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Language Arts MMS



School:Macon Middle School
Location:Macon MO
Comments:Welcome to all you lexophiles



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

desk words

  • explain -- to make known in detail: to explain how to do something. to assign a meaning to; interpret
  • predict -- to make a guess about what will happen based on evidence given
  • illustrate -- Explain using details
  • cause -- the reason why something happens; the because
  • contrast -- to find differences
  • evaluate -- to judge the value or worth of
  • metaphor -- comparison of two unlike objects to help explain or describe one of them, doesn’t use like or as
  • support -- to back up your statement with details like facts, figures, anecdotes, experiences , quotations from text or experience
  • analyze -- to examine carefully and in detail so as to identify causes, key factors, possible results,
  • compare -- to find similarities
  • effect -- the result of something
  • infer -- to make an educated guess based on facts given, to read between the lines
  • revise -- make corrections, improve, or update:
  • classify -- to put things in groups of shared characteristics
  • describe -- to give details about

literature vocabulary

  • epic -- a long, narrative poem or story with a hero that embodies cultural values who goes on a quest
  • synonym -- word that means the same
  • setting -- place adn time a story takes place
  • purpose -- reason for writing
  • essay -- comparison of two unlike objects to help explain or describe one of them, uses like or as
  • anecdote -- a short little story, true or made of a particular incident or event of an interesting or amusing nature
  • evaluate -- to judge the value or worth of
  • character -- someone in a story
  • audience -- those who will be reading what's written
  • simile -- comparison of two unlike objects to help explain or describe one of them, uses like or as
  • excerpt -- a passage to read
  • antonym -- word that means the opposite
  • plot -- what happens in a story
  • perspective -- the way something is seen or understood
  • identify -- point out or relate to
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