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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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    Cats Vocabulary Word List (289)
    A)Abandoned, Abilities, Adoption, Affect, Affection, Affectionate, Aggressive, Agility, Allergy, Alley cat, Approach, Arched back, Attack, Average, Aware
    B)Balance, Beauty, Behavior, Breed, Breeder
    C)Calico, Calm, Care, Caterwaul, Catnip, Characteristics, Chase, Checkup, Claws, Clean, Climb, Coat, Coloring, Communication, Companionship, Confine, Connection, Continuing care, Control, Crossbred, Crouch, Cruelty, Curiosity, Curl up
    D)De-claw, Defense, Demanding, Dependence, Detect, Devoted, Dewclaw, Diet, Discipline, Disposition, Distemper, Docile, Domestic, Dominant
    E)Eat fish, Effect, Endure, Energetic, Entertainment, Environment, Euthanasia, Experience
    F)Faithful, Fang, Favorite, Fear, Feature, Feeding, Feline, Feral, Fidelity, Fight, Finicky, Fit, Fleas, Flick tail, Food, Foreleg, Four-legged friend, Friendly, Frisk, Fur, Fussy
    G)Gag, Gentle, Grace, Greeting, Grooming
    H)Hair, Hair ball, Handling, Healing, Healthy, Hide, Hind quarters, Hiss, Homeless, Housebreaking, Humane, Hunt, Hurt
    I)Incentive, Independent, Indoors, Infection, Inflammation, Inherited, Inhumane, Injury, Insecure, Inside, Instinct, Insurance, Intelligence, Intrude, Intuition, Irritation
    J)Jaw, Joints, Joy, Judge, Jump
    K)Kennel, Kibble, Kindness, Kitten, Kitty litter
    L)Leap, Learning, Licensing, Licking, Life-span, Litter, Litter box, Love catnip, Loving, Loyal, Lunge, Lurk
    M)Malady, Mammal, Markings, Mate, Matting, Meow, Mice, Mimic, Misbehavior, Mistreat, Mixed breed, Motionless
    N)Nature, Neuter, Nine lives, Normal, Nutrient, Nutrition
    O)Odor, Outdoors, Outside
    P)Padded, Pant, Parasite, Paw, Pawing, Pedigree, People-person, Perk ears, Personality, Pest, Pet, Pet-friendly, Play with, Playful, Popularity, Pounce, Practice, Praise, Prevention, Prey, Proportion, Prowl, Purebred, Purr
    Q)Queen, Quick, Quiet
    R)Rabid, Rabies, Range, Rats, Registration, Regulation, Relationship, Relief, Rescue, Respect, Response, Responsibility, Retracted, Retrieve, Reward, Roam, Rounded head, Rub
    S)Safety, Sanitary, Sawdust, Scent, Scratch, Scratching post, Sedate, Senses, Sensitivity, Sharp teeth, Sharpen claws, Shedding, Shelter, Shiny, Short-haired, Sight, Silent, Size, Skillful, Sleep, Snarl, Sneaky, Socialize, Solitary, Spay, SPCA, Specialty, Speed, Spit, Spray, Spring, Stalk, Standard, Stare, Starve, Stray, Stretch, Stroke, Structure, Submissive, Swat, Swift, Symptoms
    T)Tabby, Tail, Tame, Tangle, Tease, Territorial, Threatened, Tick, Tomcat, Toys, Training, Treatment, Treats, Twitch whiskers, Type
    U)Unconditional, Undercoat, Understanding, Unsanitary, Unusual, Unwanted
    V)Vaccinate, Variety, Veterinarian
    W)Wash, Watching, Water, Weight, Welcome, Welfare, Whine, Whiskers, Wild
    X)
    Y)Yard, Yarn
    Z)Zoo
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