THIS PRODUCT IS MEANT TO BE USED AFTER STUDENTS HAVE READ THE BOOK.
The clues in these 10 puzzles contain two-word phrases from DEAR MR. HENSHAW. But there's a catch: the two words, while retaining the original letter order, have been merged into one, and the second word may begin before the first! Students must decipher the two words to solve each puzzle.
Not as easy as it sounds! A good spelling workout! SEE THE PREVIEW FOR EXAMPLES.
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• Bookmarks Plus: DEAR MR. HENSHAW edition—A Handy Little Reading Aid! Helps students keep track of characters and provides definitions for new words—and so much more! Students and teachers alike are delighted with these handy reading aids!
• DEAR MR. HENSHAW: 10 Word Merges—One “Word” Becomes Two!
Two-word phrases from the story are blended into one “word.” Students decipher the phrases. Harder than it sounds, but a good spelling workout!
• DEAR MR. HENSHAW: 3 Vocabulary Puzzles—Each One Unique!
Puzzle #1 (pp. 1-37) requires students to rearrange tiles which contain three or four letters to answer an if/then question. Puzzle #2 (pp. 38-90) requires students to provide synonyms or words to fill in the blank of a definition. Puzzle #3 (pp. 91-134) presents students with analogies, each of which contains a vocabulary word. Good extra credit activity!
• DEAR MR. HENSHAW: 10 Quotefall Puzzles—Great Spelling Workout!
Each quotefall is a quotation from the story. Students form individual words of the quotation by transferring letters from above the double line of the puzzle grid to squares in the columns directly below. Quotefalls can be challenging, but students love working them—and they’re great spelling workouts!
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