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Mr. Spenner



School:Discovery
Location:Idaho
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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

Root Word "struct"

  • construction -- what is built; buildings that are created or produced
  • instruct -- to build knowledge
  • obstruction -- something that blocks the way of things being built or created; an impediment
  • superstructure -- something built on top of something else; the part of the building built on the foundation
  • infrastructure -- the parts of the city that the rest of the city is built around; roads etc.
  • misconstrue -- to build the wrong meaning; to misunderstand; to interpret the wrong way
  • substructure -- the base, support, or foundation of a building
  • destruction -- the act of taking down or destroying something that was built
  • instructor -- a person who helps to build knowledge
  • reconstruct -- to build again

Root Word "tract"

  • abstract -- pulled away from direct relation to anything; impersonal as in attitude or views
  • extract -- to pull out by force
  • retraction -- a statement or promise that is pulled back or taken back
  • tractor -- a powerful vehicle that pulls farm machines and hauls heavy loads
  • contract -- to pull together to make smaller in size or bulk; opposite of "expand"
  • protract -- to pull out; to make something last longer; to prolong
  • traction -- a pull to the arm or leg muscles to bring a bone back into place when its dislocated
  • attract -- to pull into something; to pull into oneself
  • distract -- to pull a person's attention in another direction
  • subtract -- to pull some out, therefore having less remaining

Root Words: cede / ceed

  • recess -- the time during which people go out to take a break
  • accessory -- an article or item worn with an outfit that "goes with" said outfit
  • intercede -- to mediate; to go between people to help them reach an agreement
  • recede -- to go or move back
  • accessible -- able to go in, enter, or approach
  • exceed -- to go or be beyond the limit or expectation
  • proceed -- to keep on going; to go ahead with something; to move along
  • successor -- a person who goes after someone else (usually taking over a job)
  • concede -- to yield to an opponent that one has lost; to give in; to admit defeat
  • precede -- to go before something else in time, order, place, or rank

Root Words: vert / vers

  • convert -- to turn or change your beliefs or way of thinking
  • extrovert -- an outgoing person
  • revert -- to turn back to a previous action or thought
  • conversation -- a discussion that switches from one person to another
  • diversion -- something that turns your attention off of what you're thinking about
  • invert -- to turn or flip in the opposite direction
  • anniversary -- the date on which an event occurs every year
  • diversify -- to divide up money into different investments for safety reasons
  • introvert -- a shy person
  • subvert -- to corrupt or undermine

W Wise Lesson 11

  • methodical -- done in a regular, orderly way
  • altitude -- height above sea level or the earth's surface
  • saunter -- to walk without hurrying; to stroll in a relaxed, unhurried manner
  • confident -- certain; sure
  • anxious -- worried or concerned
  • contact -- the touching or joining of two things
  • maximum -- the greatest or highest number or amount
  • accelerate -- to go or to cause to go faster
  • proceed -- to go on, especially after stopping for a while
  • brace -- to make stronger by giving support to
  • stall -- to suddenly lose power
  • altitude -- height above sea level or the earth's surface
  • confident -- certain; sure
  • hangar -- a building where aircraft are kept and repaired
  • nonchalant -- having the appearance of not caring; showing a lack of worry or concern
  • anxious -- worried or concerned
  • solo -- made or done by one person
  • accelerate -- to go or to cause to go faster
  • brace -- to make stronger by giving support to
  • exult -- to be joyful; to show great happiness

Wordly Wise 12

  • overthrow -- to end the rule of; to defeat, often by force
  • rebel -- a person who refuses to obey orders or the law
  • stimulate -- to make more active
  • dictate -- to give orders; to command; to say aloud while another writes down the words
  • overdue -- coming later than expected or needed; unpaid when owed
  • portrait -- a drawing, painting, or photograph of a person, especially of the face
  • seldom -- not often; rarely
  • upbringing -- the care and training a child receives while grouping up
  • dedicate -- to set aside for a certain purpose; to name or set aside as an honor
  • notable -- deserving of attention; outstanding
  • penetrate -- to pierce; to pass into or through
  • restrict -- to keep within certain limits
  • tempest -- a violent windstorm; usually with snow, rain, or hail
  • convalesce -- to get back health and strength after an illness
  • exasperate -- to make angry; to annoy
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