Collecting and learning new words

This book can be used at home to improve your English reading skills and vocabulary. There are lots of things on this page to help you. Try the crossword and word search puzzles. Go to Quizlet, play the games and test yourself.


Vocabulary

The word level in this textbook is very controlled so that students are not slowed down by too many new words. There are 8 chapters with 5 related readings in each. The English learning puzzles below contain words you need to know if you are using this book. Of course, these words are useful to anybody who needs vocabulary on these topics. New materials will be added as they become available.


Chapter 1: Art

Reading 1: The Artist in You             

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Reading 2: Art and Artists                

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Reading 3: Sculpture                       

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Reading 4: Leonardo da Vinci         

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Reading 5: Cave Painting                

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Readings 1~5:  Quizlet, online interactive flashcards and more. 

Word List Lvl 2 Ch 1 Reading for Speed and Fluency.pdf



Chapter 2: Money

Reading 6: Allowances            

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Reading 7: Marketing                

PLAY Crossword          PLAY Word-search        B2 R7 PW Class Activity.pdf


Reading 8: Currency                       

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Reading 9: Stocks         

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Reading 10: Making Money                

PLAY Crossword          PLAY Word-search       B2 R10 PW Class Activity.pdf


Readings 6~10:  Quizlet, online interactive flashcards and more.

Word List Lvl 2 Ch 2 Reading for Speed and Fluency.pdf



Chapter 3: Communication

Reading 11: Sending Messages           

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Reading 12: The History of Telephones                

PLAY Crossword         PLAY Word-search          B2 R12 PW Class Activity.pdf


Reading 13: Body Language                       

PLAY Crossword         PLAY Word-search          B2 R13 PW Class Activity.pdf


Reading 14: Communication and War         

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Reading 15: Sign Language                

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Readings 11~15:  Quizlet, online interactive flashcards and more. 

Word List Lvl 2 Ch 3 Reading for Speed and Fluency.pdf



Chapter 4: Health

Reading 16: We All Need Exercise           

PLAY Crossword         PLAY Word-search          B2 R16 PW Class Activity.pdf


Reading 17: The Secrets to a Long Life                

PLAY Crossword         PLAY Word-search          B2 R17 PW Class Activity.pdf


Reading 18: An Amazing Machine                       

PLAY Crossword         PLAY Word-search          B2 R18 PW Class Activity.pdf


Reading 19: Sitting and Working Out         

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Reading 20: Weight Lifting                

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Readings 16~20:  Quizlet, online interactive flashcards and more. 

Word List Lvl 2 Ch 4 Reading for Speed and Fluency.pdf



Chapter 5: Nature

Reading 21: Nature for Kids           

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Reading 22: Jewel of the Earth                

PLAY Crossword          PLAY Word-search          B2 R22 PW Class Activity


Reading 23: Light                       

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Reading 24: Earthquakes         

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Reading 25 Islands in the Sky                

PLAY Crossword          PLAY Word-search         B2 R25 PW Class Activity


Readings 21~25:  Quizlet, online interactive flashcards and more. 

Word List Lvl 2 Ch 5 Reading for Speed and Fluency.pdf



Chapter 6: People

Reading 26: Walt Disney           

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Reading 27: The Vikings                

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Reading 28: Martin Luther King, Jr.                       

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Reading 29: The Amish         

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Reading 30 Philo Farnsworth                

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Readings 26~30:  Quizlet online interactive flashcards and more. 

Word List Lvl 2 Ch 6 Reading for Speed and Fluency.pdf



Chapter 7: Space

Reading 31: Space Travel           

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Reading 32: Falling Stars                

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Reading 33: Space Garbage                       

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Reading 34: Is Pluto A Planet         

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Reading 35 The Space Race                

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Readings 30~35:  Quizlet online interactive flashcards and more. 

Word List Lvl 2 Ch 7 Reading for Speed and Fluency.pdf



Chapter 8: Transportation

Reading 36: Ways to Travel           

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Reading 37: History of Flight                

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Reading 38: Cars in America                       

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Reading 39: Flying Faster         

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Reading 40: The Chunnel                

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Readings 36~40:  Quizlet online interactive flashcards and more. 

Word List Lvl 2 Ch 8 Reading for Speed and Fluency.pdf

Quizlet  Chapter 4~8 - ALL 200 Words MEGA Games

 

Teachers Notes

There are many ways to make this course enjoyable and dynamic. Here are some of the activities I use in the classroom.

Reading for Speed and Fluency Games