Spelling Matters

Spelling and reading skills are closely related and help develop overall literacy. Knowing how to spell is important when you are sending correspondence to someone, especially a potential employer. Not knowing how to spell creates confusion and a lack of clarity. How...

It’s All About the Synonyms

What is a synonym? A synonym is a word that is similar to another word or has a related meaning. For example: the word “poor” can also mean “destitute” or “impoverished.” The word loyal can also mean “devoted” or...

What Does that Word Mean?

What happens when you come across a word you don’t know? Do you just keep reading? Most people do. They believe they can figure out a word’s meaning by looking at the sentence and using common sense. Maybe they’re right —but what if they’re wrong? The first time...

Add $500 to Your Vocabulary Bank

Auntie Bev. is giving you an opportunity to build your vocabulary bank with some awesome words and cold hard CASH!  All you have to do is join the WordUp! Community (one-time membership fee of $25) and get your “cheat sheet” of vocabulary words that may be used in the...