Word Voyage

An Adventure in Language

Posted on Mar 23 , 2017 by Whit Symmes

Every word has a story, and many of them are fascinating and fun to know. For example, let's roll back the time machine to the Middle Ages. You're a farmer heading to market, walking along with your ox Henry, who's pulling the cart full of produce. Now, you love Henry, but he isn't exactly...

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Posted on Mar 22 , 2017 by Whit Symmes

Students benefit greatly from building their vocabularies, but what words should they study? Workbooks and lists can present lots of good words, and after completing the exercises, many students will perform well on quizzes. But does this give them ownership of the words? A month later, will...

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