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This Week in Pop Culture: January 12 -18, 2019

We've scoured this week's entertainment news and rounded up our favorite vocab words from the...
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"Drama" by Raina Telgemeier

In this popular graphic novel, Callie works on the stage crew of her school's spring musical while...
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"The Astonishing Color of After" by Emily X.R. Pan, Chapters 1–21

After her mother's death, Leigh travels to Taiwan, where she tries to piece together her family...
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Charles Darwin: Essential Words from "The Origin of Species by Natural Selection"

Charles Darwin expounded his theories on evolution in "The Origin of Species by Natural Selection."...
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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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"Drama" by Raina Telgemeier

In this popular graphic novel, Callie works on the stage crew of her school's spring musical while...
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"The Astonishing Color of After" by Emily X.R. Pan, Chapters 1–21

After her mother's death, Leigh travels to Taiwan, where she tries to piece together her family...
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"The Lemonade War" by Jacqueline Davies, Chapters 1–4

Siblings Evan and Jessie engage in an all-out war to sell the most lemonade before school starts....
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"I, Robot" by Isaac Asimov, Introduction & Robbie

These interlinked stories imagine the development of robotics while exploring the ethics of...
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Charles Darwin: Essential Words from "The Origin of Species by Natural Selection"

Charles Darwin expounded his theories on evolution in "The Origin of Species by Natural Selection."...
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"Blink" by Malcolm Gladwell, Introduction–Chapter 1

Journalist Malcolm Gladwell explores how people process information in order to make snap decisions....
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"A Brief History of Time" by Stephen Hawking, Foreword–Chapter 2

In this groundbreaking book, renowned physicist Stephen Hawking attempts to answer some of the most...
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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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Send a Message: Mit and Miss

Your mission? To learn these words derived from the Latin roots mit- and miss-, meaning "to send."
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The Mother of All Lists: Mater, Matr

Hit the mother lode and learn these words derived from the Latin root māter and the Greek root...
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Make a Break for It: Rupt

You'll be bursting with pride after you master this list of words derived from the Latin root rupt,...
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Power Suffix: -less

The suffix -less, meaning "without," is added to nouns and verbs to form adjectives. For example, a...
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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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Richard Nixon's "Checkers Speech" (1952)

In September, 1952, Richard Nixon, a young senator from California, was nominated to run for vice...
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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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This Week in Pop Culture: January 12 -18, 2019

We've scoured this week's entertainment news and rounded up our favorite vocab words from the...
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Put a Lid On It: Hats, Hoods and Other Headgear

Want to know what a chef's hat is called, or who wears a wimple? Either way, we've got you covered!...
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This Week in Pop Culture : January 5 - 11, 2019

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This Week in Pop Culture: December 29, 2018 - January 4, 2019

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This Week in Words: January 5 - 11, 2019

We’ve rounded up the top words heard, read, and discussed in the news this week. Take a look back at...
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This Week in Words : December 29, 2018 - January 4, 2019

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This Week in Words: December 15 - 21, 2018

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This Week in Words: December 8 - 14, 2018

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