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Lesson1
GettingLettersinCorrectOrder
1. poetry
2. beautiful
3. thirteen
4. tongue
5. pieces
6. neighborhood
7. thousand
8. through
9. unusual
10. building
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license
remodel
grateful
enemy
instrument
perform
prefer
judged
adjusted
soldier

Challenge
preliminary
tremendous
mediocre
perception
neutrality

Lesson2
ShortVowels
1. admire
2. canyon
3. lemonade
4. method
5. distance
6. swimming
7. modern
8. comedy
9. husband
10. clumsy
11. magnify
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cannon
decorate
strict
injury
tissue
honesty
property
hundredth
dungeon

Challenge
adequate
reconcile
insulation
reluctant
thunderstorm

Lesson3
Wordswitheiandie
1. ceiling
2. receipt
3. deceive
4. neither
5. field
6. achieve
7. belief
8. brief
9. relief
10. apiece
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leisure
protein
receiver
seize
conceited
shield
niece
diesel
grief
yield

Challenge
deceitful
conceivable
retrieval
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unwieldy
grievance

Lesson4
VowelSoundsinruleandview
1. reduce
2. attitude
3. sewer
4. NewYork
5. review
6. value
7. continue
8. humid
9. UnitedStates
10. universe
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costume
absolutely
assume
renew
viewpoint
interview
preview
rescue
uniform
reunion

Challenge
newcomer
aptitude
curlicue
ukulele
fugitive

Lesson5
Addingedanding
1. answered
2. answering
3. decided
4. deciding
5. included
6. including
7. omitted
8. omitting
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9. satisfied
10. satisfying
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delayed
delaying
remembered
remembering
exercised
exercising
interfered
interfering
occurred
occurring

Challenge
staggered
staggering
patrolled
patrolling
dignified
dignifying

Lesson6
Review
1. adjusted
2. beautiful
3. building
4. enemy
5. instrument
6. judged
7. neighborhood
8. perform
9. pieces
10. poetry
11. thirteen
12. thousand
13. through
14. unusual
15. admire
16. canyon
17. comedy
18. distance
19. dungeon
20. lemonade
21. method
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modern
property
swimming
tissue
apiece
brief
grief
leisure
neither
niece
absolutely
assume
continue
humid
NewYork
rescue
review
uniform
UnitedStates
answering
decided
deciding
exercising
included
including
occurred
omitted
remembered
remembering

Lesson7
Homophones
1. their
2. there
3. theyre
4. wring
5. ring
6. chili
7. chilly
8. scent
9. sent
10. cent
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oversees
overseas
patients
patience
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cereal
serial
coarse
course
counsel
council

Challenge
martial
marshal
bizarre
bazaar
discreet
discrete

Lesson8
UnexpectedConsonantSpellings
1. doubt
2. fascinate
3. science
4. scenic
5. autumn
6. column
7. guilty
8. league
9. guardian
10. disguise
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subtle
debt
reminiscent
descend
condemn
solemn
guidance
vague
fatigue
intrigue

Challenge
indebtedness
susceptible
discipline
misguided
monologue
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Lesson9
OneConsonantorTwo?
1. connect
2. command
3. mirror
4. accomplish
5. according
6. allowance
7. college
8. address
9. Mississippi
10. recess
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committee
immediate
barricade
interrupt
broccoli
collect
afford
possess
Tennessee
announce

Challenge
dilemma
embarrassment
compassionately
unnecessarily
accompaniment

Lesson10
UsingApostrophes
1. its
2. lets
3. thats
4. wed
5. dont
6. theres
7. coachs
8. coaches
9. mans
10. mens
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youre
shed
mustnt
oclock
guides
guides
directors
directors
citys
cities

Challenge
millionaires
millionaires
roommates
roommates
NewYearsEve

Lesson11
CompoundWords1
1. myself
2. themselves
3. hallway
4. homeroom
5. everything
6. icecream
7. lockerroom
8. taperecorder
9. rootbeer
10. deadend
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teenage
teammate
skateboard
everybody
doughnut
airconditioner
polkadot
rollercoaster
icepack
solarsystem

Challenge
turtleneck
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sweatshirt
brokenhearted
moneyorder
healthfood

Lesson12
Review
1. cent
2. cereal
3. chili
4. doubt
5. overseas
6. scent
7. sent
8. there
9. autumn
10. debt
11. descend
12. disguise
13. guidance
14. intrigue
15. league
16. reminiscent
17. scenic
18. science
19. solemn
20. accomplish
21. according
22. afford
23. allowance
24. barricade
25. broccoli
26. collect
27. college
28. mirror
29. coachs
30. dont
31. its
32. mans
33. mustnt
34. oclock
35. thats
36. theres
37. airconditioner
38. deadend
39. doughnut
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everything
hallway
icecream
icepack
lockerroom
myself
rollercoaster
rootbeer
solarsystem
taperecorder
teammate

Lesson13
Wordswithciandti
1. social
2. precious
3. commercial
4. especially
5. national
6. dictionary
7. motion
8. position
9. population
10. question
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artificial
financial
gracious
glacier
suggestion
cautious
mention
fraction
exhaustion
digestion

Challenge
malicious
precocious
sensational
vaccination
fictitious

Lesson14
EasilyConfusedWords
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since
sense
choose
chose
finally
finely
except
accept
beside
besides

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recent
resent
access
excess
later
latter
metal
medal
personal
personnel

Grade 6

Challenge
proceeding
preceding
envelope
envelop
immigrate
emigrate

Lesson15
UsingJustEnoughLetters
1. similar
2. doesnt
3. experience
4. forward
5. exactly
6. partner
7. drawer
8. expensive
9. develop
10. familiar
11. pigeon
12. tickling
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penalty
frustrated
athletic
celebration
circling
helicopter
trembling
sparkling

Challenge
exquisite
mischievous
refrigerator
pastime
anxious

Lesson16
IrregularPlurals
1. scarfs
2. staffs
3. shelves
4. wolves
5. ourselves
6. solos
7. stereos
8. volcanoes
9. quizzes
10. pants
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sheriffs
reefs
chiefs
knives
thieves
studios
dominoes
buffaloes
scissors
measles

Challenge
bailiffs
wharves
flamingos
mosquitoes
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desperadoes

Lesson17
RelatedWords1
1. human
2. humane
3. clean
4. cleanse
5. nature
6. natural
7. major
8. majority
9. poem
10. poetic
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equal
equation
unite
unity
bomb
bombard
muscle
muscular
resign
resignation

Challenge
haste
hasten
heir
inherit
harmony
harmonious

Lesson18
Review
1. cautious
2. commercial
3. especially
4. exhaustion
5. gracious
6. population
7. position
8. precious
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9. question
10. social
11. suggestion
12. accept
13. access
14. beside
15. choose
16. chose
17. except
18. excess
19. finally
20. later
21. personnel
22. recent
23. sense
24. since
25. athletic
26. celebration
27. exactly
28. expensive
29. experience
30. frustrated
31. similar
32. tickling
33. trembling
34. dominoes
35.knives
36. ourselves
37. quizzes
38. reefs
39. scissors
40. shelves
41. thieves
42. volcanoes
43. wolves
44. clean
45. human
46. humane
47. major
48. natural
49. nature
50. poem
Lesson19
VowelsinUnstressedSyllables
1. different
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register
carnival
variety
atmosphere
favorite
pattern
understand
sentence
instance

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elegant
aquarium
communicate
gasoline
factory
definite
Chicago
heavily
garage
illustrate

Grade 6

Challenge
pessimism
prominent
controversy
suspicious
porpoise

Lesson20
VowelsinFinalSyllables
1. slogan
2. citizen
3. forgotten
4. propeller
5. collector
6. level
7. tunnel
8. double
9. single
10. example
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urban
orphan
kindergarten
encounter
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conquer
appetizer
dishonor
tractor
easel
recycle

Challenge
toboggan
enlighten
denominator
pummel
disentangle

Lesson21
VowelSoundswithr
1. report
2. order
3. explore
4. ignore
5. expert
6. service
7. research
8. worth
9. worst
10. disturb
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sword
forty
`enormous
therefore
determine
permanent
earning
thorough
attorney
purchase

Challenge
informative
remorseful
trustworthy
observable
furthermore
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Lesson22
Suffixesation,ion,tion
1. relaxation
2. exploration
3. occupation
4. destination
5. infection
6. collection
7. reaction
8. situation
9. television
10. convention
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15.
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18.
19.
20.

orientation
recommendation
determination
generation
reflection
destruction
attention
deduction
reception
solution

Challenge
cancellation
administration
investigation
exhibition
prescription

Lesson23
WordsfromManyCultures
1. moose
2. cobra
3. alligator
4. vanilla
5. banana
6. tomato
7. mustard
8. hula
9. picnic
10. barbecue
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crocodile
coyote
koala
macaroni
catsup
polka
ballet
waltz
banquet
buffet

Challenge
succotash
artichoke
sauerkraut
wonton
chutney

Lesson24
Review
1. aquarium
2. atmosphere
3. carnival
4. Chicago
5. communicate
6. different
7. garage
8. gasoline
9. sentence
10. understand
11. variety
12. collector
13. conquer
14. encounter
15. example
16. forgotten
17. level
18. orphan
19. single
20. slogan
21. tunnel
22. determine
23. enormous
24. expert
25. explore
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purchase
research
sword
therefore
worth
attention
collection
convention
determination
exploration
occupation
reaction
reception
reflection
ballet
banquet
catsup
cobra
koala
macaroni
mustard
picnic
polka
vanilla
waltz

Lesson25
IncludingAlltheLetters
1. probably
2. cabinet
3. separate
4. wondering
5. clothes
6. temperature
7. average
8. beginning
9. restaurant
10. promise
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aspirin
desperate
awfully
fishhook
twelfth
skiing
unwritten
roughly
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19. schedule
20. overrule
Challenge
antidote
counterfeit
environmental
guarantee
sophomore

Lesson26
Suffixesate,ive,ship
1. originate
2. fortunate
3. activate
4. attractive
5. inventive
6. negative
7. creative
8. friendship
9. championship
10. leadership
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affectionate
considerate
obligate
productive
defective
constructive
ownership
membership
hardship
relationship

Challenge
apprenticeship
comparative
appreciative
alienate
compassionate

Lesson27
OppositePrefixes
1. pretrial
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prearrange
postdate
postwar
overcook
overlook
overflow
undercover
include
exclude

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premeditated
prehistoric
precaution
postponement
postgraduate
overpopulated
undernourished
underweight
inhale
exhale

Grade 6

Challenge
premonition
posthumous
overemphasize
underachiever
internally

Lesson28
RelatedWords2
1. direct
2. direction
3. history
4. historical
5. fact
6. factual
7. critic
8. criticize
9. produce
10. production
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magic
magician
electric
electrician
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distract
distraction
remedy
remedial
origin
original

Challenge
intercept
interception
individual
individuality
cooperate
cooperation

Lesson29
OneWordorTwo?
1. alot
2. wantto
3. allways
4. always
5. away
6. away
7. alittle
8. below
9. because
10. together
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forget
around
awhile
awhile
forever
again
tonight
tomorrow
become
goingto

Challenge
sometimes
sometimes
backwards
pocketful
underneath
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Lesson30
Review
1. average
2. awfully
3. beginning
4. cabinet
5. clothes
6. desperate
7. probably
8. restaurant
9. roughly
10. twelfth
11. wondering
12. affectionate
13. championship
14. constructive
15. creative
16. defective
17. inventive
18. productive
19. relationship
20. include
21. overflow
22. overlook
23. overpopulated
24. prehistoric
25. undercover
26. undernourished
27. underweight
28. critic
19. direction
30. distract
31. distraction
32. electric
33. historical
34. magic
35. magician
36. origin
37. original
38. produce
39. remedy
40. alot
41. always
42. around
43. away
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away
because
become
below
goingto
together
wantto

Lesson31
WordswithNoSoundsClues
1. interested
2. usually
3. American
4. toward
5. business
6. vegetable
7. really
8. opposite
9. difficult
10. Christmas
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magazine
apologize
multiply
jealousy
elementary
oxygen
Maryland
sensitive
laughter
disease

Challenge
temperamental
archaeology
parliament
nuisance
cantaloupe

Lesson32
NegativePrefixes
1. illegal
2. inexpensive
3. inaccurate
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indirect
informal
impolite
improper
imperfect
irresponsible
irregular

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illogical
illegible
incapable
incredible
impatient
imbalance
immature
irrational
irresistible
irreplaceable

Grade 6

Challenge
illiterate
inconsiderate
inequality
immeasurable
irrelevant

Lesson33
Suffixesance,ence,ant,ent
1. entrance
2. performance
3. appearance
4. clearance
5. independence
6. difference
7. excellence
8. brilliant
9. important
10. intelligent
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14.
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insurance
confidence
coincidence
pollutant
ignorant
hesitant
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apparent
persistent
convenient
consistent

Challenge
significance
incompetence
disinfectant
disobedient
concurrent

Lesson34
CompoundWords2
1. basketball
2. everywhere
3. outside
4. summertime
5. something
6. babysit
7. rollerskating
8. drivein
9. selfcontrol
10. parttime
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afterthought
cheerleader
quarterback
bookstore
courthouse
iceskated
ninetyfive
brotherinlaw
waterskied
oldfashioned

Challenge
bookkeeper
headstrong
vicepresident
greatgrandfather
warmblooded

Lesson35
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WordsfromGreekandLatin
1. automobile
2. autograph
3. telescope
4. telecast
5. telephone
6. microphone
7. headphones
8. portable
9. import
10. export
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18.
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20.

automatic
autobiography
autopilot
telegram
telegraph
symphony
saxophone
megaphone
transport
passport

Challenge
autonomy
telecommunication
xylophone
cacophony
deportation

Lesson36
Review
1. American
2. Christmas
3. difficult
4. interested
5. jealousy
6. magazine
7. Maryland
8. really
9. sensitive
10. toward
11. illegal
12. illogical
13. impatient
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improper
incapable
incredible
inexpensive
irrational
irresistible
irresponsible
apparent
appearance
brilliant
excellence
hesitant
ignorant
important
intelligent
performance
persistent
afterthought
brotherinlaw
cheerleader
courthouse
drivein
everywhere
oldfashioned
outside
rollerskating
summertime
automobile
autopilot
headphones
megaphone
quarterback
saxophone
symphony
telecast
telephone
telescope

CrossCurricularLessons
SocialStudies:GatheringFactsAboutHistory
historian
oralhistories
documents
primarysources
secondarysources
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archaeologist
site
prehistoric
artifacts
excavate
SocialStudies:AncientEgyptianCulture
Egyptians
Africa
pharaoh
Pyramids
mummy
artisans
sphinx
temple
tomb
hieroglyphics
SocialStudies:TheHeritageofAncientGreece
Greeks
myths
deities
philosophers
plays
amphitheater
Parthenon
columns
citystates
democracy
SocialStudies:ThePeopleofAncientRome
Roman
patricians
plebeians
empire
forum
Senate
Colosseum
emperor
arena
gladiators
SocialStudies:MedievalEurope
feudalism
fiefs
vassals
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lord
knights
clergymen
serfs
manor
chivalry
tournament
SocialStudies:TheEuropeanRenaissance
Renaissance
scholar
classic
patron
artist
masterpieces
anatomy
literature
architecture
philosophy
SocialStudies:TheEarlyAmericans
Aztecs
calendar
causeways
chocolate
Incas
Mayas
potatoes
terraces
tomatoes
observatories
Health:LearningAboutYourself
attitude
goal
relationship
selfcontrol
stress
unique
strengths
weaknesses
counselor
realistic
Health:BeingPhysicallyFit
fitness
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cardiovascular
respiratory
bodyfat
calories
agility
coordination
therapist
exercise
energy
Health:FoodsandGoodHealth
fiber
starch
fat
protein
vitamins
nutrients
processing
dietitian
additives
preservatives
Health:Diseases
allergy
allergens
virus
antibodies
immunity
sinusitis
influenza
pneumonia
hypertension
bacteria
Science:ModelsoftheEarth
equator
axis
grid
timezones
meridians
primemeridian
longitude
latitude
linesoflatitude
InternationalDateLine
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Science:Rocks
igneousrock
basalt
granite
lave
sedimentaryrock
limestone
sandstone
metamorphicrock
marble
quartzite
Science:GeologicHistory
evolved
woollymammoth
preserved
sediment
tarpit
amber
petrified
mold
carbonimprint
fossils
Science:PlateTectonics
plates
platetectonictheory
trench
ridge
rift
crust
mantle
spreadingboundary
collidingboundary
subductedplate
Science:Earthquakes
Richterscale
fault
seismicwaves
tsunami
epicenter
aftershocks
seismograph
magnitude
seismologist
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focus
Science:TheAtmosphere
troposphere
atmosphere
stratosphere
mesosphere
thermosphere
ionosphere
hydrogen
watervapor
nitrogen
ozone
Science:Weather
radar
highpressuresystem
satellite
coldfront
warmfront
lowpressuresystem
barometer
tornado
hurricane
stationaryfront
Science:SurveyoftheStars
corona
sunspots
solarflare
solareclipse
solarwind
constellation
lightyears
absolutemagnitude
apparentmagnitude
asterism
Reading:JoysoftheRealWorld
competent
mourn
overcome
stereotypes
popularity
ridicules
humiliated
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aspires
tone
conferences
Reading:SeeingtheOtherSide
agreement
communicate
creative
dispute
disputants
neutral
apologized
peermediation
perspective
solution
Reading:AusersGuidetoImagination
perched
snickering
daydreams
quacking
fascinating
stadium
twittering
vanished
oompah
boring
Reading:RoutestoBelonging
portico
reside
hallway
diningroom
patio
balcony
familyroom
entranceway
garage
household
Reading:PassagesThroughTime
timemachine
sciencefiction
technology
destination
extraterrestrial
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robots
android
utopia
predict
dimensions
Reading:TalkAboutLeadership
courageously
reliable
determination
frantically
improvement
decisive
emergency
compassion
trembling
admiring
Mathematics:TheCircle
center
circumference
chord
diameter
radius
radii
centralangle
degree
arc
compass
Mathematics:Geometry
congruentfigures
similarfigures
vertex
quadrilateral
parallelogram
trapezoid
rhombus
scalenetriangle
isoscelestriangle
equilateraltriangle
Mathematics:NumberTheory
prime
composite
primefactorization
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exponent
factors
base
exponentialform
greatestcommonfactor
divisible
power
Mathematics:Ratio,Proportion,andPercent
ratio
rate
term
proportion
crossproducts
scaledrawing
percent
saleprice
discount
salestax
Mathematics:Probability
probability
outcome
likely
possible
choices
certain
impossible
predict
experiment
trials

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