|en Word Family Activity()|
Why are puzzles important to instruction? Puzzles in the classroom provide Educators with an instructional tool to support vocabulary building, problem solving skills, and fine motor skill development. This en word family word find puzzle has the list of words with letters scrambled. Students need to unjumble the letters prior to locating the words hidden in the grid. This requires problem solving skills on the students' parts because the brains need to identify letter patterns from the scrambled letters. Word search puzzles also support fine motor skill development as students trace the letter path for each hidden word. Students work through the word search puzzle consolidating their knowledge base of this word family.