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Mystery Puzzle Book Project
Students explore the mystery genre. In this literature lesson, students identfiy common features and characteristics of the genre "mystery". Students independently read a mystery of their choice, and create an 8 piece jigsaw puzzle displaying various components of the book.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 52 Downloads
Students discuss and demonstrate how to play and work cooperatively with other people and with a group. In small groups they role-play how to work cooperatively with each other, with the goal of completing their group's puzzle using cooperative skills.
K Social Studies & History 3 Views 21 Downloads
The Big Bus Module: Science Puzzles
Students review and reinforce key science facts by participating in a variety of science puzzles. They assess three main sections: living things, solids, liquids and/or gas and the Earth time and sound. Each section includes a wordsearch and a crossword puzzle with twenty key words for each area.
2nd - 4th Science 3 Views 31 Downloads
Things in Groups Puzzles
In this grouping puzzles worksheet, 7th graders solve and complete 8 different problems that include grouping in various puzzles. First, they read the clues given in each box to solve the puzzle. Then, students create their own puzzle using the ones on the sheet as a guide.
7th Math 3 Views 7 Downloads
The Big Bus Module: Science Puzzles 10 - 11
Learners complete several science puzzles, a word search and a crossword puzzle, that consist of a selection of twenty key words for each area in science covered. They experience three sections within this module: the state of matter and light, electricity and forces.
5th - 7th Science 4 Views 31 Downloads
Match Puzzles Galore
In these number puzzles worksheets, students place eight numbers from 1-9 into the small diamonds so they can be added around and along the big and small diamonds to reach 20 each time. Students complete a second worksheet where they join the numbers horizontally or vertically so that they can make a continuous path for the twelve numbers that add to 174.
3rd - 4th Math 10 Views 87 Downloads
First Day of School - Make a Puzzle
Students examine the fact that everyone is important. They decorate one piece of a large puzzle with their favorite pattern, food, subject, color, etc. Students use problem solving skills and collaboration to assemble the puzzle. Students observe the puzzle pieces and discuss the importance of each one.
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 28 Downloads
Learners sketch and give a title to a painting which they are given a small detail of. In this painting lesson plan, students share their titles and try to determine the theme and subject of the full painting based on these clues. At the end of class the learners put their details together like a puzzle to create a reproduction of the painting.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
We Are All Pieces of the Puzzle
Seventh graders are shown a small puzzle. They are explained that without all the pieces, a puzzle is not complete. Students are explained that the same principle applies to the world of work. They are also explained that each person who provides a service or who produces a product depends on others to make the process complete.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Students watch a demonstration on how to create a puzzle quilt. Using different fabric combinations, they use each block design twice to create the illusion that each block is unique. They are to determine which blocks are the same in one of their classmates quilts.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
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 15 Views 74 Downloads CCSS: Designed