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Description

Word Joust for K-5: Encourage your students or children to play it daily & watch their vocabulary improve dramatically. Ideal for elementary school students & English Language Learners (ELL/ESL).

This version is specifically designed for elementary school students (K-5th grade) and English language learners (ELL) with grade-appropriate words compiled by Questar Assessment, Inc. The words represent a quantitative summary of the printed vocabulary encountered by students in American schools & are created from more than 60,000 samples of text from more than 6,000 textbooks, works of literature, and popular works of fiction and nonfiction.

With Word Joust for K-5, knaves (i.e., you) will master the 300 most popular words using in elementary school reading materials. Delivered as mini word games set on a medieval battle field, Word Joust makes learning new words easy and fun.

Games

Skewer (with your petard) five words at a time with fun war games set in the medieval times. Each victory gives you points to move up the ranks from apprentice to the master.

  • Scramble - Unscamble words as fast as you can
  • Troll Trickery - Match words & definitions
  • Labyrinth of Letters - Word search
  • Cohorts of Soldiers - Battle the words
  • Hangman - Guess the word

Media Reviews

Featured by EdSurge and Fast Company.

Features

  • Includes 300 age-appropriate words for grades K-5
  • Five fun and effective vocabulary games
  • Adaptive game-play to adjust to your level
  • Track your performance
  • Pricing

    Plan
    Price
    Details
    Word Joust for K-5
    Free
    Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.

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