The links below are to help you sharpen your word knowledge skills. They will link to specific games. You may play the game that the link goes takes you to, do not branch out to other games on the site without permission.
The link above will help review your spelling skills. You will listen to the story and spell the words that are missing from the story. This is great practice to help sharpen your skills. How many levels can you complete? If you think 5th grade is too easy... try a harder level
In this activity a scrambled word will appear. You need to see how many words you can make from the letters in the scrambled word. You can type the letters or simply just click on them.
How many words can you find?
An idiom is an expression where the words do not mean what they literally say. In this game, read the idioms and decide what they actually mean. When you finish a round you can choose to play another round or exit from the game.
CHALLENGING WORD ALERT!! This game will give you two words you must decide if they are synonyms or antonyms. Read them carefully and decide if they are synonyms (alike) or antonyms (different).
Prefixes are word parts that we add to the beginning of a word to change the meaning of a word. This matching game will give you the prefix and you must choose the correct meaning. If you get some wrong, write down the prefix and meaning for next time.
KNOWING prefixes helps unlock the meaning of words!
Suffixes are word parts that we add to the end of a word to change the meaning of a word. This matching game will give you the suffix and you must choose the correct meaning. If you get some wrong, write down the suffix and meaning for next time.
KNOWING suffixes helps unlock the meaning of words!
Homophones are words that sound the same but are spelled differently and have different meanings. In this game use the homophone that correctly completes each sentence.
Synonyms are words that mean the same thing. In this activity choose the word that is a synonym for the word that is given.
First Quarter Goals
Our vocabulary study will center around greek and latin roots. We will study groups of words with similar roots. There will be a quiz on each group of words and then a review test after we cover five groups of words. Students will be keeping a vocabulary notebook and will be responsible to know the meaning of the word as well as being able to use it in context.
Our Roots/Words This Week:
Each quarter you will be assigned a book report from a specific genre (type of book). The link below shows the quarterly assignments. This book report will be in addition to meeting monthly AR goals. Book report books can count towards reaching your AR goal.