The hidden leprechaun hat and rainbow appears as the students discover the magic of words.
Teaching and using Latin & Greek roots are useful and enlightening to students. It really can help them uncode many unfamiliar words as they read more advanced material!
This mystery picture uses many familiar prefixes (bio, un, dis, re, trans, mis, em, im, fore,to name a few,) Suffixes include -s, -ology, -y, -ist, -ly, -ed, -en, and -ness.
Roots are stand alone in a few (sphere, graph, odor, to name some)!
To further encourage them to embrace larger, more descriptive words, the final page asks them to use three of the words in the puzzle in a sentence with the mystery item and how it might make someone feel.
This meets Common Core, as young as grade 4. English Language 4.4
Please Try this one too:Color a Mystery Picture (Prefixes, Suffixes, and Roots)
This Mystery picture is of a Lighthouse and even includes Compound words.
Color a Mystery Picture (Prefixes, Suffixes, and Roots & Compound Words) #9
IF you want even more challenge, this is a puzzle with 9 pages to finish on roots before the students can then put the pieces into a 3 x 3 grid to make a picture!
Color a Mystery Picture PUZZLE