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Common Core State Standard
LS.CCS.4/5/6 Grades 3-12: Students are asked to determine the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words through multiple choice vocabulary quizzes. Quizzes are designed to help students demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in words, acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words, and gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phase important to comprehension or expression. Students are then asked to find the words within the newspaper and copy the sentence for context to it's overall meaning or function in a sentence.
This Week's Word In The News 

SUPERIMPOSE

DEFINITION:
To lay or place (something) on or over something else.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Harris praised the Clinton campaign's use of Snapchat, a youth-oriented social media platform that campaign staffers have used to troll Republican critics -- in one case using the app's face-swapping feature to superimpose on Trump the face of Ronald Reagan, who as California governor legalized abortion, as Trump declared that women should be punished for getting abortions.
The San Jose Mercury News, 08/22/2016

Words in the News Quiz
5 Elementary Words

Click on the correct answer in the quiz below.
Then see if you can find the word in your newspaper -- the print edition, the website or the digital edition and copy the sentence for context. NOTE: High School words are much harder to find!


1. Connection or association; the condition of being related.

source

relationship

chronological

commotion


2. Having an unvarying tone or pitch

commotion

outlandish

conclude

monotonous


3. To cause to take physical form, or to cause an object to appear.

quell

translucent

materialize

somber


4. To influence or alter.

restitution

contributions

affect

precipice


5. The place set for the end of a journey, or to which something is sent; place or point aimed at.

concoction

exhilarate

dismal

destination


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