Mrs. Schmidgall

School:Olympia North

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

A Castle on Viola Street

  • construction -- the act of building or making something
  • leaky -- something has a hole in it that water can pass through
  • owners -- people who have, or own, something
  • equipment -- tools, supplies, and material needed to do a job
  • appliances -- machines used in homes
  • project -- a plan or activity to be done

Amazing Grace

  • adventure -- an exciting experience that may be dangerous
  • exploring -- to travel to a place and find out what it is like
  • success -- something has a good result
  • auditions -- performers try out for a part in a show
  • fantastic -- something is wonderful or really good
  • sparkling -- shiny or bright

Author: A True Story

  • proper -- the correct or right way of doing something
  • acceptance -- saying yes to something
  • single -- one of something
  • useful -- an object that helps you do something
  • talented -- really good at something
  • excitement -- a feeling of being happy because of something good

Boom Town

  • grumbled -- to complain about something in a low voice
  • blossomed -- when a person, plant, or business grows or develops
  • sidewalks -- paths or walks along the side of a street or road for people to walk on
  • traders -- people who buy and sell things or exchange one thing for another
  • wailed -- to cry out with a long high sound
  • lonesome -- feeling alone

Dear Juno

  • crackle -- to make snapping noises
  • soared -- fly high in the sky
  • envelope -- holds a letter
  • announced -- to give information to people
  • photograph -- a picture
  • starry -- bright with a lot of stars
  • noticed -- to see something

Earth Smart

  • contribute -- work with a group by giving time, money, or efforts to reach a common goal
  • members -- people who are part of the same group
  • unaware -- do not know what is happening
  • donate -- give money or time to help other people
  • recycle -- to make something new from an old item

First Day Jitters

  • chuckled -- laugh quietly
  • trudged -- to drag your feet while walking
  • nervous -- feeling afraid
  • fumbled -- done in a clumsy way
  • nonsense -- a silly or untrue idea

Go West!

  • communitites -- groups of people who live together in the same place or share an interest
  • established -- starting something
  • traditional -- something is passed down from one generation to the next
  • immigrants -- people who move from one country to another country

Here's My Dollar

  • volunteers -- people who do a job without getting paid
  • deserve -- you have a right to something
  • tour -- a short trip to a place of interest with a guide
  • slogan -- a phrase that is easy to remember and used by a person, a group, or a business
  • thrilled -- to be very excited or happy

Messaging Mania

  • focus -- to give all your attention to something; to concentrate
  • estimate -- to make a guess
  • abbreviations -- letters used to shorten words
  • record -- you do something better than anyone else
  • IM -- instant messaging


  • dramatic -- emotional or exaggerated
  • humorous -- joking or playful
  • somber -- gloomy or depressed
  • silly -- crazy or foolish
  • serious -- thinking deeply; careful; focused
  • giddy -- excited or happy

My Very Own Room

  • ruined -- you can no longer us something
  • determination -- a firm purpose
  • luckiest -- having good luck
  • storage -- a place to put away thing to use later
  • business -- the work people do
  • exact -- something is correct or precise
  • separate -- to keep things apart

Range of Emotion

  • upset -- to be worried or bothered
  • overjoyed -- very happy about a situation
  • tearful -- showing sadness by crying
  • cheerful -- being in a good mood
  • sorrowful -- full of grief or sadness
  • pleased -- being happy

The Jones Family Express

  • potential -- able to become something
  • innocent -- not guilty
  • annual -- something that happens once a year
  • politely -- showing good manners
  • expensive -- something costs a lot of money
  • wrapping -- paper or another material that covers something

What Do Illustrators Do?

  • sketch -- a quick drawing
  • instance -- an example of something
  • style -- a special way of doing something
  • texture -- the look and feel of something
  • suggestions -- ideas or plans
  • illustrate -- to draw or use a picture


  • admire -- a person you respect or think highly of
  • ached -- to hurt with a constant pain
  • passion -- a strong feeling or liking for something
  • splendid -- something that is good or excellent
  • concentrate -- to pay close attention
  • bothering -- to take time and effort to do something
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