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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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    Word Roots 7: SPECT, STA, VERT Advanced-Definition Match 3 --

    Directions: MATCH the vocabulary words numbered in the left hand column with the proper definitions of these 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 vocabulary answers as well as the percentage score for how many questions you answered correctly.
    Clue: These vocabulary words come from the Session #7 Level 3. In addition to this Match exercise, also has a free Interactive Puzzle, Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Find, Crossword, Synonym/Antonym Encounter, True/False exercise, Contextual Story and will have a Concentration activity with these same 12 words.
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    Word List
    2) ECSTASY
    6) VERTIGO
    11) SPECIOUS
    12) AVERSION
    Definition List
    A)  Attended by favorable or promising circumstances; pointing to a successful result (adjective)
    B)  A strong feeling of dislike, repugnance or antipathy toward something and a desire to avoid it (noun)
    C)  Watchful and discreet; cautious; prudent (adjective)
    D)  Serving to make up a thing; component; having power to frame or alter a political constitution (noun plural)
    E)  Deserving of contempt or scorn; vile (adjective)
    F)  Without means of subsisting; lacking food, clothing and shelter; deprived of (adjective)
    G)  Rapturous delight; state of sudden and intense feeling; an overpowering emotion (noun)
    H)  Individual whose attention and interests are directed wholly or predominately toward what is outside the self (noun)
    I)  Firmly or stubbornly adhering to a purpose, opinion, or action; not easily or readily treated (adjective)
    J)  Determined not to do what is expected or desired; contrary (adjective)
    K)  Apparently true or right though lacking real merit (adjective)
    L)  Sensation of dizziness and the feeling that one's surroundings are turning (noun)