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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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    Valentines Definition Match --

    Directions: Please MATCH the Valentines 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.
    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 Valentine's Day activities and facts. In addition to this Definition Match exercise, also offers an Interactive Puzzle, Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Find, Crossword, True/False exercise, Contextual Story and will have a Synonym/Antonym Encounter and Concentration activity with these same 12-18 words. You have permission to make a hard copy for further vocabulary study at home or in the classroom.
    Word List
    1) concordance
    2) recorder
    3) courage
    4) heartiness
    5) core
    6) heartthrob
    7) cordate
    8) heartbroken
    9) heartland
    10) discord
    11) discourage
    12) cordial
    Definition List
    A)  Agreement; harmony; an alphabetical index of subjects and topics
    B)  Heart-shaped; leaves that are heart-shaped with the attachment at the notched end
    C)  Courteous and gracious; invigorating the heart; warm; sincere; heartfelt
    D)  The central, innermost, or most important part of anything
    E)  Bravery; quality enabling a person to face difficulty, pain, danger etc. without fear
    F)  Lack of harmony between persons or things; difference of opinion; strife; dispute
    G)  To deprive of confidence or hope; to dishearten by expressing disapproval or suggesting failure
    H)  Crushed with sorrow; intensively afflicted with great grief or despair
    I)  Showing cordiality, warmth & sincerity; quality of being strong, vigorous & robust
    J)  Any central or vital area, as of a state or nation, considered essential to overall viability
    K)  A passionate, tender or sentimental emotion; a person who inspires such emotion; a sweetheart
    L)  A person who sets down things in writing, especially as an official duty; a end-blown flute