Kuchenbecker's Homeschool Classroom


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

Week 14 Vocabulary Words

  • chapter -- any one of the main parts of a long book
  • diet -- a special choice of foods taken for health reasons
  • trade -- a kind of work that calls for skill and that is often done with the hands
  • train -- a connected line of railroad cars that are pulled by an engine
  • understand -- to know how someone else feels or thinks
  • ape -- a large, monkeylike animal without a tail. It stands almost straight and walks on two hind legs.
  • diet -- the food and drink usually taken by an animal or person
  • surname -- a last name or family name
  • train -- part of a long dress that trails on the floor behind the woman wearing it
  • understand -- to get the meaning of
  • chores -- small jobs done around a house or farm
  • diet -- to limit what one eats and drinks, especially to lose weight
  • trade -- to swap or exchange one thing for another
  • train -- to learn or practice certain things that call for skill to be done well

Week 15 Vocabulary List

  • child -- a young boy or girl
  • dough -- a mixture of flour and water or milk that is used to make bread and other baked goods.
  • hood -- the part of the car that fits over the engine and that can be raised and lowered
  • oar -- a long pole that is flat and wide at one end
  • zigzag -- a line that goes sharply from side to side and back again
  • croak -- to make deep, rasping or rough sounds in the throat
  • hood -- a head covering often fastening to the collar of a coat
  • label -- to mark an object with a piece of paper or cloth to tell something about it
  • saddle -- to strap a seat onto a horse for riding
  • child -- a son or daughter of any age
  • dozen -- a group of twelve
  • label -- a piece of paper or cloth that can be stuck or sewn to an object to tell something about it
  • saddle -- a padded leather seat that the rider of a horse sits on

Week 21 Vocabulary List

  • widow -- a woman whose husband has died and who has not married again
  • clutter -- a mess of things piled together or scattered about
  • elastic -- cloth tap with rubber threads in it to make it stretch
  • recipe -- a way to have or to get something
  • tablet -- a thin, flat block of metal or stone with writing on it
  • burglar -- A person who breaks into a building to steal
  • duet -- two people who play music or sing together
  • recipe -- a list of things needed and things to do to make something to eat or drink
  • tablet -- sheets of writing paper made into a pad
  • duet -- a piece of music for two singers or two musical instruments
  • furrow -- a long, narrow groove or cut made by a plow turning over the earth
  • tablet -- a small, flattish pill

Week 22 Vocabulary List

  • ladle -- a cuplike spoon with a long handle, used for serving anything liquid
  • stirrup -- either of the two metal rings wth flat bottoms that hang from straps
  • target -- a goal or objective
  • constable -- a British police officer of the lowest rank
  • ripe -- ready for some action or purpose
  • target -- a person or thing that is attacked or made fun of
  • widower -- a man whose wife has died and who has not married again
  • artery -- a tube or blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to all parts of the body
  • ripe -- ready to be picked and eaten
  • target -- something that is aimed at and shot at
  • trellis -- a crisscross of thin wooden stirps made into a frame on which plants can climb

Week 23 Vocabulary List

  • late -- having been dead just a short time
  • sheaf -- a lot of long stalks of wheat, oats, or other cereal plant, cut and tied in a bundle
  • warehouse -- a large building used for storing things before they are sold
  • cube -- a solid shape with six square sides
  • late -- happening or coming after the expected time
  • reptile -- any of a large number of cold-blooded animals with a backbone and scaly or hard, rough skin
  • volcano -- a mountain with a hole in the top from which ash, steam, and hot melted rock may be thrown
  • zero -- the temperature from which all other temperatures are measured, usually that at which water freezes
  • kiosk -- a small open building where items like magazines and candy are sold
  • oval -- a shape like a stretched-out circle
  • sheaf -- a pile or bundle of things of the same kind
  • zero -- the number that stands for nothing, written 0
  • island -- a piece of land that is surrounded by water

Wk 13 Vocabulary

  • ripple -- N: A small wave: V: A bigger effect caused by one action
  • midnight -- N: Twelve o'clock at night: The end of one day and beginning of the next day
  • raw -- Adj: Not cooked, or in it's natural and unprocessed state: A place where skin has been rubbed off part of the body
  • drama -- N: A story written to be performed by actors and actresses: N: An attitude of over reaction to an event
  • quarter -- N: One of four equal parts: A coin equal to one-quarter of a dollar, or 25 cents: A measure of time divided into fourths
  • whale -- N: A large, air-breathing mammal of the ocean, shaped like a fish
  • brake -- N: A device used to stop or slow down something moving by pressing, scraping, or rubbing against one of its parts; V: To brake is the act of causing something to stop
  • pint -- N: A liquid of measure equal to 16 ounces, one-half of a quart, or 2 cups

Wk 16 Vocabulary List

  • corner -- the place where two walls or sides or streets come together
  • igloo -- a small, rounded arctic house made of blocks of hard snow
  • lie -- to be in a certain place
  • ramble -- to grow in all directions
  • center -- the place in the exact middle
  • icicle -- a pointed stick of frozen water that hangs down
  • lie -- to be in a flat position
  • ramble -- to walk without purpose or direction
  • center -- a pleace where many people go for a special activity
  • corner -- to force someone or something into a place that is hard to get out of
  • lie -- something said or written that is not true, or to say or write something that is not true
  • ramble -- to talk or write at length without sticking closely to the subject
  • rim -- the top edge of something round like a bowl or cup
  • ache -- a dull, steady pan, or to feel a dull, steady pain

Wk 17 Vocabulary List

  • knot -- to fasten by tying tightly
  • letter -- a written sign that stands for a spoken sound
  • shin -- the front part of the leg between the knee and the ankle
  • tail -- the part of an animal's body that sticks out from the back end
  • comfort -- anything that makes a sad, sick, or frightened person feel better
  • knot -- a fastening made by tightly tying something like rope or string that can be looped and pulled on
  • letter -- a written or printed message, usually put into an envelope and mailed
  • shin -- to climb by gripping first with the arms and then with the legs
  • skim -- to look over quickly without reading fully
  • badge -- something worn to show that a person belongs to a certain group
  • feather -- part of a bird that grows out from its skin and helps to keep it warm
  • knot -- a hard, dark spot in wood that shows the place where a branch had formed
  • notch -- a v-shaped cut, or to make a v-shaped cut
  • skim -- to remove floating matter from the top of a liquid
  • comfort -- to make someone feel less sad

Wk 18 Vocabulary List

  • deadly -- something causing death or able to kill
  • echo -- to throw back or repeat a sound
  • slogan -- a word or group of words that is easily remembered and that is used to get people to pay attention
  • casual -- happening by chance, not planned
  • churn -- to stir up or beat very fast
  • echo -- a sound that bounces back from a surface like a wall so that it is heard twice
  • girder -- a long steel or wooden beam used as a support in structures like bridges and buildings
  • boulder -- a large rock that has been worn smooth and round because of water and weather
  • churn -- a container in which milk or cream is beaten to make butter
  • deadly -- full of hatred
  • errand -- a short trip to do something
  • award -- a prize given for having done well, or to give a prize for having done well
  • casual -- suitable for wear when there is no need to dress in special clothing

Wk 19 Vocabulary List

  • cry -- a loud noise made by a person or some kinds of animals, to to make a loud noise with a voice
  • ruler -- a person who runs a country and decides what needs to be done for it
  • brooch -- a pin used to decorate one's clothing
  • chest -- a heavy box fitted with a lid
  • crack -- a sudden, sharp noise
  • ruler -- a straight strip of wood, plastic or metal that is marked off in inches and used for measuring
  • stare -- to look at something for a long time without moving the eyes
  • branch -- to split or divid into two or more parts, as a branch in the road or a branch of the library
  • brush -- bushes and small trees growing close together
  • crack -- a break in something where the parts still hold together, or to split or break open
  • cry -- to shed tears or to weep
  • soak -- to keep something in water or other liqued for a long time
  • branch -- a part of a tree that grows out from the trunk
  • brush -- an object made of short, stiff hair or wire fastened to a handle, or to clean, put on paint, or arrange hair with a brush
  • chest -- the upper part of the body between the stomach and the neck

Wk 20 Vocabulary List

  • fang -- a long, pointed tooth that an animal such as a wolf or lion uses to tear apart meat for food
  • lean -- poor or without much money
  • angle -- the shape made by two straight lines meeting at a point
  • beach -- a strip of sand or pebbles at the edge of the sea or other large body of water
  • cradle -- a small baby's bed that can be gently rocked
  • fang -- a sharp, hollow tooth through which some snakes shoot poison
  • lean -- without fat
  • angle -- to fish with a hook and line
  • cereal -- a plant whose seed or grain is used as food, or a breakfast food made from certain kinds of grain
  • embroider -- to make designs on cloth with a needle and thread
  • frigid -- very cold
  • lean -- to slant to one side
  • angle -- a way of looking at something
  • beach -- to move from the water onto the shore
  • cradle -- to hold gently in the arms
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