Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Vocabulary Word Games

Vocabulary Learning Fun is a free website that shares technology with SpellingCity.comThey recently added five educational word games that are worth bookmarking for regular use with your students:

Slang - a game that teaches common idiomatic English expressions

SAT Words - a vocabulary word game teaching a 1000 words commonly found on the SATs

Eight Letters in Search of A word - This is fun and educational to play in groups or alone.

MatchIt - This implementation allows you work your way systematically through the entire dictionary. It helps build grammar skills since there are various forms of the same word.

Letter Blocks - A great implementation of the word game where you form words from adjacent letters under time pressure to advance through levels.

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