From the Word Wizard Club...
November 29, 2010

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month

Which Means:

One of the twelve sections of the year, such as January or February.

As In:

Image Bailey has something planned for each weekend this month!

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Remember:
Thirty days hath September,
April, June, and November;
All the rest have thirty-one,
Save February, with twenty-eight
And twenty-nine each leap year.

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calendar

Which Means:

A table or graph with an orderly division of time into months, weeks, and days.

As In:

Image Here is a day calendar to record all of the meetings and appointments you have.

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Spell 'calendar' with an AR at the end.

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graph

Which Means:

A table or diagram showing how two or more things are related, usually containing bars or lines.

As In:

Image Here is a line graph and a pie graph. Maybe you can make a pie graph that represents what you do during the day?

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The F sound in 'graph' is spelled with a PH.

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frequency

Which Means:

How often something occurs.

As In:

Image What is the frequency of the newspaper delivery?

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The KW sound in 'frequency' is spelled with a QU.

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calculate

Which Means:

To compute, to figure out the solution to a mathematical problem.

As In:

Image You can calculate by hand or by using a calculator.

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Can you calculate the number of letters in 'calculate'?

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