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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.


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!


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

Writing 1

  • Short story -- a short piece of fiction that contains some, but perhaps not all of the following elements: plot (conflict, crisis, climax, resolution), setting, character development, dialogue, theme, and point o
  • Feature article -- a form of writing appropriate for publication in a newspaper or magazine that focuses on providing readers with new information or a new perspective on old information
  • Speech -- – writing designed to inform, persuade, or entertain a listening audience
  • Personal narrat -- a form of personal writing that focuses on one event in the writer’s life and reflects on the significance of that event.
  • Poetry -- a composition in verse form that focuses on painting a picture, recreating a feeling, telling a story, capturing a moment in time, evoking an image, or showing an extraordinary perception of the ord
  • Editorial -- a form of persuasive writing that develops the writer’s opinion about a timely subject and uses appropriate support strategies to make clear what readers should believe or do
  • Review -- – a critical evaluation—not a summary-- of the elements of a book, play, performance, etc. that uses persuasive strategies to convince readers what to do, know, or believe about the subject
  • Pamphlet/Brochu -- informative writing focused on delivering information about a narrowly defined topic to a reader who needs the information
  • Personal essay -- a form of personal writing that focuses on the significance of a central idea or insight in the writer’s life
  • Play/script -- a form of dramatic fiction focusing on development of a conflict or problem between two or more characters; plays include a description of the setting and cast of characters as well as stage directi
  • Transactive -- nonfiction, real-world writing that is written from a more informed writer to a less informed audience
  • Letter -- – persuasive writing in appropriate letter format that communicates what the reader(s) should do or believe about a relevant topic
  • Proposal -- writing designed to solve a problem or accomplish a goal in the form of recommendation or plan that includes the following: cover letter, proposal summary, introduction, body, and conclusion
  • Memoir -- a form of personal writing that reflects on the relationship of the writer with a particular person (usually older), place, animal, or thing
  • Monologue -- a form of dramatic fiction focusing on a conflict or problem in which one character speaks out loud to another person or persons without interruption; monologues include an introduction that describ

writing 2

  • purpose -- the author’s reason for writing, the goal that a writer intends to achieve
  • voice -- the feature of writing that conveys the writer’s personality
  • conferencing -- – a writer-centered conversation with a teacher, peer, or others about a piece of writing with the intent of exploring strategies for revision
  • Reflective writ -- a form of writing to learn focused on self evaluation of a writer’s goals and growth throughout the year
  • correctness iss -- a feature of writing such as spelling, punctuation, and capitalization
  • organization -- the writer’s deliberate arrangement or sequence of ideas that enables a piece to be easily understood and flow smoothly
  • transition -- a word or phrase that establishes smooth and logical connections between ideas or paragraphs; transition s are velcro words that join the parts of a piece together
  • conflict -- the struggle between opposing forces, ideas, or interests in a short story, play, or monologue
  • audience -- the specific person or readers for whom a piece of writing is intended; the most important priority for a writer to consider since audience affects all other decisions about the piece including purp
  • idea developmen -- a writer’s use of logical, relevant details including research, interviews, graphics, charts, sensory details, etc. to support the purpose of a piece of writing
  • tone -- appropriateness of attitude toward the subject based on the writer’s audience and purpose; a writer’s attitude—whether formal or informal--affects other decisions such as word choice, details,
  • conclusion -- - the writer’s effective use of closure to end of a piece of writing in a satisfying way that supports or enhances the purpose of the piece
  • dialogue -- – a writer’s use of a person’s exact words to communicate that thoughts and feelings; to develop the individual’s unique character and make the speaker come alive on the page; or to move the
  • Letter to Revie -- reflective writing addressed to the evaluator of the portfolio in which the writer discusses development of writing skills and cites examples from pieces in the portfolio to support statements abou
  • focus -- the main point or idea of the writer

Writing 3

  • thoughtshot -- – the technique of taking a reader inside the mind of the writer to show how the writer was feeling or thinking at an important moment in the piece
  • lead -- – the beginning of a piece of writing that engages or hooks the readers’ interest in reading ; leads may consist of the following strategies: a question, an alarming statement, a statistic, an
  • plagiarism -- the act of a writer using the exact words, unique ideas, or the intellectual property (e.g., charts, graphics, designs, organizational structure) of another’s work and representing it as his or
  • snapshot -- the technique of creating a word picture that a reader can clearly visualize
  • editing -- proofreading or checking for and correcting errors in spelling, punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and usage
  • persuasive stra -- specific techniques used by writers to convince targeted readers to accept their position on a controversial issue; strategies include such intentional appeals as bandwagon, use of statistics, emot
  • skills continuu -- a chart of writing skills for each category of portfolio writing arranged in the same order as the holistic scoring criteria; the continuum shows at what level (beginning, developing, or competent)
  • touchstone text -- – a model of writing that exemplifies the same writing skills which students are working to develop
  • Marker Papers -- a collection of student writings in each portfolio category that demonstrates what competent work looks like at every grade level according to Kentucky Holistic Scoring Criteria
  • revising -- – the process of looking again at a draft of writing to ask, “Does this writing clearly say what I want it to say, and if it does not, what changes do I need to make to make the piece more effe
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