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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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    The Kite Runner Definition Match --

    Directions: The Kite Runner includes a DEFINITION MATCH activity. Use the pull down Select bar to choose the correct letter match for the The Kite Runner word puzzle.
    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct answers to The Kite Runner Definition Match as well as the percentage score for correct answers.
    Clue: The Kite Runner word list comes directly from the book. In addition to this The Kite Runner, also has an Interactive Word Puzzle, True and False and Fill-in-the-Blanks that align with Common Core.
    You have permission to make a hard copy for more vocabulary study for The Kite Runner at home or in classes.
    Word List
    2) LORRIES
    3) FOYER
    4) CRETIN
    5) MELEE
    6) HUNKER
    7) CHUFFED
    10) GNARLED
    11) SCOFFED
    12) JOSTLED
    Definition List
    A)  very pleased: delighted (British) adj.
    B)  existing at birth but not usually hereditary; inherent adj.
    C)  stupid or annoying person; someone with a marked mental deficiency due to a thyroid imbalance noun
    D)  a moment when a person suddenly sees or understands in a new or clear way; manifestation of a divine being noun
    E)  an entrance hallway in a home; an open area in a public building lobby; anteroom in a theater noun
    F)  with many twists and hard bumps or knots; bumpy or twisted adj.
    G)  to lower one's body to the ground by bending legs; crouch, squat verb
    H)  pushed against while moving forward in a crowd; made way by shoving: elbowed adj.
    I)  motor trucks, esp if open; low horse-drawn wagons without sides noun, pl.
    J)  a confused struggle or fight involving many people noun
    K)  serving to make a disease less intense or severe; something reducing the effects or symptoms of a medical condition without curing it adj.
    L)  shown or treated with contempt by derisive acts or words: mocked; laughed at and talked about with disapproval adj.