Back to School Word Search Puzzle : Early Finishers : Morning Work : Substitute

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Elementary Lesson Plans
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Crossword puzzles and word finds are such a great way to review vocabulary. They also help build stamina and the ability to persist until the task is complete. These are great!


Back to School: Word Search Activity

It's a fun back to school word search!! If your students are like mine, they love these. I use them to introduce vocabulary, or even just give it as morning work. Use it however you would like in your classroom.

In this back to school themed puzzle, words are found forward, backward, up, down, and diagonally. I would consider it on the challenging side since students are looking for words in all directions. Keep this in mind when considering it for third grade and below.

Also, they can be used as a literacy center if your students write about some of the words listed on the word search. They could also use ten words in a sentence to give you an idea of what they know about sentence structure as the year begins.

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The words included are: school, homework, reading, social studies, pencils recess, students, study, library, rules, writing, science, homeroom, paper, class, tests, teacher, books, math, new friends, lunch, supplies, backpack, bus


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