How to play
This is how to play Word Mania USA, the most fun
online literacy competition for schools in the USA!
- Once you have login details, playing Word Mania is simple. Login to LiteracyPlanet and Word Mania or log in to the Word Mania app.
- Drag letters from the board into the doc to create a word.
- You have three minutes to make as many words as possible.
- Once you think you have a word spelled correctly, hit the mark button. This will give you points based on the word you have made.
- Increase your score by completing words before the multiplier ends.
- You will also receive gold and diamond tiles for spelling multiple words correctly. Incorporate these tiles into new words to increase your score.
- If you spell a word incorrectly the word won’t be accepted and your multiplier will reset. This will also happen with inappropriate words.
Hints and tips
- Longer and more complex words earn more points than shorter ones.
- Add prefixes and suffixes to a base word.
- Swiftness is encouraged! Building quickly increases your multiplier.
- Be careful. Incorrect and invalid words will reset your multiplier to zero.
- Increase your multiplier to receive Gold and Diamond tiles!
- Build words with your Gold or Diamond Tiles to earn bonus points!
- Challenge friends with the Word Buddy feature and test your skills against other students from around the world.
- Collect badges for achievements like playing multiple games, using special tiles, challenging Word Buddies and high scores.