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  • Common Core alignment to "Reading: Literature and Subject-related Content" is to 3 key phrases:
    "Particular Topic", "Grade Relevant Text and Subject Area" and "Context".
  • CCSS Alignment Strand Numbers for Specific Grades:
    Particular Topic= "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 4.6. 5.6, 6.6, 7.6, 8.6, 9-10.6, 11-12.6
    Grade & Subject-Relevant Text/Area= "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers:
    (Reading: Informational Text) RI.2.4, RI.3.4, RI.4.4. RI.5.4, RI.6.4, RI.7.4, RI.8.4, RI.9-10.4, RI.11-12.4
    (Reading: Literature) RL.2.4, RL.3.4, RL.4.4. RL.5.4, RL.6.4, RL.7.4, RL.8.4, RL.9-10.4, RL.11-12.4
    Context= "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4a, 3.4a, 4.4a, 5.4a, 6.4a, 7.4a, 8.4a, 9-10.4a, 11-12.4a

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    Auto Racing Vocabulary Word List (340)
    A)Ability, Absentee, Acceleration, Accident, Accolade, Action, Adaptive, Adjustment, Advantage, Aerodynamic, Aggressive, Airfoil, All-wheel drive, Amateur, Ambitious, Attendance, Authority, Automatic, Automobile, Award, Axle
    B)Back-up, Bank, Berth, Bonneville Salt Flats, Bonus, Braking
    C)Caution, Challenge, Champion, Championship, Chassis, Cheating, Checkered flag, Clearance, Cockpit, Collision, Collusion, Combination, Combustion, Competition, Concentration, Consecutive, Construction, Consumption, Contingency, Control, Courage, Courageous, Course, Crawl, Creep, Crew, Crowd, Curves, Cylinder
    D)Dangerous, Data, Daytona, Debut, Deceleration, Deduction, Defending, Design, Despondent, Destroy, Determination, Development, Die-hard, Digital, Dimension, Discontinue, Display, Disqualified, Distance, Dock, Document, Domination, Draft, Dragster, Drama, Drivable, Duel, Dynamic, Dynasty
    E)Eager, Earnest, Emerging, Engine, Enhancement, Entertainment, Enthusiasm, Entry, Equipment, Ergonomic, Error, Estimation, Euphoria, Evasive, Event, Excitement, Exhaust, Expectation, Exposure, Expulsion, Exultation
    F)Famous, Fans, Fast, Feature, Fee, Fender, Fine, Finish, Flag, Flexibility, Formidable, Formula, Framework, Frenzy, Friction, Front-row, Front-runner, Fuel, Fulfill, Fuselage
    G)Gauge, Gear, Gear box, Gear head, Grand-Prix, Grandstand, Grid, Grit
    H)Halt, Handle, Hazard, Helmet, High-speed, Horsepower, Hub, Hydraulic
    I)Ignition, Image, Improvement, Increase, Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Industry, Influx, Infraction, Injection, Inspection, Instinctive, Instrumentation, Integrity, International
    J)Jack-of-all-trades, Jalopy, Joint, Jostle, Joy, Judge, Judgment
    K)Keyless, Kilometer (km), Kismet
    L)Lap, Legendary, Legion, Length, License, Lightness, Lightweight, Limit, Linchpin, Lineup, Lubricate
    M)Major, Management, Manifold, Manufacture, Margin, Mechanic, Melee, Minor, Monaco, Mph
    N)Noise, Nominal, Noticeable
    O)Obstacle, Octane, Odds, Offense, Offensive, Option, Oval track, Overall, Overexposure, Overhaul, Overshoot, Overturn, Owner
    P)Passing, Performance, Piston, Pit, Placement, Points, Pole, Popularity, Position, Positive, Power, Powerful, Precedent, Presence, Pressure, Process, Professional, Promote, Prototype
    Q)Qualifications, Qualify, Quandary, Quantity, Quarter-mile, Quick
    R)Race, Rally, Ranking, Ratio, Re-fuel, Reaction, Reckless, Repair, Requirement, Response, Retardant, Revolution, Revving, Reward, Rigorous, Road race, Roadway, Rocket-power, Roll bars, Rookie, Rotary, Routine, Runner-up
    S)Safety, Satisfaction, Scandal, Schedule, Scouting, Season, Secure, Security, Sequence, Sequential, Service, Shift, Significant, Sizzle, Skill, Sleek, Souped-up, Specifications, Spectators, Speed, Speedway, Spoiler, Sponsor, Sponsorship, Sports-car, Spot, Spotlight, Squander, Stability, Standing, Start, Strategy, Stripped, Style, Suspension
    T)Talent, Tank, Teamwork, Technology, Tenacity, Tension, Test, Throttle, Tickets, Tire, Torque, Touring, Track races, Traction, Transmission, Trend, Trial, Tribute, Triumph, Turbo-charged, Type
    U)Ultimate, Unique, Unsafe, Unusual, Unwise
    V)V-8, Vaporize, Variety, Various, Vehicle, Velocity, Vent, Victorious, Victory, Viewer, Violation, Visualize
    W)Wall, Weight, Weld, Whip around, Wind resistance, Windshield, Wings, Winner, Withhold, Wreck
    Y)Yellow flag, Youth
    Z)Zeal, Zealous
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