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  • Item #: 017334
    ISBN: 9780982458600
    Retail: $26.99
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    Packaged in a large Q-shaped tin, the Deluxe version of Quiddler contains 118 cards, the Quiddler SHORT Word Dictionary, a score pad, pencil, and instructions.
  • Item #: 057934
    ISBN: 9781893791084
    Retail: $1.50
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    Small paper-cover book helps students keep track of new words they are learning. Each page has a letter at the top (in upper & lower case) with an illustration (apple, bee, cat, duck, etc,) lines to write words (either 28 or 56), and a short list of common words that start with that letter in the margins. Some letters get a 2-page spread while others have 1 page per letter. This might be one of those things you keep to look back on as a snapshot of your child's learning. The low price makes these a great option for a classroom too! Blue cover, 7.5x9" 28pp ~Sara

  • Item #: 073648
    ISBN: 9781949119121
    Retail: $29.95
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  • Item #: 073645
    ISBN: 9781949119411
    Retail: $29.95
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  • Item #: 066770
    Retail: $12.99
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     My family is always on the lookout for fun options for various ages. This game delivers. Easy to play, flexible and just a touch of strategy may make this your new family game night favorite. Be the first player to play all 10 of your letter cards by creating words. Each word builds off the last. Deal 10 cards to each player. For each player’s turn, set the timer 60 seconds. Play your best word building off the last letter played. Add a challenge by ending with a tricky letter to stump your opponents. First person to use all 10 cards wins the round. Lowest score after 5 rounds wins. Dictionaries encouraged. Average game play is 45 minutes. 2-6 players. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 059230
    ISBN: 9780985365141
    Retail: $16.95
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    Use this book as a companion to the Book of Proverbs: God's Book of Wisdom series or as a standalone study. It provides you with the questions, memory verses, and activities to remember the important lessons presented in Proverbs. Format of each of the 31 chapters is identical. Two vocabulary words are studied: look up the dictionary definition, restate the meaning in your own words, and use the word in a sentence. Answer several short-answer questions after reading the referenced verses. Match 6 proverb beginnings and endings and fill in the verse number from the chapter. Fill in the blanks of the selected memory verse. Answer the two application questions. Finally, fill in the blanks on another verse, then find those words in the word search. The book is consumable, with space provided to answer all the questions. Answer key is provided. This book makes it easy for your kids to "receive wise instruction in righteousness, justice, and integrity." (Prov. 1:3) 204 pgs. ~ Bob

  • Item #: 033241
    ISBN: 9781465405876
    Retail: $16.99
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    Even the very young have an infatuation with dinosaurs. This book by DK is written for the younger crowd and includes more visuals and a smaller amount of text. Photos and illustrations are dominant on every page, and textual information is presented in short readable sections. Rather than being divided by types of dinosaurs, this book is in four general sections – world of dinosaurs, living body, senses and behavior, and death of the dinosaurs. A glossary lists many of the new words they will encounter in this book. The information is more concise for shorter attention spans, but still includes the DK quality you expect in their reference materials. Your little ones will enjoy just flipping through all of these realistic dinosaur pictures. 128 pgs, hc. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 028814
    Retail: $4.99
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    This mini version of Quiddler has 59 cards (half as many as the full size game) and can be played by 2 to 4 players. The object is to have the highest score after playing all 4 rounds. The cards are printed with the letters from A to Z along with some special double-letter cards. Each card has a point value, which can add up to a big win.
  • Item #: 015549
    ISBN: 9780838820575
    Retail: $13.55
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    Parents and teachers often counter spelling questions with the response, "Look it up!". Unlike most dictionaries, which often contain more than 50,000 entries with more than a hundred on each page, this volume is designed for maximum efficiency for middle school students. It contains 5,000 words that research shows middle-schoolers use in over 95% of their writing. The alphabetized words include different forms the word can take and short definitions of words that sound the same but are spelled differently. A thesaurus is also included in the library. These pages offer multiple alternatives for overused words and expressions in the average middle-schooler's writing. Word banks for country and state names as well as thematic lists to help students write about major subjects like sports, school, and holidays will provide students with a chance to take responsibility for their own writing and will make it easier for the teacher to promote good writing.

  • Item #: 008602
    ISBN: 9781400024247
    Retail: $29.95
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    "The Basics - For Beginners or Anyone Who Wants a Thorough Review." This course is a no-frills look at Spanish utilizing the conversation building-block method. Everything you need is included in this handy little pack including a Spanish-English dictionary, a coursebook, and 4 audio CD's. The coursebook is divided into 40 lessons, which are fairly short and very do-able. All the words in bold faced type are pronounced on the audio CD's so you can learn the correct pronunciation. Notes scattered generously throughout the lessons explain pronunciation, rules and other information. Most lessons include one or two quizzes for you to practice what you've learned. The quizzes are generally formatted with matching exercises where you match Spanish phrases to English phrases and fill-in-the-blank with multiple choices of Spanish words to fill in a Spanish phrase (the English version of the word is next to the blank in parentheses). Answers are easily accessible at the end of each quiz section. The included Spanish-English dictionary is comprised of over 20,000 of the most frequently used Spanish words and the audio CD's contain over 3 hours of recorded material. This course has been recently updated and changes include the addition of 18 supplemental vocabulary sections and updated references including e-mail etiquette and Internet resources. ~ Megan

  • Item #: 006824
    ISBN: 9781564729422
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    An inexpensive little booklet for reference and "storing" words according to phonetic construct. Twenty-nine page booklets include short vowels, beginning consonant blends, beginning and ending consonant digraphs, ending consonant blends, r- controlled vowels, long vowels, magic "e", vowel digraphs and diphthongs (including other long vowel constructs). Each phonetic construct has a healthy list of words already supplied, plus ample blank lines for recording your own. You may even want to use this for spelling!

  • Item #: 072948
    ISBN: 9781683441373
    Retail: $42.99
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  • Item #: 007729
    Retail: $15.95
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    Increase your children's vocabulary without workbooks or study - learn while playing Rummy Roots! This unique card game will allow students to master 42 different Greek and Latin roots. After learning these familiar roots and practicing alphabetizing via a simple "Go Fish"-type game, players progress to 3 higher levels of play. In Level 1, players combine roots to form English words and practice dictionary skills. In level 2, dictionary skills are improved as players try to stump their opponents. Level 3 is played like Rummy using three root combinations to further expand vocabulary and comprehension. The result of all this fun? Mastering 42 Greek and Latin roots, over 190 vocabulary words learned, and the ability to at least partially decipher over 2,000 words!

  • Item #: 004048
    ISBN: 9781619991255
    Retail: $20.00
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  • Item #: 009766
    ISBN: 9780964321038
    Retail: $29.95
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    A creative, interactive, hands-on approach to vocabulary! What better way to retain the learning of new words? Using index cards, a file box, and a good dictionary, this approach is a welcome departure from the typical workbook fare. And, subtitled: Help for Reading, Writing, Spelling and S.A.T. Scores, it's obvious from looking at this book that it would, indeed, do just that! How? By teaching the roots of the English language found in Greek and Latin. Since the majority of our words are rooted in these classical languages, mastering these roots is a key that will open the door to understanding a myriad of words! The creative activity suggestions in this book could become the basis for wonderful unit studies as well.

  • Item #: 032555
    ISBN: 9781683441229
    Retail: $42.99
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     Self-described as Charlotte Mason-flavored, this is language arts curriculum with a Biblical emphasis. As a starting place for each weekly lesson, students will read a continuing story about friends Micah and Claire and their Sunday School experiences. Each week follows the same pattern of activities: Day 1, read the weekly story; Days 2-3, learn topics in writing, grammar and punctuation; Day 4, write responses to a prompt (alternating between picture study, poetry and a Psalm); and Day 5, work on spelling and vocabulary and build a dictionary. Brief assessments are provided quarterly. The fourth quarter is designed for review. Starting with Level 2, students are introduced to punctuation, grammar & writing. students will learn about nouns, compound words, subjects/predicates; possessive nouns; combining sentences; commas; interjections; action verbs; homophones; synonyms/antonyms and specific verbs such as be, has and see and pronouns like this and that. Biblical themes and assignments (such as memorizing verses from 1 Corinthians 13 alongside Micah and Claire) are used throughout. Level 3 will further strengthen previous reading, observation and communication skills, and begin writing paragraphs. Level 4 (expected late 2018) will strengthen previous skills and add study in noun types, verb tenses, mechanics and write compositions.

      This is a combined student and teacher consumable book. On the student pages, teacher notes are highlighted and kept minimal. While designed for you and the student to work along together, this text provides additional direction in the front matter and in the Teacher’s Aid section (about 100 pgs) in the back. This section includes dictionary pages to copy (or you can print off from the publisher’s web site); optional games to practice different language skills; spelling practice ideas; sight words alphabet practice; copywork practice; and grammar study sheets. You’ll want to provide more reading practice opportunities: a template to record these and a recommended Master Books reading list is included. Scriptures are from the NASB. Non-reproducible, consumable and 3-hole punched.

      Master Books recommends beginning this series after Foundations Phonics and Basic Language Skills. However, to select a starting place, the general expectation is that the student’s skills should be comfortably at grade level (in reading, writing, and in handwriting). 

    Approx 476 pgs, pb. ~ Ruth

     

  • Item #: 004032
    ISBN: 9781619991071
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  • Item #: 004031
    ISBN: 9781619991064
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  • Item #: 001723
    ISBN: 9781615389094
    Retail: $14.95
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    Student Books include sidebar notes with the week's Phonics Focus plus space to write words for activities and dictation as well as the interesting word-usage stories on various topics (with spelling words in bold). There are ten words per lesson (written in manuscript form) in Book I and fifteen words per lesson (written in both manuscript and cursive) in Book II. A Dictionary of course words is provided in the back of both Student and Teacher Books

  • Item #: 037494
    ISBN: 9781523503360
    Retail: $14.99
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    This calendar gives a rarely-used word for each day along with its pronunciation, meaning, history and a sample sentence. The words have been selected by the editors of the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, so yes, they're real words!

  • Item #: 031912
    ISBN: 9781933055305
    Retail: $5.95
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  • Item #: 003113
    ISBN: 9781930953727
    Retail: $14.95
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    Memoria Press has a knack for giving parents the confidence to tackle heavy literature with their children. This is done by providing background historical information on the authors and their time period as well as historical material relevant to the literature itself. Do a little studying in here before teaching the lessons and you should be able to answer your kids' questions like a professor!

    Horatius at the Bridge is a story from ancient Rome, so it would be a great addition to any study of ancient culture or even a Latin language program. I like to see stories added to language studies. It gives the words some context about the people who speak it (or in the case of Latin, spoke it.) This story is a ballad or poem format. Parents are guided on meter and pronunciation. Each verse has a summary and characters are explained. There are lesson plans to follow. Hard names and words are spelled out phonetically and defined alongside the poem itself. This saves a lot of time with a dictionary.

    In the back is a study guide for students. Comprehension questions are in sections and have plenty of space for kids to write their answers here. Some exercises are matching vocabulary words to synonyms, but most require a sentence or two to answer. There are maps of the various Roman regions, a glossary of ancient place names and their modern equivalents, and a comprehensive test with 19 questions that require kids to write one or two sentence answers. A complete answer key to the study guide questions and the test are in the back. Not reproducible. 75 pgs, pb ~ Sara

  • Item #: 001726
    ISBN: 9781615389285
    Retail: $14.95
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    Student Books include sidebar notes with the week's Phonics Focus plus space to write words for activities and dictation as well as the interesting word-usage stories on various topics (with spelling words in bold). There are ten words per lesson (written in manuscript form) in Book I and fifteen words per lesson (written in both manuscript and cursive) in Book II. A Dictionary of course words is provided in the back of both Student and Teacher Books

  • Item #: 059675
    ISBN: 9780794531966
    Retail: $12.99
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  • Item #: 035148
    ISBN: 9781596951686
    Retail: $5.49
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    This is a special encyclopedic edition. It contains 37,000 concise definitions with parts of speech identified, a handy appendix with a weights and measurements chart, 12 world political maps, world statistics, important American history references, the Declaration of Independence, branches of government and forming laws. and weights and measures. Also includes Canadian words & spellings. 531 pp, pb. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 031911
    ISBN: 9781933055299
    Retail: $14.95
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  • Item #: 024865
    ISBN: 9780544789890
    Retail: $6.95
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  • Item #: 012621
    ISBN: 9780877796763
    Retail: $19.95
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    Expanded and revised in 2014, this engaging dictionary was intended for elementary-aged students. It features more than 36,000 entries, over 800 illustrations and photographs, cross-references, example sentences, word histories, Greek and Latin word root paragraphs, and a pronunciation guide at the bottom of each page. The nicest feature (I think) is the addition of 1,300 quotes from children's literature, provided to show word use in context. These are printed in blue after selected entries, along with the author's name and the name of the book. A list of signs/symbols, a writer's guide, geographical names, a U.S. Map, a world map, and a list of all children's works cited is included at the end. Supports Common Core State Standards. 824 pgs, hardcover. - Jess

  • Item #: 004051
    ISBN: 9780912498034
    Retail: $69.95
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    The meanings of words change over time. Take the word "marriage," for example. Who knows how a modern secular dictionary will define it tomorrow? Fortunately, we have a standard available that will not change, because the definitions are based on the word's Biblical usage and basis in one of 26 original languages. This reprint of Noah Webster's classic is nearly a textbook in itself, as it gives examples of word usage from classical literature and the Bible. What better way to understand the writings of America's founding fathers than to define their words as they would have understood them.

  • Item #: 004017
    ISBN: 9780446370295
    Retail: $20.00
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    A massive 1,361-page tome which includes more than 1,500,000 words. At our house, this 3 1/4 pound reference comes in handy all year as the children use it for their schoolwork, but gets a real workout when we're writing descriptions for our catalog. Paperback.