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English Idioms and Idiomatic Expressions - UsingEnglish.com

English Idioms and Idiomatic Expressions - UsingEnglish.com | Practice with Words | Scoop.it
A reference of 3,636 English idioms and idiomatic expressions with definitions.
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Tagul - Gorgeous tag clouds

Tagul - Gorgeous tag clouds | Practice with Words | Scoop.it
Tagul is a web service that enables you to create beautiful looking tag clouds and embed it on your web page...
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Word Tamer

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Learn to master the words with the Word Tamer...this website helps you "tame words" and "train stories". Move through interactive writing prompts and ideas. Work may be saved and developed off line. Printing of created texts is available also.

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Wordle - Beautiful Word Clouds

Wordle - Beautiful Word Clouds | Practice with Words | Scoop.it

Wordle is one of the original word cloud creators. The clouds created from text you provide will give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text.

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WordItOut - Generate word clouds

WordItOut - Generate word clouds | Practice with Words | Scoop.it

Word clouds are a fun way to show words, where the most important ones are bigger than the others. Discover, generate and share word clouds from any text with WordItOut!

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Wordia - help students to learn subject vocabulary through free learning games and video

Wordia - help students to learn subject vocabulary through free learning games and video | Practice with Words | Scoop.it
A free resource that uses interactive video and games-based learning to teach students vocabulary. Educators can set school tournaments, and students can play fun learning games challenging classmates and other schools.
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WordStash :: Study and learn with flashcards, a dictionary, and games

WordStash :: Study and learn with flashcards, a dictionary, and games | Practice with Words | Scoop.it
Create your own digital flashcards and study online.
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VocabGrabber : Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus

VocabGrabber : Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus | Practice with Words | Scoop.it

VocabGrabber lets you automatically create lists of vocabulary from any text which you can then sort, filter and save. Select any word on the list and you will see a snapshot of the Visual Thesaurus map and definitions for that word, along with examples of the word in your text.

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Clockwords - Unique Word Game

Clockwords - Unique Word Game | Practice with Words | Scoop.it

Clockwords is a word game in which the player is set in the role of an inventor. To defend the laboratory, the inventor must use a  wide range of vocabulary as ammunition.

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VocabGenii

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VocabGenii is a fun game! In just 90 seconds a game, you will increase you vocabulary prowess. Track your progress in real time. Of course you may also see how your friends are doing as well!
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Tagxedo - Word Cloud with Styles

Tagxedo - Word Cloud with Styles | Practice with Words | Scoop.it
Tagxedo turns words - famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, even your love letters - into a visually stunning word cloud...
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Vocabulary Games - www.myvocabulary.com

Vocabulary Games - www.myvocabulary.com | Practice with Words | Scoop.it
Vocabulary, Vocabulary Games - a free resource used in over 24,000 schools to enhance vocabulary mastery & written/verbal skills with Latin & Greek roots.
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WordSift - Visualize Text

WordSift - Visualize Text | Practice with Words | Scoop.it

visualize texts....WordSift helps anyone easily sift through texts - just cut and paste any text into the box, and important words are quickly identified. wordSift has the ability to mark and sort different lists of words, visualize word thesaurus relationships, and with a click on any word in the tag cloud display instances of sentences which use that word in the text.

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Newswordy: Word of the day

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Newswordy is growing collection of news media buzzwords and their use (and misuse), updated every weekday. Along with each word is a definition, a quote with its use in the media, and a news and Twitter feed on the subject.

 

This site is recommended for upper grades (7-12).

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Words Like - Find Similar Words

Words Like - Find Similar Words | Practice with Words | Scoop.it

Words Like - Find similar words, synonyms and thesaurus... Type in a word or phrase, and a list of related words and their corresponding definitions will appear.

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