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Here is a great way to help your young scholars discover ways to combine shapes to fill the area of a given shape using pattern blocks. They discover relationships between different shapes. Using the Internet, learners create puzzles for a partner and play an on-line game.
Three short puzzles emphasize Latin roots grad, mot, and cad in English spelling and vocabulary. Learners choose words from a list and complete spellings in boxes with definitions for clues. A reading passage using the words is included. Just one of several activities on MyVocabulary.com associated with 12 beginner-level words for these roots. I'd assign partners to one computer to have them alternate reading the passage out loud and solving the puzzles together.
A typical word search activity, this worksheet includes 11 advanced vocabulary terms related to the study of genetics including lethal mutation, diploid, and chromosomal change. The interactive nature of this resource allows the user to increase or decrease the number of rows and columns used in the puzzle and provides answers instantaneously.