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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
Bilingual Crossword Puzzle
Students 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
The U.S. as a Jigsaw Floor puzzle
Naming and locating each of the 50 United States of America is one task every kids need to master. Help them along the way with a fun hands-on activity that includes the whole class. Included here are the instructions for creating larger-than-life puzzle pieces of the United Sates.
4th Social Studies & History 4 Views 2 Downloads
Young scholars examine spatial relationships in math. In this spatial relationship instructional activity, students use puzzles, both concrete and virtual, to develop an understanding of spatial relationships. They work with manipulatives and on-line Tangrams before answering questions about the movement of the puzzle pieces.
3rd - 4th Math 3 Views 9 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 13 Views 24 Downloads
Puzzles Intro to Geometry
Seventh graders recognize the geometric shapes of puzzle pieces and then put the puzzle together. In this geometric puzzle lesson, 7th graders piece together four congruent rectangles using various shapes. Students use toothpicks to make various geometric shapes.
7th Math 6 Views 18 Downloads
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
Alligator Printable Puzzle
Pupils complete a variety of literacy based activities related to a Letter A Alligator puzzle. They listen to an alligator book, discuss basic animal facts about alligators, simulate the movements and sounds an alligator makes, and complete the alligator puzzle.
K Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads