Vocab Practice: Ruckus


This word appeared on the Cool Word Club website on Sept. 14, 2015.

Let’s do a practice round!

Ruckus means:

A) A flying object
B) A flash of light
C) A noisy disturbance
D) A tall structure


Cool Word Challenge: Ruckus and Condolence


Cool Word Challenge: Just for fun, come up with one sentence that uses both of the cool vocabulary words that you learned this week.

Here are the words again:

Ruckus: A noisy disturbance; commotion; quarrel.

Condolence: An expression of sympathy, especially when someone is grieving following the death of a [Read more…]

That’s A Lot of Ruckus!


Are you ever startled by a loud noise?

You may be studying at school or simply walking in your neighborhood when suddenly you hear the loud blast of a jackhammer or the piercing squeal of a siren.

While this type of ruckus (see definition and hear pronunciation below) generally passes [Read more…]