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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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    Root-a-Week DICT Definition Match -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions:
    MATCH the Latin root DICT numbered in the left hand column with its definitions in letters A to L in the right hand column. Use the pull down Select bar to choose the correct letter match.
    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct vocabulary answers as well as the percentage score for correct answers.
    Clue:
    This Latin root DICT comes from Root-a-Week word puzzles. In addition to this Latin root Definition Match activity, www.myvocabulary.com also includes a free Interactive Puzzle and Fill-in-the-Blanks with these 12 words.
    You have permission to make a printable copy of Root-a-Week word puzzles for further vocabulary study at home or in the classroom.
    Word List
     
    1) PREDICTION
    2) JURISDICTION
    3) DICTATORIAL
    4) INDICATE
    5) DICTATORSHIP
    6) DEDICATE
    7) INDICTMENT
    8) EDICT
    9) PREDICATE
    10) DICTIONARY
    11) ABDICATE
    12) DEDICATION
    Definition List
     
    A)  To give up or renounce, esp. in a voluntary, public of formal manner (verb)
    B)  To set apart seriously for a special purpose; to devote to some work or duty (verb)
    C)  Act of devoting wholly to a purpose or special use; inscription to a person (noun)
    D)  Characteristic of someone exercising absolute power or authority; imperious (adjective)
    E)   A country or form of government in which absolute power is exercised by an imperious ruler (noun)
    F)  A book containing a selection of the works of a language, usually arranged alphabetically (noun)
    G)  A decree issued by a sovereign or other authority; any authoritative command (noun)
    H)  To point out or demonstrate; to serve as a sign, symptom or token of (verb)
    I)  Formal accusation; any charge, serious criticism or cause for blame (noun)
    J)  The right, power or authority to administer justice by hearing and determining controversies; control (noun)
    K)  To proclaim; to declare or affirm; to imply (verb)
    L)  A statement or telling in advance what will happen; a prophesy (noun)