Greensville County ESL

School:Greensville Elementary and Belfield Elementary
Location:Emporia VA
Comments:Activities for ESL students using Hampton-Brown's Avenues levels D and F.

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

Bodies in Motion

  • heart -- organ that pumps blood through your body
  • joint -- place where two or more bones meet
  • spinal cord -- bundle of nerves in your back that connects your brain with all parts of the body
  • energy -- power to do work
  • movement -- moving parts of your body
  • skeleton -- set of bones that support the body of a person or animal
  • muscle -- part of body attached to bones that helps you move your body
  • bone -- hard part of the skeleton that helps give the body its shape
  • audience -- group of people who watch a movie or a show
  • improve -- make something better
  • oxygen -- gas in the air that living things need to stay alive
  • nerves -- carries messages between the brain and other parts
  • expression -- showing feeling
  • performance -- show presented by actors, musicians, or dancers

Choose simple predicate!

  • has -- The cactus has flowers.
  • fell -- The rain fell all day and all night.
  • is -- The mountain is high.
  • looked -- I looked inside the box and saw a small plant.
  • like -- We like the rain.
  • flies -- A bird flies in the sky.
  • flowers -- The cactus flowers after it rains.
  • runs -- The fox runs fast.
  • made -- He made a call to his mother.
  • was -- There was a live snake inside the box.
  • shines -- The sun shines brightly in the desert sky.
  • see -- I see a flower.
  • rains -- It rains in the spring.
  • calls -- Ana calls her dog.
  • live -- Animals live here.

Choose the simple subject

  • he -- He saw a coyote stalking its prey in the desert.
  • mountain -- The mountain is high.
  • sky -- The desert sky is bright.
  • rain -- Rain falls on rocks and sand in the desert.
  • I -- I see a flower.
  • coyote -- The coyote runs fast.
  • fox -- The fox runs fast.
  • cactus -- The cactus has flowers.
  • bird -- A bird can fly high in the sky.
  • desert -- The desert is hot during the day, but cold at night.
  • we -- We saw a snake lying under the cactus.
  • animals -- Animals live here in the desert.
  • rabbit -- The very scared rabbit runs away from the predator.
  • flowers -- Many colorful flowers bloom in the spring on this mountain.
  • snake -- The snake is black.

Electrifying Grammar

  • scramble -- Sara and her mom _____ eggs and heat tortillas.
  • fly -- We are going to _____ our kite today.
  • buzzes -- The alarm clock _____ and wakes Jorge up.
  • cook -- Dad and Jorge _____ breakfast.
  • looks -- Joy _____ and sees the sky getting dark.
  • run -- Families _____ and go indoors.
  • cross -- Streaks of bright light _____ the sky.
  • are -- His toys and books _____ on the floor.
  • cover -- Dark clouds appear and _____ the sun.
  • hear -- Sam and Andy _____ loud thunder.
  • pound -- Loud noises _____ and rumble from far away.
  • show -- Our teacher will _____ us how to make bread.
  • stretches -- Jorge _____ and gets out of bed.
  • toast -- Together they make eggs and _____ the bread.
  • may -- Rain _____ fall soon.

Moon Light Moon Bright

  • convince -- make a person think like you think or do what you want to do
  • reach -- get somewhere
  • surface -- outside part of something
  • astronaut -- person who travels to outer space in a spacecraft
  • idea -- something a person thinks or imagines
  • stretch -- make your body longer
  • dream -- something you think about and hope to do someday
  • crater -- made when something hits the moon
  • spacecraft -- used to travel in space
  • valley -- low place between hills or mountains
  • impossible -- cannot happen
  • plan -- idea for getting something done
  • mountain -- very high place higher than a hill
  • meteorite -- rock that flies through space and hits the land
  • hill -- higher than the land around it
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