Earth Space Wordangles 01

Earth Space Wordangles 01

Earth Space Wordangles 01 For Google Apps
Earth Space Wordangles 01

Are you looking for fun, interactive activities and resources for Earth Space? This wordangle puzzle includes a twist in the puzzle - a right hand twist. A list of 19 space words are hidden in the grid. Choice board activity ideas, found below, include a number of creative ideas to support distance, blended and differentiated learning. Puzzle is suitable for students in grades 4,5,6, home schools and as a tutoring resource.

To access the free puzzle to print, click on the image for the PDF. To access the Google apps version, click on the Google apps link to copy the file to the computer.

To solve the puzzle review the list of words below the grid. Next, locate the letter hints for each of the words. Trace the letter path, remembering to watch for the right hand, right angled, turn in most word paths. Some paths may cross. Check off each word as it is located.

Choice board activities:
l. ENGAGE creativity by encouraging kids to ask, What if/What would happen if? questions using the list of words as clues. For example: what would happen if a meteor escaped from its orbit and landed on __________ ? What if we didn't have telescopes?
2. IGNITE students' imaginations by getting kids to create a treasure map using some of the space words (e.g. meteor shower, through an asteroid, across the various planets listed)
3. FOSTER innovation by getting them to engineer a model for their ideal telescope
4. CONSOLIDATE understanding of concepts by getting kids to define concepts: e.g. autumnal equinox, meteorite shower, rotation vs revolution
5. ENGAGE kids' brains by having them create word searches from blank grids (links below)

Link to blank word search grids: blank word search

Link to basic 11x11 word search grid: 11 by 11 grid

Link to sun shaped, blank word search grid: sun shaped word search grid Use this blank grid as a: planet, the sun, full moon, new moon, harvest moon

Link to moon shaped, blank word search grid: moon shaped word search grid