Jessica's Vocabulary Practice Games

School:Montessori School
Location:Medellin Colombia
Comments:Hi guys! These games have various vocabulary lists to practice. You will find vocabulary words studied in fifth and sixth grade; you will also be able to practice vocabulary seen in eighth grade. You will be able to practice while you play. You can learn and have fun at the same time. your teacher Jessica

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

6-The Prince and the Paup

  • stark -- very plain in appearance, with no color or decoration
  • bundle -- group of things that are fastened, tied, or wrapped together
  • pledge -- a serious promise or agreement
  • robe -- a long, loose piece of clothing that is worn on top of other clothes to show that someone has a high rank or an important job.
  • beggar -- A person, typically a homeless one, who lives by asking for money or food.
  • offal -- the organs (such as the liver or kidney) of an animal that are used for food.
  • thief -- a person who steals
  • seize -- to take a person by force
  • pauper -- an extremely poor person
  • page -- a young man or boy who worked as a servant for an important person in the Middle Ages.
  • beating -- the act of repeatedly hitting someone to cause pain or injury : the act of beating someone
  • mad -- very angry or crazy
  • jest -- something said or done to cause laughter
  • armor -- commonly refers to the heavy metal suits that men wore long ago when they fought in battles.
  • highness -- used as a title for a member of a royal family— used with his, her, or your.

6-The Prince n the Pauper

  • sane -- mentally healthy
  • successor -- a person who inherits some title or office
  • scepter -- a decorated stick for kings or queens
  • imposter -- One who deceives by using a false identity
  • mercy -- kind or forgiving treatment of someone who could be treated harshly
  • affliction -- Anything causing great suffering
  • recollection -- the process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort)

8th grade vocabulary 2

  • setting -- the time and the place in which the plot of the story takes place
  • sweat -- Moisture exuded through the pores of the skin, typically as a reaction to heat, physical exertion, fever, or fear
  • foam -- a white material used as insulators, for packaging, and to cushion
  • reveal -- to make known
  • plot -- chain of related events that tells us what is happening in the story
  • filthy -- not clean
  • figure out -- to find the solution; solve the question
  • illiterate -- without the skills to read or write
  • outcome -- a resutl; an ending
  • mood -- atmosphere
  • cramped -- with very little space
  • rotten -- suffering from decay; putrid
  • cushion -- a soft bag of cloth, leather or rubber filled with feathers, cotton, air or foam used for sitting, kneeling or lying on.
  • effective -- bringing about a desired result
  • structure -- a form of arranging parts or steps

8th grade vocabulary 3

  • Traumatic -- psychologically painful.
  • shoo -- to make sounds and movements in order to send animals or children away
  • Tantalizing -- describes something that causes desire and excitement in you
  • County -- administrative or geographic subdivisions of certain states.
  • Desolate -- having the feeling of being abandoned by friends or by hope; sad and forlorn.
  • Grueling -- Extremely tiring and demanding; exhausting.
  • Stunned -- shocked or surprised
  • Lads -- a boy or young man
  • Leaflet -- a small flat or folded sheet of printed matter, as an advertisement or notice, usually intended for free distribution.
  • Rueful -- Feeling sorry; showing or expressing regret.
  • To peek -- to look, especially for a short time or while trying to avoid being seen
  • Stout -- quite fat and solid-looking
  • Qualm -- uneasy feeling of doubt
  • Enquiry -- a request for information; a question.
  • Poignant -- something that evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret.

8th grade vocabulary1

  • Tenement -- an apartment building
  • Shuffle -- to move forward by sliding ones feet
  • In rags -- dressed in worn out and torn clothing
  • Summarize -- to retell, orally or in writing, in your own words.
  • Tentatively -- in an uncertain or hesitant way
  • Ominous -- threatening
  • Vault -- to jump over
  • Clippings -- cutouts from a magazine or newspaper
  • Make a dash -- a quick run
  • Impromptu -- something unplanned
  • Probing -- searching or investigating
  • Ajar -- slightly open
  • Thug -- a person who is involved in criminal activities
  • Hit the books -- to study hard
  • Intently -- doing something with close attention

English vocabulary

  • fancy --
  • treasure --
  • townspeople --
  • bucket --
  • crown --
  • lazy --
  • audience --
  • harvest --
  • valuable --
  • contest --
  • holiday --
  • wheat --
  • folktale --
  • dig up --
  • candle --

English Vocabulary 2

  • Tolerance -- acceptance for attitudes, opinions and practices that differ from your own.
  • Difference -- distinctive characteristics o qualities.
  • Respect -- to show consideration towards others or for things.
  • Hurt -- to cause physical, mental or emotional damage.
  • Unity -- to be in accord in feelings or actions.
  • Discrimination -- treatment in favor or against a person or group.

Literature vocabulary

  • Muumuu -- a full, long, loose-fitting dress; they are usually brightly colored with bold patterns
  • Sophisticated -- worldly; elegant and refined.
  • Antics -- playful or silly acts
  • Derisive -- scornful and ridiculing
  • Hordes -- large moving crowds of people or animals
  • Meager -- slight; a small amount
  • Tirade -- long, scolding speech
  • Cower -- to crouch and tremble in fear
  • Fathom -- to understand
  • Matinee -- morning or afternoon performances of a play or a movie
  • Valiant -- brave and determined
  • Detain -- to stop from proceeding; to delay
  • Consolation -- comfort
  • Edible -- something fit to be eaten
  • Impotent -- powerless

Vocabulary Practice

  • Folktale -- a traditional story passed on in spoken form from one generation to the next.
  • Lazy -- disliking and avoiding work.
  • Wheat -- a cereal crop whose grains are ground to make flour.
  • Contest -- an event in which people compete against each other, often for a prize; a competition.
  • Fancy -- expensive and beautiful.
  • Holiday -- a day of festivity or recreation when no work is done.
  • Valuable -- very useful or worth a lot of money.
  • Candle -- a round, usually long piece of wax with a wick that is burned for light.
  • Dig up -- to turn up or move the ground.
  • Harvest -- a time when plants are done growing and are ready to be collected.
  • Treasure -- riches such as gold and jewels; something that's valuable.
  • Bucket -- a round container with an open top and handle, often used for carrying water.
  • Crown -- a decoration for the head made of gold and jewels to show a high position.
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