5th Grade FHA

School:Frank Haviland Academy

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

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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

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List Content

Vocab Lesson #5

  • towering -- Higher than other objects or buildings close by:
  • drowsy -- Feeling tired - sleepy
  • nook -- A small place for keeping things, often in a big room:
  • trout -- A freshwater fish with speckles and small scales
  • encounter -- A brief meeting – usually unplanned
  • ownership -- The rightful owner – in possession:
  • Mayflower -- The English ship carrying Pilgrims to Massachusetts:
  • misunderstood -- To not understand correctly:
  • announce -- To make a statement which can be heard or read by the public
  • hasty -- Moving too fast to be safe or accurate
  • burrow -- To dig a small hole or tunnel:
  • booming -- To grow or develop rapidly:
  • cooperate -- To work together with a common purpose:
  • pouch -- A bag or sack for carrying objects:
  • source -- Where something begins – its point of origin

Vocab Lesson #7 Mon-Tues

  • remark -- To express briefly – often shorter than a comment
  • charter -- To hire for use – usually a boat – airplane or bus
  • harsh -- Quite strong – difficult - unpleasant
  • startle -- To surprise suddenly
  • artifacts -- An object made by human skill and of historical interest
  • arch -- A structure shaped like an upside down “U”
  • parallel -- Two lines running side by side that do not connect
  • ark -- A boat built by NOAH for surviving the flood
  • architect -- A person who designs buildings
  • barter -- To trade items or services without using money
  • dual -- Two in number – usually similar things

Vocab Lesson #7 Wed-Thurs

  • terms -- One part of an agreement – main parts of a lease, contract
  • circumstance -- A situation of memorable events; Events happening together at a point in time:
  • historian -- Someone who has studied and knows a lot about the past
  • ordinary -- Nothing unusual – average – not fancy
  • urge -- To encourage – to try to convince
  • nor -- A word that means both choices are answered “no”
  • performance -- A word that defines how good or how bad something operates
  • perk -- To become more lively – also to stick out
  • merchant -- Someone who sells items in a store:
  • forced -- Being made to do something by someone else – having no choice

Vocab Lesson #8 Mon-Tues.

  • unsuccessful -- Unable to achieve the final goal – a failure
  • disadvantage -- An unfavorable circumstance when compared to others
  • disregard -- Not caring – to treat without respect – also means to ignore
  • unexpected -- A surprise circumstance
  • dissatisfied -- Not happy with something
  • discrimination -- Decisions based on race or class rather than skill or talent
  • uneasy -- Not feeling secure – not sure - anxious
  • unfamiliar -- Not aware – strange: Not seen before – not aware - strange:
  • disability -- A physical or mental condition that can make life more difficult
  • ordinary -- This which is commonly seen – usual- typical
  • unrest -- An uneasy or trouble condition among people – often violent

Vocab Lesson #8 Wed-Thur.

  • religious -- Someone who shows respect for and strongly believes in God
  • democracy -- Government by the people – majority rules
  • depend -- To rely on, especially for comfort
  • trader -- Someone who exchanges one or more items with another person
  • defend -- To make or keep safe from danger
  • poverty -- Living in a condition of being very poor – having little money: The condition of being very poor
  • primary -- The most important and often the first in a sequence
  • focus -- To make things clear – or to concentrate on one thing
  • demand -- Stating something that absolutely must be done
  • crisis -- A very serious problem that needs your attention immediately

Vocabulary #5 - Monday

  • trout -- any of various game and food fishes of cool fresh waters mostly smaller than typical salmons
  • encounter -- come across, as if by accident; meet with
  • announce -- make known; make an announcement
  • source -- the place where something begins, where it springs into being
  • pouch -- a small or medium size container for holding or carrying things
  • hasty -- moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste

Vocabulary #5 - Thursday

  • cooperate -- Working together as a team – sharing responsibility
  • avoid -- To stay away from
  • boycott -- To avoid buying or supporting something – a form of protest
  • hoist -- To lift up into the air
  • destroy -- To damage greatly
  • loyal -- Faithful to and supporting

Vocabulary #5 - Tuesday

  • burrow -- To dig a small hole or tunnel:
  • Mayflower -- The English ship carrying Pilgrims to Massachusetts:
  • ownership -- The rightful owner – in possession:
  • towering -- Higher than other objects or buildings close by:
  • drowsy -- Feeling tired - sleepy:
  • source -- The original starting point – the beginning:

Vocabulary #5 - Wednesday

  • nook -- A small place for keeping things, often in a big room
  • cooperate -- To work together with a common purpose
  • booming -- To grow or develop rapidly
  • misunderstood -- To not understand correctly
  • textbook -- A book used for learning in school
  • burrow -- To dig a small hole or tunnel

Vocabulary #6 Mon

  • jumble -- Mixed-up: to confuse
  • avoid -- To stay away from; also, to keep from happening
  • rubble -- Broken pieces remaining from damage or destruction
  • dismantle -- To take apart without breaking – to put into pieces
  • role -- A person’s expected duties or responsibilities
  • noble -- Showing qualities of high moral character, courage, generosity, or honor

Vocabulary #6 Thurs

  • mural -- A large picture or painting on a wall or side of a building
  • dual -- Meaning two in number – usually similar items
  • federal -- Having to do with the government that oversees the entire country
  • local -- Pertaining to a small geographical area - city
  • survival -- The act of staying alive – often in difficult times
  • cultural -- The arts and behaviors that a “group” of people favor - heritage

Vocabulary #6 Tues

  • miracle -- Something wonderful happening that is not easily explained
  • noble -- Showing good traits that people admire, such as courage and honesty
  • shuffle -- To slide along the floor while walking
  • navigable -- Able to travel over successfully - navigate
  • rumble -- A deep – long – rolling sound – like distant thunder
  • illegible -- Unable to read because the writing is either messy or damaged

Vocabulary #6 Wed

  • continental -- Relating to a continent. Also used for soldiers during the American Revolution
  • approval -- To look at favorably – to approve
  • illegible -- Handwriting that is unreadable
  • royal -- Having to do with a kingdom. Suitable for a king
  • Montreal -- Canada’s largest city. It is an industrial center
  • local -- Referring to a small area such as a city or town

Vocabulary Lesson #3 Mon

  • failure -- an act that fails, lack of success
  • aide -- someone who acts as assistant
  • summarize -- write or tell the general idea and most important points
  • aid -- give help or assistance; be of service
  • plains -- extensive tract of level open land

Vocabulary Lesson #3 Thur

  • relieve -- to make things easier, to bring relief of pain
  • coal -- a mineral, a black rock that can be extracted from the earth and burned for fuel
  • approach -- move towards, go nearer to
  • goal -- the point in time at which something ends
  • cocoa -- ground roasted cacao beans, main ingredient in chocolate
  • boast -- show off about yourself

Vocabulary Lesson #3 Tue

  • reveal -- make known, make visible
  • impeach -- charge (a public official) with an offense or misdemeanor committed while in office
  • cease -- put an end to a state or an activity
  • defeat -- an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest
  • Seattle -- a major port of entry and the largest city in Washington
  • failure -- an act that fails, lack of success

Vocabulary Lesson #3 Wed

  • frontier -- a wilderness at the edge of a settled area of a country
  • relieve -- provide physical relief, as from pain
  • shield -- protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
  • beliefs -- ideas one usually holds with conviction and importance
  • shriek -- a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
  • reveal -- to make known, make visible

Vocabulary Lesson 10 #1

  • citizenship -- The status of a citizen with along with its duties, rights, and privileges:
  • margin -- An edge and the area immediately adjacent to it – blank space on side of a page:
  • cycle -- An interval of time in which an event repeats itself on a regular basis:
  • replica -- A copy of the original that looks similar or identical to the original:
  • intelligence -- The ability to acquire and apply knowledge – superior powers of the mind:
  • bulge -- A protruding part – an outward curve or swelling:
  • voyage -- A long journey to a foreign or distant place – usually by sea:
  • pace -- The rate of speed in which something moves:
  • magnificent -- A word meaning the same as - wonderful – splendid - outstanding:
  • scarce -- Short in supply – not enough to meet demand:
  • ancient -- Something of great age – very old – from a long time ago:
  • generally -- Popularly done – the general rule – widely believed:
  • ace -- An expert in one’s line of work – a playing card with a single mark:
  • central -- Located at or near the center:
  • trace -- An extremely small amount that usually can’t be measured:

Vocabulary Lesson 10 #2

  • encourage -- To give someone hope, courage or confidence:
  • legend -- A popularly believed story handed down from one generation to the next
  • rigid -- Firm – not bending
  • generation -- The average interval of time between the birth of parents and birth of their offspring
  • range -- The difference between two numbers – amount of variation – extent covered:
  • passage -- The movement from one place to another

Vocabulary Lesson 4 Mon

  • slave -- the state of being under the control of another person
  • boast -- show off
  • dose -- a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time
  • independence -- freedom from control or influence of another or others
  • fade -- become less clearly visible or distinguishable
  • prime -- used of the first or originating agent

Vocabulary Lesson 4 Thur

  • hasty -- excessively quick
  • ivory -- a hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses
  • lobby -- a large entrance or reception room or area
  • anxiety -- a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune
  • silvery -- of lustrous grey; covered with or tinged with the color of silver
  • policy -- a plan of action adopted by an individual or social group

Vocabulary Lesson 4 Tues

  • empire -- the domain ruled by an emperor or empress
  • prime -- the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
  • expose -- to show, make visible or apparent
  • glare -- be sharply reflected
  • issue -- some situation or event that is thought about
  • inhale -- draw deep into the lungs in by breathing

Vocabulary Lesson 4 Wed

  • revolutionary -- markedly new or introducing radical change
  • anxiety -- a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune
  • expose -- to show, make visible or apparent
  • waxy -- made of or covered with wax
  • briskly -- in a brisk manner
  • misty -- filled or abounding with fog or mist

Vocabulary Lesson 9 #1

  • persuade -- To push for a decision in another using logic or select words:
  • Pilgrim -- They formed the colony of Plymouth in New England in 1620
  • advantage -- A favorable - beneficial position
  • affect -- To have an influence on or change something else:
  • responsibility -- responsibilities, Things you must do to be responsible – things that are expected of you
  • hesitate -- Not acting immediately – holding back for a brief period:
  • historic -- Something that has value in history – usually a monument – building or location
  • massacre -- The act of killing a large number of humans cruelly
  • effect -- Something brought about by a cause or agent; a result:
  • assembly -- Putting together from the separate parts:
  • pure -- Made of only the original ingredients – nothing added – nothing extra:
  • suffrage -- The right or privilege of voting
  • primary -- number one goal
  • official -- Of or relating to an office or a post of authority:
  • sane -- Thinking clearly and appropriately – making the correct decisions:

Vocabulary Lesson 9 #2

  • replica -- A copy of the original – a reproduction:
  • utopia -- She invented a governmental system that would be wonderful for all:
  • nausea -- A feeling of sickness in the stomach characterized by an urge to vomit:
  • era -- A period of time characterized by particular circumstances or events:
  • prejudice -- Having negative thoughts of another because of race or social class:
  • amnesia -- Partial or total loss of memory – resulting from trauma or event:
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