Skills 11


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

Gatsby Vocab Chapter 1-2

  • Grotesque -- Adjective - Fantastically ugly or absurd
  • Vitality -- Noun - Liveliness; energy
  • Disdain -- Verb - To despise or scorn
  • Feigned -- Verb - To make believe; pretend
  • Contempt -- Noun - The feeling that a person or a think is beneath consideration, worthless or deserving scorn.
  • Cynical -- Adjective - Distrusting, criticizing, or mocking the motives of others.
  • Anemic -- Adjective - Lacking power; weak
  • Incessant -- Adjective - Never ending; ceaseless
  • Supercilious -- Adjective - Behaving or thinking one is superior to others
  • Pessimist -- Noun - A person who sees or anticipates the worst.
  • Solemn -- Adjective - Formal; serious; somber. Lacking humor.
  • Hauteur -- Noun - Pride, arrogance; cockiness
  • Epigram -- Noun - A pithy saying or remark expressing an idea in a clever or amusing way
  • Bantering -- Verb - Talk or exchange of remarks in a good-humored teasing way

Gatsby Vocab Chapter 3

  • Prodigality -- Noun - Extravagant wastefulness
  • Malevolence -- Noun - A desire to harm others; evil
  • Poignant -- Adjective - Evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret
  • Toiled -- Verb - Hard Work
  • Dissension -- Noun - Disagreement; different of opinion
  • Discordant -- Adjective - Disagreeing or incongruous
  • Strident -- Adjective - Loud, harsh, grating, or shrill
  • Eddies -- Noun - A current moving in the opposite direction of the main current
  • Tantalizing -- Verb - Torment or tease someone with the sight or promise of something that is unobtainable

Word of the Week

  • Novie -- n - a beginner
  • Motif -- n - a distinctive feature or dominant idea in a literary or artistic word
  • Affliction -- n - pain, suffering or disease
  • Superfluos -- adj - more than enough; excessive
  • Asylum -- n - the protection granted by a nation to someone who has left their native country as a political refugee; an institution offering shelter and support to people who are mentally ill.
  • Aesthetic -- adj - pertaining or related to beauty
  • Antagonist -- n - a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or something; an adversary
  • Afflict -- v - (of a problem or illness) cause pain or suffering to; affect or trouble
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