|ell Word Family Activity()|
Can puzzles be used as an assessment tool? Yes, they can. Adopting word search puzzles where the list of words is not provided in the grid, is one way to assess student learning and understanding of basic ell word family in rhyming words. To solve the puzzle students need to draw upon their vocabulary base of this word family and then locate the words hidden in the grid. Students record the list of words in the space provided. Educators can then identify learning gaps and next steps for instruction.