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Math Cross Number Version 9
In this math cross number worksheet, students fill in the blanks in the math puzzle as they solve the 28 addition and subtraction problems.
In this word search puzzle worksheet, students read over the 25 endangered animal terms. Students then locate the words within the word search puzzle.
Relationships in Space
Students analyze people, body parts, or objects and how they relate to one another in a spatial relationship. In this spatial relationship lesson, students complete warm-ups about spatial relationships and through puzzle shapes demonstrate prepositional relationships.
Cross Out Secondhand Smoke
After reading a public health article, high schoolers identify groups that are at risk from secondhand smoke and what benefits have come from reduction of smoking in public places. The article isn't accessible via the link, but can be found easily with an online search. A crossword puzzle is assigned as a review of the material.
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Ancient Rome continues to fascinate. Visit the ruins, test your knowledge of Roman mythology, play memory games and complete jigsaw puzzles. Loaded with images and information, this app is engaging and interactive.
Who says your budding readers are too young for crossword puzzles? Scholars use visual clues instead of written ones to complete single-syllable words. They fill in the initial letter for each of six words, and a second letter for one of them. Just like in a normal crossword, several of these letters operate as the first letter of two different words. Use this to discuss consonance and words that begin with the same sound. Categorize the words into those with the same vowel sound and those with the same consonant sound.
First graders practice identifying simple geometric shapes. As a class, they discuss positional words and review the words for simple shapes and their characteristics. They work together to create their own puzzle using the shapes.
Students explore world geography by identifying the continents on Earth. In this continental drift lesson, students examine a worksheet which uses the world continents as puzzle pieces to create the single land called "Pangea." Students complete a crossword puzzle using vocabulary terms associated with the Alfred Wegener.
Students cooperatively complete a puzzle. In this lesson on working with a group, students must work together with their classmates to assemble a puzzle. The first group to complete their puzzle wins.
Young scholars work out a teacher created writer's puzzle. They cut and piece the puzzle back together based on the designated paragraphs.
Puzzle Pieces of Architectural Elements on Early Huguenot Street
Fifth graders visit Early Huguenot Street which showcases several examples of architecture and design from before 1720. They, in groups, record information on specific houses, arrange the information in a puzzle format and present it to the class.
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.
Piecing Together the Puzzle
Students define tikkun olam and discuss how they participate in it. They work together to create illustrations for the opportunities associated with tikkun olam. They copy the illustrations onto large puzzle pieces and then complete the puzzle.
Sight Words Crossword Puzzle #3
In this crossword puzzle worksheet, students read the clues to find the 32 sight words that complete the crossword puzzle. Students may use the word bank for help.
Sight Words Crossword Puzzle #4
In this sight word instructional activity, students complete a crossword puzzle using a set of 29 clues given at the bottom of the page. Answers are included.
Quilting Crossword Puzzle
In this quilting crossword worksheet, students solve the puzzle using a set of 16 clues about quilting given at the bottom of the page.
Take a creative approach to division using this "cereal box puzzle" activity. The idea is clear: learners examine division number sentences with missing numbers, all of which have nine as either the quotient or divisor. Then, they notice patterns which allow them to use multiplication to figure out the numbers, arriving at the connection between division and multiplication. However, the puzzle, which you can project, is not fully compatible with procedures. Adjust to fit your class needs.
Puzzling Directions With Star Wars® Yoda's Challenge™
Students participate in a computer based activity about Cardinal directions and create a Cardinal direction puzzle for classmates.
Science A to Z Puzzle
In this science worksheet, students identify and locate various vocabulary terms related to the sciences in the word search. Then they write each on the corresponding line to the right of the puzzle.
Abraham Lincoln and the Five-Dollar Note
Students study Presidential history by researching Abraham Lincoln. In this U.S. history instructional activity, 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.