Wacky Tales Teach Parts of Speech!

August 22nd, 2007 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

Recommended Website:

Wacky Tales

Age Range: 7-12 (and fun for all!)

Houghton Mifflin (the education textbook publisher) sponsors this
website that helps kids learn parts of speech – nouns, adverbs,
adjectives, verbs, etc. Using interactive stories called “Wacky Web
Tales” they offer an online version of the classic car game, Mad

When you get to the site you’ll see a menu of Wacky Web Tales titles.
Click on any one and a new page opens that reveals the story title
and a form. The form requires you to type in parts of speech (such as
a singular noun, adjective, or present tense verb). The words you
enter will be used to create a Wacky Web Tale — simply click on
the “See Your Wacky Web Tale” button at the bottom of the form.

If you are unsure what an adverb (or any other part of speech called
for on the form) is – just click on the “Parts of Speech Help” button
for some quick definitions.

Because you don’t know how the parts of speech you filled in on the
form will be used in the story – the resulting Wacky Web Tale can be
pretty funny. :)

This is a painless way to learn, reinforce, or remediate parts of


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