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100 Words Every 4th Grader Should Know

This A-to-Z reference is a fun way for elementary-school kids to improve their vocabulary—and become better readers and writers.
With 100 Words Every 4th Grader Should Know, parents and teachers can present new and challenging words that will prepare kids to excel in their classes and in their reading.
From accommodate to zest, each entry includes the word’s pronunciation, clear definitions of its various senses, and one or more short example sentences—along with longer quotations from such literary sources as The Hobbit and Island of the Blue Dolphins showing how the word is used in a broader context.
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  • Dušica Gavrilovi殩™ Novi Pazar, Srbija ©®™has quotedlast year
    The parts of speech are the categories words fall into based on what role they play in the grammar of a sentence.
  • Menna Abu Zahrahas quoted2 years ago
    High above the ground: The first people to fly went aloft in balloons.
  • Menna Abu Zahrahas quoted2 years ago
    Loyalty to a country, a person, or a cause: The knights pledged allegiance to the prince.
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