Free Word Games, Vocabulary Building Exercises, English Language Quizzes Looking for mobile games? Create words on the letter wheels Mastermind variation with words Illuminate the hidden word with your mouse Fill in the blanks to finish the arithmetic problem London Short Fiction: Mud Man Continuing our series of short fiction set in, or influenced by London. This week’s story by Melaina Barnes is the winner of our competition with the British Academy’s Literature Week to find a new modern fairy tale for London. To explore the Literature Week programme — running 11-17 May — and register for events visit the British Academy’s website. Out he comes, dredged from the canal. The narrow-boat girls pat him, tend him, talk to him. Introducing New Vocabulary Lessons Kindergarten "Helping a Friend" Vocabulary: race, win Lexile: 30 "A Community of People" Vocabulary: firefighter, group, teacher Lexile: 130 "Kai's Life in Hawaii" Vocabulary: beach, island, wave Lexile: 240 "Walt's Class Watches the Weather" Vocabulary: chart, rainy, weather Lexile: 520 "How Trees Help" Vocabulary: air, clean, gas Lexile: 410
Falling Clouds Falling Clouds In this game you have to move words around to make a sentence. You can practice English grammar by rearranging words to make a complete sentence. The sentences get more complicated as you progess. Hopefully this game is a good way to practice sentence structures and review word order. Grammar is an important part of learning English as it is something that differs between languages.
Use six different tenses in English Students often learn just one piece of grammar in a lesson. Most of them master that day’s subject and move on to the next. But, when the time for revision comes, they often don’t remember what they’ve learnt. For example, two weeks ago my class encountered an exercise in which several tenses were revised. 10 Do's and Don'ts for Effective Vocabulary Instruction l Dr. Kimberly's Literacy Blog We know that there is a strong relationship between vocabulary and reading comprehension. Systematic vocabulary instruction must be an integral component of a K-12 comprehensive instructional framework While there is no one correct way to teach vocabulary, common characteristics of effective vocabulary instruction have been documented in many professional journals and books. And yet, recent NAEP results for vocabulary reveal no significant change in vocabulary scores for 4th- and 8th-grade students from 2009 to 2011. In short, we still have a long way to go to improve vocabulary instruction and student word learning. Effective vocabulary instruction across grade levels and content areas is key.
Intermediate Adjective Synonyms Sorry, this is a flash-based game that requires Adobe Flash Player. Many of these games will run on mobile devices with VocabularySpellingCity apps. For Apple devices Available for Android Video Lesson: Mr. Bean Follow me on twitter This is a video lesson based around the video “Mr. Bean packs his suitcase” thanks to British Council for bringing it to my attention in their lesson plan on making predictions but I’ve adapted it for use in different ways with different levels. Kids and lower levels