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Refute (vt.)

Here is a context clues worksheet on the transitive verb refute. I can’t think of a better time to emphasize the importance of this word and the intellectual action in defines. 40 more words

English Language Arts

The Weekly Text, June 23, 2017

Summer break is nigh upon us here in New York City, and not a moment too soon. For the past couple of weeks we have endured the inanity of the New York State Regents Examinations. 158 more words

English Language Arts

Word Root Exercise: Mis/o

Here is a short exercise on the Greek word root mis/o. Neither you nor your students will need to look hard or far to see that this means  42 more words

English Language Arts

Cultural Literacy: Marginal Tax Rate

Because I work in a economics and finance-themed high school, I had call for this Cultural Literacy worksheet on the marginal tax rate.

If you find typos in this document, I would appreciate a notification. 28 more words

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Abundant (adj.)

Here, on a beautiful Wednesday morning in New York City, is a context clues worksheet on the adjective abundant. I’m always surprised at how many high school freshmen don’t know this word. 40 more words

English Language Arts

Word Root Exercise: Xer/o, Xeri

Here, on a warm and muggy (yet quite chilly in this building, with the air conditioning laboring against less than one-tenth of the human bodies that normally complement this building) Tuesday morning is  55 more words

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Cultural Literacy: Peter the Great

Here’s a Cultural Literacy worksheet on Peter the Great that might be useful in a global studies class.

If you find typos in this document, I would appreciate a notification. 28 more words

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