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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 

INTERACTION

DEFINITION:
The action or influence of people, groups, or things on one another.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Federal, state and local law enforcement were already aware of Reinking, 29, "due to previous interactions," police spokesman Don Aaron said.
The Memphis Commercial Appeal, 04/23/2018

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. A movement or series of moves requiring skill and care

compose

repugnant

tactic

zeal


2. Unspoiled; still with its original purity; uncorrupted or unsullied

cunning

pristine

dispel

function


3. The quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable

deft

value

quell

jabber


4. A form of acrobatic display which involves the dramatic bending and flexing of the human body.

jabber

persistent

knoll

contortion


5. One of the simplest or essential parts or principles of which anything consists, or upon which the constitution or fundamental powers of anything are based.

waft

construct

element

majority


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