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  • Common Core alignment to a Definition Match puzzle is to the key phrase "Precise Meaning".
    CCSS Alignment Strand Numbers for Specific Grades:
    Precise Meaning: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4e, 3.4d, 4.4c, 5.4c, 6.4c, 7.4c, 8.4c, 9-10.4c, 11-12.4c
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    Suffix Study -ABLE Definition Match --

    Directions: For this SUFFIX - ABLE activity, match a vocabulary word with a number in the left hand column with the definition in letters "A to H" in the right hand column. Use the pull down "Select" bar to choose the correct SUFFIX - ABLE definition match.
    When you hit "Submit", you will get back the correct answers as well as the percentage score for correct answers.
    Clue: This Suffix - ABLE vocabulary word list comes from SUFFIX study activities. In addition to this Suffix Definition Match exercise, also has a free Suffix Interactive Word Puzzle and Suffix Fill-in-the-Blanks. will soon have a Suffix Word Find, Crossword, True/False exercise and a Concentration activity with these same 8 words.
    You have permission to make a hard copy of Suffix Study for further vocabulary at home or in classes.
    Word List
    1) incurable
    2) respectable
    3) bearable
    4) portable
    5) expandable
    6) sociable
    7) reliable
    8) transferable
    Definition List
    A)  Supporting a burden or strain: enduring; withstanding (adjective) Root BHER = carry, bring
    B)  Capable of being opened wide: unfolded; enlarging from within or outside as in growth or addition of parts (adjective) Root PAND = spread out
    C)  Not capable of being restored to health, soundness or normality (adjective) Root CUR = cure, attention
    D)  Capable of being carried: easily moved from place to place (adjective) Root PORT = carry
    E)  Dependable; capable of being trusted (adjective) Root LEG = gather, choose, pick
    F)  Worthy of deferential regard; decent in character or behavior; fair in size or quantity; fit to be seen: presentable (adjective) Root SPECT = look, see, appear
    G)  Inclined to seek or enjoy companionship: affable, friendly (adjective) Root SOCI = partner, companion
    H)  Capable of being carried: easily moved from place to place (adjective) Root PORT = carry