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Commonly Confused Words

Commonly Confused Words [tab name=”Week 1″] Week 1 your / you’re Stationary/ Stationery whether, weather, and wether whether / if who / whom will /shall censor/ censor / censure accept / except affect / effect advise / advice Terminology you’re – short for you are.               Example:  Your a beautiful woman. your – Your shows Continue Reading...

English – The Confusing Language that Makes No Sense

English – The Confusing Language that Makes No Sense THE ORIGINS OF THESE WORDS, TELL A DIFFERENT MEANING Through time the meaning of many words in the English Language seemed to dramatically change. [tab name=”Etymology of the English Language”] You may be surprised to learn the true meaning or origins of many words in the Continue Reading...

Replacing the Word “Good” – Expand your Vocabulary

Replacing the Word “Good” – Expand your Vocabulary [tab name=”Pleasant, Fine”] Replace the word “Good“, when you mean “Pleasant or Fine” with any of these words acceptable – worthy of acceptance or satisfactory excellent – of the highest quality exceptional – deviating widely from a norm of physical or mental ability; used especially of children Continue Reading...

Beautiful – Synonym Vocabulary Words

Beautiful – Synonym Vocabulary Words 20 Spelling Word List, Printable Study Practice Worksheets (w/answer keys), 4 Day Learning Exercises, 5th Day Students Test their Knowledge [tab name=”Intro”] Beautiful – Synonym Vocabulary Words includes … 20 Spelling Word List Printable Study Practice Worksheets (w/answer keys) 4 Day’s of Learning Exercises 5th Day Students Test their Knowledge   Continue Reading...

Latin Root Vocabulary & Spelling Word Study – Week 1

Learn the Latin Root Vocabulary & Spelling Word Study for Week 1 with 20 Spelling Word List, Printable Study Practice Worksheets (w/answer keys) and a 4 Day Learning Exercises. 5th Day Students Test their Knowledge [tab name=”Vocabulary & Spelling Word Study”] Latin Root Vocabulary & Spelling Word Study – Week 1 Latin Roots Words Vocabulary Continue Reading...

Greek Vocabulary Word List – 1

Greek Vocabulary Word List – 1 cardi/o = Greek  word meaning “Heart” acro  = Greek word meaning “top, height, tip, beginning” bibli = Greek Word Meaning “Book”   Learning Exercise Day 1: Write Definitions for Vocabulary Words Day 2: Research the Thesaurus to find a possible replacement word for each vocabulary word Day 3: Write Continue Reading...

Rhyming Words

The Worksheet Place – Words that Rhyme (562) Page Views...

They’re, Their & There

Brainpop They’re, Their and There  (01:43) – Video Learn to use “they’re,” “there,” and “their” correctly in your writing. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Time Line | Q&A    WORKSHEETS Worksheet Works There, Their, They’re Worksheet Generator   LEARN  MORE ABOUT OTHER COMMON MISUSED WORDS (405) Page Views...

Idioms & Cliches

Brainpop Idioms and Clichés  (04:05) – Video Every village needs an idiom. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A   (779) Page Views...

Etymology

Brainpop Etymology  (04:57) – Video Learn about the history of words with Tim and Moby Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A (1087) Page Views...

Then, Than

Merriam Dictionary – Video of the Editor Explains Than & Then Worksheet Place – Than / Then   LEARN  MORE ABOUT OTHER COMMON MISUSED WORDS (1388) Page Views...

More, Most

2-syllable adjectives: use more with the unchanged adjective The shops are always more crowded just before Christmas. Is there anything more boring than reading about grammar? My sister is more careful with her writing than I am with mine. Note: The comparative of some shorter 2-syllable adjectives can be formed with -er. Examples: simple-simpler, clever-cleverer, Continue Reading...

Alphabetical Order

Crickweb – Click on the Alphabetical Order game (bottom) (1264) Page Views...

Good, Well

Worksheet Works Good & Well Worksheet Generator LEARN  MORE ABOUT OTHER COMMON MISUSED WORDS (1251) Page Views...

Much, Many

Worksheet Works Much & Many Worksheet Generator LEARN  MORE ABOUT OTHER COMMON MISUSED WORDS (558) Page Views...

Phonics Review & Summary

Phoneme Patterns – word list of phoneme patterns DJ Cows Phonics Word Search – Choose a blend letters  & do the word search for the blend. REMEMBER – click on the first & final letter when you find a word in the word search   (593) Page Views...

Greek / Latin Root Words: Vers, Vert= Turn

  [toggle Title=”Vers, Vert Word List”]   anniversary returning or recurring each year; annual. conversation a discussion that switches from one person to another; a discussion that “turns back & forth” convert to turn or to change (something) into a different form or properties; transmute; transform. diversify to make diverse, as in form or character; Continue Reading...

Spelling Lists

[tab name=”Practice Exercises”] Learning New Spelling Words: Students should have a new Spelling Word list of 20 words every week to study the spelling & definition. Exercises: Day 1: Use each Spelling Word in a Sentence (students are forced to look up each word they do not know in a dictionary & use it properly Continue Reading...

Sight Words

Simple Sight Words (480) Page Views...