April Workshops

April 2021 Schedule   4/27/21 Tuesday – Two Part Reading and Writing Workshop Part 1 Basic Rules of Grammar | Me, Myself, and I (Personal Pronoun Workshop) * Part 2 Worksheets | Me, Myself, and I (Personal Pronoun Worksheet) * *Special online reading and writing workshops open to the public beginning at 10am EST 4/27/21.  4/27/21 TuesdayContinue reading “April Workshops”

Context Clues Worksheet

Context Clues Worksheet Name   _________________________ Date     _________________________ Fill in the Blank (8) Directions: Fill in the blank with the correct meaning of the unknown underlined bold word for the sentence. 1. I did guffaw after watching a hilarious comedy. cry                         smile                    laugh 2. The man was hapless, after spending a lot of moneyContinue reading “Context Clues Worksheet”

March Workshops

March 2021 Schedule   3/1/21 Monday – The Write-Right Literacy Program (tutoring) | 6 PM-7:30 PM EST 3/2/21 Tuesday – The Write-Right Literacy Program | 6 PM-7:30 PM EST 3/3/21 Wednesday – The Write-Right Literacy Program (tutoring) | 6 PM-7:30 PM EST 3/4/21 Thursday – The Write-Right Literacy Program | 6 PM-7:30 PM EST 3/8/21 Monday –Continue reading “March Workshops”

Logophiles

Good morning, dfoww learners. Our Logophiles and Word of the Day (two-part) reading and writing workshops have been designed to help our students improve all areas of communication i.e., – listening, speaking, reading and writing. Having a robust vocabulary plays an important part in learning to read. Our objective is to introduce and familiarize ourContinue reading “Logophiles”

February Workshops

February 2021 Schedule   2/1/21 Monday – The Write-Right Literacy Program (tutoring) | 6pm EST-7:30pm EST 2/2/21 Tuesday – The Write-Right Literacy Program | 6pm EST-7:30pm EST 2/3/21 Wednesday – The Write-Right Literacy Program (tutoring) | 6pm EST-7:30pm EST 2/4/21 Thursday – The Write-Right Literacy Program | 6pm EST-7:30pm EST 2/8/21 Monday – The Write-Right Literacy ProgramContinue reading “February Workshops”

Affinity for Adjectives

Posted by DFOWW, INCORPORATED on FEBRUARY 4, 2020 Word Game  Adverbs describe or modify the meaning of verbs or adjectives to make them more specific.  Examples • Fortunately, the outgoing children enjoyed a sunny day at the beach by playing wildly. Fortunately = adverb children = noun (plural subject) outgoing= adjective being used to describe the children  enjoyed = verbContinue reading “Affinity for Adjectives”

Categorical

Posted by DFOWW, INCORPORATED on FEBRUARY 4, 2020EDIT Categorical Correct pronunciation: \ ˌkat-uh-GOR-ih-kul \ Definition: 1. absolute and unqualified 2. relating to or being a category 3. involving certain categories Categorical derives from the Greek word “kategoria”, which Aristotle used to describe the ten classes of things that constitute human knowledge to best understand the world. – VocabularyContinue reading “Categorical”

January Workshops

January 2021 Schedule  All online reading and writing workshops will be published by 12 p.m. EST.  1/12/21 Tuesday – Logophiles | Building Vocabulary 1/13/21 Wednesday – Word of the Day | Word of the Day 1/19/21 Tuesday – Logophiles | Building Vocabulary 1/20/21 Wednesday – Word of the Day | Word of the Day 1/29/21 Friday –Continue reading “January Workshops”