US States-Hidden Words Puzzle

US States-Hidden Words Puzzle

Looking for teacher lesson plan ideas to support learning about US States? Use this US States hidden word search puzzle to challenge students' problem solving skills and support curriculum expectations. Brain teaser makes learning fun and when students work together they learn from each other.

Here are some ideas for integrating the puzzle into the curriculum:
l. use as bell work
2. use as an assessment tool
3. integrate puzzle into STEM/STEAM activities
4. use list of words as an idea generator for research topics
5. put list of words in alphabetical order/use words in sentences
6. have students create their own word search puzzle using any number of our blank word search grids found here