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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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    Rain Forest - Definition Match

    Directions: Please MATCH the Rain Forest 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 Rain Forest 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 for Rain Forest vocabulary words.
    Clue: These vocabulary words come from the "Rain Forest" activities, worksheets and facts. has 389 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 provides 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 Rain Forest vocabulary words.
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    Word List
    1) Plethora
    2) Adaptability
    3) Density
    4) Defoliate
    5) Camouflage
    6) Conservation
    7) Primitive
    8) Cascade
    9) Species
    10) Survive
    11) Fauna
    12) Endangered
    Definition List
    A)  Able to adjust oneself readily to different conditions; capable of individual modification (noun)
    B)  Concealment by some means that alters or obscures the appearance (noun)
    C)  Waterfall descending over a steep, rocky surface; anything seeming to flow or fall in abundance (noun)
    D)  The official care, protection or management of natural resources (waterways, forests etc.) (noun)
    E)  To destroy or cause widespread loss of leaves in area like a jungle or forest (verb)
    F)  The quality of being crowded, packed tightly together or compact; the amount of something per unit measure; thickness of consistency (noun)
    G)  Being in a state or circumstance or peril, risk or harm (adj.)
    H)  A list of animals of a given region or period; from the Roman God of animals, Faunus (noun)
    I)  An excessive quantity of fullness; overabundance (noun)
    J)  Being the first or earliest in existence (as in age or period) (adj.)
    K)  a class of individuals having some common characteristics or qualities; distinct sort or kind
    L)  The act of remaining alive or continuing in existence or use, esp. under adverse or unusual circumstances (verb)