Reading Skills Games


Author's Purpose

  1. Different Text Types - [game] Learn about the different text types (persuasion, informative, descriptive, or instructive) with this game.
  2. Different Types of Text - [3 quizzes] Understand the purpose of different text types.
  3. Game - Author's Purpose - Matching game. Determine if the author's purpose is to inform, entertain or persuade.
Cause and Effect
  • Adverb Clauses: Cause and Effect Relationships - Complete the statement to create a cause and effect.
  • Cause and Effect Transitions - Combine two sentences using connecting words to show cause and effect.
  • Cause and Effect - Matching Quia Quiz
  • Cause and Effect quizzes - Quiz One | Quiz Two | Quiz Three | Quiz Four |Quiz Five
  • Finding Errors in Cause/Effect Paragraphs - Click on the error in the use of cause/effect conjunctions. Links to other paragraphs are at the end of this one.
  • What Caused It? - Identify cause and effect patterns in text (science content is used to teach this reading skill).
  • Comprehension

  • Bees - Read a passage and answer five questions. (only works in Internet Explorer)
  • Comprehension Through Context Clues - Select reading for understandingand then choose a skill level.
  • Dr. Stripp - Reading Ring - Put the comic strips in sequence, then answer questions about the comic strip.
  • Drawing Conclusions - Read the story and choose the correct word to complete the sentence.
  • Drawing Conclusions - Read the story and choose correct answer.
  • The Happy Monkey - Read a passage and answer five questions. (only works in Internet Explorer)
  • Inference Battleship - Make the correct inference before your enemy sinks your battleship.
  • Inference Riddle Game - Guess using riddles - infer what is being described by the clues you read.
  • Practice Making Inferences - Use the clues to answer the three question multiple choice quiz.
  • Reading the Fine Print - Students read advertisements to practice reading critically.
  • Strategies for Better Reading - By reading between the lines you can discover meaning not stated by the author.
  • Truth in Advertising - Students read advertisements and evaluate the type of persuasive writing being employed.

  • OAA Practice Sites

    Main Idea

    Context Clues

    Author's Purpose


    Inferencing

    Context Clues:


  • Context Clues - Multiple-choice quiz, includes answers.
  • Cows context clue - Build corrals for cows by reading and answering questions.
  • Using Context Clues - Three matching activities. Use the pull-down boxes to match the item on the left to the corresponding item on the right.
  • What are Context Clues - Lesson with quiz.
  • What's My Meaning - [4 different Quia games] Match words with meanings -Matching | Concentration | Flash Cards | Word Search
  • Word Jungle - Choose the correct meaning to swing in jungle.
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    Literary Terms:

    Literature Terms

    Literary Terms Quiz

    Genre Memory

    Analogies:

    What is an Analogy?

     Reading Comprehension:


     Games:

    Analogy Jeopardy

    Figurative Language Jeopardy

    Prefixes, Suffixes, and Roots

    Prefix Jeopardy

    Roots and Prefixes flashcards

    Prefix games

    Suffix games

    Plot games 1

    Plot games 2

    Plot and Conflict Review

    Fact or Opinion Game 1

    Fact or Opinion Game 2

    NEW Games:

    Figurative Language Jeopardy

    Prefixes, Suffixes, and Roots

    Roots and Prefixes flashcards

    Prefix games

    Suffix games

    Plot games 1

    Plot games 2

    Plot and Conflict Review

    Fact or Opinion Game 1

    Fact or Opinion Game 2