challenge in ninth grade is not only learning new words in Language Arts but more importantly, carrying over students’ existing interest in learning acquired in middle school and further cultivating it in high school so as to instill a long-term love of learning. These 9th grade vocabulary games give students the opportunity to practice vocabulary concepts in a fun way, which in turn ensures the students acquire new Language Arts skills all the while setting the stage for a lifetime of learning appreciation. This is learning 9th graders will want to do!
By the time students reach high school, their vocabulary is quite developed. That said, much honing and fine tuning is still to be done. Because ninth grade writing standards are so closely linked to vocabulary acquisition, comprehension and use, it is important for students to continue building vocabulary strategies such as those they can practice through fun online vocabulary games. Students can practice playing college prep math vocabulary games, college prep science vocabulary games, SAT vocabulary games, FCAT vocabulary games and other college prep vocabulary word lists, reinforcing the already established concepts of syllables, compound words, contractions, parts of speech, spelling and word meaning as well as continuing a pattern of vocabulary building by working with level-appropriate antonyms, synonyms and homonyms, root words, suffixes, prefixes, homophones and word meaning. Finally, you can use or create printable worksheets to help your ninth grade student excel.