Language Arts: High School Games

These games and activities for high school students help expand vocabulary as well as provide practice for reading and writing skills.  Almost all of these games were listed on the  My Home Learning site, which has been recognized by Chicago Public Schools as the best free instructional resource website1.   If you have similar games to share, add them in the "comments" section on the bottom of this page.



 
Vocab Sushi logo



 Vocab
Sushi





 
Expand your vocabulary with this activity that uses real-world examples of sentences from various sources.  This site is also helpful for preparing for such exams as the SAT or GRE.


analogy challenge screen shot




 Analogy
Challenge

 

Choose the correct word that completes the analogy and gain points.  Be quick!  Watch the blue dot that indicates the time limit.
 
Storybird logo
 

Storybird


 
Storybirds are short, art-inspired stories you make to share, read, and print.  Choose an artist or theme, get inspired, and start writing!
 
Comic Life logo
 


Comic
Life





 



Be the hero you are!  Create your own comic with Comic Life.  Share your life stories.  It is easy to share your creations with your family and friends on your website, blog or via email.  
 
Free Rice logo


Free Rice







Practice your vocab skills.  For each questions that is answered correctly, 10 grains of rice is donated through the World Food Programme to help end hunger.  
 
SAT and GRE vocabulary words icon




 Vocabulary
Word Games
 


This site has several games to help students expand their vocabularies and learn new jargon for medical and computer fields. 
 
Digital Dialects logo
 
Digital Dialects




This website features free online games for learning languages.  The games are useful for practicing alphabets, numbers, spelling, phrases, useful words, and verb conjugations.
 
Librivox logo
 

LibriVox



 

This site contains free audiobooks. Students may also record their own readings of books.

These games and activities for high school students help expand vocabulary as well as provide practice for reading and writing skills.  Almost all of these games were listed on the  My Home Learning site, which has been recognized by Chicago Public Schools as the best free instruction resource website1.   




 
Vocab Sushi logo



 Vocab 
Sushi





 
Expand your vocabulary with this activity that uses real-world examples of sentences from various sources.  This site is also helpful for preparing for such exams as the SAT or GRE.


analogy challenge screen shot




 Analogy 
Challenge 

 

Choose the correct word that completes the analogy and gain points.  Be quick!  Watch the blue dot that indicates the time limit.
 
Storybird logo
 

Storybird 


 
Storybirds are short, art-inspired stories you make to share, read, and print.  Choose an artist or theme, get inspired, and start writing!
 
Comic Life logo
 


Comic 
Life 





 



Be the hero you are!  Create your own comic with Comic Life.  Share your life stories.  It is easy to share your creations with your family and friends on your website, blog or via email.  
 
Free Rice logo


Free Rice
 







Practice your vocab skills.  For each questions that is answered correctly, 10 grains of rice is donated through the World Food Programme to help end hunger.  
 
SAT and GRE vocabulary words icon




 Vocabulary 
Word Games
 


This site has several games to help students expand their vocabularies and learn new jargon for medical and computer fields. 
 
Digital Dialects logo
 
Digital Dialects 




This website features free online games for learning languages.  The games are useful for practicing alphabets, numbers, spelling, phrases, useful words, and verb conjugations.
 
Librivox logo
 

LibriVox



 

This site contains free audiobooks. Students may also record their own readings of books.

1.  Computers for Youth website.  (2011).  Retrieved on July 31, 2011, from www.cfy.org


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