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I Am Special
Students identify and discuss an attribute that makes them special and unique. The teacher interviews each student about their interests and skills, writes the answers down on a "Puzzle Person," cut apart the puzzle to create an individual puzzle, and discuss the similarities and differences between themselves and their classmates.
K Social Studies & History 4 Views 9 Downloads
Fourth graders, after reading with intonation and expression the book, "Richie's Rocket," by Joan Anderson, circulate in centers to create a puzzle with emotions and experiences from the ideas in the story, write the definition of words down, write each word in a complete sentence as well as list a synonym for each word.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
Puzzle it Out
Students study the Earth's climatic system and construct a puzzle that names all of the pieces of the components involved. In this Climate lesson, students draw a picture on a puzzle piece depicting a specific component. Students then research their piece and explain it to the class.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Improving Deductive Reasoning Skills
Getting young mathematicians to persevere when solving problems is an important skill. Here is one way to introduce deductive logic puzzles at the beginning of the year and add a creative dimension that they can use throughout the course.
5th - 10th Math 10 Views 34 Downloads
Students visually represent their identities on handmade puzzle pieces. They participate in a personal get-acquainted activity designed to build friendships in a new group. They get to know new classmates with fun. Students etch five large puzzle pieces with the tip of a Erasable Colored Pencil.
1st - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Create sonnet puzzles for learners of all ages! Simply take some of your favorite sonnets, type them out (increasing the font size), and cut them into 14 strips. Have a few glued into place for your learners to get started. Can they put them in the correct order?
4th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 57 Downloads
Solving Problems and Puzzles 1
Plug in this presentation for a quick start to your day. The class reviews the 6 times tables how they relate to division and then work through patterns to build logical reasoning and sequencing skills. A wonderful warm up or problem solving discussion starter.
4th - 5th Math 3 Views 7 Downloads
Abraham Lincoln and the Five-Dollar Note
Students study Presidential history by researching Abraham Lincoln. In this U.S. history lesson, students discuss the changes in the 5 dollar bill and create a timeline of Abraham Lincoln's life. Students complete a puzzle activity based on the leadership characteristics of Lincoln.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 45 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Toll Bridge Puzzle
Here is a great problem-solving activity for young mathematicians. Intended solely for instructional purposes, the activity is appropriate for learners to add four numbers together. Not only must they add four numbers together, youngsters are challenged to find the route over the toll bridge without going over 100.
2nd - 3rd Math 5 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Students examine spatial relationships in math. In this spatial relationship lesson, 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 4 Views 9 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
Match Puzzles Galore
In these number puzzles worksheets, learners 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 11 Views 89 Downloads
Where Will I Land? (Lesson 3 of &)
Students find differences using the number line, a continuous model for subtraction. Students predict differences and to compose puzzles involving subtraction. This instructional activity provides rich experiences in reasoning and problem solving.
K - 2nd Math 5 Views 21 Downloads
Unique Monique: Building a Community of Unique Individuals
Learners recognize that each student is unique and has special talents. Students develop a puzzle piece that describes them and their particular talents. Learners share their pieces and post on a bulletin board.
K - 5th Language Arts 11 Views 36 Downloads
The Human Brain
Become familiar with how the brain works! This human body teaches how to recognize different parts of the brain through a coloring activity that focuses on what function each part performs. Each student makes a brain puzzle and creates a survey about the side of the brain people use more often.
3rd - 4th Science 23 Views 86 Downloads