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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

7th Gr. Acad. Voc. 3

  • epilogue -- a short speech or poem spoken to an audience directly at the end of a play
  • parallel struct -- using the same pattern of words to show that two or more ideas have the same level of importance
  • revision -- the act of looking over something again in order to correct or improve
  • complex sent. -- one simple sentence plus one or more dependent clauses
  • etymology -- the origin of a word
  • onomatopoeia -- a word that represents a sound-snap, crackle, pop
  • prose -- the ordiinary language people use when they speak or write; writing that is NOT poetry
  • compound sent. -- two or more simple sentences connected by a conjunction or semicolon
  • paraphrase -- to put into one's own words
  • denotation -- the dictionary meaning of a word
  • nuance -- slight difference in meaning or tone
  • projection -- a prediction made by looking at past events
  • simple sentence -- a group of words with only one subject and one verb
  • stereotype -- an idea that many people have about a thing or group that may often be untrue or only partly true
  • connotation -- the feeling associated with a word

7th Grade LA Acad. Voc 2

  • foreshawoding -- suggestion of what will happen in a story before it happens
  • infinitive -- to + a verb; this form can serving as a noun
  • mood -- the sense or feeling which the reader gets from text
  • tone -- the attitude of the narrative voice of a story
  • inconsistency -- not being logical in thought or action
  • irony -- when the opposite of what is expected occurs
  • flashback -- introduction of a past event into a story
  • interpretation -- explanation of the meaning of another person's work

7th Grade LA Academic Voc

  • clarify -- to make or become easier to understand
  • contract -- to shorten by leaving out sounds or letters or parts
  • documentary -- presenting actual events or facts about something
  • fluency -- the ability to read text accurately and good with good expression
  • assumption -- a fact or statement taken for granted
  • compile -- to put together in a new form out of materials from other books or documents
  • culture -- the beliefs, social practices, and characteristics of a place or time
  • expression -- a way of speaking or singing so as to show mood or feeling
  • anecdote -- a brief story about something interesting or funny in a person's life
  • clause -- a group of words having its own subject and predicate but forming only part of a compound or complex sentence
  • convention -- a way of acting or doing things that is widely accepted
  • exposition -- a piece of writing that explains
  • imagery -- language that suggests how something looks, sounds, feels, smells, or tastes
  • analogy -- comparison between things that are otherwise unlike

8th gr. Acad. Voc. 2

  • sidebars -- a box containing a short newstory printed alongside a longer one
  • coherent order -- in an order that is logical and understandable
  • inferring -- drawing conclusions based on clues
  • inflection -- changing the tone or pitch of the voice
  • persuasive -- writing which seeks to convince the reader of an argument
  • acronymns -- words formed by using the initials of other words (NASA)
  • clincher sent. -- sentence that summarizes the point being made in a paragraph; usually toward the end of the paragraph
  • gerund -- "ing" form of a verb that functions as a noun in a sentence
  • deductivereason -- an argument whose reasons are so strong as to lead to the guarantee of truth
  • participles -- verb forms used as adjectives
  • thesisstatement -- a sentence that gives the explanation or purpose of a paper
  • facilitator -- one who helps to bring about an outcome in a group
  • inductivereason -- an argument which is thought to provide reasons which would probably lead to the truth
  • enunciation -- to pronounce
  • preface -- a statement at the beginning of a book which explains the scope of the book

8th Grade LA Academic Voc

  • Cross-reference -- a reference at one place in a work to information at another place in the same work
  • Bias -- A prejudice or leaning that may aim to influence judgments in an unfair manner; slant; prejudice.
  • Reliability -- the tendency for a measure to produce the same result whenever it is used to measure the same thing
  • Rate -- the speed at which words are spoken
  • Elaboration -- addition of details; intricacy
  • Allusion -- a reference to something literary, mythological, or historical that the author assumes the reader will recognize
  • Debate -- discuss the pros and cons of an issue
  • Dramatization -- to turn a literary work or a real event into a drama for presentation on the stage, television, or radio
  • Tension -- A feeling excitement and expectation the reader or audience feels because of the conflict, mood, or atmosphere of the work
  • Jargon -- vocabulary distinctive to a particular group of people
  • Composition -- another term for an essay
  • Antecedent -- the noun to which a pronoun refers or takes the place of
  • Derivation -- the process whereby new words are formed from existing words or bases by affixation: 'singer' from 'sing'
  • Sensory detail -- Using the five senses to create an image, Descriptive detail that appeals to any of the senses - sight, hearing, touch, smell or taste
  • Pitch -- the highness or lowness of a sound
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