Category Archives: Spelling and Vocabulary

Free Election Day Vocabulary Lesson

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I happened to stumble on this free Election Day vocabulary lesson on Learning Page. Learning Page has lots of great printables and worksheets. Membership is required, but it is free.

Labels: Freebies, Homeschooling in the Mainstream, Printables, Social Studies, Spelling and Vocabulary
Posted by Maureen Sklaroff

Free Online Spelling and Vocabulary Programs for Homeschoolers

Spelling and vocabulary review really lend themselves to online review. A computer is wonderfully patient about practicing spelling and vocabulary words with children, no matter how many times it takes (or how few).

  • BigIQkids has spelling and vocabulary programs – you need to register if you want the programs to remember your custom lists, but membership is free.
  • FreeRice not only tests your vocabulary, they donate 10 grains of rice to the World Hunger Program for each word you get right. The vocabulary is fairly advanced, you may find that it is more appropriate for high school students.
  • KidsSpell – uses games to practice spelling words and will save customized lists. Membership is not necessary, but you must save the URL for your list
  • Spelling Bee the Game is a fun way for kids to practice spelling, it will not save your custom lists
  • Spelling City uses your list of spelling words to create puzzles, games, and quizzes
  • Vocabulary.co.il has a variety of vocabulary games and exercises for grades K-12
Labels: Freebies, Language Arts, Online Learning, Spelling and Vocabulary
Posted by Maureen Sklaroff