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    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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    Ecology Definition Match --

    Directions: MATCH the Ecology word list with its vocabulary definition. Use the pull down menu bar to select the letter match for the vocabulary puzzle.
    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct Ecology definition match answers, the percentage score for the correct answers and a sentence.
    NOTE: The Ecology vocabulary list and definitions for 15 vocabulary words come from the publication created by Kids Discover, NY, NY.
    Clue: In addition to this Ecology Definition Match activity with a word list of 15 vocabulary words, also provides an Ecology Fill-in-the-Blank word game. See also an Interactive Word Puzzle, Word Search and Crossword activity.
    You have permission to print Ecology word puzzles for more vocabulary word study at home or in classes.
    Word List
    1) BAN
    3) GASEOUS
    4) CARCASS
    6) BIOLOGY
    8) HARDY
    9) REBOUND
    10) NUTRIENT
    11) ULTIMATE
    12) VITAL
    13) NICHE
    14) ALGAE
    15) FACTOR
    Definition List
    A)  Small plants without roots or stems that grow in water or on damp surfaces (noun)
    B)  Legal or formal prohibition (verb)
    C)  The scientific study of living things (noun)
    D)  The body of a dead animal (noun)
    E)  An animal that eats meat (noun)
    F)  A situation in which two or more people are trying to get the same thing (noun)
    G)  One of the things that help produce a result (noun)
    H)  Lacking substance or solidity (adjective)
    I)  Able to withstand adverse conditions (adjective)
    J)  A place, position, or situation for which someone is especially suited (noun)
    K)  Something that is needed by people, animals, and plants to stay strong and healthy (noun)
    L)  A particular way of looking at a situation (noun)
    M)  To recover from setback or frustration (verb)
    N)  Greatest or best (adjective)
    O)  Very important or essential (adjective)