Word Study iPad apps

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word_magicWord Magic - NB27 Suggested Level: K-2, ELL Students

Description

A picture is shown and the kids should select the missing letter for the picture. The picture for the word will be read out. There are three flavors. Based on the kids level, you can choose missing letter at the beginning or in the middle or in the last.

Word magic is loaded with lot of fun features:
- Very simple design. Kids need to just touch the answer.
- Very attractive and funny pictures.
- Once they identify the correct answer, shaking the iphone will take them to a new problem.
- Every time they pick the answers they get appreciated with surprise appreciation (real voice)
- After every 5 successive correct answers different colored stars appear as their rewards. Kids love this.

Screen_Shot_2017-04-27_at_10.02.20_AMGrammar Fun- NB27 Suggested Level: All

Description: Do you have young kids? Have you ever thought of teaching them Grammar? Grammar Fun allows allows kids of all ages to learn correct grammar by matching grammatical constructs to the corresponding words in a sentence. A child friendly interface makes this a fun filled activity. 

Persons studying English as a second language (ESL) or those who would like to learn English may find this useful as well.


				
montessori_moveable_alphabetMontessori Moveable Alphabet - NB27 Suggested Grade Level: K-1, ELL Students

Description

Mobile Montessori is proud to present the Movable Alphabet!
The movable alphabet allows children to express themselves with words and phrases prior to mastering the skill to write with paper and pencil! Children can phonetically sound out words, one letter at a time to build words. The app includes over 40 images of simple words, along with audio pronunciations and instructions, for children to practice with. One unique feature in this app, are the buttons in the box above each letter. Children can touch the buttons to hear the sound of the letters, giving them the ability to, "search" for the sound they are thinking of to build their word!

ABC_phonicsABC Phonics Word Family Writing - NB27 Suggested Grade Level K-1

Description

Kids learn to read early by using Word Families (as known as Analogy Phonics) by finding commonality (i.e. short a sounds or long e sounds) among a set of words - Educators use these word families to teach early readers to see and hear the patterns of these words.

 

word_phonicsWord Phonics Word Family - NB27 Suggested Grade Level:K-1

Description

Guide young readers by teaching them word families. Word families are words with common phonetic features or phonic patterns, typically rhyming words with the same ending pattern of letters. 

 

letter_of_the_dayLetter of the Day Interactive Activities

NB27 Suggested Grade Level:K-1

 

Description

Kids explore the whole alphabet—from every angle! Animated lessons cover letter formation, letter sounds and more. 

 

fry_wordsFry Words - NB27 Suggested Grade Level: K-2

 

Description

The Fry 1000 Instant Words are a list of the most common words used for teaching reading, writing, and spelling.

 

phonics_tic_tac_toePhonics Tic Tac Toes Interactive - NB27 Suggested Grade Level: K-2, ELL Students 

Description

Children build language skills in a fast-paced game of tic-tac-toe! Fun, interactive game explores vowel sounds, syllables and more.

 

blusterBluster - NB27 Suggested Grade Level: 1-2 (Challenging)

Description

Breeze through vocabulary building with Bluster!
This word matching game develops vocabulary and word understanding for school-aged children, or anyone brave enough to battle the elements. Shine bright in single-player mode as you learn and practice important word skills. Match rhyming words, prefixes and suffixes, synonyms, homophones, adjectives, and more. Collaborate with a friend in team mode. The multi-touch iPad screen allows both players to play simultaneously, so you can work together to weather the vocabulary storm.

sound_sorting_beinging_soundsSound Sorting Beginning Sounds - NB27 Suggested Grade Level: K-2

Description

Kids match words that share the same beginning sound! Children just “grab” fun picture balls and drop them into the correct spots on the board.

 

 

phonics_silly_sentancesPhonics Silly Sentences-NB27 Suggested Grade Level: K-2, ELL Students

Description

Phonics Silly Sentences provides fun activities that introduce vowel sounds and their letter combinations. The activities will help kids identify short vowels. We also have advanced application for the long vowels. Through the flash cards, matching, games, and silly sentences, the kids will received a lots of practice distinguishing between the different vowel sounds. 

The application builds reading skills and give your children opportunities to decode words, phrases, and sentences. These are all important stepping stones to becoming a proficient reader.

phonics_silly_sentances_2Phonics Silly Sentences 2NB27 Suggested Grade Level: K-2, ELL Students

Description

This app provides fun activities that introduce vowel sounds and their letter combinations. The activities will help kids identify long vowels. We have another application for the short vowels. Through the flash cards, matching, sound and signs, and silly sentences, the kids will receive lots of practice distinguishing between the different vowel sounds. 

The application builds reading skills and give your children opportunities to decode words, phrases, and sentences. These are all important stepping stones to becoming a proficient reader.

ABC_phonics_long_soundsABC Phonics Long Vowel WordsNB27 Suggested Grade Level: K-1, ELL Students

Description

A fun game for young children to learn and practice phonics by piloting a spaceship and shooting at planets to identify each word. PhonicsTwo is for children ready to learn the long vowel sounds. The words all have long vowel sounds.

Beginning readers should start with PhonicsOne, which teaches short vowel sounds. More advanced children should try PhonicsThree, with long vowel sounds and double vowels. PhonicsTwo is a Universal App, so it works with both iPhone and iPad.

By identifying words, this game helps children recognize common word patterns, and understand how the initial consonant, middle vowels, and ending consonant affect pronunciation.  These are all important stepping stones to becoming a proficient reader.

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Phonics VowelsNB27 Suggested Grade Level: K-1, ELL Students

Description

Learn phonics vowel sounds, and letter combinations with this fun kids' game. Knowing vowel letters and their sounds is an important step in learning to read.

Phonics Vowels teaches each word's phonics spelling, beginning sound, word family phonics, short vowel sound, and images with animations and interactions for each word. There are 30 different vowel sound combination groups which focus on the short vowels, long vowels and two vowel combinations phonics learning. After kids complete the phonics spelling in each group, the matching game follows, and kids can review what they learned previously.

phonics_consonantsPhonics Consonants-Beginning Consonants- Preschool, Kindergarten, First GradeNB27 Suggested Grade Level: K-1, ELL Students

Description

Learn phonics consonant sounds with this fun kids' game. Consonants are the build blocks of words, and knowing the consonant letters and their sounds is a critical step in learning to read.

This app includes six interactive learning activities: 
- Ribbon Matching Game 
- Rain and Clouds Game 
- Mushroom Matching Game 
- Christmas Tree Decoration Game 
- Heart Pop Up Game 
- Flash Card Game 

Phonics Consonants teaches each word's phonics spelling and beginning sound for all 20 consonants. There are images with animations and interactions for each word.

 

sight_words_proSightwords Pro- NB27 Suggested Grade Level: K-2

Description

SightWords Pro contains a selection of over 1,600+ sight words which comprises up to 85% of the text in a child's early reading materials -- comprehensively compiled from Dolch, Fry, Pinnell-Fountas, UK, and many other high-frequency word lists. Choose a pre-defined flash card word list, or build and save custom flash card lists to match what is taught in the classroom. Add custom words and record your own pronunciations. Share custom word lists via Bump™ or email. Mark flash cards with stars or flags. Flash cards respond to swipes and taps. Shake your device to shuffle the words. Beautiful voice-pronunciations for all words.

little_spellerLittle Speller -NB27 Suggested Grade Level: K-1, ELL Students

Description

Little Speller is an exciting interactive game that helps your child rapidly learn to read, write, and spell words all with just the touch of their finger. The interface is so easy to use that even a 9 month old baby will delight in moving their first letters around the page. 

 

Using I and MeUsing I and Me NB27 Suggested Grade Level: 1-2

Description

This colorful educational App for the iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod touch® has all 52 illustrated picture flash cards (plus audio of each card’s text) from the Using I and Me Fun Deck® by Super Duper® Publications. Select the cards you want students to see, and have your students fill in the blank to practice the personal pronouns “I” and “me.” The prompts include statements like, “___ wrote a story about lions” and “The story about lions was written by ___.” The Automatic Scoring option allows the students to choose from one of two answers to complete the sentence correctly.  

 

kids_crosswordsKids Crossword-NB27 Suggested Grade Level: K-2, ELL Students

Description

With Kids Crosswords your child can start with beginning speller challenges, then hone their spelling skills as they learn to be master crossword puzzle solvers!

This crossword puzzle game is specially designed to teach fundamental reading and prereading concepts to children. In Kids Crosswords, children will learn how letters correspond to sounds and how letter sounds form words. While they play, each letter tile announces its sound; when each word is completed, it is spelled out and then spoken.

With Kids Crosswords: 
* You can choose between phonics or letter names spelling
* You can get a different puzzle every time. Each puzzle is randomly selected from a library of 10,000 puzzles! 
* You can learn new words with fun pictures and sound effects.

homophonesHomophones-NB27 Suggested Grade Level: K-2

Description

What are homophones?

Homophones are words that sound alike, although they have different spellings and meanings.

Features:
• 15 homophones, with a sentence for each word
• Two different skill levels
• Audio pronunciation for every word
• Every word is clickable and pronounces the word
• A picture for each sentence
• Images and audio can be turned on or off
• A play button to re-read the sentence

phonics_advancedPhonics Advanced-NB27 Suggested Grade Level: 1-2

Description

They learn to handle two letters that represent one sound, decode regularly spelled one and two syllable words, know how to break words into syllables, use final e to make long and short vowels, and add endings like ing, ed and s to words.

 

ABC_alphabet_phonicsABC Alphabet Phonics-NB27 Suggested Grade Level: K-1

Description

Photo Touch is an exciting educational game that helps your child rapidly learn the ABC by sight, sound, and touch. You can add your own images and voice to make it suite your needs. 

 

monkey_school_word_adventureMonkey Word School AdventureNB27 Suggested Grade Level: K-1

Description

Get ready for adventure...Monkey Word School Adventure! Join Monkey and his jungle friends as they explore a fun-filled world of letters, sight words, phonics and spelling. Seamless game flow and behind-the-scenes performance adjustment allow your child to jump right in and begin playing and learning.

 

spelling_citySpelling CityNB27 Suggested Grade Level: K-2

Description

VocabularySpellingCity is a fun way to learn spelling and vocabulary words by playing engaging learning games using any word list. The most popular activities are a spelling test, HangMouse, and the vocabulary games. The most popular lists are Sound Alike Words, Compound Words, the Hunger Games, and SAT Vocabulary.

 

little_stars_word_wizardLittle Stars-Word Wizard-NB27 Suggested Grade Level: K-1

Description

Little Stars - Word Wizard s a fun educational app for kids that helps kids discover and learn spelling. While your kids will enjoy playing this game, they will be learning new words, their spellings, and phonetic sounds.

 

spell_blocks_with_sight_wordsSpell Blocks With Sight Word-NB27 Suggested Grade Level: K-2

Description

Your child will learn over 200 Dolch Sight Words by spelling each one after it is spoken to them. Spell Blocks says the word and offers the scrambled letter choices for them to choose from. Your child then touches and moves each letter to the correct place.

 

LanguageAdventuresLanguage Adventures Quiz Game Show-

NB27 Suggested Grade Level: 1-2

Description

This fun-filled game has all the excitement of a TV game show—teaching essential language skills as kids play! A lively, animated host guides kids along as they practice parts of speech, punctuation, writing skills and more. Game features an optional timer for added challenge, plus optional audio support to help children read the questions and answers.

 

Word Cloud App

      Word Clouds by ABCYs.com

      NB27 Suggested Grade Level: 1-2

      Description

       Word Clouds by ABCya.com is an easy-to-use app to create and share beautiful word clouds. A word cloud is a graphical respresentation of word frequency. While there are many practical applications for word clouds, a common use is to analyze a body text.