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Make Your Own Puzzle
Puzzling over what geometry lesson to teach next? Look no further. This simple activity teaches young mathematicians how shapes can be decomposed into smaller figures, and how smaller figures can be assembled into larger shapes. To learn this concept, children cut a square piece of construction paper into four pieces and take turns putting together each other's puzzles.
K - 2nd Math CCSS: Designed
These math puzzles are sure to get your first and second graders thinking. Nine word problems about odds and evens, as well as greater than and less than, keep learners guessing. If you're working on mental math in your class, use these puzzles for homework or a group activity.
1st - 2nd Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Puzzled About Conservation
Raise children's awareness about conservation with this series of vocabulary activities. Offering riddles about endangered species and a crossword puzzle involving key terms relating to conservation, these fun worksheets will engage young scientists in learning about the impact of humans on animals from around the globe.
3rd - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Add some fun to rhyming using a word puzzle worksheet. First, learners match up single-syllable rhyming words. Then, they find all the words in a word search. This beginning reading activity only has words spelled horizontally from left to right, so scholars won't need to read backwards or vertically.
Pre-K - K English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Skeleton Scramble Puzzle: Suborder Prosimians
Explore the finer details of primate skulls with these puzzles, incorporating advanced scientific analysis of two suborders- Prosimians and Anthropoidea- and one superfamily- Hominoidea. Learners read about the unique characteristics of these groups before putting together puzzles displaying front-view craniums from each of the featured animals.
3rd - 11th Science
Sochi 2014 Mascots
Get to know the mascots for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics with this fun, cooperative art activity. Start by introducing the new mascots and comparing them with those form previous years. Consider using a Venn diagram to record comparisons and discuss ideas for why these particular mascots were chosen.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Bilingual Crossword Puzzle
Young scholars assess new ways to strengthen and expand their vocabularies by creating crossword puzzles for their classmates to experience. They become aware that learning a new language can be a fun experience if approached with an open mind and creativity.
1st - 5th English Language Arts
Latin Roots: dict, vent, duct (Advanced)
Such a comprehensive way to learn vocabulary! Complete the puzzle, read the vocabulary in context, and get a thorough definition for each vocabulary word. This resource focuses on words containing three Latin roots: dict, vent, and duct.
11th - 12th English Language Arts
Math Puzzle Picture
The key to solving this puzzle lies in the addition skills of young learners. The first step is to answer a series of decimal addition problems organized in a 4x5 grid. Then cut apart the page of puzzle pieces, each one including an answer to one of the math problems, and match the pieces up to the corresponding question.
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Pythagorean Puzzle
An engaging hands-on activity is presented. Learners of all ages are addressed in thie unique plan. K-5 learners identify, name, and define a rectangle, square, triangle, and the concept of area. Older learners prove the Pythagorean theorem on their own by manipulating some puzzle pieces.
K - 12th Math