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Second graders complete centers all dealing with geography. In this geography lesson, 2nd graders write letters to pen pals, tell time to the nearest half hour, complete a puzzle, find information about different U.S. cities, compare weather around the United States and much more.
It's all things multiplication in this fifteen-page packet! Learners switch off between problem-solving and math puzzles, increasing in difficulty as they move through the packet. Helpful examples precede all the problem-solving worksheets, starting with single digit numbers multiplied by two-digit numbers. By the end, learners are multiplying 3-digit numbers by 2-digit numbers. All answers are provided. Note you cannot double-side this entire packet, as the puzzle worksheets require cut-outs.
In this volume worksheet, students determine the number of cuboids needed to create a rectangular prism of a particular size. They determine the mass, volume and density of cereal boxes. Students determine the volume of rectangular prisms and complete a Soma puzzle. This seven-page worksheet contains approximately 35 problems. Answers are provided on the last page.
Investigate marine protected areas and how they contribute to natural, economic and cultural resources. In this preservation of marine environments lesson plan, students complete 15 sentences about these areas and they complete a crossword puzzle. They are each assigned a clue and try to match the proper marine protected area associated with the clue. They write a brief report about their area and make an oral presentation.
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!
In this right angle puzzle, students identify the names of states by their nickname. They write the names of the states on a puzzle. This three-page worksheet contains 50 clues. Instructions are on the first page, clues and puzzle on the second page, and answers are provided on the last page.
An interesting twist on vocabulary exercises, these word puzzles use word roots to show connections between different vocabulary words. This resource is complete with information about each Latin root used, a word bank, and a definition for each word. This online interactive activity could be used in class or at home for a variety of purposes. Students can receive immediate feedback.