Ms. Joseph

School:Franklin Academy

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!

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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!


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

Miracle's Boys Ch 1-4

  • squeezed -- to press forcibly together; compress
  • shock -- a collapse of the circulatory funtion caused by severe injury, blood loss, or disease
  • deceiving -- to be unfaithful to
  • limousine -- any large luxurios automobile, especially one driven by a chauffeur
  • impatient -- restless in desire or expectation; eagerly desirous
  • flinching -- to draw back or withdraw from
  • shoehorn -- a shaped piece of horn, metal, or other material, inserted in the heel of a shoe to make it slip on easier
  • whichever -- either or
  • quivery -- to shake with a slight but rapid motion; vibrate tremulously; tremble
  • shrugged -- the movement of raising and contracting the shoulders
  • dim -- not bright or clear
  • launch -- to send forth, catapult, or release, as a self-propelled vehicle or weapon
  • rind -- thick and firm outer coat or covering, as of certain fruits, cheeses, and meats
  • tokens -- anything of only nominal value similarly used as paper currency substitutes
  • barely -- almost not

Miracle's Boys Ch 11-14

  • screech -- to utter or make a harsh, shrill cry or sound
  • swollen -- inflation or distention of the body
  • dangled -- to hang loosely with a swaying motion
  • ambulance -- a specially equipped motor vehicle, airplane, ship for carrying sick or injured people
  • psychologist -- a person trained and educated to perform psychological research
  • fluorescent -- strikingly bright, vivid, or glowing
  • precinct -- district or governmental building for administration purposes or police protection
  • electrified -- to charge or electrify
  • leafless -- without leaves
  • bobbing -- to move quickly down and up
  • whimper -- to cry with low, plaintive, broken sounds
  • parole -- the conditional release of a person from prison prior to the end of the maximum sentence imposed
  • mastiff -- breed of large powerful short-haired dog
  • syrup -- any of various think, sweet liquids prepared for table use from molasses

Miracle's Boys Ch 5-10

  • honeysuckle -- any upright climbing shrub
  • hypothermia -- the freezing point of the body in water
  • supple -- to provide or compensate for
  • sickly-looking -- withered away
  • totem pole -- a pole or post carved and painted with totemic figures, erected by Indians of the northwest
  • unclasped -- to release or relax the grasp
  • beige -- yellowish brownish color
  • precise -- being definite or exact
  • demon seed -- devil child
  • occasions -- a special or important time, event, or ceremony
  • insulin -- hormone that breaks down glucos in the body
  • jutted -- to extend beyond the main body part and line
  • miracle -- an extraordinary event
  • karate -- a traditional Japanese system of unarmed combat
  • stereotype -- an image or conception of a given group of people

S.S Ch. 1 Lesson 1

  • Archaeologist -- people that carefully uncover evidence, or clues from the past.
  • Glacier -- Huge ice sheets
  • Beringia -- an area of land stretching from Asia to North America that was covered by the rising sea water
  • Archaeology -- is the study of past cultures through the things that remain such as buildings, tools, or pottery
  • Migrate -- Moved from one place to another
  • Tassili -- a region in North Africa where archaeologists found prehistoric cave paintings
  • Prehistory -- Long period of time before people developed systems
  • Artifact -- objects made by people long ago
  • Ice Age -- 1.6 million years ago until about 10,000 years ago where stretches of land were covered with glaciers
  • Clovis -- A city in New Mexico
  • Monte Verde -- a city in Chile located in South America where archaeologists found artifacts from hunter-gathers

S.S Ch. 1 Lesson 3

  • Anthropology -- study of how people have developed and live in cultural groups
  • Diverse -- different people
  • Lascaux -- area in southern France where cave art was created 17,000 years ago
  • Culture -- technology, customs, beliefs, and art of those people
  • Geography -- study of the relationship between physical features, climate, and people
  • Cave of hands -- pantings made 9,000 years ago
  • Chauvet -- area un France where paintings were created 32,000 years ago
  • Landform -- a surface feature such as a valley, plain, hill, or mountain.
  • Late Stone Age -- end of the new stone age
  • Altamira -- Cave in Spain where cave paintings appeared on the ceiling

S.S Ch.1 Lesson 2

  • stone age -- humans relied primarily on stone tools
  • Technology -- Technology is the practical application of knowledge and skills to make tools, machines, buildings, vehicles, and other useful things
  • excavation site -- places where archaeologists dig up artifacts
  • nomad -- people who traveled from place to place
  • carbon dating -- scientists can date things based on what happened to the carbon over time.
  • new stone age -- began roughly 10,000 years ago and lasted until about 5,000 years ago.
  • harvest -- gather wild plants because the seeds scatter too much
  • surplus -- extra supply
  • climate -- the average weather conditions of places over a long span of time
  • old stone age -- lasted from 3.5 million years ago to about 10,000 years ago.
  • Domesticate -- tame wild animals
  • agriculture -- the raising of plants and animals for human use
  • social division -- Social classes are economic or cultural arrangements of groups in society.

Workshop 7

  • Alter -- to change in some way
  • Method -- a way of doing something
  • Interfere -- to deliberately get involved in a situation where you are not wanted or needed
  • Capable -- Able to do something
  • Invade -- to move into and harm
  • Poisonous -- containing poison that is dangerous
  • Responsible -- being the cause of
  • Environment -- surroundings or habitat
  • species -- the kind of plant or animal something is
  • Release -- to let someone or something be free

Workshop 8

  • attitude -- an opinion or feeling about something
  • Persist -- to continue doing something even if it's difficult
  • Initiate -- To start something
  • Approximately -- an estimate
  • Label -- a word or phrase used to describe someone or something
  • Purpose -- reason for doing something
  • Option -- a choice
  • Involve -- to include someone or something
  • Positive -- very sure that something is right or good
  • Bond -- A feeling that unites people or groups
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