Need to keep word skills fresh? Add an app! We’ve found three apps that help kids bridge the daunting transition from elementary to middle school.
They range from basic flashcards to challenging word puzzles. If you and your kids are "puzzle" people you're in for a good time.
Middle School Vocabulary Prep
Learn over 300 vocabulary words with this flash card style app. The four stages of study include Learning Vocabulary, Word Quiz, Definition Quiz, and Big Final Practice Test. $1.99 for iPhone and $2.99 for iPad.
7 Little Words
If you are a fan of crossword puzzles this is a great app for you. Each small puzzle contains seven words, seven clues, and 20 letter groups. The first two puzzle packs are free (50 puzzles each) and additional packs cost $0.99. 7 Little Words is also available in Spanish and French!
Tetris meets Boggle with this fast paced and addictive word game. $1.99 for both iPhone and iPad, Puzzlejuice combines vocabulary with strategy for a challenging and fun word game for middle school kids and adults.
Next time you visit us at the Literacy & Language Center be sure to show us your favorite learning apps!