Classic Words Rock v2 Download (PC)

AUD $49.95

This download is for the classic end-of-life installable version and technical support is no longer available. PC only – not compatible with Apple macOS.

This version works offline and does not contain the same advanced features as the new Online Learning websites – data can NOT be migrated between this version and the web version.

The educational learning outcomes from this title are available in these Online Learning websites:
Word Skills – Words Rock Online

SKU: WRV2 Category:

Build word power, spelling skills and grammar know-how!

Over 3,250 Educational Activities that comprehensively cover: vocabulary, spelling, grammar, punctuation, and pre-literacy for children Aged 5 – 15+ More about the educational content and curriculum correlations Capture the Super Slugs and outsmart your competitors n this exciting, multi-award winning, single and multiplayer game! Get started straight out of the box, or take advantage of the powerful diagnostic and reporting capabilities to zero in on each child’s learning needs. With powerful diagnostic and reporting capabilities, this curriculum-rich board game adventure will help your children master shape, space, measure, data and algebra skills.

It’s BATTLESHIP meets the Super Slugs!

You’re a street-smart Freak Seeker on the trail of the devious, slippery Super Slugs in this bounty-hunting free-for-all. But there’s one small problem … they can make themselves invisible! Complete word skills activities to search the streets with your cool Freak Seeking gear. With a bit of luck (and a few cool gadgets up your sleeve) you’ll outsmart the other Freak Seekers, track down the most Slugs and become the number one Slug Buster!

Let the fun begin

  • Play independently OR with others using the unique multiplayer mode: up to four players of diverse abilities can set their own maths level and compete with an equal chance of winning. Let the fun begin!
  • Each player competes at their own literacy level, so every player has a real chance of winning. Match Grandma’s grammar against 6 year-old Vanessa’s vocab and 15 year-old Sam’s spelling
  • Vary the gameplay to your level and interest by choosing either the Basic Game (small board without gadgets) or the Advanced Game (larger board with gadgets)
  • Elements of chance and strategy mean any player can win!
  • Buy cool gadgets to do sneaky things to other players, like searching five squares at once with the Scatter Search gadget, or grabbing a Restricted Zone gadget to make other players keep their distance

Powerful and feature packed

Words Rock is packed full of powerful features that enable you to zero in on your child’s learning needs for home and school.

Education

Educational Content

Words Rock uses a carefully crafted progression of activities that begins with basic knowledge and introduces new concepts gradually, extending students at their own pace. width="200"Students choose an appropriate starting level and then advance at their own pace through over 3,250 activities across 16 progressive levels to build solid literacy foundations.

  • Grows spelling skills by exploring the building blocks of words
  • Grows word power (including idioms, clichés, word roots, borrowings from other languages, archaic expressions, alliteration, connectives, synonyms, antonyms, homophones, onomatopoeia, collective nouns, metaphors, similes, puns, tautology, irony and hyperbole)
  • Grows grammar & punctuation know-how
  • Includes a broad range of interactive activities for all learning styles. Question types include word problems, multiple-choice questions and much more!
  • Great for both group work and individual learning, in the classroom or at home
  • Supports and strengthens learning by giving constant positive feedback
  • Wide range of content from pre-literacy activities for young learners to advanced activities difficult enough to challenge adults

The Curriculum

Words Rock uses a carefully crafted progression of activities to develop word power, spelling skills and punctuation know-how, and delves into the nitty-gritty of how to grow word-smart kids. New concepts are introduced gradually, extending students at their own pace.

  • Fulfills the curriculum outcomes of the Australian Curriculum and the New Zealand TKI

Curriculum Matrix View the curriculum correlation documents

How it works

  • Students choose an appropriate starting level and then advance at their own pace through the 3,250 activities across the 16 progressive levels as they build solid literacy foundations
  • Great for both group work and individual learning, in the classroom or at home
  • Supports and strengthens learning by giving constant positive feedback
  • Wide range of content from pre-literacy activities for young learners to advanced activities difficult enough to challenge adults
  • Includes a broad range of interactive activities for all learning styles. Question types include word problems, multiple-choice questions and much more!
  • Appeals to learners of all ages and stages!

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Key Features

Comprehensive features for home and school

Available in different versions to suit your needs from home use through to full shared network use in a school context.

Home Edition

Motivation and engagement for kids

Highly engaging Words Rock game

  • Game length can be varied by either the number of turns or duration in minutes
  • Games in progress can be saved, enabling students to spread play and learning over multiple sessions
  • Customisable user profiles with a huge range of cool user icons
  • Customisable for individual players by setting the ability level and individually enabling or disabling different maths categories
  • Simple, kid-friendly animated interface that enhances self-directed learning
  • Set ability level according to age

Administration and reporting

  • Powerful administration and user-management features that can track the results of up to 10 users
  • Display, export and print detailed user statistics
  • Create and allocate different content settings for each user
  • Monitor each child’s progress using smart record keeping for the targeting of individual needs for extension and revision
  • Search for specific questions by number or title
  • Fine-tuned educational content with large window sizes, and drag-and-drop and snap-to functionality for ease of use
  • Concentrate on areas needing attention with Questions Only mode

Save time with Integrated User Lists

EdAlive’s Integrated User List (IUL) technology streamlines the integration of user data with other EdAlive Version 2 titles, including BRAINtastic, Ultimate Maths Invaders, Volcanic Panic, Words Rock and Typing Tournament. With IUL kids’ profiles created in one title will automatically be available in the others.

System Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows
    • Windows XP Service Pack 2, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10

Multiplayer

Up to 4-person multiplayer game

width="200"Words Rock v2 supports up to four players to play simultaneously. This unique multiplayer mode allows each player to compete at their own level. These players can be either other users of Words Rock v2, or they can be controlled by the computer.

  • Based on the classic board game, Battleship
  • Play independently OR with others using the unique multiplayer mode: up to four players of diverse abilities can set their own level and compete with an equal chance of winning. Let the fun begin!
  • Pandemonium reigns as you play against the computer or with up to 3 others
  • Each player competes at their own literacy level, so every player has a real chance of winning. Match Grandma’s grammar against 6 year-old Vanessa’s vocab and 15 year-old Sam’s spelling!
  • Vary the gameplay to your level and interest by choosing either the Basic Game (small board without gadgets) or the Advanced Game (larger board with gadgets)
  • Elements of chance and strategy mean any player can win
  • Buy cool gadgets to do sneaky things to other players, like searching five squares at once with the Scatter Search gadget, or grabbing a Restricted Zone gadget to make other players keep their distance

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Awards

  • National Parenting Center – Seal of Approval
  • AIIA Awards – Education and Training
  • EDDIE Awards – Early Elementary Language
  • BESSIE Awards – Middle School Language Arts

Awards

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