From the Word Wizard Club...
August 25, 2008

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

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wipe

Which Means:

To rub and remove.

As In:

Image Mother often has to wipe Stan's face clean of dirt.

Heads Up!

In words that end on E, the vowel before the E is always long and the E is silent.

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oak

Which Means:

Any tree or shrub which have glove-like leaves and a nut called an acorn, a favorite of squirrels.

As In:

Image For their science project, they had to collect many kinds of leaves, one of which was oak.

Heads Up!

OA has a long O sound as in 'oak.' The A is silent. Other words that have OA are 'groan' and 'loaf.'

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hose

Which Means:

A long, flexible tube used for transferring liquids or gases.

As In:

Image If Gus lifts his foot off the hose, the water will spray into his face!

Heads Up!

In words that end on E, the vowel before the E is always long and the E is silent.

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type

Which Means:

A class or category, a certain grouping of things with similar features.

As In:

Image Each person has a different body type.

Heads Up!

The Y here has a long I sound, like 'eye'.

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alike

Which Means:

Similarly, in the same way.

As In:

Image These girls look alike.

Heads Up!

In words that end on E, the vowel before the E is always long and the E is silent.

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