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BHM Word Maze Puzzle #08()
BHM Word Maze Puzzle #08

Are you looking for free, interactive, but challenging educator resources to support grades 5-8 Black History Month programming? BHM word maze puzzle supports student learning while activating problem solving strategies! To solve the puzzle, students need to locate 20 word clues hidden in a word search grid, while creating a maze like path at the same time! The additional challenge with this word maze is that the letter paths cross!

Here are 5 words included in the puzzle: Preacher, cause, courage, inequality, struggle

Solve the puzzle:
1. locate the start bubble (circled letter is the first letter of the first word)
2. trace the word clue's letter path (letters travel in all 8 directions: vertically, horizontally and diagonally)
3. at the end of the word clue locate the first letter of the next word and trace its letter path
4. repeat steps 2-3 until all 20 word clues are found, completing the maze within the grid

The additional challenge is that the letter paths CROSS. Have students work in pairs to solve this brain teaser. Activates problem solving strategies, while supporting visual acuity.

Remember to track progress by crossing off the word clues as their letter paths are traced.