Are you an educator looking for resources and lesson plan ideas for Fourth of July? Here is a word search to engage students' brains while activating problem solving skills. Twenty words are hidden in the grid and to solve the puzzle, students need to first locate the words and then record them in the space provided.
Word search puzzle is available in both PDF and Google apps. This puzzle supports distance, hybrid and in-person classroom. Puzzle also supports homeschooling and tutoring.
Solve the puzzle
-locate the 20 words hidden in the grid
-trace the letter paths
-letter paths travel horizontally, vertically and diagonally in all 8 directions
-record the words in the space below the grid
Other activity ideas to augment programming:
l. brainstorm a list of words related to the 4th of July
2. have students work together to solve the puzzle
3. put the words in alphabetical order
4. integrate words into STEM and STEAM activities
5. include in a literacy center
Puzzles support brain health and making learning fun, and students learn best when it's fun and engaging.