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100 Words Every Middle Schooler Should Know (100 words)
December 16, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
American Heritage Dictionaries normally feature about 70,000 entries. From that multitude, the editors have chosen 100 words that are neither obscure...
The Vocabulary.com Top 1000 (1000 words)
May 12, 2012
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
The top 1,000 vocabulary words have been carefully chosen to represent difficult but common words that appear in everyday academic and business...
Great Expectations Chapters 1-9 (25 words)
October 2, 2016
By Ms. Bogard(OH)
25 vocabulary words from Chapters 1-9 of Great Expectations.
GRE High Frequency Words (334 words)
October 8, 2012
By Sivabalan T.
Barron's GRE 17th Edition High Freq Words
100 SAT Words Beginning with "A" (100 words)
August 11, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
What better way to prepare for the sentence completion and passage-based questions on the SAT than to commit yourself to completing our alphabetically...
Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary (30 words)
March 3, 2017
By Ms. Bogard(OH)
30 words
The New SAT: Words to Capture Tone (30 words)
September 21, 2016
By Ms. Bogard(OH)
On the New SAT, all of the Reading Test questions are multiple choice and are based on reading passages that may be taken from literature, science,...
100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know (100 words)
August 27, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Words selected by the Editors of the American Heritage® Dictionaries. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
The New SAT: Language of the Test - List #1 (25 words)
January 20, 2016
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
How can you perform well on the new reading section of the SAT if you don’t fully understand the language being used in the directions and in the...
Power Prefix #1: anti- (10 words)
August 8, 2013
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Learn these words beginning with the power prefix "anti" (meaning "against," "in opposition to," or "opposite...
300 Most Difficult SAT Words (300 words)
September 30, 2012
By Helena B.
Hardest out of the 1000 most common SAT words. Knowing all of these is the safest way to guarantee a good mark in the critical reading and writing...
Great Expectations Chapters 30-49 (20 words)
November 2, 2016
By Ms. Bogard(OH)
Mastery due by Tuesday 11/22 (last day of school before Thanksgiving).
Jim Burke's Academic Vocabulary List (358 words)
February 21, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
A thorough survey of various textbooks, assignments, content area standards, and examinations yields the following list of words compiled by Jim...
The New SAT: Words to Capture Tone - List #1 (25 words)
January 20, 2016
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
On the New SAT, all of the Reading Test questions are multiple choice and are based on reading passages that may be taken from literature, science,...
Some Helpful Poetry Terms (24 words)
September 5, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
One of the stumbling blocks when trying to study poetry is that it seems like a different world. Familiar things, like words, are put to unfamiliar...
"The Giver" by Lois Lowry, Chapters 1-4 (30 words)
April 9, 2018
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a regimented community that is free from pain and suffering — but also free from joy, independence, and even color....
"To Kill a Mockingbird," Vocabulary from Ch's 1-6 (25 words)
May 8, 2013
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
As you read Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" (1960), learn these word lists: Ch's 1-6, ...
The Top 60 Most Common Academic Words (60 words)
January 4, 2010
By Georgia S.
according to Averil Coxhead's Academic Word List (2000)
super easy list. get points now (51 words)
January 15, 2014
By MIA E.(FL)
words stupid people know. get lots of points and achievements with this list.
Words Football Fans Can Master Easily (18 words)
January 27, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
These vocabulary words should be easy to master for football fans already familiar their definitions in a football context. See the football-specific...
PSAT Words (87 words)
August 4, 2012
By Emily Z.
Words I've encountered in practice PSAT tests.
Power Prefix #2: con- (10 words)
November 5, 2012
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Learn these ten words beginning with the power prefix "con-" (meaning "together"). More Power Prefix lists: anti-, fore-,...
100 SAT Words Beginning with "B" (100 words)
August 11, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Find lists of SAT words organized by every letter of the alphabet here: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K & L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, and W,...
Words inspired by "Inside Out" (20 words)
June 18, 2015
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Disney/Pixar's "Inside Out" takes the viewer inside the head of Riley, an 11-year old girl whose emotions are personified by five...
"The Outsiders," Vocabulary from Chapters 1-2 (15 words)
August 13, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Two rival gangs in the 1960s populate S.E. Hinton's "The Outsiders." The gangs are separated along economic lines but the threat of...
The New SAT: Words to Capture Tone (200 words)
December 15, 2015
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
On the New SAT, all of the Reading Test questions are multiple choice and are based on reading passages that may be taken from literature, science,...
100 SAT words Beginning with W,X,Y, and Z (100 words)
August 11, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Find lists of SAT words organized by every letter of the alphabet here: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K & L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, and W,...
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech (1963) (80 words)
January 5, 2018
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
On August 28, 1963 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. Speaking from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial...
In the Mood? 100 Ways to Describe How You Feel (100 words)
November 2, 2015
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Creative writers, this one's for you! One teacher's chart shows that emotion words all boil down to fear, anger, happiness, anger, and...
April Fool's List (23 words)
April 1, 2018
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
In celebration of April Fool's Day, here are twenty vocabulary words that all have to do with various degrees of joking, trickery and deceit....
II (475 words)
June 14, 2018
By Bourbon & Cigars(Japan)
Each learnable word in the list contains a fairly large number of context-based practice questions. (Up to 70+ questions per word.) 2,700+ words are...
PARCC: Language of the Test (Grade7) (45 words)
March 21, 2016
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Before you can answer a question on the PARCC English Language Arts/Literacy section, you first need to know what the question is asking. Learn this...
Malala (18 words)
August 27, 2017
By Zaza ® ზაზა(Georgia)
The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban
"Romeo and Juliet" Vocabulary from Act 1 (29 words)
August 11, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" is the classic story of love in the midst of hate, and whether that love is strong enough and wise...
ASVAB (115 words)
October 2, 2011
By Czarl Francis J.
ASVAB TEST
Power Prefix #3: fore- (10 words)
November 5, 2012
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Learn these words beginning with the power prefix "fore-" (meaning "before"). More Power Prefix lists: anti-, con-, inter-,...
Tier 2 Words for the SBAC ELA Items (68 words)
January 19, 2016
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Here are 68 Tier 2 words that are likely to be found on the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) ELA exams for 6th - 11th grades. These words...
Russell Brand Inspired (263 words)
May 28, 2013
By RGEE1979(Japan)
A list of words which have I've heard while listening to radio shows and stand-up gigs by the British comedian Russell Brand
"Night," Vocabulary from Sections 1-3 (40 words)
August 11, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
The horror and sheer misery of the Nazi concentration camps are represented in Elie Wiesel's "Night," which serves as a testament to...
"The Giver" by Lois Lowry, Chapters 5-8 (30 words)
April 9, 2018
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a regimented community that is free from pain and suffering — but also free from joy, independence, and even color....
"Wonder" by R.J. Palacio, Part I (30 words)
November 15, 2017
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
In this novel, a boy with facial anomalies tries to navigate the sometimes treacherous world of public school. Learn these words from R.J....
"The Declaration of Independence" (1776) (30 words)
July 29, 2015
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
The Declaration of Independence was adopted on July 4, 1776 by the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia. Drafted by Thomas Jefferson, with a...
It Takes Two: Bi (10 words)
November 2, 2015
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Learn these prefixes that can make you think twice about the words they form: bi, di, diplo
Comfy Cozy (11 words)
January 18, 2018
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Here's a list about relaxation and taking it easy. Whether it is for protection from a winter chill or relishing comfort no matter what the...
The Star-Spangled Banner (15 words)
October 14, 2015
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
The American National Anthem, The Star-Spangled Banner, is sung at assemblies, before sporting events, and it has even been sung before all the...
Academic Vocabulary Toolkit 1, Words 1-10 (10 words)
June 1, 2015
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Kate Kinsella's "The Academic Vocabulary Toolkit" focuses on words used across different subject areas and careers in spoken and...
"The Giver" by Lois Lowry, Chapters 9-13 (30 words)
April 9, 2018
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a regimented community that is free from pain and suffering — but also free from joy, independence, and even color....
Q (73 words)
December 13, 2017
By Bourbon & Cigars(Japan)
Learnable Q words
The Bill of Rights (50 words)
December 14, 2017
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Learn these 50 words to better understand the first ten amendments of the U.S. Constitution.
Latin Root "sub" Words (10 words)
February 24, 2016
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Learn these words beginning with the power prefix "sub-" (meaning "below" or "under"). More Power Prefix lists: anti-,...