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Some examples of word families are the "an" family, the "ack" family and the "all" family. Words in the "ack" family include the words attack, black, back, rack, snack and tack. Words in the "all" family include words su... More »

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Enchanted Learning, Scholastic and Worksheetplace.com each provide word family lists on their websites. Each list is grouped according to word ending, such as -ack, -ank and -ad. More »

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Joyce Meyer teaches theology similar to Word of Faith teaching, criticized by many in the Christian church. She has championed several controversial ideas, such as stating that Jesus paid for man's sins in hell rather th... More »

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The proper Scottish Gaelic word for Grandmother is "seanmhair," but this word is very formal and is commonly supplanted by "Nana" or "Nanna" in modern Scottish families. Other Gaelic dialects common in Ireland and Scotla... More »

Some strategies to use for learning different word families are creating rhyming poems, playing a phonemic awareness game, drawing a word family flower and using magnetic letters. Word families, also known as phonograms,... More »

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Examples of possessive nouns include the word "dog's" in the phrase "the dog's bone," "California's" in "California's climate" and "parents'" in "parents' worries." When a possessive noun is used, it indicates that the f... More »

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“Connotation” refers to the feelings and emotions associated with a particular word that cannot be fully explained by its literal meaning. A word’s connotation can be neutral, positive or negative, and the strength of it... More »

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