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Day 8: SAT/ACT Reading Challenge

It's Day 8 of our SAT/ACT Reading Challenge! From June 30 — August 8, 2014, we'll post 1-2 interesting articles for you to read each day (Mon-Fri) that will help you learn the top 100 SAT/ACT vocabulary words.

Here are today's articles:

1. Poor Sanitation, Not Malnutrition, May Be to Blame for India’s Notoriously Stunted Children
Time

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 21

Time: Poor Sanitation, Not Malnutrition, May Be to Blame for India’s Notoriously Stunted Children

Studies show that cleaning up sanitation can go a long way in helping to improve the health of poor kids in India.

Featured words: epidemic, vital, vulnerable, widespread.

2. 'The Fault in Our Stars' Author John Green
The Wire

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 28

The Wire: 'The Fault in Our Stars' Author John Green

A movie based on the popular teen novel, The Fault in Our Stars, is finally out. What does the author think of it?

Featured words: contemporary, obscure, overcome, presumably, scrutiny, subtle, surreal.

Subscribe to the Reading Challenge here. If you have questions or feedback, please let us know — we'd love to hear from you!

Happy Reading!

Betty

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