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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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    Word Roots 4: GRAD, MOT, CAD Beginner-Definition-Match 1 --

    Directions: Please MATCH the vocabulary word list numbered in the left hand column with the proper definition of the vocabulary words 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 answers to the Root Words and the percentage score for correct answers.
    Clue: This Root Word word list comes from the Session #4 Level 1. In addition to this Root Word Match, also offers a free Interactive Word Puzzle, Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Find, Crossword, Synonym or Antonym, True or False and a Concentration activity with this same word list of 12 vocabulary words.
    You have permission to make a printable copy for the Root Words to further vocabulary study at home or in classes.
    Word List
    1) occasional
    2) casualty
    3) cascade
    4) emotional
    5) incidence
    6) remote
    7) momentarily
    8) gradually
    9) ingredient
    10) centigrade
    11) commotion
    12) graduation
    Definition List
    A)  A steep, usually small, fall of water especially one of a series or in a succession of stages; something falling or rushing forth in quantity
    B)  Person or thing injured, lost or destroyed; serious or fatal accident
    C)  Divided into 100 degrees as a scale; Celsius. Abbrev. cent., symbol C
    D)  Condition of civil unrest or insurrection; a steady or recurrent motion; an agitated disturbance; noisy confusion
    E)  Markedly aroused or agitated in feelings or sensibilities
    F)  Taking place or changing etc. by small steps or degrees; little by little; slowly; moving by fine or imperceptible motion
    G)  Award or acceptance of an academic degree or study; ceremony of conferring degrees; arrangement in degrees, levels or ranks
    H)  An act or fact of affecting: an occurrence; a rate of taking place
    I)  Substance that enters as an element or component part into a mixture;
    J)  For an instant of time; fleetingly; transiently
    K)  Encountered, occurring, appearing or taken at irregular or infrequent intervals; from time-to-time
    L)  Separated by an interval or space greater than usual; out-of-the-way; secluded; controlled indirectly from a distance; distant in manner