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61 resources with the keyterm riddles

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Guess Again!

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students define and read riddles, and differentiate between poems and riddles. They complete a class Venn Diagram comparing poems and riddles, and play an attribute guessing game with the teacher. Students then identify the rhyming words...
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What's a Vampire's Favorite Sport - Addition

For Students K - 2nd
In this addition worksheet, students will solve 41 addition problems with sums less than ten. Students will then match a letter associated with each number and use this to make a word and solve riddles with a Halloween theme.
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What Am I?: Geometric Shape Riddles

For Students 1st - 3rd
Combine literacy, problem-solving, and geometric shape recognition with this riddle worksheet. Scholars solve 4 riddes, naming the shape described in each. Descriptions are in first person, and include a real-life look-alike. For...
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The Beauty of Anglo-Saxon Poetry: A Prelude to Beowulf

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Riddle me this! What do kennings, caesura, and alliteration have to do with the Nowell Codex? Introduce class members to Anglo-Saxon poetry and prepare readers for a study of Beowulf with a series of activities that includes asking...
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Movie Riddles: An ESL Activity to Get Student Talking About Movies

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Enjoy the thrill of the movies with this ESL activity! Not only can learners talk about their favorite films, but in creating riddles about their chosen movies, they can practice the skills of context clues and deductive reasoning. This...
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Mysterious Plot Problems

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Your readers explore plot patterns in mysteries by identifying problems first in Two-Minute Mysteries by Donald J. Sobol and then in  The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin. To gain access to the worksheets, graphic organizers and riddles...
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Stone Soup

For Teachers 1st
First graders examine the use of logic, deduction, and inference to determine the answers to riddles. They listen to a teacher read aloud of Heather Forest's, Stone Soup before discussing the story which gauges their comprehension....
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Write Your Own Riddles

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Have your class write their own riddles using this resource. Learners read a riddle, figure out the answer, and then discuss the characteristics of this type of writing. It is a great way to have your class embark on their own...
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For Teachers 5th - 8th
What a great way to get your class thinking! Learners look at a series of rebuses and identify the meaning. For example, they look at the word head written in large font (the answer is big head). It's a fun way to practice vocabulary and...
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Kennings: Poetry

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Using a list of adjectives, learners answer a riddle. Through this creative presentation, your class can review the use of adjectives and descriptive language. They read a poem full of adjectives and guess which animal is being...
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Personal Telephone Numbers: Deciphering a Message

For Students 6th - 8th
In this deciphering a message worksheet, students decipher 23 names of famous people given a phone number.  Students use the numbers and letters on a telephone key pad to decipher phone numbers into names.
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City-County Track Meet

For Students 9th - 12th
For this problem solving worksheet, learners solve 1 word problem about a track meet.  Students determine the number and type of medals won by each school given a set of clues.
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Figure It Out

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read statements and questions, select a multiple choice answer, and use the number of the answer choice to color numbered spaces in the picture. Students answer 13 questions.
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Digital Cloud Riddle Book

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students examine clouds. In this technology skill lesson, students identify different cloud types, observe and photograph clouds in nature, and print and write a riddle about the objects they see in the clouds.
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Activity Plan 4-5: Riddles by the Bagful!

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students write a riddle to be included in a class riddle book. In this creative-thinking lesson, the teacher will introduce children to riddles, then guide children through the process of writing and illustrating their own riddles to be...
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Crypto Spy

For Students 3rd - 5th
For this decrypting symbols worksheet, students answer two riddles regarding Mother's Day by decrypting the symbols and filling in the blank boxes with the appropriate letters.
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Jokes And Riddles

For Students 4th - 6th
In this writing worksheet, learners first select a collection of jokes and riddles to read. Students complete 4 activities: illustrating jokes, making a matching game with riddles and answers, making a comic strip, and telling a joke...
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Riddle Poem

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders practice writing skills by writing riddle poems using adjectives to describe vegetables.
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Social Studies - State Riddle Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars make distinctions between the states, their cities, and capitals, and create riddles for classmates to solve.
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A Tongue-Twisting Language Arts Lesson

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners discover enunciation and alliteration by reading tongue twisters in class.  In this language arts lesson, students listen and repeat some of the classic childhood tongue twisters along with their teacher.  Learners write their...
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Stupid Quiz

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students take a test with riddle-like questions. They use their creative thinking and problem solving skills to answer the questions.
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For Teachers 2nd
Promote critical-thinking skills with riddles. While this resource only has two example of riddles, it could be used as a model for other explorations. A teacher could augment this resource with a greater variety of examples.
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Plant and Animal Experts

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students research aquatic plants and animals in their area, life cycles, and tide related behaviors. In this plants and animals lesson plan, students also come up with riddles about their plant or animal.
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Pond Animals

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students research pond animals. In this science lesson plan, students research pond animals using Hotlinks. Students write a riddle about their pond animals.