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Number Puzzles: Finding ways to solve them
There are four different word problems (number puzzles) for learners to solve. Each one requires them to think critically about the operation they'll need to use and encourages class discussion. Use as a warm up or prior to a lesson on problem solving strategies.
2nd - 3rd Math 3 Views 5 Downloads
Solving the Puzzle of the Periodic Table
Did you know that the first time someone isolated a pure element was when Henning Brand boiled down his own urine in 1669 and unknowingly discovered phosphorus? The history of our current periodic table of elements is entertainingly drawn for viewers with clever black-and-white animation.
4 mins 8th - 12th Science 65 Views 51 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Beginning readers complete this simple crossword using visual clues. Each word is missing a first letter and has a corresponding picture. Pupils practice printing by writing in the first letter and tracing subsequent letters. There are eight single-syllable sight words here.
Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 5 Views 54 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Theme 15 Conjunctions and Interjections
Study compound words and interjections with this packet. Start by underlining misspelled words in a story, and then using a set of compound words in a series of sentences. Then identify misspelled words that use consonant doubling. Finally, focus on irregular verbs and complete a crossword puzzle.
5th - 6th Language Arts 36 Views 328 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Give your mathematicians this set of data and have them create a dot plot, then find mean and median. They are asked to question the values of the mean and median and decide why they are not equal. Have learners write their answers or share as a class.
6th - 7th Math 11 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Math Masterpieces: Two Women on the Beach by Paul Gauguin
Why not add a little additional knowledge to your drill and practice math problems? This cute worksheet provides young mathematicians with a little exposure to art and art history as they practice subtracting 3-digit numbers. As learners solve problems, they match their answers with pieces of a painting by Paul Gauguin entitled Two Women on the Beach eventually un-scrambling the picture.
2nd - 4th Math 32 Views 518 Downloads
New Review The Right to Housing
Explore housing rights. After a brainstorming activity and a brief explanation of the right to housing, learners complete either one of or both of the included crossword puzzles. Class members read a fact sheet about the right to housing and discuss those facts as well as the results of the puzzles.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 4 Downloads
Reviewing the Parts of Speech
With the help of technology your class will review the parts of speech by utilizing an interactive crossword puzzle. They complete the puzzle individually in the computer lab. With Excel, the learners know immediately if their answer is correct or not.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 107 Downloads
Count Forward from a Given Number Puzzle Worksheet
Practice counting on from a given number using this puzzle activity. There are 10 starting numbers in the first column, and learners follow them through four columns, counting by ones to find the next number. Although the instructions direct students to draw lines between numbers, this may end up a bit chaotic.
1st - 2nd Math 3 Views 6 Downloads