BHM Wordangle Puzzle-07

BHM Wordangle Puzzle-07

BHM Wordangle Puzzle-07 For Google Apps
BHM Wordangle Puzzle-07

Looking for teacher lesson plan activities and resources to support kids learning about Black History Month? This Black History Month word angle puzzle is like most word searches except that there is one right hand turn in most letter paths. This puzzle is suitable for students in middle grade 5-8 home school and classroom environments. There are no letter hints, which adds to the challenge! Available in printable and Google Apps™ versions.

Puzzles in the classroom are great for:
-early finishers
-morning language activities
-formative assessments
-helping to improve working memory skills
-use in all learning environments: virtual learning, hybrid and in-person classrooms, homeschooling, tutoring, differentiated and independent classrooms
-inclusion in Substitute Teacher's toolkit

To complete the printable version of the puzzle:
-download puzzle to print
-review the list of words in the word bank
-locate the words hidden in the grid
-trace the letter paths remembering that most words have one right hand turn
-some letter paths may cross

To complete the Google Slides™ version of the puzzle:
-copy the file to the computer
-review the list of words
-locate words hidden in the grid
-use the line tool (or the shapes tool with color set to transparent) to trace the letter paths for each word; OR use the scribble tool to trace letter paths
-remember that most words have one right hand turn and some letter paths may cross

Other lesson plan activities could include:
- have students work together to complete the puzzle (fosters collaboration)
- use to introduce Black History Month (activates prior knowledge)
- include the puzzle in literacy center (differentiated instruction)
- use the word list as writing prompts for play, report and debate writing (differentiated instruction)
- record the words in reverse alphabetical order (supports visual acuity, fine motor skills)