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2016-2017 Semantics Materials
 
 
To order contact Bill Schaefer bcs640@msn.com.
 
 
Spell It!
 
 
Online SPELL IT! 2015 - Student Worksheets
156 pages, includes 42 daily lessons (30 words each) and 3 vocabulary tests.  All words in Spell It! 2017 are covered.
2017 SPELL IT! dictionary 
Alphabetized list by categories with pronunciations and definitions.
2017 NSB Study Lists
On-line Grade-specific lists and dictionary.
 
 
For Semantics Classes
 
 
Semantics Level 2 Notebook
Contains daily lesson plans and materials for a 45 day semantics class. Designed for a first year semantics class in buildings offering a one-year semantics class or a second year semantics class in buildings offering a two-year semantics program.
 
 
 
 
Semantics Level 1 Notebook 
Contains daily lesson plans and materials for a 46 day semantics class. Designed for a first year semantics class in buildings that offer a two-year semantics program.
 
 
Supplementary Materials  

"stuff" sheets (3 per year since 1996)  
Phobias 
Homonyms Crosswords 1, 2, 3, 4 
100 Words Every College Student Should Know (American Heritage Dictionary list, 5-day unit, & quiz)   
Idioms (units 1 - 8) 
"rh-" "gn-" and "pt-" words  
Word Origins (units 1 - 12) 
Analogies (units 1 - 7) 
Puzzle Packs (1 - 16; each unit has 5 word puzzles) 
"Is It Assimilated?"
Malapropisms (units 1 - 4) 
Palindromes
"-ologies"
Animal "-ine" Words (canine, bovine, etc.)
Animal Collectives (gam, herd, bevy, etc.)
"Use the Dictionary" practice sheets (1 - 10)
"Doctrines, Theories, and -isms" 
Christmas Songs (a holiday puzzle)
Past, City, State, and National Written Tests
4 Spelling Articles (James Kirkpatrick excercises)
Thomas Jeffersons Secret Code
History of the English Language (a 7-10 day unit)
"Famous" Semantics Words (1 unit per year since 1998)
Wacky Wordies (wuzzle-like puzzles)
New Words in the Dictionary (2 units)
Bill of Rights (a short vocabulary exercise)
History of DPS at the Colorado State Spelling Bee
Complete PAIDEIA word lists (all 82 categories, 1995-2006) 


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