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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

G/L #4

  • polyphonic -- a type of music with many parts that sounds good together
  • phonograph -- an instrument that reproduces sound
  • pseudonym -- a name used by an author instead of his or her real name
  • importer -- a person who brings goods in from another country to sell here
  • polychromatic -- many-colored
  • graphology -- the study of handwriting
  • cryptonym -- a secret name
  • anonymous -- something written by or from a person whose name is not known
  • octopod -- a creature with eight legs or tentacles
  • biologist -- a person who studies plants and animals
  • cryptogram -- something written in code
  • acronym -- a word formed from the first letters or syllables of other words
  • spelunker -- a person who explores caves
  • octave -- a series of eight musical tones in a row

G/L Vocabulary #3

  • monosyllabic -- having only one syllable
  • trilinqual -- able to speak three languages
  • quadruped -- an animal with four feet
  • septuagenarian -- a person in their 70s
  • octogenarian -- a person in their eighties
  • monotonous -- spoken in an unvarying tone
  • trident -- a three pronged spear
  • quartet -- a group of four
  • decade -- a period of ten years
  • pentathlon -- an athletic contest with five different events
  • monopoly -- the complete control of goods or services
  • bicameral -- a legislature having two governing chambers
  • trilogy -- a group of three plays, novels, etc.
  • decathalon -- an athletic contest with 10 different events
  • centenarian -- a person who is 100 years old or more

G/L Vocabulary #5

  • eulogist -- a person who gives a eulogy at a funeral
  • philologist -- a person who studies words and written records
  • oculist -- an eye doctor
  • exterminator -- a person who gets rid of unwanted bugs
  • malefactor -- someone who does mean and evil things
  • astrologist -- a person who tells the future by studying the position of the stars
  • taxidermist -- a person who stuffs and mounts fish and wildlife
  • podiatrist -- a foot doctor
  • biographer -- a person who writes about the life of another person
  • benefactor -- a person who gives help or financial assistance
  • geologist -- a person who studie the earth, its formation and rocks
  • anthropologist -- a person who studies groups of people, their customs and traditions
  • philatelist -- a person who collects stamps
  • exporter -- a person who sends goods out of the country to be sold in another country
  • presidigitator -- a magician or juggler

Greek and Latin Roots #1

  • graph -- write
  • mono -- one, single, alone
  • quad -- four
  • cent -- one hundred
  • poly -- many
  • bio -- life
  • uni -- one, single
  • tri -- three
  • sept -- seven
  • oct -- eight
  • tele -- at a distance
  • bi -- two
  • deca -- ten
  • pent -- five
  • auto -- self

Greek and Latin Roots #2

  • -or, ator -- a person who
  • unicycle -- a vehicle having one wheel
  • unison -- sounding the same note at the same time
  • monologue -- a long speech by one person
  • -er -- a person who
  • unicameral -- system of government with one legislative group
  • unilateral -- having an influence on only one side, person or group
  • monocle -- an eyeglass for one eye
  • -onym -- name
  • -ist -- a person who
  • uniform -- all the same
  • monarch -- a single absolute ruler
  • monopolize -- keep something totally for yourself

Language Usage #3

  • anecdote -- During a lunchtime discussion about favorite recipes, one of the people in the group tells a story about one of her tried and trued recipes gone wrong.
  • alliteration -- Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before
  • analogy -- You are as annoying as nails on a chalkboard
  • participal -- The horse (trotting up to the fence) hopes that you have an apple or carrot.
  • infinitive -- Students need (to learn) the parts of speech.
  • allusion -- “I was surprised his nose was not growing like Pinocchio’s.”
  • parody -- The skits on Saturday Night Live are usually this.
  • colloquialism -- A picture is worth a thousand words.
  • ellipsis -- The man looked above( . . . ) all he could see were three black silhouettes against the bright blue sky.
  • gerund -- Fishing is fun.
  • irony -- The Titanic was promoted as being 100% unsinkable; but, in 1912 the ship sank on its maiden voyage.
  • allegory -- The scales of justice.

Language Usage Vocabulary

  • predicate noun -- a noun that renames the subject and follows a form of "to be"
  • adject. clause -- A dependent clause used as an adjective within a sentence
  • analogy -- comparability
  • paraphrase -- reword
  • plagarize -- copy
  • appositive -- noun or noun phrase the renames the noun
  • adverb clause -- A dependent clause used as an adverb within a sentence
  • allusion -- a casual reference
  • literary device -- literary terms
  • participal -- word group functioning as an adjective
  • reflex. pronoun -- yourself, myself, himself, herself
  • adject. phrase -- An adjective phrase seeks to modify the noun or pronoun in the sentence
  • alliteration -- group of words with same consonant sound
  • irony -- words conveying the opposite of their literal meaning
  • parody -- humorous imitation of a serious event or literary work

Language Vocabulary

  • colloquialism -- expression uosed in casual language by common people
  • allusion -- casual reference
  • irony -- words conveying the opposite of their literal meaning
  • predicate noun -- noun that renames the subject and follows a form of the verb "to be"
  • adj clause -- "the dog (that is acting angry)
  • allegory -- representation of abstract ideas by character or figure
  • alliteration -- group of words with same consonant sound
  • consonance -- harmony
  • participial -- word group functioning as an adjective
  • appositive -- noun or noun phrase that renames the noun
  • adverb clause -- functions as an adverb answers when, where, why, how, how much
  • analogy -- comparability
  • parody -- humorous imitatino of serious literary work
  • reflexive pronu -- yourself, myself, himself, etc.
  • adj phrase -- functions as an adjective and modifying nouns and pronouns

Reading Vocabulary

  • homophone -- words pronounced similarly but have different meanings
  • symbolism -- representing things by symbols
  • viewpoint -- position of observation
  • consonance -- stability
  • form -- something that gives or determines shape
  • sonnet -- 14 line poem in iambic pentameter
  • tone -- way of sounding
  • assonance -- repetition of vowel sounds
  • first person -- point of view using "I" and "we"
  • journalism -- occupation that includes reporters, broadcasters and photographers
  • third person -- point of view referring to anything or anyone other than the speaker
  • archetype -- prototype; first form
  • aphorism -- Short Statement of evident truth
  • contrast -- difference

Reading Vocabulary #1

  • second person -- point of view when speaker refers to one to whom he is speaking "you"
  • third person -- point of view that refers to anything or anyone other than the speaker - he, she, it, they
  • archetype -- prototype; first form
  • aphorism -- short statement of evident truth; "Life is Short"
  • first person -- point of view using "I" and "we"
  • quotation -- exact statement
  • symbolism -- representing things by symbols
  • viewpoint -- position of observation
  • consonance -- A literary device in which the same consonant sound is repeated two or more times in short succession.
  • journalism -- occupations that include reporting, broadcasting, writing, editing, photography
  • sonnet -- 14 line poem in iambic pentameter
  • tone -- intonation of the voice; way of sounding
  • omniscient -- perceiving all things
  • assonance -- repetition of vowel sounds; "Do you like blue?"
  • homophone -- words that are pronounced similarly but dffer in meaning

Reading Vocabulary #2

  • aphorism -- "Life is short"
  • homophone -- heir, air
  • paradox -- "I can resist anything but temptation."-Oscar Wilde
  • paradox -- false proporsition with a possible truth
  • cliche -- trite; idea that has lost originality
  • synecdoche -- figure of speech; use part of something to represent the entire whole; wheels = car
  • consonance -- "And, softly dripping, drop by drop"
  • paradox -- contains two statements that are both true, but in general, cannot both be true at the same time
  • oxymoron -- figure of speech; self-contradicted
  • syntax -- rules for formation of grammatical sentences
  • metric feet -- in poetry - measuring the tempo in a poem
  • assonance -- "Do you like blue"
  • oxymoron -- jumbo shrimp
  • stereotype -- a fixed form; characterize
  • iambic pentam. -- in poetry - unrhymed line with 5 accents

Reading Vocabulary 2

  • metric feet -- in poetry; measuring the tempo of a poem
  • oxymoron -- figure of speech; self contradicted
  • stereotype -- fixed form; characterization
  • iambic pent -- in poetry; unrhymed line with 5 accents
  • omniscient -- perceiving all things
  • pathetic fallac -- endowment of nature with human traits and feelings
  • cliche -- trite; idea that has lost originiality
  • synecdoche -- use part of something to represent the entire whoe; figure of speech
  • paradox -- false proposition with a possible truth
  • syntax -- rules for formation of grammatical sentences

Word Master #2a

  • trample -- to tread heavily
  • fluctuate -- rise and fall; change
  • rampage -- behave wildly; hysteria
  • barren -- unproductive
  • deplete -- reduce
  • enigma -- a baffling puzzle or problem
  • obscure -- something hidden or unpopular
  • ransack -- to plunder; search
  • slacken -- loosen
  • tirade -- ranting; long, angry speech
  • martinet -- someone who imposes strict discipline on others
  • prig -- a person who is smugly self-righteous and narrow minded
  • severe -- strict
  • prissy -- overly nice; finicky
  • infamy -- having a bad reputation; notorious

Word Master #2b

  • teem -- be full of; pour down heavily
  • subdue -- Overcome or bring under control (a feeling or person).
  • callow -- immature
  • enigma -- baffling puzzle
  • tirade -- out of control rant
  • verge -- be close or similar to (something)
  • lucrative -- Producing a great deal of profit.
  • threshold -- A point of entry or beginning
  • obscure -- something hidden or unpopular
  • prissy -- finicky
  • taper -- cause to diminish or reduce in thickness toward one end
  • verbose -- using too many words; wordy
  • wizened -- Shriveled or wrinkled with age
  • ransack -- pluncer
  • severe -- strict
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