|Earth Space Scrambled 04 For Google Apps
Are you a parent, teacher or care-giver looking for engaging lesson plan activities and resources for Earth Space? This scrambled letters word search puzzle includes a list of 20 space words hidden in the grid. But, the word clues first need to be unscrambled! Choice board activity ideas, found below, include a number of ideas to engage creativity, foster imaginations and ignite innovation. Puzzle is suitable for students in grades 4,5,6, home schools and as a tutoring resource and supports distance, blended and differentiated learning.
Download this puzzle to print and/or click on the Google Apps link to copy the file to your computer for the Google Apps version.
To solve the puzzle:
-first, rearrange the letters to reveal the words hidden in the grid
-record the correct spelling
-then, locate the circled letter, which is the first word in the letter paths
-next, trace the letter paths for each hidden word
-finally, remember to track progress by checking off each word as it is found in the grid
Choice board activities:
l. ENGAGE critical thinking skills 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 the earth's orbit was not elliptical?
2. COMBINE mapping skills with creativity into one activity: encourage kids to create a treasure map using some of the space words.
3. FOSTER innovation, engage critical thinking skills by getting them to engineer a model for one of the word clues, or one of their own space constructions.
4. ACTIVATE problem solving strategies by encouraging kids to create 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