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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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    Memorial Day Definition Match --

    Directions: Complete the Memorial Day vocabulary MATCHING activity with words in the left hand column and 11 definitions in the right hand column. Use the pull down Select bar to choose the correct letter match.
    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct Memorial Day vocabulary MATCHING answers and percentage score for correct answers.
    Clue: These vocabulary words come from Memorial Day word activities. In addition to this Definition Match, offers an Interactive Puzzle and a Fill-in-the-Blanks with the same 11 words.
    You have permission to make a copy for this Memorial Day vocabulary list at home or in the classroom.
    Word List
    1) meritorious
    2) patriotism
    3) commemorate
    4) courageous
    5) parade
    6) gratitude
    7) heroism
    8) valiant
    9) commitment
    10) salute
    11) tribute
    Definition List
    A)  To honor the memory by some ceremony or observation; to serve as a reminder; to call to remembrance (verb)
    B)  The act of giving in trust; a pledge or agreement to a particular course or use (noun)
    C)  Possessing the quality of mind or spirit to face difficulty, danger and pain without fear (adjective)
    D)  Quality or feeling of being thankful; warmly appreciative of a kindness or benefits received (noun)
    E)  Attribute of someone of distinguished courage, admired for brave deeds and noble quality (noun)
    F)  Deserving reward or honor: praiseworthy (adjective)
    G)  Public procession, often with a marching band, held in honor of a person or event (noun)
    H)  Devoted love, support and defense of one\'s country; national loyalty (noun)
    I)  A formal gesture of respect, honor, greeting, welcome or farewell (noun)
    J)  An expression of gratitude or esteem; a recognition of thanks or respect (noun)
    K)  Boldly brave: courageous and worthy (adjective)