Check out our shortlist of texts to read with your students before, during, and after Women's History Month, each paired with a ready-made vocabulary list.
What happens when wild chimpanzees go to a party? They wreck
the furniture, wreak
havoc, and make the whole house reek
. To wreck
is to ruin something, to wreak
is to cause something to happen, and to reek
is to smell bad.
both rhyme with "group," but a troop
is a group of soldiers or scouts, while a troupe
is a group of performers. To keep these two homophones straight, just remember that troop
has two "o"s like soldiers lining up in matching uniforms.
Are you mulling over how to celebrate World Thinking Day on February 22? In honor of the occasion, here are some thought-provoking words.
Schools have hit the ground running in the new year, ready to learn new words and break new records. Check out the highlights and shoutouts from the fourth month of the '19 – '20 Vocabulary Bowl season.