The word of the week is “aftermath”

“Aftermath” doesn’t mean something you do after working out some fractions. No. It means something that results or follows from an event, especially one of a disastrous or unfortunate nature.

Examples of how to use Aftermath

In the aftermath of the eruption, the volcano fell silent again.

In the aftermath of the battle, the wounded were taken to the field hospital.

In the aftermath of the horrific argument, John finally agreed to Jane’s terms.

The word “aftermath” is especially useful when writing about wars or battles in history, in stories and even in answering comprehension questions.

Add this to your child’s list of useful words to use in homework, tests and exams.