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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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    Winter Weather Definition Match --

    Directions: Please MATCH the "Winter Weather" vocabulary words numbered in the left hand column with the proper definitions of the 8 words in letters "A to P" 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 Winter Weather activities. In addition to this Definition Match exercise, we also have an Interactive Puzzle, Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Find, Crossword, Synonym/Antonym Encounter, True/False exercise and will have a Concentration activity with these same 26 words.
    You have permission to make a hard copy for further vocabulary study at home or in the classroom.
    Word List
    1) contusion
    2) abrasion
    3) blizzard
    4) glacial
    5) laceration
    6) invigorate
    7) frigid
    8) chilblain
    Definition List
    A)  A scraped spot or area; the result of wearing off or down by rubbing or scraping (noun)
    B)  A storm with dry, driving snow, strong winds and severe cold (noun)
    C)  An inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture (noun)
    D)  A bruise; an injury to the subsurface tissue without the skin being broken (noun)
    E)  Intensely cold in temperature; without warmth of feeling, ardor or enthusiasm (adjective)
    F)  Characterized by the presence of ice in extensive mass; bitterly cold (adjective)
    G)  To fill with life; to energize; to give strength or vitality to (verb)
    H)  The result of a rough, jagged tear or wound (noun)