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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 -ARIUM Definition Match --

    Directions: For the SUFFIX - ARIUM 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 - ARIUM definition match.
    When you hit "Submit", you will get back the correct answers as well as the percentage score for correct answers.
    Clue: The SUFFIX - ARIUM vocabulary word list comes from SUFFIX study activities. In addition to this Suffix Definition Match, also has a free SUFFIX Interactive Word Puzzle and SUFFIX Fill-in-the-Blank. will soon have a Suffix Word Find, Crossword, True/False exercise and a Concentration activity with these same SUFFIX word list.
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    Word List
    1) Sanatorium
    2) Solarium
    3) Auditorium
    4) Planetarium
    5) Crematorium
    6) Columbarium
    7) Terrarium
    8) Aquarium
    Definition List
    A)  Glass-sided tank where water animals are kept; building where fish are exhibited (noun)
    Root AQU = water
    B)  A space set apart in a theater, school, hall or other public building (noun)
    Root AUD = hear, listen
    C)  A sepulchral vault or other structure with recesses in the walls to receive ashes of the dead (noun)
    Root COLUMBA = dove, gray bird
    D)  A furnace for reducing a body to ashes by burning, especially for funeral rites (noun)
    Root CREM = burn
    E)  A building housing an optical device to project various celestial images and effects (noun)
    Root PLANA = to lead astray, wander
    F)  An establishment for the care and treatment esp. of convalescents or the chronically ill (noun)
    Root SANIT = health
    G)  A room exposed to the sun (noun)
    Root SOL = sun
    H)  An enclosed container for growing and displaying live animals or plants (noun)
    Root TERR = land, earth, ground