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Mrs. Larkin's 2nd Grade Games



School:Abingdon Elementary
Location:Hayes Virginia
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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

A Birthday Basket for Tia

  • aunt -- either you father's sister, your mother's sister, or your uncle's wife
  • bank -- a place where people keep their money
  • ninetieth -- next after the 89th
  • custom -- something that people always do or have done for a long time
  • inspect -- to look at something very carefully
  • present -- a gift
  • collects -- to bring things together; gathers
  • pinata -- a hollow decoration filled with toys and candy. Blindfolded children swing sticks to break it and then rush to gather all of the goodies when they fall to the floor
  • celebration -- a party held to show happiness about a special day or something good that has happened
  • create -- to make something new
  • baskets -- something in which to carry or store things
  • favorite -- the one thing you like better than all of the others
  • tia -- Spanish word for "aunt."
  • tradition -- custom or belief that is handed down from generation to generation
  • angle -- the way in which you look at something and view it

A Walk in the Desert

  • exciting --
  • ledge -- a shelf or an overlook
  • smiling --
  • forbidding -- dangerous and scary
  • danced --
  • lifted --
  • harsh -- to be rough, unpleasant, or unfriendly
  • lifting --
  • coyote -- a small dog-like animal that looks something like a wolf
  • hugged --
  • dunes -- a hill of sand
  • hugging --
  • discovery -- something someone finds out for the first time
  • amazed --
  • talked --
  • desert -- a hot, dry place without water or trees
  • talking --
  • cactus -- a plant that lives in teh desert that has no leaves
  • dropped --
  • precipitation -- any type of water that falls from the clouds to the ground, like rain snow, and hail
  • dropping --
  • haven -- a safe place
  • dragging --
  • arid -- very dry
  • excited --
  • climate -- the type of weather a place has
  • smiled --
  • landform -- the shape of the land, like mountains, valleys, and lakes

Bad Dog Dodger!

  • spectators -- people who watch an event
  • wren --
  • grabbed -- took hold of something suddenly
  • lamb --
  • knock --
  • wrong --
  • chewing -- grinding something between the teeth
  • wrap --
  • chased -- ran after someone
  • practice -- to repeat an action in order to improve
  • knob --
  • knee --
  • wagged -- moved from side to side
  • climb --
  • treat -- a spcial gift, often food
  • gnat --
  • dripping -- a liquid falling slowly in drops
  • comb --
  • sign --
  • write --

Exploring Space

  • fine --
  • gravity -- the pull of the Earth
  • cube --
  • orbit -- the path of the shuttle around the Earth
  • vote --
  • launch -- to blast off
  • confuse --
  • world -- the Earth
  • astronaut -- a person who has been trained to fly a spaceship.
  • page --
  • size --
  • telescope -- something you look through to make things far away seem nearer and larger
  • late --
  • descend -- to go down
  • home --
  • journey -- a long trip
  • spice --
  • machines -- things with moving parts
  • tune --
  • space --
  • experiment -- a test to find out something.
  • mice --
  • ascend -- to go up
  • blaze --
  • universe -- the Earth, the sun, the moon, and all of the planets that orbit our sun
  • erase --
  • meteorite -- a piece of stone from space that hits something
  • work -- a job
  • nose --
  • shuttle -- a spacecraft which can orbit the Earth, land like an airplane, and be used again to go into space.

Helen Keller&Big Storm

  • pressing -- pushing something in a steady way
  • too --
  • angry -- mad
  • blue --
  • tantrum -- a childish outburst of anger or bad temper
  • suit --
  • condition -- the state of a person or thing
  • juice --
  • breeze -- a gentle wind
  • special -- unusual or different in some way
  • picnic -- eat a fun meal outdoors
  • fruit --
  • clung -- held tightly to someone or something
  • cool --
  • fierce -- strong or scary
  • clue --
  • terrifying -- very frightening
  • flew --
  • branches -- the part of a tree that grows out from the trunk
  • new --
  • fingers -- the 5 digits on your hand
  • true --
  • scent -- a nice smell
  • spoon --
  • predict -- to say what one thinks will happen in the future
  • drew --
  • whip -- to flap or move back and forth

Henry and Mudge

  • clip --
  • underneath -- below something
  • twin --
  • fascinating -- amazing
  • browse --
  • straight -- in a line
  • drooled -- to let spit driible from your mouth
  • nest --
  • snuggled -- cuddled
  • ask --
  • wildlife -- plants and animals that live wild outdoors
  • mask --
  • detective -- a person who tries to solve a mystery
  • state --
  • build -- to put together; to make
  • skeleton --
  • strap --
  • shivered -- shook from cold or fear
  • brave --
  • tranquil -- calm and peaceful
  • stream --
  • identify -- to tell what something is
  • breeze --
  • slimy -- gooey and slippery
  • straight --
  • couldn't -- could not
  • stop --
  • lanterns -- lights
  • hand --
  • galaxy -- a huge group of stars and planets

I Like Where I Am

  • enjoy --
  • glee -- happiness
  • joy --
  • noise --
  • trouble -- difficult; upsetting
  • fair -- the right and honest thing to do
  • destroy --
  • tears -- drops that come from your eyes
  • joint --
  • adjust -- get used to
  • moist --
  • spoil --
  • chuckle -- laugh
  • cowboy --
  • block -- part of a city or town
  • foil --
  • usually -- something that commonly happens
  • loyal --
  • royal --
  • giant -- huge
  • broil --
  • strong -- powerful

Iris and Walter

  • country -- a community of farms and open spaces with fewer people and buildings than a city
  • desk --
  • someone -- a person
  • chop --
  • rollerskate -- a boot with 4 wheels on the bottom
  • rib --
  • amazing -- wonderful; surprising
  • pocket --
  • investigate -- to try to learn more about something
  • urban -- describes the city
  • list --
  • front -- the opposite of back
  • sad --
  • friend -- a person you like to play with
  • tag --
  • meadow -- a piece of grassy land
  • dust --
  • brittle -- easily broken
  • engine --
  • rural -- describes the country
  • rock --
  • beautiful -- very pretty
  • job --
  • somewhere -- a place
  • sack --
  • ladder -- a set of steps with two side pieces and rungs for climbing
  • mess --
  • creature -- an animal
  • lettuce --
  • drum --

Just Like Josh Gibson

  • soar -- to fly upward
  • before --
  • I'd --
  • effort -- the physical and mental energy you use to do something or to achieve a goal
  • farm --
  • we've --
  • professional -- describes a type of job in which people are paid for their skill and training
  • chore --
  • threw -- sent something through the air by force of your arm
  • I've --
  • part --
  • he'd --
  • plate -- a hard rubber slab that a baseball player stands beside when up at bat
  • horse --
  • they're --
  • challenge -- a test of someone's abilities; to dare to do something
  • smart --
  • she'd --
  • champion -- the winner of a game or competition
  • corn --
  • cheers -- calls out or yells loudly to show that you like something
  • we're --
  • disguise -- clothes or make-up someone wears to change the way he or she looks so that he or she will not be recognized
  • can't --
  • sailed -- moved smoothly like a ship with sails
  • born --
  • won't --
  • forties -- the years between 1940 and 1949
  • more --
  • they'd --
  • dainty -- pretty and delicate
  • porch --
  • shortstop -- the infield position on a baseball team between second and third base
  • score --
  • bases -- places that are stations or goals in certain games, such as baseball
  • don't --
  • field -- a piece of land used for a specific purpose
  • hard --
  • you're --

Red White and Blue

  • freedom -- being able to do, say, and think as you please
  • stars -- a shape that has five or six points
  • planned --
  • America -- another name for the United States
  • hiked --
  • colonies -- groups of people who left their own land to settle in another land
  • crying --
  • symbol -- something, such as a sign, a mark, or an object that stands for something else
  • planning --
  • stripes -- long, narrow bands of color
  • trying --
  • birthday -- the day on which you were born, celebrated each year
  • liking --
  • Revolution -- war in which the 13 American colonies gained their freedom from England
  • cried --
  • independence -- freedom from being controlled by other people or countries
  • skipping --
  • unfurl -- to unroll or spread something out
  • flag -- a piece of colored cloth with stars or other symbols on it
  • tried --
  • nickname -- a name used instead of the real name
  • like --
  • Congress -- the national lawmaking group of the United States
  • hiking --
  • history -- all that has happened in the past in the life of a country or group of people
  • skipped --
  • patriotic -- when someone shows love and loyalty to his or her country

Ronald Morgan

  • actuate -- to get something started; to put something into action
  • wouldn't --
  • terrific -- very good
  • it's --
  • spirit -- energy; liveliness
  • didn't --
  • contribute -- to give, help, or pitch along with others; to give your time or money to help others
  • we'll --
  • mope -- to feel sorry for yourself
  • hadn't --
  • tinker -- to work at something and fool around with it
  • where's --
  • wasn't --
  • clutched -- to hold something tightly
  • I'm --
  • compete -- to try very hard to win; to become part of a contest
  • she's --
  • deserve -- having a right to something because of earning it
  • hasn't --
  • aloft -- high up or up in the air
  • shouldn't --
  • I'll --
  • he's --
  • terrific -- wonderful
  • who's --
  • recreation -- something you do to have fun
  • isn't --

Tara and Tiree

  • collar -- a band that a dog wears around his neck
  • farm --
  • hazard -- something dangerous
  • chore --
  • skittish -- nervous or easily upset
  • therefore --
  • part --
  • horse --
  • brave -- not afraid
  • smart --
  • courageous -- very brave
  • corn --
  • instinct -- an ability that an animal is born with to help it to survive
  • cardinal --
  • avalanche -- when a lot of snow suddenly slides down a mountain
  • born --
  • more --
  • slipped -- to slide suddenly or unexpectedly
  • porch --
  • rescue -- saving something or someone from danger
  • score --
  • blustery -- when the wind blows hard and makes lots of noise
  • morning --
  • hard --
  • before --

The Signmaker's Assistan

  • because --
  • draw --
  • auto --
  • fault --
  • talk --
  • caught --
  • chalk --
  • thaw --
  • August --
  • walk --
  • taught --
  • launch --

The Signmaker's Assistant

  • important -- To be taken seriously
  • afternoon -- The time of day between noon and night
  • feverishly -- Done with great excitement or activity
  • judgment -- When people make decisions about what is sensible
  • interrupt -- To stop someone who is talking or to stop something from happening
  • idea -- A thought or an opinion
  • signmaker -- Someone who makes signs or public notices that give information
  • wisdom -- Knowledge based on experience
  • citizen -- If you were born in a country you are legally accepted by a country
  • scold -- To tell someone off or discipline them
  • townspeople -- People who live in a town
  • blame -- To say that something is someone's fault
  • assistant -- Someone who helps someone else do a job
  • apologize -- To say you are sorry
  • hoard -- To collect something and store it away

The Strongest One

  • bunch --
  • patch --
  • narrator -- a person who tells a story
  • math --
  • inquire -- to ask questions; to try to find out about something
  • whale --
  • resist -- working hard NOT to something because you don't want to do it
  • whiskers --
  • satisfaction -- being and contented with something
  • wish --
  • gnaws -- bites and chews
  • what --
  • delicate -- something that is thin and easily broken
  • shape --
  • exhibit -- a display set up in a museum, zoo, school, etc. to help you learn
  • chase --
  • genius -- someone who is very, very smart
  • shrimp --
  • that --
  • dangerous -- not safe
  • when --
  • relatives -- the people who belong to the same family as you do
  • them --
  • sturdy -- strong and solid
  • itch --
  • stun -- shocked and very surprised
  • switch --

Turtle's Race with Beaver

  • vacation -- a time to relax and enjoy yourself away from school and work
  • challenged -- invited someone to a contest
  • nurse --
  • buried -- hidden or covered up
  • birth --
  • conflict -- a struggle or fight
  • curl --
  • coax -- to gently talk someone into doing something
  • turtle --
  • serape -- a blanket or shawl with bright colors that is worn over the shoulder
  • perfect --
  • person --
  • dam -- a wall built to hold back the water of a creek, lake, or river
  • turn --
  • halfway -- to be in the middle
  • curb --
  • resolve -- to make a decision; to solve or fix a problem
  • purse --
  • startle -- to surprise
  • surface --
  • her --
  • lodge -- the home of an animal
  • dirt --
  • embarrassed -- to feel that people are thinking of you badly because of something you said or did
  • serve --
  • inhabit -- to live in a place
  • skirt --
  • ramp -- a slope or slant that goes from one level to another
  • hamburger --
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