Searching the Web for Pictures

This year I had students search the internet for pictures that could represent their words. This seemed to really focus them in on the specific meanings of the words and how they could be used. They had to really think about what they were going to type in the search...

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One Team's Meet Preparation Process

Word Map: Students create a PowerPoint slide that visually depicts an assigned word. All design elements (word art, text boxes, slide design, etc.) should mirror the word’s connotation when possible. It should include the following...

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My kids love playing Stickman.  Stickman is the hero of many stories that require the use of WordMasters Challenge™ words.  For example, when reign was a word, Stickman's reign began.  The kids had to use WordMasters Challenge™ words to craft his (somewhat insane) royal decrees.  He's also been a super...

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Quiz, Quiz, Trade Method

Students draw a picture of a word. They then have 30 seconds to teach their word to someone else who then teaches their word. Then they trade and have to teach the new word they learned to someone else. This keeps going on until all kids have seen and learned...

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WordMasters Fun Page

Using clip art, create a worksheet similar to the following:

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Synonym Matching

Match each of the following WordMasters Challenge™ words with its synonym.  Use crayons or colored pencils to show your answers.  Each match must be a different color.

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WordMasters Challenge

The WordMasters Challenge™ is a vocabulary-based competition that focuses on completing analogies. Over the course of the competition, students will develop verbal reasoning abilities, higher-order thinking skills, improve logic and reading comprehension and acquire a life-long love for learning! 


Analogies 101

Prepare your students for the WordMasters Challenge™ with Analogies 101! Each analogy set contains thirty analogies that introduce students to various forms of analogical reasoning. With an assortment of analogy formats and using basic vocabulary, Analogies 101 sets are suitable for all grade levels!


WMC Merchandise

Need additional certificates or medals? Looking to reward your WordMasters throughout the school year? The WordMasters Challenge™ merchandise is perfect for motivating your students as they are improving their vocabulary. 

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