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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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    Cinco de Mayo Definition Match --

    Directions: MATCH the Cinco de Mayo word list with its vocabulary definition. Use the pull down menu bar to select the letter match in the word puzzle.
    When you hit "Submit," you will get back the correct Cinco de Mayo definition match answers, a sentence and the percentage score for correct answers.
    Clue: In addition to this Cinco de Mayo Definition Match activity with a word list of 8 vocabulary words, also provides a Cinco de Mayo Fill-in-the-Blank word game. See also an Interactive Word Puzzle, Word Search and Crossword activity.
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    Word List
    1) Sombrero
    2) Mariachi
    3) Tortilla
    4) Palomino
    5) Poncho
    6) Fiesta
    7) Cantina
    8) Conquistador
    Definition List
    A)  A small room or place for general use; a bar or saloon (noun)
    B)  A Spanish conqueror in North and South America, esp. in Mexico and Peru in the 1500s (noun)
    C)  Any merry, joyful celebration of a religious holiday (noun)
    D)  A Mexican band composed typically of itinerant musicians; the traditional Mexican dance music played by these musicians (noun)
    E)  A horse with a golden coat, a white mane and tall, often white marking on the face and legs, developed chiefly in the southwestern U.S. (noun)
    F)  A blanket-like cloak with an opening in the center to admit the head, originally worn in South America (noun)
    G)  A broad-brimmed, tall-crowned hat of straw or felt worn especially in Mexico and the southwestern USA (noun)
    H)  A thin, round, unleavened bread made from cornmeal or wheat flower, and baked on a grill or stone (noun)