Mrs. Schmidt's Intervention Page

School:Sampson G. Smith School
Location:Somerset NJ

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

2014 A

  • banter -- playful, teasing conversation
  • principal -- a leading person in a school
  • jubilant -- feeling or showing great joy
  • vague -- not clearly stated; unclear
  • trivial -- of little or no importance
  • baffled -- confused or puzzled
  • detest -- to hate or strongly dislike
  • adjacent -- being near or close; next to
  • concise -- expressed in a few words
  • taunt -- to tease or mock
  • admonish -- to caution or warn
  • belligerent -- hostile; wanting to fight
  • luminous -- giving off light
  • tolerant -- willing to respect people who think or act differently than you
  • glean -- to gather or collect little by little

2014 B

  • forfeit -- to give up the right to something
  • fatigue -- the condition of being very tired
  • collide -- to strike or bump together
  • dignity -- a manner or quality that makes a person worthy of respect
  • justify -- to give good reason or cause for something
  • antique -- something made a long time ago
  • charade -- an obviously insincere action; make believe
  • devour -- to eat something quickly and hungrily
  • conceal -- to hide away from view
  • lecture -- a prepared speech or to scold
  • triumph -- to obtain a great success or victory
  • principle -- a belief you have about the way you should behave
  • dawdle -- to waste time or be slow
  • indulge -- to allow yourself to enjoy something
  • legend -- a made-up story that is handed down from the past that is based on true events

List 1

  • congenial -- having a pleasant personality
  • corrupt -- dishonestly using your position to gain money
  • deplete -- to use up
  • boisterous -- noisy, lively, and full of energy
  • cite -- to quote or mention something to use as proof
  • contemporary -- up-to-date, modern
  • dejected -- extremely disappointed
  • flourish -- to grow or develop in a strong and healthy way
  • antagonize -- to cause a person to become angry or hostile
  • circumvent -- to get around or surround something
  • congested -- to be overcrowded, especially with mucous in the body
  • curtail -- to reduce or restrict
  • docile -- easily managed or trained
  • affect -- to act on or produce a change
  • choose -- to select from a number of possibilities

List 2

  • inundate -- to flood or overflow; to overwhelm
  • ostracize -- to leave out or exclude
  • ravenous -- very hungry
  • formidable -- causing fear due to size or strength
  • immerse -- to involve or occupy completely
  • indicate -- to make reference to or point towards
  • oblivious -- not aware of something or your surroundings
  • pungent -- sharp or strong to the senses of taste and smell
  • immaculate -- extremely clean and neat
  • imply -- to hint at
  • jostled -- bumped or pushed around roughly
  • procrastinate -- to put off doing something until a future time
  • retaliate -- to strike back or get revenge
  • hearty -- full of warmth and friendliness
  • implore -- to beg urgently

List 3

  • vital -- necessary for supporting life; very important
  • evaluate -- to consider someone/ something to make a judgement about them or it
  • tirade -- a long and angry speech
  • vicinity -- the area nearby
  • impartial -- not favoring one over the other
  • terminate -- to bring to an end
  • undaunted -- not discouraged; not hesitating because of danger
  • ovation -- a loud and enthusiastic show of approval
  • tolerate -- to put up with something

List 4

  • invincible -- too powerful to be defeated
  • esteem -- respect and admiration
  • pulsate -- to beat rhythmically
  • vigorous -- involving a lot of energy and enthusiasm
  • integrate -- combine two things to make something new
  • disheveled -- untidy and disordered
  • pandemonium -- wild confusion or disorder
  • susceptible -- easily affected or harmed by something
  • aspire -- strong desire to achieve something
  • entice -- to attract by offering pleasure or advantage
  • analyze -- to study or examine something carefully
  • derive -- to take or get something from something else

List 5

  • jovial -- having hearty or joyous humor
  • whether -- expressing doubt or choice between alternatives
  • verbatim -- in the same words as were used previously
  • gregarious -- enjoying the company of others; sociable
  • effect -- a change that results when something is done or happens
  • gratify -- to give someone satisfaction
  • urban -- of or pertaining to the city
  • ample -- more than enough; plentiful
  • facilitate -- to make easier or less difficult
  • leisure -- freedom from work or duties; free time
  • rigorous -- something done thoroughly and strictly
  • customary -- commonly practiced
  • sluggish -- moving or working much more slowly than normal
  • concur -- to agree with someone or something
  • avert -- to turn away from; to prevent

List 6

  • loose -- not attached; baggy
  • convert -- to change something into something different
  • essential -- absolutely necessary; indispensable
  • mundane -- ordinary; not interesting
  • loathe -- to hate
  • erroneous -- wrong; incorrect
  • fluctuate -- to shift back and forth uncertainly
  • balmy -- mild and warm; soft and soothing
  • appease -- to make calm or quiet by giving in
  • numerous -- existing in large numbers
  • stifle -- to suffocate or restrain
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