Landforms Crosspatch #05

Landforms Crosspatch #05

Landforms Crosspatch #05 For Google Apps
Landforms Crosspatch #05

Are you a parent, care-giver or teacher looking for choice board activities to support kids' independent learning for landforms? Here is a landforms crosspatch puzzle which activates kids' critical thinking skills. Puzzle does not include letter hints which increases the challenge. Use puzzle to support vocabulary building, visual acuity and fine motor skills development. Suitable for kids in grades 3-5, home schools and as a tutoring resource. Use for distance and independent learning. Answers included with the file download.

Puzzle is available as a downloadable puzzle to print and as a Google Slide™.

How to solve the puzzle
-review the list of 15 words listed below the grid and note: the word with the least and the greatest number of letters
-locate the spaces that match those words and fill in the blanks with the correct word/s
-fill in the remaining blank spaces with the words that share similar letters
-track progress by crossing off each word as it is placed in the grid

Here are some choice board activity ideas:
l. Construct word search puzzles using blank templates (see link below).
2. Create treasure maps using any number of landforms as the locale: volcano, escarpment, lagoon, estuary (remember to include a legend, compass rose)
3. Construct a 3D model of student's choice remembering to include color and labels.
4. Categorize landforms using any number of identifiers: size, location, land, water, both, other?

Blank templates link: blank word search grid.