From the Word Wizard Club...
December 22, 2008

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

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van

Which Means:

A box-like automobile that has more room than a car.

As In:

Image Our family took the van across the US last summer. What a fantastic trip!

Heads Up!

This word with the short A sound rhymes with many others. What are they?

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swept

Which Means:

Moved quickly across a surface with a broom, hand, or something else.

As In:

Image Ralphie swept the garage at the end of the day.

Heads Up!

You can hear every single letter in this word, so it should be easy to spell!

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smother

Which Means:

To suffocate, to have air cut off by force.

As In:

Image When building a campfire, if you put too many logs on right away, you might smother the flame.

Heads Up!

This word has 'mother' in it, just add an S to the beginning.

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blister

Which Means:

A bubble under the skin holding extra fluid, usually caused by burning or friction (rubbing).

As In:

Image Natalie got a blister on each foot from walking too much in painful shoes.

Heads Up!

Don't allow yourself to get a blister on your finger from misspelling this word too many times! It's spelled how it sounds.

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hung

Which Means:

To have put something up on a hook or to have suspended it in the air.

As In:

Image The cat hung from the clothesline.

Heads Up!

The lettter 'g' hangs over the bottom of this word.

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