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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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    Grammar Words Definition Match #1 -- myvocabulary.com

    Directions: In the Grammar Words Definition Match puzzle, match the grammar vocabulary word list with an appropriate definition.
    The Grammar words include the Latin roots and their meanings:
    BOL = throw, put; CLAR = clear; CLAM = call out, declare; DICAT = declare, speak; FIX = fixed, fastened; IDIO = one's own; JECT = throw, cast; JUNCT = join; LITER = letter; ORDIN = order, rank; NYM = name; PART = divide, share, part; PHOR = carry, bear; PUNCT = prick, point; QUOT = how many; SON = sound; TRACT = pull, draw; one Direct from French.

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    Clue: In addition to the Grammar vocabulary word list of 18 words, www.myvocabulary.com also provides a Fill-in-the-Blank word activity, an Interactive Word Puzzle with Latin roots and a True or False activity.
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    Word List
     
    1) CLICHE
    2) PUNCTUATION
    3) CONSONANT
    4) SUBORDINATE
    5) IDIOM
    6) METAPHOR
    7) HYPERBOLE
    8) PARTICIPLE
    9) ALLITERATION
    10) QUOTATION
    11) SYNONYM
    12) INTERJECTION
    13) CONJUNCTION
    14) DECLARATIVE
    15) EXCLAMATION
    16) CONTRACTION
    17) PREDICATE
    18) PREFIX
    Definition List
     
    A)  The use of a name beginning with the same sound or letters
    B)  A phrase or sentence that has been overused or used so often that it is no longer original interesting or effective
    C)  A word that joins together sentences, clauses, phrases or words
    D)  Any letter of the English alphabet except the vowels a, e, i, o, u and sometimes y
    E)  A short form or a word or word group where a letter or letters have been omitted
    F)  Having the form of a statement, not a question or a command
    G)  A word, phrase or sound that expresses a strong emotion like a sharp, sudden cry
    H)  Language that describes something as better or worse than it actually is
    I)  An expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its separate words but must be learned as a whole
    J)  A word or or cry expressing sudden or strong feeling thrown in between, inserted or among other things
    K)  A figure of speech comparing two unlike things without using like or as; opposite of simile -- the ship plows the sea, their cheeks were roses
    L)  A form of a verb to expresses a past or ongoing action that can be used as an adjective
    M)  The part of a sentence that or clause that tells what is said about the subject -- The bell rang; rang is the PREDICATE
    N)  A letter or group of letters that comes at the beginning of a word and has a meaning of its own
    O)  The art, practice or system of inserting marks or signs in written matter to make the meaning clear and separate clauses or sentences -- period, comma, colon, hyphens
    P)  A the act of repeating words exactly; prices bid or offered for stocks, bonds or goods
    Q)  Of, relating to or being a clause that functions as a noun, adjective or adverb; placed in a lower position
    R)  A word having the same or almost the same meaning as another word

    Grammar Definition Match #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: In the Grammar Words Definition Match puzzle #2, match the grammar vocabulary word list with an appropriate definition.
    The Grammar words include the Latin roots and their meanings: BOL = throw, put; CLAR = clear; CLAM = call out, declare; DICAT = declare, speak; FIX = fixed, fastened; IDIO = one's own; JECT = throw, cast; JUNCT = join; LITER = letter; ORDIN = order, rank; NYM = name; PART = divide, share, part; PHOR = carry, bear; PUNCT = prick, point; QUOT = how many; SON = sound; TRACT = pull, draw; one word directly from French.

    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct definition match answers, a percentage score and a sentence.
    Clue: In addition to the Grammar vocabulary word list, www.myvocabulary.com also provides a Fill-in-the-Blank word activity, an Interactive Word Puzzle with Latin roots and a True or False activity.
    You have permission to print Grammar word puzzles for study at home or in classes.
    Word List
     
    1) SUBORDINATE
    2) PARTICIPLE
    3) IDIOM
    4) INTERJECTION
    5) SYNONYM
    6) PREDICATE
    7) PUNCTUATION
    8) QUOTATION
    9) METAPHOR
    10) PREFIX
    Definition List
     
    A)  An expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its separate words but must be learned as a whole (noun)
    B)  A word or or cry expressing sudden or strong feeling thrown in between, inserted or among other things (noun)
    C)  A figure of speech comparing two unlike things without using like or as; opposite of simile (noun)
    D)  A form of a verb to expresses a past or ongoing action that can be used as an adjective, often ending in ing or ed (noun)
    E)  The part of a sentence or clause that tells what is said about the subject and includes a verb (noun)
    F)  A letter or group of letters that comes at the beginning of a word and has a meaning of its own (noun)
    G)  The art, practice or system of inserting marks or signs in written matter to make the meaning clear and separate clauses or sentences (noun)
    H)  An act of repeating words exactly; prices bid or offered for stocks, bonds or goods (noun)
    I)  A subordinate clause is a clause that cannot stand alone as a complete sentence because it does not express a complete thought. (noun)
    J)  A word having the same or almost the same meaning as another word (noun)