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    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 STA-SIST-STIT Definition Match -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: MATCH the Latin roots STA-SIST-STIT numbered in the left hand column with their 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: These Latin roots STA-SIST-STIT come 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.
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    Word List
     
    1) PERSIST
    2) ECSTASY
    3) SUBSISTENCE
    4) INSTITUTION
    5) CIRCUMSTANCE
    6) IRRESISTIBLE
    7) DESTITUTE
    8) SUBSTITUTE
    9) ESTABLISH
    10) SUPERSTITIOUS
    11) STATISTICS
    12) OBSTINATE
    13) CONSTITUENT
    14) INCONSISTENCY
    15) STAMINA
    16) DISTANT
    Definition List
     
    A)  A condition or attribute that determines or modifies a fact or event; an influencing factor (noun)
    B)  Forming a necessary or essential part of a whole; having the power to create a government (adjective)
    C)  Lacking food, clothing and shelter; without means of subsistence (adjective)
    D)  Far off or apart in time and/or space; remote; reserved or aloof (adjective)
    E)  Overpowering emotion or exaltation; state of sudden, intense feeling; rapturous delight (noun)
    F)  To bring into being on a firm or permanent basis; to institute; to determine (verb)
    G)  Instance of being erratic; state of incompatibility of elements; lacking correct logical thought (noun)
    H)  Establishment or organization devoted to promotion of a cause (noun)
    I)  Having an overpowering appeal; enticing; alluring; tempting to possess (adjective)
    J)  Firmly or stubbornly adhering to a purpose, opinion or course of action (adjective)
    K)  To continue steadily or firmly in spite of opposition or criticism (verb)
    L)  Strength or power to tolerate fatigue or stress; endurance (noun)
    M)  Mathematical science dealing with the collection, analysis and interpretation of numerical data (plural noun)
    N)  A living or livelihood; the means of supporting and sustaining life; continued existence (noun)
    O)  A person or thing acting or serving in place of another; a replacement (noun)
    P)  Characterized by an irrational belief in the ominous significance of an occurrence, circumstance or thing (adjective)