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Dixon Language Arts



School:Sixth Grade Center
Location:Derby Kansas
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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!




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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

  • alliteration -- the repetition of the same initial letter, sound, or group of sounds in a series of words
  • onomatopoeia -- the use of a word to describe or imitate a natural sound or the sound made by an object or an action
  • simile -- comparison of two unlike things using the words "like" or "as"
  • idiom -- having a meaning that cannot be derived from the conjoined meaning of its elements
  • metaphor -- comparison of two unlike things
  • hyperbole -- an exaggeration that is so dramatic that no one would believe the statement is true
  • personification -- a figure of speech in which human characteristics are given to an animal or an object
  • cliche -- an expression that has been used so often that it has become overly familiar or commonplace

More State Test Vocab

  • climax -- the highest point of action or interest in a short story or book
  • conflict -- active opposition of persons or ideas within a short story or book
  • crisis -- also called turning point; an important or deciding event in a story at which change must come, either for the better or for the worse
  • character -- a person or animal in a play, poem, short story, or book
  • conclusion -- the final act; the end
  • contractions -- the shortened form of two words
  • effect -- whatever is produced by the cause; result; something made to happen by a person or a thing
  • comprehension -- the act of understanding
  • context clues -- the words or phrases surrounding an unfamiliar word that provide hints about the word's meaning
  • cause -- a person, thing, or event that makes something happen

Prefixes and Suffixes

  • multi- -- much, many
  • -age -- collection of, residence, place
  • con- -- together, with, jointly
  • sub- -- below, under
  • -al -- of relating to
  • fore- -- located to the front, before
  • -some -- characterized by a specified quality
  • up- -- higher
  • auto- -- self, by itself or oneself
  • multi- -- much, many
  • -age -- collection of, residence, place
  • con- -- together, with, jointly
  • -ous -- possessing, full of
  • sub- -- below, under
  • -al -- of relating to
  • fore- -- located to the front, before
  • up- -- higher
  • auto- -- self, by itself or oneself
  • -ize/-yze -- to cause to go, become

State Test Vocab

  • antagonist -- another character or force working against the protagonist or main character
  • bibliography -- a list of books or articles by a certain author or about a particular subject or person
  • analogy -- comparison between two things that are alike in some way
  • bias -- the tendency to favor one side too much; prejudice
  • antonym -- a word that means the opposite of another word
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