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This Week in Pop Culture: November 10 - 16, 2018

We've scoured this week's entertainment news and rounded up our favorite vocab words from the...
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This Week in Words: November 10 - 16, 2018

News flash! We’ve rounded up the top words heard, read, debated and discussed in the news this week....
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"The Poet X" by Elizabeth Acevedo, Part I

Xiomara hides her poetry from her religious family, but when she joins a slam poetry club, she must...
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A Lexical Zoo of Animal Adjectives

This marvelous menagerie of descriptive words includes terms that we don't want to end up on the...
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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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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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GRE High Frequency Words

Barron's GRE 17th Edition High Freq 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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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: 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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ASVAB Word Knowledge

The Word Knowledge subtest of the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is a vocabulary...
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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 Poet X" by Elizabeth Acevedo, Part I

Xiomara hides her poetry from her religious family, but when she joins a slam poetry club, she must...
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"Dracula" by Bram Stoker, Chapters 1–4

A vampire makes his way from Transylvania to England to spread his evil curse, but a small team led...
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"The Stranger" by Albert Camus, Part One: Chapters 1-3

Albert Camus's seminal 1942 novel explores a young man's alienation from society. Learn these words...
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"A Very Large Expanse of Sea" by Tahereh Mafi, Chapters 1–4

It is 2002, and Shirin, a Muslim-American teenager, faces prejudice from the students and teachers...
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"Boots on the Ground: America's War in Vietnam" by Elizabeth Partridge, List 1

In this acclaimed book, Elizabeth Partridge combines meticulous research, photographic records, and...
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"October Sky" by Homer Hickam, Chapters 1–4

Originally published under the title Rocket Boys, this memoir recounts the story of six...
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"First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong" by James R. Hansen, Prologue–Part Two

This biography explores the life and legacy of the first astronaut to walk on the moon. Here are...
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"The Diary of a Young Girl" by Anne Frank, June 12, 1942–September 29, 1942

While in hiding with her family in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, 13-year-old Anne Frank kept a diary of...
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Let There Be Light: Lum and Luc

Here's a bright idea: learn these words that contain the roots lum and luc, which come from the...
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Lead the Way: Duc and Duct

Learn these words derived from the Latin roots duc and duct, meaning "to lead" or "to guide."
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You Can Say That Again: Dic and Dict

Practice this list of English words derived from the Latin roots dic and dict, which mean "say" or...
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Stay Strong: Forc and Fort

Test your strength against this list of vocabulary words that use the Latin roots forc and fort,...
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Preamble to the U.S. Constitution

This introduction to the United States Constitution lays out the foundational principles of the...
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"On Women's Right to Vote" by Susan B. Anthony

Susan B. Anthony was arrested when she illegally voted in the 1872 presidential election. She...
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19th Amendment

The 19th Amendment guarantees all American women the right to vote. Around the mid-nineteenth...
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13th Amendment: The Abolition of Slavery (1865)

The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary...
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John F. Kennedy's Address to the American People on the Cuban Missile Crisis (1962)

On October 22, 1962 President John F. Kennedy delivered a televised address to the American public...
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Dwight D. Eisenhower "Military Industrial Complex" (1961)

As he prepared to leave the office of President in 1961 Dwight D. Eisenhower gave a farewell speech...
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Mahatma Gandhi's "Quit India" Speech

Born on October 2, 1869, Mahatma Gandhi was an activist and leader who changed the course of history...
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Dr. Martin Luther King's "I've Been to the Mountaintop" (1968)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered this, his last speech, on April 3, 1968, at the Mason Temple...
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This Week in Pop Culture: November 10 - 16, 2018

We've scoured this week's entertainment news and rounded up our favorite vocab words from the...
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A Lexical Zoo of Animal Adjectives

This marvelous menagerie of descriptive words includes terms that we don't want to end up on the...
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Be Nice: Words for World Kindness Day

World Kindness Day is November 13. Whether you're making a special effort to practice kindness today...
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This Week in Pop Culture: November 3 - 9, 2018

We've scoured this week's entertainment news and rounded up our favorite vocab words from the...
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This Week in Words: November 10 - 16, 2018

News flash! We’ve rounded up the top words heard, read, debated and discussed in the news this week....
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This Week in Words: November 3 - 9, 2018

News flash! We’ve rounded up the top words heard, read, debated and discussed in the news this week....
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This Week in Words: October 28 - November 2, 2018

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This Week in Words: October 21- 27, 2018

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