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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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    Mother's Day Definition Match --

    Directions: MATCH the Mother's Day vocabulary list with its vocabulary definition. Use the pull down menu bar to select the letter match for the Mother's Day word puzzle with 12 vocabulary words.
    When you hit "Submit," you will get back the correct Mother's Day definition match answers, a percentage score for the correct answers and a sentence.
    Clue: The Mother's Day word list comes from the Mother's Day themed activities. In addition to this Mother's Day Definition Match, also has a Mother's Day Interactive Word Puzzle, Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Find and Crossword with the same Mother's Day word list of 12 vocabulary words.

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    Word List
    1) matrimony
    2) alma-mater
    3) matrix
    4) metropolis
    5) matriculate
    6) affection
    7) matron
    8) unconditional
    9) appreciation
    10) maternal
    11) matriarch
    12) admiration
    Definition List
    A)  A feeling of delighted approval; A thought of highest regard (noun)
    B)  A tender feeling of attachment; fondness (noun)
    C)  A college or school where one has graduated from or attended (noun)
    D)  Awareness or full knowledge and grasp of worth or value; recognition with gratitude (noun)
    E)  Related to the side of the family of the mother; characteristic of motherhood (adjective)
    F)  Female head of a family or tribal line; woman who is the dominant member of a group (noun)
    G)  To enroll as a student in a college or university (verb)
    H)  The right, ceremony or sacrament of marriage; the act of being married (noun)
    I)  A place where something originates or develops; (math) an ordered table or two-dimensional array of variables (noun)
    J)  A married woman, especially one who is mature and dignified (noun)
    K)  A large, busy city and, especially the chief city of a country or region (noun)
    L)  Without being limited; absolute; unqualified (adjective)