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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 

PARAPLEGIC

DEFINITION:
A person suffering complete paralysis of the lower half of the body, usually resulting from damage to the spinal cord.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The Dayton FOP issued a statement Friday evening in defense of two officers who pulled a paraplegic man from a car during a traffic stop.
The Dayton Daily Newa, 10/11/2021

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. The dividing line or location between two areas.

effect

pertinent

boundary

clarify


2. To stick out

muster

jut

dispel

dismal


3. The short term state of the atmosphere at a specific time and place, including the temperature, humidity, cloud cover, precipitation, wind, etc.

dismal

reduce

classify

weather


4. Watchful, especially for danger or disorder; alert; wary

document

method

establish

vigilant


5. Self-confidence; poise; composure.

exasperation

compose

meander

aplomb


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