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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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    Pirates - Definition Match --

    Directions: Please MATCH the Pirates vocabulary words numbered in the left hand column with the proper definitions of the 12 words in letters "A to L" in the right hand column. Use the pull down "Select" bar to choose the correct letter match for Pirates vocabulary words.
    When you hit "Submit", you will get back the correct answers as well as the percentage score for how many questions you answered correctly about Pirates vocabulary words.
    Clue: These vocabulary words come from the "Pirates" activities, worksheets and facts. has 364 words that can be retrieved from the Word List menu (for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study.)
    In addition to this Definition Match exercise, also has an Interactive Puzzle, Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Find, Crossword, Contextual Story, True/False exercise and will have a Synonym/Antonym Encounter and a Concentration activity with these same 12-18 Pirates vocabulary words.
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    Word List
    3) GALLEON
    4) MUTINY
    5) PARROTS
    11) PLUNDER
    Definition List
    A)  Boldness; reckless daring; a disrespectful or insolent attitude (adj.)
    B)  Without overall quality or character as seen or judged by people; lacking a good name or a place in public esteem (adj.)
    C)  Heavy square-rigged sailing ship of the 15th to 18th centuries used for war or commerce esp. by the Spanish (noun)
    D)  To urge forward or goad; to spur on or incite to some action, esp. to some evil (verb)
    E)  A rising up against established authority; rebellion; revolt (noun)
    F)  Someone who roves, roams and raids in search of plunder (noun)
    G)  Of navigation or commerce on the sea; with characteristics controlled mainly by oceanic winds and air masses (adj.)
    H)  Willful refusal or rebellion to obey authority, esp. on a ship at sea or against a superior officer (noun)
    I)  Generally known and talked of, especially for negative or unfavorable reasons (adj.)
    J)  Brightly-colored tropical birds characterized by a strong hooked bill and often the ability to mimic speech (noun plural)
    K)  to loot; to rob of goods, especially openly and by force; to ransack (verb)
    L)  subjected to willful or malicious destruction or defacement pf public or private property (adj.)