August Round-up

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  • 3 Word Lists for August 

    This month we looked at Words ending in ‘er’, Eponymous Words, and, in celebration of National Honey Bee Day, Insects. There are lots of different ways you can use a Spellzone word list to help you practise your spelling – learn more about them here.  
     
  • Commonly Confused Words: Shore vs. Sure

    For this month’s Commonly Confused Words blog post, we looked at the words shore and sure. Do you know which word refers to certainty? What about the seaside? Click here for tips and tricks to help you tell them apart. 
     
  • 10 Words for … SAD

    In our 10 Words blog feature we help you expand your vocabulary by choosing a word and offering 10 other words that that you can use instead. This month we looked at 10 words for…SAD –  why not practise them in a spelling game? You can also find a list of our 10 Words blog posts here
     
  • Word for Wednesday: Eponymous Words

    Did you know the month of August was named after a Roman emperor? Or that Echo is a nymph in Greek mythology?

    An eponymous word is a word that is named after a person or fictional character.

    Follow the links to learn more about this month’s words: Augusthooverecho, and cardigan.  You can practise spelling other eponymous words here

26 Aug 2021
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