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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 

IMPROMPTU

DEFINITION:
Made or done without previous preparation;suddenly or hastily prepared;improvised.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The order even allows liquor stores and recreational cannabis dispensaries to remain open for business should the second week of impromptu homeschooling create an essential need.
The Chicago Tribune, 03/23/2020

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. The process in cell division by which the nucleus divides.

Mitosis

Contradiction

Deleterious

Vacuous


2. To proceed completely around:

Circumnavigate

Euro

Recapitulate

Epiphany


3. Physics that deals with the relationships and conversions between heat and other forms of energy.

Epiphany

Infrastructure

Thermodynamics

Nadir


4. To bring under control; conquer.

Subjugate

Parameter

Kinetic

Xenophobe


5. Very talkative; garrulous.

Kinetic

Xenophobe

Gerrymander

Loquacious


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