Word Resources

http://www.literacycenter.net/words_en/color_type_en.php practice spelling color words active

http://dictionary.factmonster.com/interaction Interactive meanings and definitions active

http://www.tvokids.com/games/melvinsmarvellousstories which word is missing from the storyactive

http://www.netrover.com/~kingskid/sightword/dolchgames.htm Dolch interactive word gamesactive

https://www.pinterest.com/avaisabellasmum/pre-reading/  A Pinterest page for learning Pre-Reading activities for the young child.

http://askeric.org/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Language_Arts/Vocabulary Vocabulary Lesson Plans: From dictionary games to building vocabulary with adjectives, scrambles, bingos... lots of exercises to strengthen vocabulary skills from grades K-12. active

http://www.tampareads.com/vocabulary/4thgrade/index4.htm National Reading Vocabulary List for Grade 4:  This list is created with over 900 words, covering 36 weeks of school, with categorized lists week-by-week.

http://www.poetry4kids.com/modules.php?name=Games&op=display_game&game=Joggle create as many words as you can from letters shownactive

http://janbrett.com/piggybacks/compound.htm  compound words – match the two words to make compound wordsactive

http://www.poetry4kids.com/games this site lists many online word games - check to see if you have the correct plug-ins active

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/index.shtml BBC has all sorts of interactive games for Words and Pictures- you can also print your creationsactive

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/adventure/grammar5.htm#homonym matching gameactive

http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/student-interactives/word-wizard-a-30002.html This word game helps students broaden their vocabularies, spelling, and comprehension skills - students can choose which book they want to use from a short list.active

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bll/nina/index.htm putting objects in a box gameactive

http://www.soundpuzzle.com/ Vocabulary Builder active

http://www.tvokids.com/games/readingroundup word searches - three levelsactive

http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/student-interactives/crossword-puzzles-30068.htmlCrossword Puzzles on line by grade level -you can also create your own crossword puzzles. active

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/magickey/adventures/soundmonster.shtml What sound word goes in the sentence. Hear different sounds and then click on the correct one and put it in the sentence. active

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/magickey/adventures/code_game.shtml Pick a word to replace a word in the sentence that means the same thing active

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/magickey/adventures/floppy_game.shtml"choosing a characteristic" word in a sentenceactive.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/magickey/adventures/index.shtml pick the object that is being described active

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/hfwords/index.shtml practice with high frequency words active

http://teacher.scholastic.com/dictionarydictionary - type in a word and press the button - There are also a vocabulary quiz maker and a mini dictionary maker linksactive

http://www.wordcentral.com/ Word Central two interactive word games Alpha Bot and Robo Beeactive

http://elibs.com/ create funny elibs by writing in words that are missing active

http://www.childrensmuseum.org/games/grades_prek-2.htm practice making compound words - At this site click on "All Aboard, Trains in History, Folklore, and the Future" . Then click on Level 3 Games.active

http://www.snaithprimary.eril.net/nursery.htm magnetic board online letters to create poems and sentences. active

http://www.rhymezone.com/ type a word and find words that rhyme, synonyms, definitions, and more!! active

http://www.roythezebra.com/reading-games-word-level.html words within words, tricky words, along with many other interactive games alphabetical order, long vowel phonems, and more active

http://www.funbrain.com/brain/ReadingBrain/ReadingBrain.html pick an elib to finish, fill in the blank spaces and then see what you created active

http://www.pitara.com/activities/wordplay/meaning.asp?QName=words1 Word Meanings: Have your students practice a series of vocabulary and definition selections with this online quiz, where they must select the closest meaning.active

http://www.superkids.com/aweb/tools/words/junior/ SuperKids Vocabulary Builder - 6th to 9th Grade - changes daily

http://www.visualthesaurus.com/index.jsp Plumb Design Visual Thesaurus...a unique way to "look" at words; type in a word and receive a visual display of the interrelationships between words and meanings as spatial maps - a must see site, no matter what your grade level is!! active

http://home.earthlink.net/~ruthpett/safari/index.htm Word Safari Vocabulary Expeditions: What's in a word? Your students will have a chance to be word sleuths as they track down how writers use their chosen words. The word choices are challenging but not above high school level, and will certainly sharpen vocabulary skills. There are many links to other facinating things that go along with each word.

http://www.vocabulary.com/ Vocabulary Puzzles:Puzzles appeal to many children and can help improve vocabulary and word studies in general. Find several formats hereactive

http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/student-interactives/what-30017.htmlWhat's In the Bag Game: students are given three words that describe what is in the bag. They then are given three word choices that tell what is in the bag. active

http://www.eduplace.com/kids/wwf/ Web Word Find Puzzlesactive

http://kids.infoplease.com/cgi-bin/word Daily Word Quiz - upper elementary - on

http://www.wordcentral.com/ Daily Buzzword: Have your students increase their vocabulary simply by visiting Word Central for their daily buzzword each day. Give each student a turn, and they must use the word in a sentence until someone guesses its meaning; then it is their turn to create a sentence with it, and so on...

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