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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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    Football Definition Match #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: MATCH the FOOTBALL vocabulary list with its vocabulary definition. Use the pull down menu bar to select the letter match for the Football word puzzle #1.
    When you hit "Submit," you will get back the correct Football definition match answers, the percentage score for the correct answers and a sentence.
    Clue: In addition to this Football Definition Match activity with an Football word list of 10 vocabulary words, www.myvocabulary.com also provides a Football Fill-in-the-Blank word game. See also Sports, Fitness and Health word lists, a Word Puzzle, Word Search, Crossword, Synonym and Antonym puzzle and a True or False activity.
    You have permission to print Football word puzzles for more vocabulary word study at home or in classes.
    Word List
     
    1) dominate
    2) intercept
    3) interference
    4) formidable
    5) intercollegiate
    6) official
    7) frantic
    8) opponent
    9) prediction
    10) expansion
    Definition List
     
    A)  To control or rule over (verb)
    B)  Process of increasing in size, extent or volume (noun)
    C)  Causing fear or apprehension; forceful; powerful (adjective)
    D)  Wildly or uncontrollably excited (adjective)
    E)  To stop or seize on the way to or before arrival at a destination; to cause or make a break in the continuity of (verb)
    F)  Taking place between different universities and institutions of higher learning (adjective)
    G)  Illegal hindrance of an attempt by a player to receive a pass; Act of coming in collision or opposition to (noun)
    H)  Authoritative; recognized as authentic or genuine (adjective)
    I)  A person who challenges or competes against with an attitude of mild objection to bitter hostility; a rival (noun)
    J)  Act of declaring or telling in advance: a forecast; the foretelling of the future (noun)

    Football Definition Match #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: MATCH the FOOTBALL vocabulary list with its vocabulary definition. Use the pull down menu bar to select the letter match for the Football word puzzle #2.
    When you hit "Submit," you will get back the correct Football definition match answers, the percentage score for the correct answers and a sentence.
    Clue: In addition to this Football Definition Match #2 with a Football word list of 10 vocabulary words, www.myvocabulary.com also provides a Football Fill-in-the-Blank word game. See also Sports, Fitness and Health word lists, an Interactive Word Puzzle, Word Search, Crossword, Synonym and Antonym puzzle and a True or False activity.
    You have permission to print Football word puzzles for more vocabulary word study at home or in classes.
    Word List
     
    1) touchdown
    2) defense
    3) overtime
    4) fieldgoal
    5) kickoff
    6) blitz
    7) bowl
    8) punt
    9) fumble
    10) offense
    Definition List
     
    A)  The name of the frenzied charge executed by the defensive linemen (noun)
    B)  Name of the type of game played between two teams on New Year's Day (noun)
    C)  The 11 men put on the field to prevent the other team from scoring (noun)
    D)  A score of three points awarded for making either by drop-kicking or place-kicking over the crossbar (noun)
    E)  The failure to hold, catch or handle the ball properly in a game; the act of dropping the football after it was in the possession of a player; (noun)
    F)  Name of activity that begins or resumes in both the first and second half (noun)
    G)  The 11 men on the field who score as much as possible against the other team (noun)
    H)  An extra period of play needed to establish the winner of a game (noun)
    I)  The kick of a ball dropped from the hands and hit before it touches the ground; act of sacrificing the football to the opponent on fourth down (noun)
    J)  The act of putting a football on the ground behind the goal of an opponent; a score of six points by carrying the ball successfully over the goal line of the opponent (noun)