Word Test 209

Improve Your Vocabulary

There is nothing more important in life than being able to master the power of communication. A good vocabulary is a like driving a car with rocket fuel instead of leaded gasoline. Words can power your career into high gear and increase your understanding of others.

From 2002-2014 we posted our Word of the Day and subsequently our Weekend Word Tests for 650 Consecutive Weeks or 12 ½ years, to help our viewers improve and expand their vocabulary. If you are serious about improving your vocabulary, our Word Test Library will challenge you to learn words you may never have known existed.

For the Week ending 02/24/06

Directions: Choose the word that matches with the definition and appropriately fits into the blank space in the sentence.

A lesson which teaches several subjects at once. For example, a poster about a book on Mars will teach both art and science. If a brief report appears at the bottom of the poster, it may also be considered language arts, and if it's typed, it may be listed as computer skills.

_______ are an effective learning process similar to the technique of learning using two or more senses.

a student who learns best by touching or doing.

Sarah has displayed wonderful skills of dexterity and is considered a gifted _______.

A combination of structured learning and unschooling. Parents select the method that best suits the subject to teach, the learning styles of the child, and the needs of the family at any given time. Methods often change as the home situation changes.

Jim's parents choose to homeschool him using an _______ style, to fit their family situations.

a sampling of a child's school work, educational activities and accomplishments for a year. Some states allow these to be evaluated by a professional teacher instead of requiring a child to take a standardized test.

Each year Jason's parents present his _______ to professional teachers, to evaluate his annual homeschooling progress.

books you can purchase at any bookstore, designed for the general public. Many homeschoolers use these books instead of expensive and often inaccurate textbooks.

Andy's parents choose to use _______ for his homeschooling, because they believed they were better suited for him than text books.

We would like to thank Dr. Andrew Jamieson, MD, of Vancouver, Washington for his articulate contribution of words he supplied for the many years he served as our "eHappyLife Word Specialist."