Sedulous

Sedulous Correct pronunciation:ˈse-jə-ləs Definition: 1. showing effort and determination 2. (of a person or action) showing dedication and diligence 3. involving or accomplished with careful perseverance A sedulous person is someone who works hard and doesn’t give up easily. – Vocabulary Dictionary Part of Speech (POS): adjective Why is it important to know a word’s…

Logophiles

Word Game 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…

Tendentious

Tendentious Correct pronunciation:ten-ˈden(t)-shəs Definition: 1. Someone that is tendentious expresses a particular opinion or point of view very strongly, especially one that many people disagree with. 2. expressing or intending to promote a particular cause or point of view, especially a controversial one. 3. marked by a tendency in favor of a particular point of…

Logophiles

Word Game 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…

Munificent

Munificent Definition: 1. extremely liberal in giving; very generous 2. very generous with money 3. showing great generosity If you give your best friend a bracelet for her birthday, then you’re a good friend. If you give her a diamond bracelet, a racehorse, and an oil well, then you’re a munificent friend, meaning you are…

Logophiles

Word Game Good morning, dfoww learners. Tomorrow, we will be sharing a word that begins with the letter M. Clues The word is an adjective. The word contains (10) letters. The word contains (4) vowels. The third letter of the word is an (n). The word rhymes with the word dissonant and innocent. The last…

October Workshops

October 2020 Schedule (Logofest Month) October is dfoww, Incorporated’s Logofest Month. All month long we will be giving away cash prizes to our Logophile word game winners! For the entire month of October, we will be teaching Logophiles and Word of the Day online reading and writing workshops. Please join our online class room at…

Egregious

Egregious Definition: 1. Outstandingly bad; shocking. 2. Extraordinary in some bad way Use the adjective egregious to describe someone or something that has gone horribly wrong, like the cheating scandal that took place in Atlanta public schools. – Vocabulary Dictionary Part of Speech (POS): adjective Why is it important to know a word’s part of…

Logophiles

Word Game Good morning, dfoww learners. Tomorrow, we will be sharing a word that begins with the letter E. Clues 1. The word is an adjective.2. The word contains (9) letters.3. The word contains (5) vowels.4. The third letter of the word is an (r).5. The word rhymes with the word prestigious.6. The last letter…

Question Mark Worksheet

Name ___________________________ Date ____________________________ Directions: Multiple Choice : 1. Which sentence should be ended with a question mark? 1. He’s very tall 2. I’m scared of cats 3. Why do you always say that 4. It’s too warm outside to do sports 2. Question marks are what kind of punctuation? 1. Sentence punctuation 2. Terminal…