ELA by Kahoot! – grades 6-8

We’re rooting for you, ELA teachers! 🙂 Find Greek and Latin roots in modern words. The collection also includes games for practicing types of sentences with your learners in grades 6-8.

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Choosing the Correct Modifier

This is an ELA review of the proper use of modifiers. Aligns with L.7.1.C, L.3.1.G

  1. Your portfolio is __________ than those of the other students.
  2. Few military attacks have been planned with _______ care than the D-Day landings in Normandy.
  3. There isn’t _______ on this map to indicate the boundaries of the former Yugoslavia.
  4. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Using Modifiers Correctly

Grammar modifiers, Grade 7. This is an ELA review of the proper use of modifiers . Aligns with L. 7.1

  1. Of all the farmer’s problems, drought is the ___________.
  2. The homesteader thought it was _________ to settle in the river valley than on the hill.
  3. Of all the Colonial heroes, Paul Revere is one of the ___________.
  4. and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Action vs Linking Verbs

Grammar, linking verbs, action verbs. Grade 5 - 7. An ELA review of linking and action verbs. Common core, aligns with L 3.1, 4.1, 5.1 & 6.1

  1. The seventh-graders at our school "produced" a play last year.
  2. The students "wrote" the entertaining play themselves.
  3. They "based" the play on the Mayan folktale “The Hummingbird King.”
  4. and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Grammar: Adjectives – Comparative and Superlative

Grammar, grade 6 - 8. An ELA review of adjectives, especially the comparative and superlative types. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY, L.3.1.G

  1. Mount Everest is the world’s ________ mountain peak. (high)
  2. and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Grammar: Adverbs Review

Grammar, grade 6 - 8. An ELA review of adverbs. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY, L.3.1.A

  1. Choose the adverb: Pedro enthusiastically supported Zach for Student Council President.
  2. After gold was discovered at Sutter’s Mill, many people moved ________.
  3. and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Grammar: Irregular Verbs 1

Grammar grade 6 - 8. An ELA review of irregular verbs. Common core, fully aligns with L.7.1

  1. The spider has ________ into the corner. (go)
  2. He ______ recognition for saving a disabled sailor after their PT boat was destroyed. (win)
  3. As president, Kennedy _______ to put the first man on the moon. (seek)
  4. and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Grammar: Irregular Verbs 2

Grammar, grade 7 - 9. An ELA review of irregular verbs. Common core, fully aligns with L.7.1

  1. My English teacher has (spoked, spoken) to me about revisiting my paper
  2. I have (did, done) that puzzle before!
  3. I have (saw, seen) such lovely flowers!
  4. and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Vocabulary: Analogies 1

Vocabulary, grade 6 - 8. An ELA review of different types of analogies. Common core, tier 2, vocabulary acquisition. Aligns with L6.5 and 7.5.

  1. Which word best completes the analogy? Little is to small as smart is to...
  2. What is the relationship in the analogy? Smart is to brilliant as big is to enormous.
  3. What is the relationship in the following analogy? Storm is to rain as clearing is to sunshine.
  4. and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Vocabulary: Analogies 2

Vocabulary, Grade 6 - 8. An ELA review of different types of analogies. Common core, Tier 2, vocabulary acquisition. Fully aligns with L 7.5.

  1. Which word best completes the analogy rich : money :: well : ___________?
  2. What is the relationship found in the analogy land : water :: heart : veins?
  3. Which word best completes the analogy small : petite :: large : ____________?
  4. and 12 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Vocabulary: Literary Elements 1

Vocabulary, grade 6 - 8. An ELA review of literary element terms. Common core, fully aligns with RL 7.3.

  1. What is the term for the people or animals within a story or play?
  2. What is the term for when and where a story or a play happens?
  3. What is the term for what happens in a story or play?
  4. and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Vocabulary: Literary Elements 2

Vocabulary, grade 6 - 8. An ELA review of literary elements. Common core, fully aligns with RL 7.3.

  1. What is the term for the main character in a story?
  2. What is the term for the character who opposes the main character in a story?
  3. What is the term for when a character's attitude changes throughout the story?
  4. and 12 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Greek and Latin Roots: -OLOGY & -PHOBIA

#Vocabulary #Grade6 #Grade7 #Grade8 An #ELA review of the greek and latin roots -ology and -phobia. #CommonCore #Tier2 #vocabulary acquisition. Fully aligns with RL 7.4 and L.7.4

  1. Which word means the fear of crowds or public places?
  2. Which word means the fear of spiders?
  3. Which word means the treatment or beautification of the skin, hair, and nails?
  4. Which word means the study of cultures by examining their artifacts?
  5. Which word means the abnormal fear of water?
  6. … and 15 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Greek and Latin Roots: AQUA/HYDR, GEO/TERR

#Vocabulary #Grade6 #Grade7 #Grade8 Review of the #greek and #latin roots Aqua/Hydr and Geo/Terr .#CommonCore #Tier2 #vocabulary acquisition. Fully aligns with RL 7.4 and L.7.4

  1. Which word means a water-filled enclosure in which fish or other aquatic wildlife is kept?
  2. Which word means a pipe or channel that transports water from a distant source?
  3. Which word means to remove water from; to lose water?
  4. Which word means the study of the earth’s surface?
  5. Which word means the branch of math focusing on the properties and measurements of shapes?
  6. … and 15 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Greek and Latin Roots: CRYPT, LUC, PHOS/PHOT

#Vocabulary #Grade6 #Grade7 #Grade8 An #ELA review of the greek and latin roots crypt, luc, phos/phot. #CommonCore #Tier2 #vocabulary acquisition. Fully aligns with RL 7.4 and L...

  1. Which word means an underground vault or chamber used as a burial place?
  2. Which word means mysterious or unclear; acting to hide or conceal?
  3. Which word means a person who uses, studies, or develops writing in code?
  4. Which word means to decipher; to figure out or break a code?
  5. Which word means to write in code; to scramble?
  6. … and 15 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Greek and Latin Roots: DEC, CENT, KILO & MI

#Vocabulary #Grade6 #Grade7 #Grade8 Review of the #greek and #latin roots dec, cent, kilo & mi. #CommonCore #Tier2 #vocabulary acquisition. Fully aligns with RL 7.4 and L.7.4

  1. Which word means a ten-year period of time?
  2. Which word means a track and field competition consisting of ten events?
  3. Which word means a unit that measures the loudness of sound?
  4. Which word means to reduce drastically or destroy most of?
  5. Which word means the one hundredth anniversary?
  6. … and 15 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Greek and Latin Roots: PASS/PAT/PATH

#Vocabulary #Grade6 #Grade7 #Grade8 An #ELA review of the greek and latin roots pass, pat, and path. #CommonCore #Tier2 #vocabulary acquisition. Fully aligns with RL 7.4 and L.7.4

  1. Which word means lack of interest or concern, lack of emotion or feeling?
  2. Which word means sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others?
  3. Which word means able to get along; agreeable?
  4. Which word means unaffected by emotion or bias?
  5. Which word means understanding of another person's feelings or situation?
  6. … and 14 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Grammar: Review of Adjectives

#Grammar #Grade6 #Grade7 #Grade8 An #ELA review of adjectives #CommonCore Fully aligns with L.7.1

  1. Which word is the adjective? St. Petersburg is famous for its architecture.
  2. Which word is the adjective? Peter the Great wanted a magnificent city.
  3. Change the italicized words to a proper adjective: a rock group from Britain.
  4. The parrots were ________ this morning than yesterday morning.
  5. … and 5 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Grammar: Types of Sentences – Declarative & Interrogative

#Grammar #Grade6 #Grade7 #Grade8 An #ELA review of the grammar skill of the types of sentences, esp. focused on declarative & interrogative. #CommonCore . Fully aligns with L7.1

  1. A declarative sentence ends in what punctuation mark?
  2. An interrogative sentence ends in what punctuation mark?
  3. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Grammar: Types of Sentences – Exclamatory & Imperative

#Grammar #Grade6 #Grade7 #Grade8 An #ELA review of the grammar skill of the types of sentences, esp. focused on declarative & interrogative. #CommonCore . Fully aligns with L7.1

  1. A exclamatory sentence ends in what punctuation mark?
  2. An imperative sentence ends in what punctuation mark?
  3. … and 5 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Christmas in Literature

Literature, Christmas classics. Grade 6 - 8. RL6.3, RL7.3 and RL8.3.

  1. Who would be best classified as the protagonist in How the Grinch Stole Christmas?
  2. Which character trait best describes Scrooge at the start of the novel A Christmas Carol?
  3. In the sequence of events, what happens before Scrooge sees his childhood in A Christmas Carol?
  4. and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Winter Analogies

Vocabulary, grade 6 - 8. An ELA review of different types of analogies. Common core, Tier 2, vocabulary acquisition. Aligns with L6.5 and 7.5.

  1. Bunny is to Easter as an Elf is to _________
  2. Frosty is to Snowman as Rudolph is to _______________
  3. Mistletoe is to doorway as stockings are to ________
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Winter & Holiday Vocabulary

Winter, holiday vocabulary. An ELA style review of simple, classic winter holiday vocabulary terms. Aligns with L 3.6, L 4.6 & L.5.6.

  1. Which term describes a goal someone makes for a new year?
  2. What is the correct term for describing going around singing holiday songs?
  3. What is a type of plant with red berries and green pointy leaves?
  4. and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.