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Engaging Language Kits
Word games are great for
practicing spelling and reading skills without
all of the frustration or pressure of homework,
busy work, or tests. Here are some
resources for great word games for your
AVKO has launched a
series of Engaging Language Kits
(1-7) that correspond to each of the levels of
These kits have pages and pages of word games using the
words and word families of
They also contain creative writing prompts, dictation
exercises, proverbs, critical / abstract thinking, and
Card Games Using Onsets and Rimes (PDF)
Games - Try Text Twist and Word Slinger
Word Games - Crosswords, trivia, and word searches
about biblical characters and events.
FreeGames.com - A listing of great word games
Great Day Games - Word games that no one else has.
Secret Files - A logic game where you sort word
cards into various drawers...but you have to
figure out which category belongs in which drawer.
Helps with logic, vocabulary, and higher order thinking
Engage from Oxford University Press - Word games and
lessons from Oxford University Press, including hear and
write, word searches, and more.
Project from Oxford University Press - Grammar and
writing exercises from Oxford University Press.
on Yahoo! - Great word games, including Book Worm,
Scrabble, and Family Feud.
WebCrosswords - Crossword puzzles for the more
Wheel of Fortune - Play America's Game online.
If you would like to suggest your favorite
word game, contact us.
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