WordPlay with Kwame Alexander has players work alongside famous author Kwame Alexander to learn how to write their very own short story. It’s full of fun, music, and words!
How can I find and access WordPlay with Kwame Alexander?
WordPlay with Kwame Alexander can be accessed at Kwame’s Funhouse!
Kwame’s Funhouse is a WordPlay themed building located in the Marketplace. Its specific location is in the plaza of the Marketplace, near the entrance that leads to the Commons.
In order for players to access it, they will need to have unlocked the Marketplace area. The Marketplace is unlocked when a player reaches Level 3 for their Avatar.
To go to Kwame's Funhouse and access WordPlay with Kwame Alexander, please see the following steps:
- Go to the Marketplace.
- Enter Kwame’s Funhouse from the Marketplace.
- Once inside the building, head to the back wall that says WordPlay with Kwame Alexander, and click/tap it.
- This will open up WordPlay with Kwame Alexander, and you can start learning with Episode 1 all the way up to Episode 10!
Each set of activities covers one step in the short story writing process that players can learn. We recommend completing one episode at a time, starting with Episode 1.
In addition, WordPlay with Kwame Alexander is an Adventure Map! After a player has completed all the activities in every spot on the Adventure Map, they'll receive 1,000 Coins and 1,000 XP as a reward.
Can I access WordPlay with Kwame Alexander at a Kiosk?
Yes! The activities in WordPlay with Kwame Alexander are also available in Kiosks for players to access.
Each episode of WordPlay with Kwame Alexander is available as a lesson in the Lessons tab of the Kiosk, under the English Language Arts section.
A WordPlay section is also available for all of the related WordPlay videos.
Please note that the WordPlay with Kwame Alexander activities are available in Kiosks under the Advanced Academic Difficulty Level setting. Advanced Academic Difficulty Level players should have access to these in the Kiosks automatically. If a player who is set to a lower Academic Difficulty Level setting (Beginner or Intermediate) wants to access these in the Kiosks, they would need to adjust their Academic Difficulty Level setting to Advanced or All Levels.
For more information on how to adjust the Academic Difficulty Level setting for a player, please refer to the following: