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Fish 'Em Up: A Maggie's Earth Adventures Activity

Students will get hooked on this fun activity as they fish for the correctly lengthened words ("skipping" for "skip"; "trying" for "try").



Activity Type

  • Computer Lab Activities

In Scholastic's Fish ’Em Up interactive activity, one of Maggie's Earth Adventures, students cast their virtual fishing rods to "catch" the correctly spelled word. But first, they must decide — should you double the consonant or change the Y?

Sample, Double or Not?

What is the long version of turn — turnning or turning?

Sample, Change the Y?

What is the long version of donkey — donkies or donkeys?

Learning Objectives

While participating in the Fish ’Em Up activity, students become proficient with several of these skills.

  • Use web technology to practice grammar skills
  • Improve grammar skills within different skill sets
  • Track progress on different skill sets

Susan Cheyney

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