Ortega's 6th Grade

School:Ann L.

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

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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

commonly misspelled words

  • receive -- to attain, to get something
  • separate -- to take apart
  • apparent -- clear, visible
  • definite -- precise, exact
  • immediate -- right now, prompt
  • rhythm -- the recurring movement
  • except -- excluding, not be a part
  • accomplish -- succeed, to complete
  • changeable -- able to be changed, variable
  • height -- how tall an object is
  • recommend -- to suggest
  • accept -- to agree, to take willingly
  • absence -- no longer present, act of being away
  • calendar -- a table displaying the days for the months in a year
  • disappear -- not visible, no longer present

Easily Confused Words

  • seize -- to grasp, to hold
  • affect -- to influence
  • accept -- to agree or take what is offered
  • excess -- surplus, more of something
  • adopt -- to take by choice, to accept
  • cease -- to stop
  • clique -- small exclusive subgroup,
  • access -- admittance, able to enter
  • adept -- proficient, able to do well
  • biography -- a writing on a person's life
  • click -- a short, sharp sound
  • effect -- result of a cause
  • except -- leaving out or excluding
  • adapt -- to adjust, changing to fit ,to blend in
  • bibliography -- list of references used for a topic

Easily Confused Words 2

  • further -- extend beyond a point (refers to time, quantity, or degree)
  • finely -- in a fine manner
  • illegible -- can't be read
  • elicit -- to draw out, to produce
  • immerge -- plunge into
  • farther -- more distant (refers to space)
  • finally -- at the end
  • eligible -- ready, can take part
  • diseased -- ill
  • emerge -- rise out of
  • immigrate -- to enter a country for the purpose of taking up residence
  • finale -- the end
  • deceased -- dead
  • illicit -- unlawful
  • emigrate -- to leave a country and take up residence elsewhere

Easily confused Words 3

  • precede -- to go before
  • infer -- to arrive at a reason
  • latter -- the second in a series of two
  • loose -- not tight
  • personnel -- a group of people employed in some organization
  • formerly -- previously
  • later -- more late
  • lie -- to recline
  • personal -- private
  • proceed -- to advance
  • formally -- with rigid ceremony
  • imply -- t o suggest meaning indirectly
  • lay -- to set someti=hing down
  • lose -- not win, misplace

Easily confused Words 4

  • quit -- to stop
  • thorough -- complete
  • council -- an official group
  • lapse -- to become void
  • illusive -- misleading
  • quiet -- not noisy
  • through -- by means of; from the beinning to end
  • prosecute -- to press for punishment of crime
  • elapse -- to pass
  • elusive -- hard to catch
  • quite -- very
  • persecute -- to harass, annoy, or injure
  • counsel -- to give advice
  • relapse -- to fall back to previous condition

Greek/Latin Roots

  • chron -- time
  • vid -- see
  • therm -- heat
  • form -- shape
  • fract -- break
  • scribe -- write
  • biblio -- book
  • struct -- build
  • cap -- head
  • div -- divide
  • act -- do
  • graph -- write
  • bio -- life
  • aqua -- water
  • doc -- teach

Greek/Latin Roots 2

  • meter -- measure
  • frag -- break
  • mit -- send
  • miss -- send
  • phon -- sound
  • migr -- change,move
  • vis -- see
  • photo -- light
  • port -- carry
  • ques -- ask, seek
  • script -- write
  • aud -- hear
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