Landforms - Crossword Puzzles

Are you looking for teacher, parent and/or care-giver lesson plan and choice board resources to support independent learning about landforms? This category of landforms puzzles includes crossword puzzles, freeform and crosspatch puzzles. Puzzles are differentiated for learning as some include letter hints while other puzzles include scrambled letter word clues.

Here are some choice board activity ideas to include when working with these puzzles. Use the list of landform words to:
l. INSPIRE innovation: students create multi-media presentations around engineering a 3D model of a landform.
2. ENGAGE problem solving strategies: kids create their own puzzles: word searches, matching, crosswords, scrambled letters puzzles.
3. FOSTER creativity: kids to create treasure maps using ANY of a number of landforms as their locale. Encourage out-of-the-box thinking. For example: treasure map might include exploring the INSIDE of a glacier, volcano, or along the shores of an archipelago.

Answers included in the file download.