autodidact: (n) a self-taught person
in a sentence: Ernest Hemingway and Herman Melville were iconic authors who happened to be autodidacts, educating themselves mostly through reading.
knowledge: (n) information, understanding, or skill that you get from experience or education; awareness of something; the state of being aware of something
in a sentence: Lisa’s dad asked her if she had any knowledge of who emptied the candy jar. Lisa said, “I have no knowledge of the missing candy. All I know is my tummy hurts.”
Kids are full of new knowledge. But they may not share it with you unless they’re used to you sharing first! Have fun with the words of the day!