From the Word Wizard Club...
March 19, 2007

Congratulations, Kids! You've completed learning the next round of vocabulary words, and now it's time to review.

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express

Which Means:

To say what you are thinking or feeling with words, painting, poetry or in any other way.

As In:

Image What does this painting express to you?

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Express can also be an adjective meaning direct and quick: They sent the package by express mail.

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statue

Which Means:

The image of a person or object that has been carved or shaped from some material like metal, wood, ice, or marble.

As In:

Image The most famous statue of Lincoln is located in Washington DC.

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The TUE in this word is pronounced like "chew".

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exotic

Which Means:

Something very interesting and unusual from a foreign place.

As In:

Image My teacher brought back some exotic instruments and costumes from her trip.

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The X in this word sounds like a hard G and Z.

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mosaic

Which Means:

A picture made with many small, colored pieces of glass or clay glued onto a surface.

As In:

Image Pete made a pear mosaic out of tile for his art project.

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This word has a mosaic of vowels and the S sounds like Z!

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exhibit

Which Means:

A public show or display of something.

As In:

Image The dinosaur is on exhibit at the Science Museum.

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The XH in this word sounds like GZ.

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