Vocabulary Fun Bundle 3 (Save 25%! Four Activities, 16 pgs., Ans. Keys, $12)

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Introduce students to vocabulary fun with this bundle of activities (and save 25%!).

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The Surprising History of Everyday Expressions
Many expressions in common use today have interesting histories.

In this 4-page reproducible activity, students first learn the origin of 15 expressions and what they now mean.

Using this information, they then determine what the everyday expression is.

Also included is a separate answer key.

This classroom-tested activity has been used successfully in middle school, high school, and college classes.
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Quiet Time: Examining English Words with Silent Letters
Have some vocabulary fun with this bell-ringer activity!
In this 3-page printable activity, students . . .
• first consider the number of English words that have a silent letter (e.g., aisle, debt, indict)
• use clues to discover 30 wordswith a silent letter

Example:
Silent Letter:
h
Definition: sixty minutes
Word: _____________
Answer: hour

Also included is an answer key.

This classroom-tested activity is suitable for middle school, high school classes, and college classes.
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Vocabulary Fun with British and American English: Examining Differences
As they mature, students often read material published in England or other parts of the U.K.

This 5-page reproducible activity helps students understand differences in British and American English. It begins by noting and giving example of differences in
spelling
American English liter and British English litre
punctuation
American English “I’m here.” and British English ‘I’m here’.
pronunciation
American English schedule=SKED-yule and British English schedule=SHED-yule

Then students explore vocabulary differences in British English and American English. In a 2-page activity, they use context clues to “translate” British English words into American English.

Example:
The gauge in the car tells me I’m about to run out of petrol.
British English = petrol
American English = __________________________
(Answer: gasoline)

An answer key is included.

This classroom-tested activity is suitable for middle school, high school, and college classes.
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Shaking with Fear: Examining Phobias by Studying Context Clues and Prefixes
Help students learn phobias by studying context clues and prefixes!

This 5-page printable activity
• first introduces students to the suffix -phobia, with a definition and examples
• tells students about the importance of usingcontext clues to determine meanings
• presents students with 35 sentences that are about different phobias. Students use context clues to determine the meaning of the phobia.

Also included is an answer key.

This classroom-tested activity is suitable for middle school, high school classes, and college classes.

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Here are other Class Act Press products you and your students might enjoy:
Vocabulary Fun Bundle 1 (Anachronisms, Idioms, Spoonerisms, Famous Names)
Vocabulary Fun Bundle 2 (Six Activities)
FREEBIE!!! An Idiom by Any Other Name
On Second Thought: Looking at Phrases That Use "Second"
Tips of the Slung: A Humorous Look at Spoonerisms
Amusing Adverbs: Fun with Tom Swifties
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Vocabulary Fun Bundle 3 (Save 25%! Four Activities, 16 pgs
Vocabulary Fun Bundle 3 (Save 25%! Four Activities, 16 pgs
Vocabulary Fun Bundle 3 (Save 25%! Four Activities, 16 pgs