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Accolade (n)

Here is a context clues worksheet on the noun accolade. At the very least, graduating high school seniors probably ought to know this word–particularly if they present or receive accolades in the graduation ceremony itself. 41 more words

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Cultural Literacy: Woody Guthrie

Billy Bragg, an British singer I’ve been listening to for over thirty years, announced yesterday on his Twitter feed that New York City will rename part of Mermaid Avenue on Coney Island (where Woody lived, and which is also the name of an… 127 more words

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The Weekly Text, June 21, 2019

OK, here, very simply, because I am exhausted on this first Friday of the summer break, are five homophone¬†worksheets on the nouns capital and… 95 more words

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Surreptitious (adj)

OK, if you can use it, here is a context clues worksheet on the adjective surreptitious. It means, of course, “done, made, or acquired by stealth” and “acting or doing somethings clandestinely.” 63 more words

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Superstition (n)

Finally, on this Tuesday morning, here is a context clues worksheet on the noun superstition, which seems like a word students ought to understand clearly–particularly, I think, in these times, as an antonym to reason or science. 67 more words

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Cultural Literacy: Vatican City-State

OK. I must go into work today, if only to show my face and return my computer. I’m finding the motivation for even this small task. 78 more words

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Cultural Literacy: Franz Kafka

Last fall, while unpacking some boxes of books for my classroom library, I learned with considerable pleasure that Peter Kuper¬†has rendered Franz Kafka’s novella… 143 more words

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