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Fear and Loathing in Cleveland: Trump's RNC Acceptance Speech

On the evening of July 21, 2016, Donald J. Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination...
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Vocabulary Heard at the 2016 Republican National Convention

Here is a list of 20 words spoken at the 2016 Republican National Convention. Speakers ranged from...
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"The Battle of the Labyrinth," Vocabulary from Chapters 1-4

About to enter high school, Percy Jackson is faced with new earthly, underground, and magical...
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"Hollow City," Vocabulary from Chapters 1-4

Picking up where he first left off, this second book of the series by Ransom Riggs moves the action...
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The top 1,000 vocabulary words have been carefully chosen to represent difficult but common words...
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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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The New SAT: Language of the Test - List #1

How can you perform well on the new reading section of the SAT if you don’t fully understand the...
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Some Helpful Poetry Terms

One of the stumbling blocks when trying to study poetry is that it seems like a different world....
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The New SAT: Words to Capture Tone - List #1

On the New SAT, all of the Reading Test questions are multiple choice and are based on reading...
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The New SAT: Multiple-Meaning Words List #1

Context is king -- that’s the lesson you need to internalize as you begin preparing for the...
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"The Battle of the Labyrinth," Vocabulary from Chapters 1-4

About to enter high school, Percy Jackson is faced with new earthly, underground, and magical...
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"Hollow City," Vocabulary from Chapters 1-4

Picking up where he first left off, this second book of the series by Ransom Riggs moves the action...
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"Confessions of a Murder Suspect," Vocabulary from Part 1

Learn dark secrets about the ironically named Angel family created by James Patterson and Maxine...
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"Goodbye Stranger," Vocabulary from Part One

Discover the words Rebecca Stead uses to develop a seventh grade perspective on friendship and love....
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Power Prefix #1: anti-

Learn these words beginning with the power prefix "anti" (meaning "against," "in opposition to," or...
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Latin Love, Vol I: sci

The root of this "knowledge" word tree usually appears as "sci." Its most famous branch is the word...
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Body Parts: Corpus

Know your body through this list. For more dissections of words with Latin and Greek anatomy, check...
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We the People: Civis

Work your way through these lists focused on Greek and Latin roots representing people and the...
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Vocabulary from The Articles of Confederation

Just as "history is written by the winners," the historical record often skips over missteps or...
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The Bill of Rights

Learn these 50 words to better understand the first ten amendments of the U.S. Constitution.
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Martin Luther King, Jr., "Letter from a Birmingham Jail" (1963)

In April 1963 Dr. King was arrested for leading a non-violent protest in Birmingham, Alabama. In a...
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The Star-Spangled Banner

The American National Anthem, The Star-Spangled Banner, is sung at assemblies, before sporting...
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Fear and Loathing in Cleveland: Trump's RNC Acceptance Speech

On the evening of July 21, 2016, Donald J. Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination...
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Graduation Gems, 2016

Not sure what to pack on your journey to a new life? Consider these pearls of wisdom from 2016...
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President Obama's Speech at Hiroshima

President Obama spoke in Hiroshima, Japan on May 27, 2016. He is the first president to speak there...
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Sheryl Sandberg Commencement Address 2016

Sheryl Sandberg is the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook and the author of the book "Lean In."...
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"Flag" Day Words

Flag Day is June 14. At the end of a hot summer day, you can droop like Old Glory on a day without...
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Vocabulary from Beyoncé's "Lemonade"

Beyoncé's Lemonade is collection of songs, a long-form video and an extended spoken word performance...
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Some Tricky Homonyms

Words that sound the same but are spelled differently (a type of homonym) can be stumbling blocks in...
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Celebrate Bob Dylan's 75th, with 75 words from his Songs

Music legend Bob Dylan turns 75 on May 24, 2016. To celebrate, this list collects 75 vocabulary...
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Vocabulary Heard at the 2016 Republican National Convention

Here is a list of 20 words spoken at the 2016 Republican National Convention. Speakers ranged from...
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U.S. Government Lingo

Learning this list will prime you to better understand news articles about the daily business of the...
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Elie Wiesel (1928-2016) Tribute List

Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize Elie Wiesel died on July 2 at the age of 87. Wiesel was a survivor...
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David Cameron's Words After the Brexit Vote

On June 23, 2016, the people of Britain voted to decide whether Britain should remain in or leave...
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