660 additional subject-related word lists.
  • Use the provided Greek and Latin word roots in the over 90 subject word puzzles to decode word meaning and select the correct answer. Email your answers to friends, family and teachers.
  • 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) Halloween Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Halloween vocabulary word puzzle,type 15 answers into the boxes INSIDE the colored images. Use clues from the Latin root, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and the Halloween word list. When you hit Submit, you will get back answers to the Halloween vocabulary puzzle, the use of the word in a sentence and the percentage score for correct answers.

    Please also refer to the Halloween vocabulary word list of 324 words and other "spooky" activities. This Halloween vocabulary word list is helpful for writing assignments, spelling and additional vocabulary study.

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    Clue: The Halloween vocabulary puzzle word list contains the correct answers. In addition to this Interactive Halloween vocabulary Word Puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword, Definition Match, True or False and a Synonym or Antonym activity. See 515 Word Lists such as Monsters, Wizards and Mythology vocabulary lists. They are accessible from the homepage.


    You have permission from www.myvocabulary.com to make a copy of Halloween vocabulary word puzzles for further vocabulary study at home or in classes.
    Vocabulary Word List: Halloween vocabulary word list:
    cackle, cauldron, cemetery, coven, crypt, curse, Dracula, Frankenstein, lycanthrope, macabre, miasma, petrify, phantasm, skeleton, superstition

    Witches, Witchcraft and Goblins vocabulary word list:
  • Witch word list nouns: clairvoyant, coven, diviner, enchantress, fortuneteller, hag, seer, shaman, sibyl, soothsayer, sorcerer, shrew, vixen
  • Witch activities word list: black magic, cackle, cauldron, ceremonies, curse, occultism, potions, ritual, spell, sorcery, trickery, voodoo, wizardry
  • Witch verbs word list: allure, beguile, captivate, charm, conjure, enchant, entice, entrance, haunt, hex, influence, petrify, scare
  • Goblins vocabulary word list: bogeyman, demon, devil, elf, fairy, gnome, gremlin, hobgoblin, imp, leprechaun, ogre, phantom, specter
  • Halloween Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  A monster, shaped like a human being, that can not be controlled and/or brings about ruin (noun) [from the novel written by Mary Shelley.]

    2)  The central character, a fictional vampire, in a Gothic horror novel by Bram Stoker; the archetype of a vampire (noun)

    3)  A werewolf; a person displaying wild animal or wolf-like characteristics (noun)
    Latin roots LYKOS & ANTHROPOS meaning wolf & man

    4)  Dangerous, foreboding, or deathlike atmosphere or influence; noxious exhalations (adjective)
    Latin root MIASMA meaning pollution

    5)  A specter; a product of fantasy; a supposed vision of an absent person, living or dead (noun)
    Latin root PHAINEIN meaning to bring to light

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    2) Halloween Vocabulary Puzzle #3 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Halloween vocabulary word puzzle,type answers into the boxes INSIDE the colored images. Use clues from the Latin root, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and the Halloween word list.

    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct answers to Halloween word vocabulary puzzle, its use in a sentence and the percentage score for correct answers.

    Refer also to the complete Halloween vocabulary list of 324 words.
    Clue: The Halloween vocabulary puzzle word list has the correct answers. In addition to this Interactive Halloween Word Puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword, Definition Match, True or False and a Synonym or Antonym activity. See Witches, Wizards and Monsters word lists.

    You have permission to make a copy of the Halloween vocabulary for study at home or in the classroom.
    Vocabulary Word List: Halloween vocabulary Word List:
    cackle, cauldron, cemetery, coven, crypt, curse, Dracula, Frankenstein, lycanthrope, macabre, miasma, petrify, phantasm, skeleton, superstition *** Remember to use the Halloween word list of 324 vocabulary words on the homepage!

    Halloween Vocabulary Puzzle #3 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  A place for burying the dead; graveyard (noun)

    2)  Subterranean vault or chamber used as a burial place (noun)

    3)  Gruesome in character; ghastly; dealing with or representing death (adjective)

    4)  To convert to stone; to stun or paralyze with terror (verb)

    5)  An irrational belief in, the notion or fear of what is unknown or mysterious, esp. with connection to religion (noun)

    6)  The bones of a vertebrate considered as a whole, together forming the internal framework of the body (noun)

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    3) Halloween Vocabulary Word Puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Halloween vocabulary word puzzle,type 15 answers into the boxes INSIDE the colored images. Use clues from the Latin root, the vocabulary definition, part of speech and the Halloween word list. When you hit Submit, you will get back answers to the Halloween vocabulary puzzle, the use of the word in a sentence and the percentage score for correct answers.

    Clue: The Halloween vocabulary puzzle word list contains the correct answers. In addition to this Interactive Halloween vocabulary Word Puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword, Definition Match, True or False and a Synonym or Antonym activity. See 515 Word Lists such as Monsters, Wizards and Mythology vocabulary lists. They are accessible from the homepage.


    You have permission from www.myvocabulary.com to make a copy of Halloween vocabulary word puzzles for further vocabulary study at home or in the classroom.
    Vocabulary Word List: Halloween vocabulary word list:
    cackle, cauldron, cemetery, coven, crypt, curse, Dracula, Frankenstein, lycanthrope, macabre, miasma, petrify, phantasm, skeleton, superstition

    An additional Halloween vocabulary word list thanks to our teacher-participant, MP, in Scotland:

    abhorrent, abode of the dead, afraid, annihilation, apparition, Banshee, bewitching, Black Mass, blood covenant, bloodcurdling, blood letting, bloodsucking, bony, brimstone, brutalize, bumps in the night, cloves of garlic, cockroaches, crawling, creaking, creepy, creeping, Cyclops, damned, death, decapitated, decomposing, deja vu, dematerialize, disembody, disembowel, disgusting, disturbing, dunking for apples, doomed, dragon, Druids, ectoplasm, entomb, exorcise, exorcism, exorcist, feasting, fiend, flesh eating, foul, freak, frozen to the spot, frozen with fear, Gargoyles, gasping, Gehenna, Ghost busters, ghost train, grave, Grim Reaper, grisly, grotesque, growling, groaning, gorging, grotesque, gruesome, guise, hackles rising, hair raising, heinous, hideous, hobgoblins, horrible, Hottentots, howling, infest, hysteria, insanity, maggot ridden, manic, maniac, manifestation, Medusa, mesmerize, metamorphosis, moaning, monster, monstrous, moldy, mummy, mutilate, nightmarish, number 3, obliterate perverse, possessed, prey, petrifying, psychopath, rasp, repugnant, revolting, ritualistic, sarcophagus, sacrifice, Sangoma, screeching, scythe, shrieking, slayer, spirit, spiritualist, Styx, soul sucker, tomb, torture, troll, ugly, wailing, warlock, weird, werewolf, whispering, witchdoctor, wooden stake, zap

    Halloween Vocabulary Word Puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  The expression of a wish that misfortune, evil, doom, etc. will befall someone. (noun)
    Norwegian Root = KROS meaning a plague or trouble

    2)  Large kettle or boiler circa 1250-1300. (noun)
    Root = CALIDUS meaning warm or hot

    3)  An assembly or band of witches, esp. a group of thirteen (13) witches. (noun)
    Root = COVENT meaning assembly

    4)  To laugh in a broken manner; to utter a shrill, broken cry (as of a hen.) (verb)
    Swedish Root = KACKLA meaning to talk

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