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Three great online resources for help with math word problems are PurpleMath.com, Dummies.com and StudyGS.net. These three websites have many tutorials, example problems and tips for making word problems much easier to s... More »

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To solve math word problems, students should read questions carefully to get all the facts, ignoring the numbers at first. Reading questions several times helps students to identify the operations required. Additionally,... More »

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An example of an addition word problem is as follows: John has $800 in his checking account. He receives a check for $1,200. How much money does he have in his checking account after depositing the check? More »

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Some good resources for third-grade spelling tests include word lists, spelling list worksheets and dictation practice activities available through websites like Super Teacher Worksheets and K12 Reader. Teachers can also... More »

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Many online dictionaries provide the pronunciation of words, along with their definitions and other functions related to the chosen word. Two of those online dictionaries are Macmillan and Merriam Webster. More »

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Nanook is a figure in Inuit mythology and is also the word for "polar bear" in the Inuit language. The name was popularized outside of the Inuit culture following the release of a documentary film made in 1922 called "Na... More »

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A suffix dictionary lists and describes all existing suffixes, providing readers with information on what a given suffix signifies as a word modifier. It also helps readers to select the most appropriate suffix with whic... More »

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