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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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    Veterans Day Definition Match --

    Directions: MATCH the Veterans Day vocabulary word list with the proper definitions of the 16 words 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 for Veterans Day vocabulary words as well as the percentage score for correct answers.
    Clue: In addition to this Veterans Day vocabulary word puzzle Definition Match, also includes an Interactive Puzzle and Fill-in-the-Blanks activity with these same 16 words.
    You have permission to make a hard copy for further vocabulary study at home or in the classroom.
    Word List
    1) patriotism
    2) meritorious
    3) heroism
    4) courageous
    5) commemorate
    6) armistice
    7) salute
    8) devotion
    9) sympathy
    10) parade
    11) appreciation
    12) commitment
    13) tribute
    14) valiant
    15) bellicose
    16) invasion
    Definition List
    A)  A temporary suspension of hostilities by agreement of the warring parties; truce (noun)
    B)  To honor the memory by some ceremony or observation; to serve as a reminder; to call to remembrance (verb)
    C)  The act of giving in trust; a pledge or agreement to a particular course or use (noun)
    D)  Possessing the quality of mind or spirit to face difficulty, danger and pain without fear (adjective)
    E)  Attribute of someone of distinguished courage, admired for brave deeds and noble quality (noun)
    F)  Deserving reward or honor: praiseworthy (adjective)
    G)  Public procession, often with a marching band, held in honor of a person or event (noun)
    H)  Devoted love, support and defense of one's country; national loyalty (noun)
    I)  A formal gesture of respect, honor, greeting, welcome or farewell (noun)
    J)  An expression of gratitude or esteem; a recognition of thanks or respect (noun)
    K)  Boldly brave: courageous and worthy (adjective)
    L)  A feeling of being grateful for something; the ability to understand the worth, quality or importance of; an increase in value (noun)
    M)  Having or showing a tendency to argue or fight (adj)
    N)  A feeling of strong love or loyalty; the use of time, money or energy for a purpose (noun)
    O)  The act of entering a place in large numbers in an attempt to take control or in a harmful or unwanted way (noun)
    P)  The feeling that you care about, support and are sorry for the trouble, grief, misfortune etc. someone else faces (noun)