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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 Outsiders - Definition Match --

    Directions: MATCH The Outsiders vocabulary words numbered in the left hand column with the proper definitions of the 18 words in letters "A to R" in the right hand column of the Definition Match worksheet. Use the pull down "Select" bar to choose the correct letter match. When you hit "Submit", you will get back the correct answers as well as the percentage score for how many questions you answered correctly.
    Clue: These vocabulary words come from The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton. includes 365 words that can be retrieved from the Vocabulary Word List menu bar. The list includes dogs, birds and other animals. They may be helpful for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study. In addition to this The Outsiders vocabulary worksheet, also features a free Interactive Puzzle, Fill-in-the-Blanks and will have a Word Find, Crossword, Contextual Story, True/False exercise, Synonym/Antonym Encounter and a Concentration activity with these same 18 words.
    Word List
    1) Tufts
    2) Groggy
    3) Eluded
    4) Reformatory
    5) Peroxide
    6) Doggedly
    7) Slouched
    8) Aloofness
    9) Resignedly
    10) Nonchalant
    11) Bicker
    12) Sullenly
    13) Hysterics
    14) Unceasingly
    15) Reluctantly
    16) Ornery
    17) Vital
    18) Cunning
    Definition List
    A)  removed or distant in interest or feeling
    B)  to quarrel in an irritating way especially over unimportant things
    C)  very good or very clever at using special knowledge or skills
    D)  stubbornly determined, will not give up
    E)  to avoid or escape by being quick, skillful, or tricky
    F)  weak and unsteady on the feet or in action
    G)  a fit of uncontrollable laughter or crying
    H)  having a confident and easy manner
    I)  having an irritable disposition
    J)  a liquid used to disinfect
    K)  an institution for reforming usually young or female criminals or those in jail for the first time
    L)  showing unwillingness, doing something against your will
    M)  giving in uncomplainingly (as to loss, sorrow, or misfortune)
    N)  to walk, sit, or stand with bent-over posture
    O)  sadly
    P)  small bunches of fur, feathers, or hair
    Q)  never stopping or slowing down
    R)  incredibly important