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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

Lesson 1

  • humiliation -- a feeling of shame or embarrassment
  • hesitating -- pausing before doing something
  • fringes -- along the edges; far away from the action
  • coaxed -- gently talked into
  • expectations -- hopes about how well others will do or about how they should behave
  • sincere -- being honest and meaning what you say

Lesson 10

  • charity -- showing kindness by giving
  • inadequate -- not as good or as large as it needs to be
  • amends -- positive changes
  • eminent -- well known and important
  • disgruntled -- unhappy because things have not turned out the way you wanted
  • dismayed -- upset about something and unsure of how to deal with it
  • concoction -- a mix of different things
  • modest -- does not brag or show off
  • aghast -- shocked and disgusted
  • absentminded -- forgets things easily

Lesson 11

  • dignified -- calm and respectful
  • conducted -- led and guided
  • inflammable -- can catch fire easily
  • seldom -- hardly ever
  • broached -- veered onto the side & is in danger of sinking
  • rowdy -- noisy, rough, & out of control
  • shatter -- break suddenly into small pieces

Lesson 12

  • adjust -- change to fit a new situation
  • recoil -- jerk suddenly
  • debris -- pieces of something that has been destroyed
  • specimens -- examples of things scientists collect in order to study
  • internal -- inside
  • residents -- the people or animals that live in a place
  • pesky -- annoying

Lesson 13

  • reputation -- what someone or something is known for
  • withered -- dried up and faded
  • outcast -- someone who has been rejected
  • yearning -- a great desire
  • unfathomable -- cannot be understood or known
  • bellowing -- a loud, low-pitched sound used to show distress
  • betrayed -- let down
  • escapades -- carefree adventures

Lesson 14

  • elastic -- stretches easily
  • underlying -- below or beneath
  • replenishing -- refilling
  • elongates -- stretches to a longer length
  • accumulate -- collect over time
  • vanish -- disappear
  • rigid -- stiff & does not change shape easily
  • intricate -- complicated and has many small parts

Lesson 15

  • sustain -- keep going
  • dwell -- live
  • parched -- dried out
  • uninhabitable -- cannot be lived in
  • endeavor -- activity or task taken on
  • teeming -- overflowing
  • recount -- tell what happened
  • monotonous -- repetitive & boring
  • brimming -- filled to the very top
  • sorrowful -- sad

Lesson 16

  • essence -- most basic, important quality
  • instinct -- natural or automatic way that people or animals react
  • insights -- important things other people may not see
  • proposed -- suggested
  • tempted -- really want to even though you know you shouldn't
  • indication -- a sign that something might happen
  • baffled -- cannot understand or explain

Lesson 17

  • embarked -- begun a new adventure
  • gourmet -- food that is expensive, rare, or carefully prepared
  • hiatus -- break for a period of time between events
  • extravagant -- something much more costly or elaborate than what is needed
  • precarious -- a situation where things are uncertain and can suddenly become dangerous
  • unimaginable -- impossible to think something might happen or exist
  • throng -- crowd of people

Lesson 19

  • tendency -- a habit of doing something a certain way
  • prestigious -- highly respected and admired
  • irrepressible -- cannot be controlled or held back
  • industry -- people and companies that make a product or provide a service
  • feat -- a difficult act that impresses people
  • device -- an object that has been made for a special purpose

Lesson 2

  • designated -- chosen for a specail purpose
  • maven -- someone with special knowledge about a particular subject
  • conceited -- thinking too highly of oneself
  • exhilerated -- made you feel very excited
  • reigned -- having been very important in a particular place
  • smirk -- an unkind smile
  • mortified -- extremely embarrassed or ashamed

Lesson 20

  • boisterous -- a person or animal that is noisy and has lots of energy
  • measly -- very small amount
  • practical -- useful
  • protrude -- stick out
  • fickle -- people that keep changing their mind about what they like or want
  • appropriate -- you choose an outfit that is right for the situation
  • circulate -- you move freely around an area
  • deduction -- a conclusion you reach with information that you were given
  • scours -- searches for something thoroughly
  • portable -- something that can be moved or carried by hand

Lesson 21

  • analyzing -- studying something to figure out how it works or what it's made of
  • sleek -- smooth
  • analyzing -- studying closely
  • basking -- animal or person exposing itself to the warmth of the sun
  • damage -- harm or injury to someone or something
  • basking -- exposing to warmth in the sun
  • damage -- to harm or injure
  • vital -- necessary for life
  • detect -- notice or discover something
  • vital -- necessary
  • detect -- notice or discover
  • sleek -- smooth

Lesson 22

  • stammers -- speaks with difficulty, often stopping or repeating
  • enraptured -- delighted and thrilled
  • somberly -- in a serious way
  • deflated -- lost confidence
  • cumbersome -- large, heavy & difficult to handle
  • monopolize -- control something and prevent others from using it
  • enterprising -- willing to do new and difficult things to achieve a goal

Lesson 24

  • gleeful -- excited and happy, sometimes at someone else's mistakes
  • precious -- something that has value and special meaning to you
  • pinnacle -- The tall pointed piece at the top of a building
  • turbulent -- strong currents which change direction suddenly
  • giddy -- feeling happy in a silly, dizzy way
  • panic -- strong feeling of fear or anxiety that makes a person act without thinking carefully
  • excursions -- short journeys or outings

Lesson 3

  • pried -- forced away from a surface
  • indignantly -- showing irritation because you feel that you've been treated unfairly
  • sneered -- showed, using words and expression, that you have little respect
  • grudgingly -- without really wanting to
  • desperately -- wanting something so badly, you'd do anything to get it
  • urgently -- right away

Lesson 4

  • relented -- agreed to something you once refused
  • infuriated -- made to feel extremely angry
  • crusaded -- worked hard to make a change based on one's beliefs
  • eccentric -- seem odd to others
  • impassable -- impossible to travel on
  • faze -- bother or confuse
  • disheartened -- disappointed and less hopeful

Lesson 5

  • genial -- warm and friendly
  • dramatically -- in a striking or impressive way
  • feverishly -- quickly and excitedly
  • spectacular -- very impressive & draws a lot of attention
  • stricken -- suddenly and badly affected by something
  • protest -- demonstrate that you are against something
  • flop -- a failure
  • prognostication -- a forecast or a prediction
  • restrain -- hold back or limit
  • overcome -- overpowered by

Lesson 6

  • irresistible -- difficult to turn away from or resist
  • grim -- serious & forbidding
  • revelers -- people who are having fun
  • grateful -- thankful
  • swarmed -- moved quickly & gathered in large numbers
  • wistful -- feeling as though your wishes probably won't come true
  • raspy -- rough and harsh sounding

Lesson 7

  • nudged -- pushed or poked gently
  • proclaimed -- announced to a group of people
  • assured -- making you feel that things will be all right
  • rukus -- a lot of noise and fuss
  • fret -- thinking and worrying about
  • outlandish -- bizarre, strange & unusual

Lesson 8

  • maneuvered -- moved or guided very carefully
  • persuading -- getting another to agree with your plan or opinion
  • crisis -- a situation that suddenly becomes dangerous or difficult
  • encountered -- met unexpectedly
  • destiny -- meant to be
  • crucial -- extremely important
  • perseverance -- trying hard & never giving up
  • appealed -- made a request with a lot of feeling

Lesson 9

  • specialized -- having given most of one's time and attention to one thing
  • proportion -- no parts are too big or too small
  • scholars -- people who have studied certain topics and know a lot about them
  • envisioned -- pictured something in your mind
  • gesture -- something said or done in order to express a feeling
  • resisted -- having been difficult or impossible to change

Spelling 21

  • outspoken --
  • downgrade --
  • uphold --
  • outrank --
  • income --
  • outpatient --
  • downbeat --
  • invest --
  • outcry --
  • inorganic --
  • outgoing --
  • outwit --
  • inward --
  • upkeep --
  • downstage --

Spelling 21 cont

  • uplift --
  • downtown --
  • uptight --
  • downplay --
  • upstage --
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