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Daily Reader: Edition #69

Learn 63 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader:

1. A Museum for Math
The New Yorker, 1/9/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 22

The New Yorker: A Museum for Math

Think you're not a math person? The new Museum of Math, or MoMath, in NYC hopes to change your mind! Read more and learn vocabulary words like array, cacophony, consciousness, distinction, elated, enigma, fallacy, initiates, insights, logic, patrons, permanent, solicited, transpired, and vibrant.

2. Sprawl Could Kill Off 34 Million Acres of American Forest by 2060
The Atlantic, 1/8/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 22

The Atlantic: Sprawl Could Kill Off 34 Million Acres of American Forest by 2060

Scientists predict that urban and developed land areas in the US will increase 41% by 2060. But for that to happen, forested areas will be decimated, with predicted losses ranging from 16 to 34 million acres in the lower 48 states. Read more and learn vocabulary words like advocates, arid, benign, conserve, ecosystems, eschew, integrity, preceding, and vulnerable.

3. Why Would Rural and Big City Kids Be Similarly Underprepared for Kindergarten?
The Atlantic, 1/9/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 19

The Atlantic: Why Would Rural and Big City Kids Be Similarly Underprepared for Kindergarten?

Common sense tells us that children in rural areas grow up with different experiences than urban children. But a recent study found that kids in rural and big urban areas are entering kindergarten with less advanced reading and math skills than their counterparts in the suburbs or smaller cities. Read more and learn vocabulary words like biases, conventionally, deficits, discern, exposure, isolation, stimulating, and unique.

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