|Landforms Freeform-04 For Google Apps
Looking for a variety of choice board resources to support kids' independent learning of landforms? Here is a freeform crossword puzzle to engage students' critical thinking skills and support science vocabulary development. Suits students grades 3-5, home schools and as a tutoring resource.
Freeform crossword puzzle is available in both printable and Google Slide™ formats.
Solve the puzzle
-review the list of word clues
-start to solve puzzle with words that have the least/most number of letters
-fill in the remaining blank spaces with words that share letters
-track progress by crossing off each word as it is identified
Choice board activities include:
-ACTIVATE students' critical thinking skills: construct word search puzzles, to exchange with others, using blank word search grids (see link below).
-INSPIRE creativity and innovation: construct treasure maps using landforms as the locale (think outside the box): up/around/beside a gulf, over/around/through(?) a glacier, across an archipelago (remember to include a legend, compass rose)
-ENCOURAGE originality using multi-media design strategies: engineer and record (audio, audio/visual, hand drawn diagrams, use online/offline resources) construction of 3D model of a landform (student choice); include color, labels, other relevant information as required
Link to blank word search grids: blank word search grids.
Answers included in file download.