From the Word Wizard Club...
June 25, 2012

Hear It!

bouquet

Which Means:

A bunch of flowers, often tied together or grouped in a vase.

As In:

Image A bouquet of tulips is tied together with a gold ribbon.

Heads Up!

The QU is this French word is pronounced KW.

Hear It!

routine

Which Means:

Anything that is done regularly out of habit or discipline.

As In:

Image Part of Brittany's morning routine involved brushing her teeth.

Heads Up!

This French word comes from 'route', the usual way to travel.

Hear It!

chagrined

Which Means:

Feeling annoyed due to disappointment or embarrassment.

As In:

Image Merle felt chagrined because he spoke without thinking first.

Heads Up!

The CH in this French word is pronounced SH.

Hear It!

siesta

Which Means:

A nap or rest in the afternoon, usually taken in Spanish-speaking countries.

As In:

Image The man took a siesta near the tree stump before returning to work.

Heads Up!

This Spanish word sounds just as it is spelled.

Hear It!

triangle

Which Means:

A shape with three sides.

As In:

Image Their clock was in the shape of a triangle.

Heads Up!

The TRI in 'triangle' means three.

Now that you have reviewed the words, challenge your memory!

Note about the crossword: Playing the crossword requires Macromedia Flash. If you are unable to download Macromedia Flash, please feel free to download and print the PDF form of the puzzle.

Teachers! We now have Goodword Junior folders containing PDFs of the review emails and crossword puzzles. Click here to view or download these free printable documents.

© 2004-2014 Lexiteria, LLC