Title: Word City CD
Overall Rating: A-
Source: Sanctuary Woods, Inc.
Playing Time: 30 minutes
Date: 1994
Cost: $39.99 (http://turboguide.com/cdprod1/cdhrec/008/867.shtml)
Number of Players: 1
Special Equipment/Facilities Needed: CD-Rom ; 8Mb free RAM; 10Mb free disk space to install
Subject Area: Reading
Objectives: To improve skills in reading: vocabulary, spelling, comprehension, and reading speed.
Brief Description: Surround the Snorkeler before it can get to the edge of Word City.  Correct answers help you build a shield that blocks paths to the edge.
Entry Capabilities Required: Reading Ability - Grade 3 and up

Rating: (1-5)

Strong Points: Lab sections give mini spelling, vocabulary, comprehension, and speed reading lessons; maintains interest; many levels of ability are available to user; easy to move between programs; can customize spelling and vocabulary lists
Weak Points: Sound for spoken words is not very clear; very little debriefing done.
Reviewer: Nora Crowe
Computer System Reviewed on: Macintosh PowerPC 6500/250, 32mb ram.