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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 

DRACONIAN

DEFINITION:
Rigorous; unusually severe or cruel.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
There are no proposals on the table to make draconian cuts or to make every American pay a fee or tax.
The Chicago Tribune, 12/11/2017

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. Architectural.

Tectonic

Epiphany

Reciprocal

Temblor


2. Having unlimited or universal power, authority, or force; all-powerful.

Temblor

Winnow

Omnipotent

Gauche


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

Parameter

Chromosome

Polymer

Nadir


4. Cheerfully confident; optimistic.

Tempestuous

Sanguine

Jejune

Metamorphosis


5. A diligent, dependable worker.

Yeoman

Lucid

Lexicon

Fiduciary


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