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Word Shark

Word Shark


  • Underscore characters (blank spaces) have different spacings on different fonts.
  • If the spacing is too small or large, change the font.

Please Note

  • Before playing a game, you should read both sets of instructions to fully understand it from the teacher and student perspectives.
  • If it’s your first time playing a game, we suggest following the instructions and then afterwards adjust it, as needed, to better suite your students, class needs and teaching style
  • The student instructions are written as simple as possible, so you can read them with your students.

Game Hot Keys/Shortcuts

  • Left-Click Letter/Keyboard Letter
    Chooses and checks that letter
  • Space/Enter
    Refresh the game
  • Left-Arrow/Scroll Down
    Refresh the game and use vocabulary
  • Right-Arrow/Scroll Up
    Refresh the game and use expressions
  • Up-Arrow
    Increases the maximum number of wrong answers
  • Down-Arrow
    Decreases the maximum number of wrong answers
  • 1-9 (Default: 6)
    Change the maximum number of wrong answers