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CollectionRipped from the Headlines: May 2022Our Weekly Roundups of Current Events Vocabulary
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  • 15 WordsMay Vocabulary Words
  • 20 WordsThis Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for April 30–May 6, 2022
  • 20 WordsThis Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for May 7–May 13, 2022
  • 20 WordsThis Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for May 14–May 20, 2022
  • 19 WordsThis Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for May 21–May 27, 2022
CollectionRipped from the Headlines: April 2022Our Weekly Roundups of Current Events Vocabulary
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  • 12 WordsApril Vocabulary Words
  • 19 WordsThis Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for April 2–April 8, 2022
  • 20 WordsThis Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for April 9–April 15, 2022
  • 20 WordsThis Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for April 16–April 22, 2022
  • 20 WordsThis Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for April 23–April 29, 2022
CollectionRipped from the Headlines: March 2022Our Weekly Roundups of Current Events Vocabulary
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  • 15 WordsMarch Vocabulary Words
  • 20 WordsThis Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for February 26–March 4, 2022
  • 20 WordsThis Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for March 5–March 11, 2022
  • 20 WordsThis Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for March 12–March 18, 2022
  • 20 WordsThis Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for March 19–March 25, 2022
  • 20 WordsThis Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for March 26–April 1, 2022
  1. Ripped from the Headlines: February 2022Our Weekly Roundups of Current Events Vocabulary
    Each week, we peruse the news to give you a word’s-eye view of what’s happening in the world. Here are some of our...
  2. Ripped from the Headlines: January 2022Our Weekly Roundups of Current Events Vocabulary
    Each week, we peruse the news to give you a word’s-eye view of what’s happening in the world. Here are some of our...
  3. Ripped from the Headlines: December 2021Our Weekly Roundups of Current Events Vocabulary
    Each week, we peruse the news to give you a word’s-eye view of what’s happening in the world. Here are some of our...
  4. Ripped from the Headlines: November 2021Our Weekly Roundups of Current Events Vocabulary
    Each week, we peruse the news to give you a word’s-eye view of what’s happening in the world. Here are some of our...
  5. Ripped from the Headlines: October 2021Our Weekly Roundups of Current Events Vocabulary
    Each week, we peruse the news to give you a word’s-eye view of what’s happening in the world. Here are some of our...
  6. Ripped from the Headlines: September 2021Our Weekly Roundups of Current Events Vocabulary
    Each week, we peruse the news to give you a word’s-eye view of what’s happening in the world. Here are some of our...
  7. Ripped from the Headlines: August 2021Our Weekly Roundups of Current Events Vocabulary
    Each week, we peruse the news to give you a word’s-eye view of what’s happening in the world. Here are some of our...
  8. Ripped from the Headlines: July 2021Our Weekly Roundups of Current Events Vocabulary
    Each week, we peruse the news to give you a word’s-eye view of what’s happening in the world. Here are some of our...
  9. Ripped from the Headlines: June 2021Our Weekly Roundups of Current Events Vocabulary
    Each week, we peruse the news to give you a word’s-eye view of what’s happening in the world. Here are some of our...
  10. Ripped from the Headlines: May 2021Our Weekly Roundups of Current Events Vocabulary
    Each week, we peruse the news to give you a word’s-eye view of what’s happening in the world. Here are some of our...
  11. Ripped from the Headlines: April 2021Our Weekly Roundups of Current Events Vocabulary
    Each week, we peruse the news to give you a word’s-eye view of what’s happening in the world. Here are some of our...
  12. Ripped from the Headlines: March 2021Our Weekly Roundups of Current Events Vocabulary
    Each week, we peruse the news to give you a word’s-eye view of what’s happening in the world. Here are some of our...

News Vocabulary Lists:

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for May 21–May 27, 2022

Stories about a hidden underground forest, edible tape, and a peanut butter recall all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
19 Words

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for May 14–May 20, 2022

Stories about expensive dinosaur bones, a lunar eclipse, and a generous graduation gift all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
20 Words

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for May 7–May 13, 2022

Stories about a horse race, a heroic pizza delivery driver, and the new Dr. Who all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
20 Words

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for April 30–May 6, 2022

Stories about Broadway superstitions, a Ukrainian opera singer, and an ancient swan all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
20 Words

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for April 23–April 29, 2022

Stories about a bug named after a pop star, indoor mushrooms, and scientists who study Oreos all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
20 Words

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for April 16–April 22, 2022

Stories about the Boston Marathon, a "burned toast" comet, and highly adaptable birds all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
20 Words

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for April 9–April 15, 2022

Stories about a fugitive flamingo, emotional robots, and a dog who works at a hospital all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
20 Words

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for April 2–April 8, 2022

Stories about the beginning of Ramadan, saving salamanders, and a basketball championship all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
19 Words

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for March 26–April 1, 2022

Stories about a historic Oscar win, an underground concert, and Taylor Swift's honorary degree all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
20 Words

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for March 19–March 25, 2022

Stories about brilliant birds, a valuable Marvel comic, and a global increase in kindness all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
20 Words

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for March 12–March 18, 2022

Stories about galloping sea creatures, a green river, and defective ice cream machines all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
20 Words

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for March 5–March 11, 2022

Stories about a mood-boosting hotline, a giant sloth, and space trash on a collision course with the moon all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
20 Words

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for February 26–March 4, 2022

Stories about a Supreme Court nominee, therapy dogs at the dentist, and paper plates made of leaves all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
20 Words

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for February 19–February 25, 2022

Stories about pig welfare, lizard tails, and an Antarctic expedition all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
19 Words

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for February 12–February 18, 2022

Stories about chimps who practice medicine, a Super Bowl win, and bionic eyes all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
20 Words

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for February 5–February 11, 2022

Stories about sociable groundhogs, a champion skier, and a treatment for hiccups all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
20 Words

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for January 29–February 4, 2022

Stories about a very old tortoise, a hidden coral reef, and ancient lap dogs all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
19 Words

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for January 15–January 21, 2022

Stories about a rare coin, a possible cure for dog allergies, and a famous hotel all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
20 Words

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for January 8–January 14, 2022

Stories about a party for a queen, a helpful badger, and chilly temperatures all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
20 Words

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for January 1–January 7, 2022

Stories about baby orangutans, what science says about eating snow, and champion figure skaters all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
20 Words

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for December 18–December 24, 2021

Stories about a runaway Christmas camel, a new White House puppy, and a 12-year-old golfer all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
10 Words

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for December 11–December 17, 2021

Stories about shooting stars, cats that live in a palace, and speedy dinosaurs all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
20 Words

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for December 4–December 10, 2021

Stories about a dinosaur's holiday sweater, frog robots, and a cream cheese shortage all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
20 Words

This Week in Words: Current Events Vocab for November 27–December 3, 2021

Stories about a dog rescued from a tortoise burrow, a fire-eating fungus, and a search for extraterrestrials all contributed words to this list of vocabulary from the week's news.
21 Words

Stephen Sondheim (1930–2021) Tribute List

Stephen Sondheim was one of the most influential composers and lyricists in American musical theater. His works include Follies, Sweeney Todd, Sundays in the Park with George, and Into the Woods. He won numerous accolades, including eight Tony Awards, eight Grammy awards, an Academy Award, and the Pulitzer Prize. Sondheim mentored other composers, including Jonathan Larson and Lin-Manuel Miranda. He passed away on November 26, 2021, at the age of 91.
10 Words

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