Vocab and Reading


Vocabulary

FreeRice ~ For each word you get right, 20 grains of rice are donated through the United Nations to help end world hunger

Vocab Sushi ~ Build your vocabulary through never-ending games powered with real-world usage and tailored to your skill level.

Rags to Riches ~ Suffixes

Spell It! ~ study for the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Wordsmyth 

Etymologic

Homonyms

Vocabulary Trainer ~ enlarge your vocabulary: do the exercises; then play Word Grid, Snake, or Word Tetrus

Split Words ~ train your brain with the HAPPYneuron game

Picturing Vocabulary ~ illustrate an idea, a word
 
GraphWords ~ visualize words!
 
Sentence Generator ~  practice parts of speech and then choose the title of the book from which the sentence comes - see if you're right
 
 

 

Reading

Know your Reading Genres?

Genres Quiz

**Identify the Main Idea ~ good introduction / review

**Identifying Topics

Topics and Paraphrasing

Recognizing Supporting Details

Topic Sentences and Supporting Details

Inferring Supporting Details

**Identifying the Main Idea (longer passages)

Organizational Patterns in Paragraphs

Organizational Patterns (2)

Organizational Patterns ~ matching exercise

Inference

Selecting the Better Inference

Drawing Inferences about Implied Main Ideas

Types of Text ~ quiz-based game to help you recognize different text types and why they are written in different ways.

Types of Text Game

Text Types Game   

Types of Text Quiz

Functional Text Quiz ~ Rags to Riches

AIMS Review ~ Reading

Strategies for better reading - inferring, predicting, identifying the main idea

Understanding what you read 

Studying and Test Prep

Summarizing

Strategies for Better Reading 

Scanning for Specifics

Dictionary and Thesaurus

Repeat After Us ~ online library and language lab

 

 

Response to Reading 

Comic Book Creator

ComicMaster ~ create your own graphic novel!

Comic Strip Creator 

Book Cover Creator ~ (first, read through Book Cover Guide and Tips for Using Book Cover Guide)

 

  

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