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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 3 Views 3 Downloads 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 22 Views 80 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 Language Arts 6 Views 33 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 6 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 19 Views 11 Downloads 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 Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
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 Language Arts 9 Views 34 Downloads
Young readers use Internet puzzle-making programs and information from biographies they have read to create crossword puzzles, word finds, and word searches. After crafting the questions and prompts, they share the puzzles with their classmates.
3rd - 6th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 15 Downloads
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 17 Views 27 Downloads
Word Roots 5: NAT, TRACT, SEQU Beginner Puzzle 1, 2, & 3
An interesting twist on vocabulary exercises, these word puzzles use word roots to show connections between different vocabulary words. This resource is complete with information about each Latin root used, a word bank, and a definition for each word.
7th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 15 Downloads
Latin Roots Grad, Mot, Cad: Interactive Puzzles
Three short puzzles emphasize Latin roots grad, mot, and cad in English spelling and vocabulary. Learners choose words from a list and complete spellings in boxes with definitions for clues. A reading passage using the words is included. Just one of several activities on MyVocabulary.
5th - 9th Language Arts 5 Views 9 Downloads
Math Crossword Puzzle x 8
Another terrific math worksheet. In this one, learners answer multiplication facts dealing with multiples of six. They write the correct number beside the problem and then spell the answer in the crossword puzzle. There are ten problems included in this one-page worksheet.
3rd - 6th Math 5 Views 127 Downloads
Math Crossword Puzzle x 4
In this math crossword puzzle, learners answer questions pertaining to multiples of four. They write the correct number beside the problem and then spell the answer in the crossword puzzle. This one-page worksheet contains ten multiplication facts.
3rd - 5th Math 10 Views 116 Downloads
Be a Math Wizard and Solve the Crossword Puzzles! Puzzle Page 1
Puzzles make great math worksheets! In this one, learners practice their problem solving skills as they solve four math crossword puzzles that require them to use subtraction. An answer key is included.
2nd - 4th Math 11 Views 156 Downloads
In collaborative groups, math scholars put together an eight-piece puzzle. Individuals then take a piece of it and crate an enlarged version. When they attempt to put their larger puzzle together, it most likely won't work! They discover that they need to all use a same proportion when they make larger pieces!
7th - 9th Math 7 Views 37 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Here is a great way to help your students discover ways to combine shapes to fill the area of a given shape using pattern blocks. They discover relationships between different shapes. Using the Internet, learners create puzzles for a partner and play an on-line game.
K - 2nd Math 24 Views 116 Downloads CCSS: Designed