Phyllis Harvey

School:Wiley Middle
Location:Winston-Salem NC
Comments:Vocabulary words

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

Lesson 18-3rd

  • irrational -- aburd
  • compatible -- in agreement
  • infallible -- absolutely reliable
  • rational -- reasonable
  • inarticulate -- speechless
  • fallible -- liable to be inaccurate or false
  • illiterate -- not knowing how to read and write
  • atriculate -- able to speak
  • incompatible -- unable to get along well together
  • literate -- educated

Lesson 19 Going Words

  • circumvent -- go around, bypass
  • diverge -- go or move in different direction, deviate
  • persist -- go on in spite of opposition, persevere
  • descend -- go down
  • converge -- come together, meet
  • expedite -- speed up the progress of, hasten
  • ascend -- go up, climb
  • conform -- go along with, comply
  • impede -- interfere with the progress of, hinder
  • desist -- stop, cease from an action or proceeding, abstain

Poetry Terms

  • metaphors -- describe one thing as if it were something else
  • imagery -- appeals to one or more senses to creates word pictures
  • concrete -- shaped to look like their subjects-creates a picture
  • rhythm -- beat created by the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
  • alliteration -- repetition of consonant sounds in the beginning of words
  • personification -- gives human qualities to something that is not human
  • lyric -- expresses the thoughts and feeling of a single speaker
  • limerick -- humorous, rhyming, five-line poem, with a specific rhyme scheme
  • rhyme -- repetition of sound at the end of words
  • onomatopoeia -- use of words that imitate sounds
  • similes -- use like or as to compare two unlike things
  • narrative -- tells a story in verse
  • haiku -- three-line Japanese verse form- 5-7-5 syllable
  • repetition -- use of any element of language more than once
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