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Rap Lyrics

Rap artists are often maligned for their subject matter and dismissed for their use of profanity, as...
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"Paper Towns," Vocabulary from Part 1

In Orlando, Florida, magical wonders attract families of tourists. But as young children living in a...
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"I Am Malala," Vocabulary from the Prologue-Part One

Her full name is Malala Yousafzai. She was a girl just like any other, until the Taliban took...
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25 Words from "Baseball and Black History"

Learn these 25 words from a Times article on how Mo'ne Davis and her teammates have become educated...
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The Vocabulary.com Top 1000

The top 1,000 vocabulary words have been carefully chosen to represent difficult but common words...
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100 SAT Words Beginning with "A"

What better way to prepare for the sentence completion and passage-based questions on the SAT than...
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GRE High Frequency Words

Barron's GRE 17th Edition High Freq Words
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100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know

Words selected by the Editors of the American Heritage® Dictionaries. Published by Houghton Mifflin...
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100 Words Every Middle Schooler Should Know

American Heritage Dictionaries normally feature about 70,000 entries. From that multitude, the...
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100 SAT Words Beginning with "A"

What better way to prepare for the sentence completion and passage-based questions on the SAT than...
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Jim Burke's Academic Vocabulary List

A thorough survey of various textbooks, assignments, content area standards, and examinations yields...
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Academic Vocabulary Toolkit 1, Words 1-10

Kate Kinsella's "The Academic Vocabulary Toolkit" focuses on words used across different subject...
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"Paper Towns," Vocabulary from Part 1

In Orlando, Florida, magical wonders attract families of tourists. But as young children living in a...
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"I Am Malala," Vocabulary from the Prologue-Part One

Her full name is Malala Yousafzai. She was a girl just like any other, until the Taliban took...
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Ann Rule (1931-2015) Tribute List

Bestselling True Crime author Ann Rule died on July 26, 2015 at the age of 83. Rule rose to fame...
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E.L. Doctorow (1931-2015) Tribute List

Edgar Lawrence Doctorow, the acclaimed novelist, died on July 21, 2015 at the age of 84. Doctorow is...
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Morphology & Roots All Morphology & Roots

Body Parts: Corpus

Know your body through this list. For more dissections of words with Latin and Greek anatomy, check...
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Power Suffix: -fy

Learn these words that contain the suffix "-fy", which means "to make into."
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Power Prefix: ex-

Learn these ten words containing the prefix "ex-" -- meaning "out" or "up."
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Power Prefix: pro

Learn these ten words with the prefix pro-, meaning "to go forth"or "put forth."
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Historical Documents All Historical Documents

"The Declaration of Independence" (1776)

The Declaration of Independence was adopted on July 4, 1776 by the Second Continental Congress in...
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Vocabulary from the Magna Carta on its 800th Anniversary

The Magna Carta, signed in 1215, is 800 years old on June 15, 2015. The Magna Carta settled the...
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"While the World Watched," Vocabulary from the Introduction-Chapter 5

While the world watched, September 15, 1963 became a traumatic day that fourteen-year-old Carolyn...
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The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

On 24th September 1996, the nations of the world convened to sign a treaty that banned the testing...
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Speeches All Speeches

"The Perils of Indifference," Vocabulary from the speech

As part of the Millennium Lecture series at the White House, Elie Wiesel defined indifference (etext...
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Obama, on the 50th anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday'

On March 7th, 2015, President Obama spoke at a ceremony for the 50th anniversary of the events of...
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Lincoln Inaugural Address (March 1861)

Abraham Lincoln took the oath of office as the 16th President of the United States on March 4, 1861....
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The State of the Union Address 2015

The State of The Union address was delivered on January 20, 2015. President Obama's speech...
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Rap Lyrics

Rap artists are often maligned for their subject matter and dismissed for their use of profanity, as...
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Theodore Bikel (1924-2015) Tribute List

Actor and folksinger Theodore Bikel died on July 21, 2015 at the age of 91. Bikel had many memorable...
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Quotes About Jazz from Those who Play it and Those who Love it

The 100th Anniversary of the first use of the word "Jazz" ina musical context is coming up on July...
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Omar Sharif (1932-2015) Tribute List

Omar Sharif, noted actor and Bridge columnist and expert, died on July 10, 2015 of a heart attack at...
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News All News

25 Words from "Baseball and Black History"

Learn these 25 words from a Times article on how Mo'ne Davis and her teammates have become educated...
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A Word's-Eye View of the Candidates for President 2016

This list consists of quotes from the 22 candidates for President of the United States (17...
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John Nash (1928-2015) Tribute List

Nobel Prize winner John Forbes Nash, Jr., 86, was killed in a car accident on May 23, 2015 along...
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"An Awful Human Trade," Vocabulary from the news article

"In West Africa, an alleged slave-ship snafu reflects the trauma of an ongoing business of marketing...
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