Free Online 3rd Grade Vocabulary Learning Game
Vocabulary Words in Context
Read this sentence and think about the meaning of the RED word.
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advice: She helps you by giving you some good XXX.: The wizard gives you XXX about what to do next.
bolt: A lightning XXX struck the tall tree during the storm.: During the storm a XXX of lightning lit up the sky.
boomerang: You know you are in Australia when you see somebody throw a wood XXX that comes back to him.: In the story you ride a magic XXX that drops you off and returns to the boy who threw it.
breeze: A gentle XXX fans the lamp's flame, making it brighter and brighter.: A XXX is a gentle wind.
bronze: He finished in third place and won a XXX medal at the Olympics.: The three medals were gold, silver and XXX.
burst: The wizard waves his wand, there is a XXX of flames, and the map is gone.: He pricked the balloon with a pin and it XXX with a loud bang.
canyon: The river at the bottom of the XXX flooded and filled the steep, narrow area with water.: The narrow XXX had been formed by the river cutting deeper and deeper into the land for many years.
carpet: In the story you ride a magic flying XXX.: A XXX is a rug.
ceiling: He was so tall that he could reach up and touch the XXX of the room.: They painted the walls of the room blue and the XXX above white.
chimney: Santa Claus comes down the XXX into the house.: As you get near, you can see smoke coming out of the house's tall XXX.
cliff: He slipped off the edge of the rocky, steep XXX and hurt himself badly.: The bird liked the high building because it was like a steep, rocky XXX.
coil: When you blow the flute the snake starts to XXX up like a rope.: She rolled up the hose in a neat XXX and put it away after using it.
compound: A XXX word is a word that is made up of two smaller words.: A XXX word is a word like raincoat or classroom or teapot.
creature: In the story, you meet a strange XXX that chases you in the cave.: The movie is about a XXX from outer space who lands on the Earth.
crisp: We walked through the woods on a XXX fall day.: The early morning air was XXX and cool.
crunch: The leaves XXX under your feet as you walk.: You XXX the firm, hard apple between your teeth.
curtains: The window XXX in the old house were torn and dirty.: We pulled the XXX across the windows to block out the sun.
delicious: You taste some XXX little sweet cakes.: The birthday cake and ice cream tasted XXX.
deserve: In the story you do a good deed and XXX the reward that you get.: If you study hard and do well on the test, you XXX a good grade.
diagram: The XXX shows how to use magic to make gold.: The XXX shows how to set up the printer.
diamond: At the wedding, she showed you her beautiful XXX ring.: The XXX was the clearest, hardest, and most valuable jewel in the treasure chest.
direction: The wizard shows you the XXX to go to get to the castle.: The witch tries to point you in the right XXX, but you make a mistake and get lost.
disappear: The wizard waves his wand to make things XXX or go away.: The clouds filled the sky and made the sun XXX.
disguise: In the story you see a fish that is really a wizard in XXX.: The prince wore a XXX so that people would not know who he really was.
Diwali: XXX is a Hindu holiday which is also called the Festival of Lights.: During the Hindu holiday of XXX lamps and candles are lit.
echo: You can hear the XXX when you shout and the sound bounces off the mountain rocks.: The bird would repeat or XXX every sound it heard.
evening: You work all day, and when XXX comes, you rest.: The day is hot, but then the sun sets and it is cool in the XXX.
falcon: The XXX is a hunting bird that dives to catch small birds or animals.: Although the XXX is an endangered species, it is sometimes found in big cities.
famous: His dream was to be a rich and XXX rock star.: He was XXX for his magic, especially for making a whole school bus disappear.
feather: As the bird flew away, a white XXX from its tail floated to the ground.: The wizard uses magic to make you float like a XXX to the ground.
festival: They had many fun special events planned for the Christmas XXX.: Eating special foods and lighting lamps are part of the XXX known as Diwali.
field: The wide XXX was planted with many rows of corn.: The baseball XXX looked like a green carpet.
fireplace: Santa finds the stockings that have been hung by the XXX.: He found wood already stacked in the XXX, so he lit a fire.
fiesta: A XXX is a Spanish celebration or festival.: In the story you meet children who are singing and dancing and having fun at a special XXX.
flute: The man pulled out a long, thin XXX, put it to his lips, and blew, making a beautiful sound.: A XXX is a long thin tube that makes music when you blow across the opening.
glitter: Far away you see tiny points of light that XXX in the dark.: The flames of many candles and lamps XXX in the night.
haunted: In the story, you find a scary old XXX house.: The XXX house was filled with ghosts and bats and witches.
heavy: The opposite of light is XXX.: The metal pieces are too XXX to lift.
icicle: It is so cold that the dripping water freezes and forms a big XXX.: You are very cold and afraid that you will freeze like an XXX.
instead: At first I was going to watch TV, but then I went to bed XXX.: We went to the beach XXX of going shopping.
jellyfish: A XXX, as you may guess from its name, swims in the sea and has a soft body that is like jelly.: She saw the XXX swimming in the water and was afraid to touch it.
lightning: During the storm, XXX flashes and thunder roars.: You are caught in a storm with thunder, XXX, and rain.
magician: The XXX waves his wand to do his tricks.: A XXX is somebody who does magic tricks.
music: You can hear the band playing XXX in the parade.: You hear loud XXX and happy voices from the house with the party.
ocean: It's hard to believe that they crossed the XXX in such small, slow ships.: Most of our planet Earth is covered by XXX.
parachute: The plane's pilot was saved by his XXX that opened above him.: The XXX slows the wizard as he falls through the air.
pinata: They cover the little boy's eyes and he tries to break the XXX with a stick.: The brightly colored XXX is filled with candy and toys for the children.
pouch: A kangaroo has a XXX where it keeps its baby.: The baby kangaroo was safe in its mother's XXX.
recipe: She read the XXX to find out how to make the cake.: The XXX for pie crust listed only flour, salt, butter, and water.
roar: The tiger's loud XXX scared the other animals.: He could XXX like a lion and make many other animal sounds too.
sandwich: In her lunch bag there was a XXX and an apple.: He quickly grabbed bread and cheese and put them together to make a XXX.
snoring: In the story you find a sleeping bear that is XXX loudly.: He was sleeping but his loud XXX woke you up.
sparkle: He shined the car until he could see it XXX in the sun.: She could see the XXX of many little candles in the night.
starfish: As you can tell from its name, the XXX has a shape like a star and is a sea animal.: A XXX is also known as a sea star.
submarine: You go deep underwater in a XXX.: A XXX takes you under the water where you see many fish.
tunnel: In the story strange things happen in a dark XXX that goes through the mountain.: The bridge went over the river and the XXX went under it.
unicorn: In the story you see a XXX, which is a magic horse with a single horn.: A XXX is not a real animal, but in many stories it looks like a white horse with a long thin horn.
valley: The river ran through the XXX between the two hills.: They drove through a XXX and saw many rows of grape vines on the hills around them.
waiter: The XXX took their order and brought them their food.: The XXX brought them some water and asked if they were ready to order their meals.
wallpaper: The walls of the room were covered with XXX that had little pink flowers on it.: Some walls were painted and some were covered with striped XXX.
welcome: The friendly people XXX you to their town.: Your friends XXX you into their home.
whaler: Somebody who hunts whales is known as a XXX.: He was a XXX who spent many years at sea hunting whales.