FreeRice: Brush up your own vocabulary and help feed a hungry person!

As you spend time over the school year preparing vocabulary lessons for your students, why not brush up on a little vocabulary yourself (and feed a hungry person or two)! Or, share this site with high school students prepping for their SATs!

My friend Michael sent me the link to FreeRice last night and all morning I’ve been hooked! The site is a essentially a multiple choice vocabulary quiz. For example, the site will present to you a word like declivitous and then you have to choose the closest definition from four choices, such as, downward-sloping, fussy, harmonious and yearly. For each definition you get correct, the United Nations World Food Program delivers 10 grains of rice to hungry people around the globe!

To learn more about FreeRice and click here.


2 Responses to “FreeRice: Brush up your own vocabulary and help feed a hungry person!”

  1. 1 Carlo November 21, 2007 at 3:33 pm

    I’m a level 40 vocabularian! I won 200 grains of rice then stopped cuz I got hungry. What if I wanna eat the rice myself??

  2. 2 teachchicago December 28, 2007 at 9:27 pm

    I’m addicted!

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