Word of the Week

twelfth (number)

Meaning –the position twelve in a sequence.

Example of using it in a sentence: "The twelfth day of Christmas”

It also means one of the 12 parts of something that has been cut in 12 pieces.

Example of using it in a sentence: “I only ate a twelfth of the pie – who eat the rest?

Spelling Tip – in the middle of the word twelfth there is the word elf. Imagine that a race with the tiny little elf coming twelfth a cross the finishing line.

tw + elf + th

Use the word as many times throughout the week as you can. This can be verbally, in your written work or listen out for other people using it.

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