Excommunicate (vt)

Today is July 16, On this day in 1945, in the desert of New Mexico at Alamogordo, the United States tested the world’s first atomic bomb, an event known as Trinity. In 1994 on this day, the first fragment of the Shoemaker-Levy comet hit the planet Jupiter. Today is the birthday of African-American journalist and anti-lynching activist Ida B. Wells; she was born in 1862.

Here is a context clues worksheet on the verb excommunicate. It has taken me no small amount of time and cognition to render this word accessible to struggling learners. I remain unconvinced that I’ve done an adequate job of it.

If you find typos in this document, I would appreciate a notification. And, as always, if you find this material useful in your practice, I would be grateful to hear what you think of it. I seek your peer review.

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