Holocaust Remembrance Day, also known as Yom Ha-Shoah, is observed on May 5, 2016. This day commemorates the destruction of millions of lives in the German death camps in Europe during World War II. Vocabulary.com has produced lists inspired by both fictional and non-fictional accounts of these events by people who perished and those who survived. Continue reading...
With Valentine's Day fast approaching, now is the time to brush up on words to impress your sweetheart, or simply boost your vocab with some love-related words. Continue reading...
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Teachers, commemorate Presidents' Day this year by looking through some of the great lists we have to explore the vocabulary choices made by presidents throughout history. These lists can bring your students closer to the words that shape current events or times gone by. Continue reading...
If you're nervous about being among the first students to take the new SAT, fret no more! Vocabulary.com has taken a good hard look at the new SAT Reading Test and we've got you covered. Follow this roadmap and your vocabulary will be up to snuff by the time you sharpen your number 2 pencil on test day. Continue reading...
While it's true that the new SAT will no longer directly assess students on their knowledge of "obscure" vocabulary via sentence completion questions, don't be fooled into thinking that students will encounter less vocabulary on the test. Words still matter, and a student's vocabulary knowledge will still remain a powerful predictor of his or her overall score on the new SAT Reading Test. Continue reading...
From vocabulary lists to lesson ideas, we've got a host of vocab-focused resources to make planning MLK Day and Black History Month easier to plan. Continue reading...
The third debate among the Democratic candidates for President was held on December 19 in New Hampshire. Our VocabGrabber pulled out coalition, validation, and prioritize as the top three most relevant words used over the course of the evening. But it wasn't so much the words used so much as the Poetry 101 speechifying techniques that caught our attention — were Secretary of State Clinton, Senator Bernie Sanders, and Governor Martin O'Malley not-so-surreptitiously seeking the English teacher vote? Continue reading...
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