Earth Space Hidden 03

Earth Space Hidden 03

Earth Space Hidden 03 For Google Apps
Earth Space Hidden 03

Looking for interactive and challenging teacher, parent, care-giver resources for Earth Space? This hidden letters word search puzzle includes a list of 20 space words hidden in the grid. Letter hints provided. Choice board activity ideas, below, include a number of creative ideas to augment programming and support distance, blended and differentiated learning. Puzzle is suitable for students in grades 4,5,6, home schools and as a tutoring resource.

Download this PDF puzzle to print and/or click on the Google Apps link to copy the file to the computer for the Google Apps version.

Solve the puzzle:
-brainstorm possible words that are hidden in the grid
-locate the circled letter as the letter hint for the first letter in each hidden word
-trace, or circle, letter paths for each word
-record progress by printing each word in the space provided below the grid

Choice board activities:
l. ENGAGE critical thinking skills by having kids put the earth space words in reverse alphabetical order
2. IGNITE students' imaginations and creativity by getting kids to create a collage of space images, either using public domain images found online, using their own photos, or a combination of both (collage could be either digital or physical).
3. FOSTER and SUPPORT innovation by getting kids to engineer a model for one the word clues, or one of their own space constructions. Remember to include: materials used; procedure; problems and solutions encountered; reflections of the process, the model and any other thoughts they had during the construction; labels and next steps.
4. ACTIVATE problem solving strategies by encouraging kids to create puzzles of all types: crosswords, scrambled letters, matching puzzles, or word search puzzles using blank templates (see links below).

Link to blank word search grids: blank word search
Here is a link to the basic 15x15 word search grid: 15 by 15 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