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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) Valentine's Day Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myvocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Valentine's Day vocabulary puzzle use the Latin/Greek root or word part, the word definition and the Valentine Day vocabulary puzzle word bank to help you solve for each answer. Put your choice INSIDE the worksheet word boxes and move down to the next puzzle.

    When you hit "Submit", you will get back the correct answers for the B>Valentine's Day vocabulary puzzle, the use of the word in a sentence and the percentage score of correct answers.

    If you would like a Valentine's Day puzzle graphic, go to our image here: http://www.myvocabulary.com/Images/VUBigHeart2010.jpg - the same "Big Heart" image is below.

    Clue: The Latin/Greek roots or word parts, the word definition and the word banks will help you solve for the puzzle answers. In addition to this interactive Valentine Day vocabulary puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Find, Crossword, Definition Match, True/False exercise, Synonym/Antonym Encounter and will have a Concentration activity.

    A word list of 160 Valentine's Day vocabulary (for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study) is available from the pull down menu called "Vocabulary Word List" in the header above. Please also see 380 vocabulary word lists in that same location.

    You have permission from www.myvocabulary.com to make a hard copy of Valentine's Day vocabulary puzzle, for further vocabulary study at home or in the classroom.
    Vocabulary Word List: Valentine's Day vocabulary words,
    concordance, cordated, core, cordial, courage, courtship, discord, discourage, enamored, heartbroken, heartiness, heartland, heartthrob, infatuation, recorder, romance, sweetheart, truelove

    Additional Valentine's Day information:
    The Random House College Dictionary has listed 18 idioms that have the word "heart" in them. Have you heard most of them?
    after one's own heart - break someone's heart - eats one's heart out - from the bottom of one's heart - have a heart - have one's heart in one's mouth - have one's heart in the right place - in one's heart of hearts - lose one's heart to - near or close to one's heart - set one's heart at rest - set one's heart on - have one's heart set on - take to heart - take heart - to one's heart content - wear one's heart on one's sleeve - with all one's heart.
    If you would like to share other idioms, please email your suggestions to jancook(at)myvocabulary.com and we will post them! Thanks.

    Valentine's Day Vocabulary Puzzle #1 -- myvocabulary.com

    1)  Bravery; quality enabling a person to face difficulty, pain, danger etc. without fear (noun)
    Root COUR = heart

    2)  Agreement; harmony; an alphabetical index of subjects and topics (noun)
    Root CORD = heart

    3)  Lack of harmony between persons or things; difference of opinion; strife; dispute (noun)
    Root CORD = heart

    4)  The central, innermost or most important part of anything (noun)
    Root COR = heart

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    2) Valentine's Day Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myvocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Valentine's Day vocabulary puzzle use the Latin/Greek root or word part, the word definition and the Valentine Day vocabulary puzzle word bank to help you solve for each answer. Put your choice INSIDE the worksheet word boxes and move down to the next puzzle.

    When you hit "Submit", you will get back the correct answers for the B>Valentine's Day vocabulary puzzle, the use of the word in a sentence and the percentage score of correct answers.
    Clue: The Latin/Greek roots or word parts, the word definition and the word banks will help you solve for the puzzle answers. In addition to this interactive Valentine Day vocabulary puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Find, Crossword, Definition Match, True/False exercise, Synonym/Antonym Encounter and will have a Concentration activity.

    A word list of 160 Valentine's Day vocabulary (for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study) is available from the pull down menu called "Vocabulary Word List" in the header above. Please also see 380 vocabulary word lists in that same location.

    You have permission from www.myvocabulary.com to make a hard copy of Valentine's Day vocabulary puzzle, for further vocabulary study at home or in the classroom.
    Vocabulary Word List: A list of "heart" words for the Valentine's Day vocabulary puzzle:

    You can find the four correct answers for the Valentine's Day Vocabulary Puzzle #2 in the "heart" word bank below:

    heartache, heart-attack, heartbeat, heart-block, heartbreak, heart-breaker, heartbreaking, heartbroken, heartburn, heart-disease, hearten, heart-failure, heartfelt, heart-free, hearth, heartily, heartland, heartless, heart-murmur, heart-rendering, hearts-and-flowers, heart-ease, heartsick, heart-sore, heart-stopper, heartstrings, heartthrob, heart-to-heart, heartwarming, heartwood, heart worm.

    If you would like to share other "heart-words" for Valentine's Day please email your suggestions to jancook(at)myvocabulary.com and we will post them right here! Thanks.

    An Internet survey lists the top 20 love songs of all time. How many songs can you sing?
    1 Whitney Houston - I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU
    2 Elvis Presley - LOVE ME TENDER
    3 Celine Dion - MY HEART WILL GO ON
    4 Journey - OPEN ARMS
    5 Paul McCartney & Wings - MAYBE I'M AMAZED
    6 Righteous Brothers - UNCHAINED MELODY
    7 Lionel Richie/Diana Ross - ENDLESS LOVE
    8 Elton John - YOUR SONG
    9 Jackson 5 - I'LL BE THERE
    10 Aerosmith - I DON'T WANNA MISS A THING
    11 Etta James - AT LAST
    12 Bee Gees - HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE
    13 Sinead O'Conner - NOTHING COMPARES 2 U
    14 Olivia Newton-John - I HONESTLY LOVE YOU
    15 Billy Joel - SHE'S GOT A WAY
    16 Frank Sinatra - FLY ME TO THE MOON
    17 Faith Hill - BREATHE
    18 Peter Gabriel - IN YOUR EYES
    19 Chicago - IF YOU LEAVE ME NOW
    20 Sonny & Cher - I GOT YOU BABE

    Valentine's Day Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myvocabulary.com

    1)  Crushed with sorrow; intensively afflicted with great grief or despair (adjective)
    Word starts with "HEART"

    2)  A passionate, tender or sentimental emotion; a person who inspires such emotion; a sweetheart (noun)
    Word starts with "HEART"

    3)  Any central or vital area, as of a state or nation, considered essential to overall viability (noun)
    Word starts with "HEART"

    4)  Showing cordiality, warmth & sincerity; quality of being strong, vigorous & robust (noun)
    Word starts with "HEART"

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    3) Valentine's Day Vocabulary Puzzle #3 --myVocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Valentine's Day vocabulary puzzle use the Latin/Greek root or word part, the word definition and the Valentine Day vocabulary puzzle word bank to help you solve for each answer. Put your choice INSIDE the worksheet word boxes and move down to the next puzzle.

    When you hit "Submit", you will get back the correct answers for the B>Valentine's Day vocabulary puzzle, the use of the word in a sentence and the percentage score of correct answers.
    Clue: The Latin/Greek roots or word parts, the word definition and the word banks will help you solve for the puzzle answers. In addition to this interactive Valentine Day vocabulary puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Find, Crossword, Definition Match, True/False exercise, Synonym/Antonym Encounter and will have a Concentration activity.

    A word list of 160 Valentine's Day vocabulary (for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study) is available from the pull down menu called "Vocabulary Word List" in the header above. Please also see 380 vocabulary word lists in that same location.

    You have permission from www.myvocabulary.com to make a hard copy of Valentine's Day vocabulary puzzle, for further vocabulary study at home or in the classroom.
    Vocabulary Word List: Valentine's Day vocabulary words,
    concordance, cordated, core, cordial, courage, courtship, discord, discourage, enamored, heartbroken, heartiness, heartland, heartthrob, infatuation, recorder, romance, sweetheart, truelove

    Additional Valentine's Day information:
    Www.myvocabulary.com has created a list of songs with the word "HEART" in the title. One of our favorites? "Heartbreak Hotel!"

    Heart (Eddie Fisher); Heart and Soul (Huey Lewis); Heart Attack (Olivia Newton-John); Heart Full of Soul (Yardbirds); Heart Hotels (Dan Fogelberg); Heart in Hand (Brenda Lee); Heart like a Wheel (Steve Miller Band); Heart of Glass (Blondie); Heart of Gold (Neil Young); Heart of Rock & Roll (Huey Lewis & The News); Heart of Stone (Rolling Stones); Heart of the Night (Juice Newton); Heart to Heart (Kenny Loggins); Heartache Tonight (Eagles); Heartaches by the Numbers (Johnny Tillotson); Heartbreak Hotel (Elvis Presley); Heartbreak Kid (Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods); Heartbreaker (Dionne Warwick); Closer to the Heart (Rush), Stop Draggin' My Heart Around (Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty), Kickstart My Heart (Motley Crue), Edge of a Broken Heart (Bon Jovi), Can't You Hear My Heart Beat? (Herman's Hermits), Where Does My Heart Beat Now? (Celine Dione)

    If you want to see your favorite "Heart" song on this list, please email your suggestions to jancook(at)vocabulary.com and we will post it. Thanks.
    From our participants: "Heart" (Nick Lowe). Achy, Breaky Heart (Billy Ray Cyrus), My Heart Will Go On (Celine Dion), This Is How a Heart Breaks (Rob Thomas), Owner of a Lonely Heart (Yes), Unchain My Heart (Ray Charles), Shot Through the Heart (Bon Jovi), The Heartbreaker (Led Zepplin), Heartbreaker (Matt Wertz), Tearin' Up My Heart (N*Sync)

    Valentine's Day Vocabulary Puzzle #3 --myVocabulary.com

    1)  Courteous and gracious; invigorating the heart; warm; sincere; heartfelt (adjective)
    Root CORD = heart

    2)  To deprive of confidence or hope; to dishearten by expressing disapproval or suggesting failure (verb)
    Root COUR = heart

    3)  Heart-shaped; leaves that are heart-shaped with the attachment at the notched end (adjective)
    Root CORD = heart

    4)  A person who sets down things in writing, especially as an official duty; a end-blown flute (noun)
    Root CORD = heart

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