Linzer Literacy

School:Westview Middle School
Location:Longmont CO

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

Inside C 1.2

  • appreciate -- to care about something or someone
  • opportunity -- a good chance to do something
  • value -- something that people care about and they feel is important in life
  • adjust -- to change in order to become comfortable with something
  • different -- not the same
  • understand -- to know something well
  • culture -- the ideas and way of life for a group of people
  • relative -- a family member

Inside C 2.1

  • plan -- an idea about how to do something
  • statue -- model of a person or thing
  • perfect -- just right
  • secret -- hidden from others
  • worry -- to feel unhappy and afraid about what may happen
  • available -- ready to use
  • problem -- something that is wrong
  • village -- a very small town

Inside C 6.1

  • capture -- to take by force
  • reward -- money given for helping someone
  • assist -- to help
  • freedom -- the state of being free
  • travel -- to go from one place to another place
  • escape -- to get away
  • slave -- someone who belongs to another person and works without pay

Inside D 2.1

  • attention -- to listen to what someone says or watch what they do
  • notice -- to see or hear something
  • assume -- to guess something is true
  • encourage -- to give hope that someone can do something
  • weight -- a heavy object used for exercise
  • approach -- to come toward someone or something
  • awkward -- to feel nervous or clumsy
  • practice -- to do something often in order to get better at it

Inside D 6.1

  • dependable -- can be trusted to do the right thing
  • obedient -- you do what you are told to do
  • service -- something done to help someone else
  • job -- work you do
  • search -- to look for something
  • employee -- a person who works for someone else
  • odor -- a smell
  • train -- to teach someone how to do something

Inside E 2.1

  • adaptation -- a feature or behavior that helps animals survive
  • disguise -- to try to look different from what you normally look like
  • survive -- to stay alive
  • camouflage -- a color or pattern that helps people or animals hide
  • prey -- an animal that other animals hunt/eat
  • advantage -- to have a better chance to succeed than others
  • predator -- an animal that eats/hunts other animals for food
  • threat -- a danger
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