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"Allegiant," Vocabulary from Chapters 1-11

In the final book of the trilogy by Veronica Roth, Tris and Tobias both have a voice. Sift through...
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Vocabulary from the Eighth Republican Debate, February 6, 2016

The last Republican debate before the New Hampshire primary took place on February 6, 2016. Although...
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Vocabulary from the Fifth Democratic Debate, February 4, 2016

Secretary Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders met for their first head-to-head debate on...
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"Uglies," Vocabulary from Part One

In this first of a four-book series, Scott Westerfeld introduces a society where everyone starts off...
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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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100 Words Every Middle Schooler Should Know

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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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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PARCC: Language of the Test (Grade7)

Before you can answer a question on the PARCC English Language Arts/Literacy section, you first need...
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"Allegiant," Vocabulary from Chapters 1-11

In the final book of the trilogy by Veronica Roth, Tris and Tobias both have a voice. Sift through...
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"Uglies," Vocabulary from Part One

In this first of a four-book series, Scott Westerfeld introduces a society where everyone starts off...
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"If I Stay," Vocabulary from 7:09 a.m.-10:12 a.m.

Haunted by a true tragedy, Gayle Forman works through her grief by entering the mind of a...
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"Lyddie," Vocabulary from Chapters 1-8

Lyddie dreams of going to college so that she can make a better life for herself, but...
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Amor and Philos: All You Need is Love

Do you want to know what love is? Cozy up to these 14 words derived from the Latin "amor" and Greek...
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Around and Around: Circum

Make the rounds with these lists of prefixes that all have to do with things that go around: circum,...
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It Takes Two: Bi

Learn these prefixes that can make you think twice about the words they form: bi, di, diplo
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We the People: Anthropos

Work your way through these lists focused on Greek and Latin roots representing people and the...
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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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Declaration of the Rights of Man (1789)

Coauthored by Thomas Jefferson and General Lafayette, this declaration was approved by the National...
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Declaration of the Rights of Woman (1791)

The full title of this declaration includes a focus on citizenship, and it was published two years...
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Speeches All Speeches

State of the Union Address 2016

President Obama delivered the annual State of the Union Address on January 12, 2016. The State of...
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Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I have a dream" speech

On August 28, 1963 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his "I have a dream" speech. Speaking from...
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The 15 Most Relevant Words from the Fifth Republican Presidential Debate (+5 more words of note)

The Republican Debate on December 15, 2015 dealt exclusively with issues of national security --...
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President Obama's Speech to the Nation about Terrorism

In the wake of the attacks in Paris, France, and San Bernardino, California, President Obama...
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Wayne State University's Word Warriors: a list of words to revive in your vocabulary

Learn these 9 oldies but goodies -- that Wayne State University’s Word Warriors think we should be...
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Wit, Wisdom, AND Vocabulary from Those We Lost in 2015

As the year ends, it is important to take a look back. Here are eleven of the most interesting...
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"Bones" Producer's Lawsuit Full of Great Vocabulary

When looking for vocabulary usage outside of the classroom, one doesn't usually turn to the world of...
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13 Words You Better Know Before You Try to Cook Thanksgiving Dinner

There you are, a half-hour before guests arrive, face-to-face with the tragic implications of not...
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Vocabulary from the Eighth Republican Debate, February 6, 2016

The last Republican debate before the New Hampshire primary took place on February 6, 2016. Although...
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Vocabulary from the Fifth Democratic Debate, February 4, 2016

Secretary Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders met for their first head-to-head debate on...
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Relevant Vocabulary from Fourth Democratic Debate, January 17, 2016

The fourth Democratic debate took place on January 17, 2016 in South Carolina, the last before...
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David Bowie (1947-2016) Tribute List

David Bowie died on January 10, 2016 from liver cancer at the age of 69. A rock star and cultural...
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