Mrs. Gloede 2B

School:Durant Elementary
Location:Sumner Iowa

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.


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!


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 Tall Tale

  • symbol -- something that stands for something else
  • glow -- to shine brightly
  • independence -- freedom
  • government -- the people who run a country or state
  • escape -- to run away or get free of something
  • surround -- make a circle around
  • state -- having to do with a specific part of a country
  • brave -- a person who is not afraid to do something scary or difficult
  • prevent -- stop something from happening
  • landmark -- important building or place

Abuelo and 3 Bears

  • cozy -- warm, comfortable, and snug
  • stubborn -- not willing to give-in or change
  • arrive -- to reach a place; come
  • noticed -- saw; became aware of something
  • argue -- disagree in a strong way; fight
  • medium -- middle; average

African-American Inventor

  • instrument -- tool or machine made for a special purpose
  • products -- things made by people or machines
  • investigate -- check into and study something closely
  • design -- plan for how to make something
  • powerful -- very strong
  • ingenious -- clever and full of imagination
  • wits -- power to think and reason
  • allowed -- let happen or made something able to happen
  • invented -- made a new thing that did not exist before
  • devise -- think up and idea and figure out how it will work
  • superior -- very good; higher in quality

Alvin Ailey Kids

  • remember -- not forget; to think of smething again
  • effort -- hard work
  • proud -- good feeling about yourself
  • perform -- to sing or act for others
  • mood -- the way a person feels

Babu's Song

  • concern -- something that is important to you; serious interest
  • disposition --
  • embrace -- to give a hug with both arms
  • just -- to be fair or right
  • concern --
  • dignity --
  • vendors -- people who sell things
  • just --
  • exclaimed -- cried out or shouted suddenly with strong feelings
  • gracious -- to be pleasant and thoughtful
  • vendors --
  • exclaimed --
  • figure -- a form, outline, or shape
  • gracious --
  • collection -- a group of objects that belong together
  • dignity -- proud and confident manner
  • figure --
  • collection --
  • embrace --

Click Clack Moo

  • sincerely -- done in an honest and true way
  • impatient -- not dealing with delay or problem calmly; annoyed
  • demand -- ask for something with force
  • emergency -- something important or dangerous needing fast action
  • neutral -- not supporting either side in a conflict
  • furious -- very angry

Dona Flor

  • rattled -- made quick sharp noises
  • tangle -- twisted-up; confused or complicated situation
  • privilege -- something special you are allowed to do or have
  • commotion -- loud noise and confusion
  • shivering -- shaking or trembling because of cold or fear
  • nation -- a country
  • unique -- something special; one-of-a-kind
  • advice -- what you tell people to help them with a problem or situation
  • respected -- looked up to someone
  • complaint -- something you are not happy about
  • scent -- a smell or odor

Music of the Stone Age

  • pleasant -- nice or friendly way
  • impossible -- can not happen or be done
  • treasures -- money, jewel, things that are worth a lot or have meaning
  • exhibit -- dislay
  • talent -- natural abitlity or skill

One Grain of Rice

  • physical -- you do something with your body
  • collectors -- people who gather a certain type of object
  • clever -- smart; learns quick
  • conquer -- to win or be successful
  • hero -- person respected because he/she did something difficult
  • reward -- a gift or honor because he/she did something well
  • amount -- how much there is
  • exhausted -- very tired
  • store -- put something away for later
  • double -- twice as much
  • energetic -- very active; do not tire easily

Stirring Up Memories

  • familiar -- something known because it was heard or seen before
  • memories -- people or things remembered from the past
  • creating -- causing something to be or happen; to make
  • imagination -- creating pictures in ones mind that are not real
  • glamorous -- interesting, exciting, and charming
  • occasions -- important or special events
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