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Stingray Chaser

Free stingrays and remove harmful algae from the ocean. After removing enough debris from the stingrays, you will be asked to select the correct answer to continue.




Pinball

Vocabulary Pinball Click on the red flipper buttons to keep the ball in play. Try to hit all of the letters with the ball to spell a word. Next, choose the correct definition for the word. A correct answer gives a free ball and an incorrect takes a ball away. Hold down and release the green button to launch the ball! Try all of the lists or register to make your own!




Word Find

Play the classic Word Search and find game.




Word Scramble - Words Only

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!




Word Scramble - Problems and Definitions

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!




Hangman

Play hangman with your words. Guess letters to form words from the lists that are added by people just like you! Practice your classroom lists.




List Content

A Day’ s Work

  • slammed -- thrown loudly with force
  • motioned -- directed by wave of hand
  • shocked -- surprised/horrified
  • gardener -- a person who takes care of a garden
  • shivered -- shook, trembled
  • excitement -- the state of stirred up emotions
  • sadness -- a state of sorrow

Alexander

  • nickels -- coins worth five cents
  • college --
  • fined --
  • rich --
  • college -- a school of higher learning
  • fined -- ordered to pay money for breaking the law
  • rich -- having much money
  • downtown --
  • quarters --
  • downtown -- center of town
  • quarters -- coins worth twenty-five cents
  • dimes --
  • nickels --
  • dimes -- coins worth ten cents

Boom Town

  • pick -- tool used for breaking up rocks
  • boom --
  • fetched --
  • pick --
  • coins -- metal pieces used for money
  • mending -- sewing that repairs
  • spell -- a period of time
  • coins --
  • mending --
  • business -- work one does to make money
  • spell --
  • laundry -- place where clothes are washed
  • skillet -- a frying pan
  • business --
  • laundry --
  • boom -- time of fast growth
  • skillet --
  • fetched -- went after or got

Elena’s Serenade

  • reply -- to answer
  • bursts -- breaks open suddenly
  • puffs -- to swell up
  • burro -- a small donkey
  • glassblower -- artist who shapes hot glass by blowing air into a tube
  • tune -- melody
  • factory -- building where things are manufactured

Fly Eagle Fly!

  • echoed -- repeated a sound
  • clutched -- grasped or held tightly
  • reeds -- tall grasses
  • scrambled -- moved or climbed quickly
  • valley -- low land between two hills/mountains
  • gully -- a narrow ditch

Gertrude Ederle

  • drowned -- died by suffocating underwater
  • medals -- pieces of metal given as rewards
  • current -- moving ocean water
  • stirred -- moved about
  • celebrate -- observe or honor something special
  • strokes -- movements used in swimming
  • continued -- went on without stopping

Good-Bye

  • described -- told what something looked like
  • memories -- things you remember
  • delicious -- pleasing to the taste
  • homesick -- longing for home
  • curious -- strange/odd/unusual
  • farewell -- good-bye
  • raindrops -- drops of rain
  • airport -- place where airplanes take off/land

Happy Birthday Mr. Kang

  • chilly -- unpleasantly cool
  • narrow -- not wide or broad
  • bows -- a bending of the head or body in greeting
  • foreign -- of or from another country
  • recipe -- list of ingredients and instructions for cooking food
  • foolish -- without good sense; unwise
  • perches -- sits or rests on something

Hottest Coldest Highest

  • average -- the usual amount or kind
  • deserts -- dry and usually sandy areas of land without trees
  • depth -- the distance from top to bottom
  • peak -- the pointed top of a mountain or hill
  • outrun -- to run or move faster than someone or something
  • tides -- the regular rise and fall of the ocean’s water
  • waterfalls -- natural streams of water falling from a high place

If You Made a Million

  • thousand -- ten hundreds
  • amount --
  • expensive --
  • thousand --
  • earned -- got money in return for work
  • million -- one thousand thousands
  • worth -- equal in value to
  • earned --
  • worth --
  • check -- written order for a bank to pay money
  • million --
  • interest -- money paid on borrowed money
  • value -- worth of something in money
  • check --
  • interest --
  • amount -- the total sum
  • value --
  • expensive -- costing a lot of money

Jalapeno Bagels

  • boils -- liquid bubbles/gives off steam
  • dough -- mixture of flour and water that is usually baked
  • mixture -- several things blended together
  • braided -- woven/twisted together
  • bakery -- place where breads/cakes/pies are cooked
  • knead -- stretch out, fold over, press dough
  • batch -- a group of like things
  • ingredients -- parts that go into a mixture

Me and Uncle Romie

  • cardboard -- heavy, stiff paper
  • treasure -- anything that has great value
  • pitcher -- baseball player who throws the ball to the batter
  • fierce -- dangerous or wild
  • feast -- large meal
  • stoops -- porches/entryways to homes
  • ruined -- destroyed or spoiled
  • flights -- set of stairs

My Family in America

  • custom -- old way of doing things
  • overnight -- during/through the night
  • twist -- braid formed by weaving
  • admire -- respect
  • mention -- speak about /refer to
  • public -- for everyone
  • famous -- very well-known
  • popular -- liked /accepted by many people

Night Letters

  • budding -- beginning to form a flower
  • flutter -- flapping movements
  • blade -- a leaf of grass
  • fireflies -- small bugs that give off light
  • patch -- small piece of ground
  • dew -- moisture from the air
  • notepad -- a pad of paper

Penguin Chick

  • pecks -- strikes something with the beak
  • cuddles -- holds close and tenderly
  • hatch -- to come from an egg
  • snuggles -- holds closely for warmth/protection/affection
  • cuddles -- holds close and tendely
  • hatch -- to come from an egg
  • snuggles -- holds closely for warmth/protection/affection
  • frozen -- turned into ice
  • preen -- to smooth or clean with the beak
  • frozen -- turned into ice
  • preen -- to smooth or clean with the beak
  • flippers -- limbs on a penguin used for swimming
  • pecks -- strikes something with the beak
  • flippers -- limbs on a penguin used for swimming

Prudy’s Problem

  • realize -- to understand clearly
  • strain -- to draw too tight; stretch too much
  • enormous -- very large/huge
  • shiny -- bright and polished
  • collection -- a grouping of similar items
  • scattered -- spread about in various places

Pushing Up the Sky

  • overhead -- above
  • antlers -- bony growths on an animal’s head
  • narrator -- a person who tells the story
  • languages -- spoken or written words
  • poked -- jabbed
  • imagined -- formed pictures in a person’s mind

Rocks in His Head

  • chores -- small jobs or tasks
  • labeled -- wrote an object’s name on a tag and attached it
  • stamps -- small pieces of paper stuck to letters/packages
  • attic -- the space just below the roof of a house
  • board -- a long, flat piece of sawed wood
  • spare -- more than needed; extra
  • customer -- a person who buys things at a store

Rows and Piles of Coins

  • excitedly -- with strong feelings
  • wobbled -- moved unsteadily
  • dangerously --
  • steady --
  • arranged -- put in order
  • errands -- short trips to do something
  • unwrapped -- uncovered
  • bundles --
  • excitedly --
  • wobbled --
  • dangerously -- not safely
  • steady -- firmly fixed
  • arranged --
  • errands --
  • unwrapped --
  • bundles -- things tied together

Statue of Liberty

  • symbol -- something that represents something else
  • unforgettable -- memorable
  • models -- small-sized copies of something
  • torch -- stick with material that burns at one end
  • liberty -- freedom
  • tablet -- a surface that has writing on it
  • unveiled -- revealed from under a large veil
  • crown -- head covering worn by kings/queens

Suki’s Kimono

  • cotton -- material made from a plant
  • graceful -- beautiful/pleasing in movement
  • festival -- celebration or holiday
  • pale -- not bright in color
  • rhythm -- repeating of sounds or movements
  • handkerchief -- cloth for wiping one’s nose
  • snug -- giving warmth/comfort
  • paces -- single steps

Symphony of Whales

  • surrounded -- encircled/enclosed
  • anxiously -- nervously
  • channel -- narrow stream of water
  • supplies -- quantities of something needed
  • blizzards -- snowstorms with strong winds
  • melody -- a series of musical notes
  • symphony -- music composed for an orchestra
  • bay -- part of the ocean enclosed by the coastline
  • chipped -- broke off small pieces of something

Talking Walls

  • settled -- made home in a place
  • encourages -- urges on
  • native -- someone born in a particular country
  • support -- to help
  • local -- having to do with a certain nearby place
  • social -- having to do with people as a group
  • expression -- a statement of an idea

The Gardener

  • bulbs -- underground parts of some plants
  • recognizing -- know/remember from the past
  • blooming -- beginning to open
  • humor -- ability to enjoy funny things
  • sprouting -- beginning to grow
  • beauty -- something that is very good looking
  • doze -- to sleep lightly
  • showers -- light rainfall

Tops and Bottoms

  • clever -- having a quick mind
  • partners -- people who run a business together
  • cheated -- acted dishonestly
  • lazy -- not willing to work
  • bottom -- the lowest part
  • crops -- plants grown to be used as food
  • wealth -- a great amount of money or things

Two Bad Ants

  • crystal -- hard solid piece of some substance
  • goal -- something that is desired; aim
  • scoop -- tool shaped like a small shovel
  • discovery -- find something for the first time
  • joyful -- full of happiness
  • disappeared -- went out of sight
  • journey -- a long trip
  • unaware -- not knowing or realizing

Volcanoes

  • buried -- covered up underground
  • fireworks -- explosions for entertainment
  • volcanoes -- a mountain that erupts
  • beneath -- under
  • earthquakes -- sudden movements of Earth’s crust
  • trembles -- vibrates/shakes
  • chimney -- structure for the passage of smoke
  • force -- power or energy

What About Me?

  • marketplace -- place where people buy/sell
  • straying -- wandering/roaming
  • knowledge --
  • plenty --
  • thread -- thin cord for sewing
  • knowledge -- what you know
  • plenty -- a full supply
  • carpetmake --
  • merchant --
  • thread --
  • carpetmaker -- a person who makes rugs
  • merchant -- someone who buys/sells for a living
  • carpenter --
  • marketplace --
  • straying --
  • carpenter -- a person who builds with wood

William’s House

  • clearing -- land free of trees/bushes
  • steep -- having a very sharp slope
  • cellar -- room built underground
  • spoil -- to become bad
  • barrels -- large, round wooden containers
  • pegs -- pieces of wood used to hold things

Wings

  • struggled -- made a great effort
  • attention -- watching, listening, or concentrating
  • complained -- said something was wrong or found fault
  • looping -- moving in large circles or loops
  • glaring -- staring angrily
  • giggle -- laugh in a silly or nervous way
  • swooping -- rushing down suddenly
  • drifting -- floating on a current of air or water
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