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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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    July 4th Definition Match --

    Directions: MATCH the July 4th and Independence Day vocabulary list with a definition. Use the pull down menu bar to select the letter match for the July 4th and Independence Day word puzzle.
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    Word List
    6) COLONY
    9) EXPLODE
    Definition List
    A)  a group of people who leaves their native country to form in a new settlement, under the parent nation
    B)  the way something is composed, set up or established; a system of fundamental laws and principles
    C)  a gradual increase in loudness; steady increase in force or intensity; the peak
    D)  an explosion; the act of exploding or causing to explode with sudden violence
    E)  to erupt energetically; to burst violently; to expand with a force and noise through rapid chemical change, as gunpowder
    F)  not transferable to another; not capable of being repudiated
    G)  state of thinking or acting for oneself; not being influenced or controlled by others; not contingent on something else
    H)  a devoted love, support and defense of one\'s country; national loyalty
    I)  an introductory statement, part of a statute, deed or other document; preface; a preliminary fact or circumstance
    J)  a public and official announcement; something that is declared in an open and ostentatious way
    K)  the art of making fireworks; a display of fireworks
    L)  a state in which the supreme power rests in the body of citizens entitled to vote; a place where the head of the government is not a monarch; any body of persons viewed as a commonwealth
    M)  sudden, complete or radical change in something; pertaining to a complete and forcible overthrowing