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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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    Basketball Definition Match --

    In the BASKETBALL MATCH activity, use the pull down menu bar to choose a word from the basketball vocabulary list in the right hand column.
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    Word List
    1) officiate
    2) pivot
    3) assist
    4) flagrant
    5) perimeter
    6) domination
    7) technical
    8) charge
    9) regulation
    10) feign
    11) victorious
    12) possession
    13) substitute
    14) dribble
    15) rebound
    16) violation
    17) intensity
    18) shooter
    Definition List
    A)  Credit given a player who makes a pass that leads to a score (noun)
    B)  To run into a stationary player creating a penalty (verb)
    C)  Exercising rule or control (noun)
    D)  To put on an appearance of; to invent deceptively (verb)
    E)  Glaringly offensive; shockingly evident (adjective)
    F)  To bounce the basketball in any direction (verb)
    G)  Great in force, strength or amount (noun)
    H)  To serve as a referee in a game (verb)
    I)  The whole outer boundary (noun)
    J)  Move by a player requiring a spin of the foot while on the floor (noun)
    K)  The fact of ownership (noun)
    L)  To capture the basketball after a missed shot at the basket (verb)
    M)  A rule to control conduct (noun)
    N)  Name of person throwing the basketball at the hoop (noun)
    O)  To replace a person (verb)
    P)  Judged by a stringent interpretation of the rules (adjective)
    Q)  Conquering; triumphant; having achieved success (adjective)
    R)  Act of breaking or infringing a law; a breach (noun)