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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.

Words in the News Quiz
5 High School 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. To repeat in concise form. To make a summary.

Supercilious

Inculcate

Recapitulate

Contradiction


2. Very talkative; garrulous.

Impeach

Bellicose

Incognito

Loquacious


3. The basic unit of currency among participating European Union countries.

Photosynthesis

Euro

Nanotechnology

Irony


4. A factor that determines a range of variations; a boundary

Irony

Kowtow

Jejune

Parameter


5. Any of numerous natural and synthetic compounds consisting of up to millions of repeated linked units,

Enervate

Chicanery

Obsequious

Polymer


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This Week's Word In The News 

MALICE

DEFINITION:
The desire to do harm or mischief.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Judge Harold Kahn on Tuesday asked Pao's attorneys to make a better case for punitive damages and warned them that they have not provided sufficient evidence to prove malice.
The San Jose Mercury News, 03/23/2015