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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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    Sports -Types Vocabulary Word List (143)
    A)Acrobatics, Aerobics, Aikido, Archery, Arts and crafts, Auto cross, Auto racing, Auto rally
    B)Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Biathlon, Bicycling, Billiards, Bobsledding, Bowling, Boxing
    C)Calisthenics, Camping, Canoeing, Capture the flag, Card games, Cricket, Croquet, Cross country skiing, Curling, Cycling
    D)Decathlon, Discus, Distant run, Diving, Dodge ball, Dog racing, Downhill skiing, Dressage
    E)Equestrian
    F)Fencing, Field and track, Field hockey, Figure skating, Fishing, Fitness walking, Flag football, Fly fishing, Football
    G)Go-carting, Golf
    H)Hammer throw, Handball, Hang gliding, High jumping, Hiking, Hockey, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Hurling
    I)Ice dancing, Ice hockey, Ice skating, Iditarod, In-line skating
    J)Jacks, Jai a'lai, Javelin throw, Jet skiing, Jogging, Judo
    K)Karate, Kayaking, Kick boxing
    L)Lacrosse, Lawn bowling, Long jump, Luge
    M)Mah-Jong. marathon, Martial arts, Motocross, Motorcycling, Mountain climbing
    N)
    O)Olympics
    P)Poker, Pole vault, Polo, Pool, Power boating
    Q)
    R)Race walk, Racing, Racquet ball, Relay, Road race, Rodeo circuit, Roller skating, Rowing, Rugby
    S)Sailing, Shark diving, Shot put, Shuffleboard, Skateboarding, Skeet shooting, Skiing, Skin diving, Slalom, Sled-dog racing, Sledding, Snorkeling, Snowboarding, Snowmobiling, Soccer, Softball, Spinning, Squash, Stock-car racing, Sumo wrestling, Surfing, Swimming
    T)Table tennis, Tae Kwon Do, Target shooting, Tennis, Tobogganing, Tournaments, Track, Track and field, Trail sled dog racing, Triathlon, Trivia contests
    U)
    V)Vaulting, Volleyball
    W)Water polo, Water skiing, Wave running, Weight training, Weightlifting, Wiffle ball, Wind surfing, Wrestling
    X)Xtreme sports
    Y)Yachting, Yoga
    Z)
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    The Armchair Sportsman
    I do not know the baseball game,
    I would not know a strike;
    The infield and the outfield, both
    To me are quite alike.

    I have heard of football players
    Lining up upon the field;
    Of their stopping, charging, rushing,
    Till the weaker had to yield.

    Then there's hockey, running, rowing
    Basket ball, and tennis, too;
    And many other games and sports,
    But with them I've naught to do.

    I work from early morn till night,
    I have had no time to play;
    But still I live in hope that I
    May play them all some day.

    Yet if, alas! I cannot play,
    There's one thing I can do
    That gives me pleasure without end
    And always something new.

    In the odd moments of the day
    I find some time to read,
    And sporting tales of every kind
    Supply my greatest need.

    I am not of athletic build.
    I do not know a game;
    But I experience all the joys
    And feel the thrills the same.
    Author unknown

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