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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.




Pinball

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!




Hangman

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

Figurative Language

  • onomatopoeia -- a sound word-snap, meow
  • hyperbole -- exaggeration for effect "I have tons of money"
  • personification -- when a non-human thing is able to behave like a human eg The fence learned drunkenly
  • jargon -- words or expressions used by a particular group or profession
  • pun -- exploiting the meaning of words to make a joke eg. That girl is trying.
  • metaphor -- comparing one thing with another without using the words like or as eg Her hair was cornsilk.
  • alliteration -- where the first consonant of words are the same eg Wild,wet and windy Wellington.
  • irony -- is an expression intended to convey the opposite to the literal meaning. eg That's good work!
  • idiom -- expression familiar to native speaker of language eg "We're all in the same boat."
  • simile -- comparing two things using words like or as eg Her hair was like cornsilk.
  • onomatopoeia -- a sound word-snap, meow
  • acronym -- a word formed from the initial letters of other words eg UFO
  • personification -- when a non-human thing is able to behave like a human eg The fence learned drunkenly
  • proverb -- a brief, wise saying eg "A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush".
  • pun -- exploiting the meaning of words to make a joke eg. That girl is trying.
  • euphemism -- substitution of a mild term for an offensive or hurtful one eg He's a rough diamond.
  • alliteration -- where the first consonant of words are the same eg Wild,wet and windy Wellington.
  • neologism -- A neologism is a newly-coined word or expression. eg ginormous
  • idiom -- expression familiar to native speaker of language eg "We're all in the same boat."
  • cliche -- an overused phrase eg "Good as gold"
  • simile -- comparing two things using words like or as eg Her hair was like cornsilk.
  • hyperbole -- exaggeration for effect "I have tons of money"
  • acronym -- a word formed from the initial letters of other words eg UFO
  • jargon -- words or expressions used by a particular group or profession
  • proverb -- a brief, wise saying eg "A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush".
  • metaphor -- comparing one thing with another without using the words like or as eg Her hair was cornsilk.
  • euphemism -- substitution of a mild term for an offensive or hurtful one eg He's a rough diamond.
  • irony -- is an expression intended to convey the opposite to the literal meaning. eg That's good work!
  • neologism -- A neologism is a newly-coined word or expression. eg ginormous
  • cliche -- an overused phrase eg "Good as gold"
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Teachers, Parents, Anyone! The time has finally come. You can now create your own class page and game content for our games! Create vocabulary lists and math problems for pinball or word lists for word search. Your vocabulary lists will automatically show in Word Find as well. It is easy! Just create a login, add your class page detail, and create lists! Your lists will automatically show up in the games!
    
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