This is a simple puzzle page assignment that is perfect for homework, extra credit, or a 20-minute filler in the classroom.
The front side is a hidden puzzle message with numerous animal names. Students need to solve the puzzle and then use the animals on the back side to complete a list sorting each animal into the correct category of: endangered, extinct, or threatened.
The paper is provided as an MS-Word document so you can modify as needed for your classroom. The cryptogram puzzle is a static image that cannot be altered.