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If you are looking for a vocabulary worksheet that has a focus on word roots, then this resource might be for you! Using a word bank and knowledge of word roots, learners fill in a synonym and an antonym for each of six words. Have your class try it out and receive immediate online feedback.
In this grouping puzzles activity, 7th graders solve and complete 8 different problems that include grouping in various puzzles. First, they read the clues given in each box to solve the puzzle. Then, students create their own puzzle using the ones on the sheet as a guide.
This crossword puzzle is all about eggs! Learners use the given clues to fill in the squares in the puzzle. Since this is an online interactive resource, immediate feedback is available; although it only tells you whether you are wrong or right. Some of the vocabulary is scientific, and some is related to the subject of eggs in other ways. You would need to have focused quite heavily on the anatomy of an egg and the other topics for learners to be successful with this puzzle.
Seventh graders are shown a small puzzle. They are explained that without all the pieces, a puzzle is not complete. Students are explained that the same principle applies to the world of work. They are also explained that each person who provides a service or who produces a product depends on others to make the process complete.
Students read about physical science by researching famous natural disasters. In this volcano eruption, students discuss the area of the Aleutian Arc and why that area is specifically prone to earthquakes, volcanoes and floods. Students complete a worksheet regarding Alaskan disasters as well as a jigsaw puzzle using native Aleutian vocabulary.
Another terrific math learning exercise. In this one, learners answer multiplication facts dealing with multiples of six. They write the correct number beside the problem and then spell the answer in the crossword puzzle. There are ten problems included in this one-page learning exercise.
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? Complete a think aloud with them to help them develop a strategy!