Mrs. Goldberg's Champions

School:Carlson Elementary
Location:Chandler AZ
Comments:Welcome to our vocabulary website! Enjoy playing games to help build your vocabulary!

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

September 8 Part 1

  • parka -- a heavy weight jacket often with a hood
  • radar -- method of location or device using radio waves
  • urban -- of relating to or located within a city
  • hurdle -- to jump over an obstacle
  • forward -- in a direction toward the front
  • afford -- to have enough money for, to spare
  • flirt -- to play or toy with in a romantic way
  • frontier -- the land beyond a border; unclaimed land
  • earnest -- marked by sincerity or seriousness
  • discard -- to throw away, get rid of
  • source -- the origin of something

September 8 Part 2

  • formula -- a list of directions or ingredients
  • rehearse -- to practice for a performance
  • parcel -- a package usually wrapped up
  • starch -- spray used to stiffen clothing
  • smirk -- a smug or sly smile
  • surface -- outer layer of something
  • fierce -- having an intense, violent or wild nature
  • mourn -- to express sadness or grief
  • yearn -- to have strong desire for

The Making of a Book - 1

  • flawless -- without defect, weak spots or imperfections
  • doubt -- to be uncertain about; consider questionable or unlikely; hesitate to believe
  • mound -- a natural elevation of earth; a hillock or knoll
  • annoy -- to disturb or bother (a person) in a way that displeases, troubles, or slightly irritates
  • haughty -- snobbish, proud, arrogant
  • thoughtful -- showing consideration for others, kind, discreet
  • droop -- to sag, sink, bend or hang down as from weakness, exhaustion or lack of support
  • caution -- alertness and prudence in a hazardous situation; care; wariness
  • counter -- the table between customers and workers in a business
  • devour -- to consume greedily, to eat
  • maroon -- to leave someone isolated
  • bamboo -- woody grass with hollow stems
  • gloomy -- dark or dim; deeply shaded
  • dawdle -- to dilly dally; to waste time
  • rejoice -- to celebrate, to delight, to be joyful

The Making of a Book - 2

  • oyster -- an edible shellfish
  • boundary -- something that indicates bounds or limits; a limiting or bounding line
  • adjoin -- to be close to or in contact with
  • hoist -- to lift up, especially with a pulley
  • scoundrel -- an unprincipled, dishonorable person; villain
  • aloof -- at a distance, especially in feeling or interest; apart:
  • turquoise -- an opaque material often blue or green in color
  • exhausted -- fatigued, tired
  • bountiful -- generous, having much of something
  • taut -- tightly drawn, tense, not loose

Week #6 - Part 1

  • perform -- to carry out; execute; do
  • formal -- being in accordance with the usual requirements, customs, etc.; conventional
  • former -- preceding in time; prior or earlier
  • formulate -- to express in precise form; state definitely or systematically
  • form -- external appearance of a clearly defined area, as distinguished from color or material; configuration
  • formed -- a shaped thing; external appearance of a clearly defined area, as distinguished from color or material; configuration
  • formatted -- completed organization, plan, style or type of something
  • formality -- condition or quality of being formal; accordance with required or traditional rules, procedures, etc.; conventionality.
  • formula -- a recipe or prescription; any fixed or conventional method for doing something
  • formation -- the act or process of forming or the state of being formed
  • format -- the organization, plan, style, or type of something
  • formally -- being in accordance with the usual requirements, customs, etc.; conventional
  • formerly -- in time past; in an earlier period or age; previously
  • formative -- giving form or shape; forming; shaping; fashioning; molding
  • formidable -- causing fear, apprehension, or dread

Week 3 Vocabulary

  • recover -- to get better or get something back
  • expand -- increase volume, number, extent, or scope
  • reject -- to refuse to take or accept
  • rhythm -- a sequence of musical beats or a general flow
  • meadow -- a field or grassland
  • text -- written or typed words, schoolbook
  • promptly -- immediately and without delay
  • batch -- set of things produced or dealt with at once
  • sloppy -- messy or careless
  • strict -- rigid, with no flexibility or compromise
  • cleanse -- to wash or make free from dirt
  • bluff -- deceive or mislead with false confidence
  • vanish -- to disappear suddenly and completely
  • blunder -- a mistake that embarasses

Week of September 5

  • product -- an answer found through multiplcation
  • numerator -- the top number of a fraction
  • unit -- a standard for measurement of the same quantity
  • quotient -- the result obtained by dividing two numbers
  • fraction -- an incomplete number
  • rate -- amount or value related to a time unit
  • sum -- the total of numbers added together
  • difference -- number left after subtraction
  • denominator -- the bottom part of a fraction in mathematics

Week of September 5 pt. 2

  • term -- a quantity added or subtracted in an equation
  • addend -- any number which is added to another number
  • equal -- to be the same measure of value
  • multiple -- number that can be divided without a remainder
  • proportion -- relative size between parts of a whole
  • factor -- whole number that divides evenly into another
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