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Explore polygons with your elementary learners. Divide the class in 12 to configure the polygon puzzle before them. They list the attributes of each type of polygon they see, and if there's time, they jump on the interactive website Polygon Playground. Materials are attached here.
Pupils are provided with six vocabulary words containing the word roots cern, jur, and leg as well as a word bank of six corresponding synonyms and antonyms. To complete this word puzzle, they must fill in the appropriate synonym and antonym for each vocabulary word. The vocabulary words included on this worksheet make this a beginner level exercise. Answers are available immediately as part of its online interactive function.
After reading Number the Stars, told from the point of view of Annemarie Johansen, encourage your class to review some of the new vocabulary by completing this crossword puzzle. Fifteen definitions are presented, and learners must identify the word that each describes. Unfortunately, neither a list of words or an answer sheet are provided, so you will have to solve the puzzle yourself to find the words.