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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 phrase important to comprehension or expression. Students are then asked to find the words within the newspaper and copy the sentence for context to its overall meaning or function in a sentence.
This Week's Word In The News 

OBSTRUCTING

DEFINITION:
Hindering from passage, action, or operation; to block or close up.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Klein was arrested Thursday in Virginia and faces charges including obstructing Congress and assaulting officers using a dangerous weapon.
The Tampa Bay Times, 03/08/2021

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. Impossible to dispute; unquestionable

Oligarchy

Circumlocution

Incontrovertible

Quotidian


2. Division into ordered groups or categories.

Taxonomy

Parabola

Winnow

Tautology


3. Architectural.

Facetious

Tectonic

Belie

Acumen


4. An extremely distant, and thus old, celestial object whose power output is several thousand times that of our entire galaxy.

Infrastructure

Quasar

Polymer

Supercilious


5. A reproductive cell having the haploid number of chromosomes, especially a mature sperm or egg capable of fusing with a gamete of the opposite sex to produce the fertilized egg.

Temblor

Gamete

Lugubrious

Suffragist


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