This is a packet with brainteasers and word puzzles. It has an Easter egg on it, and I give it out the days before break.
Put the students into teams.
Let them work on the packet.
Every ____ (you choose) minutes, you call out CHECKPOINT!
One person from each team brings their paper to you.
Put a star on the correct answers.
They hurry back to their group to fix the incorrect and incomplete ones.
Repeat Checkpoint process.
At end of class---collect papers. Tally up the correct answers. Whichever group has the most correct, wins a prize!
All you need to do is print this out and use it!
Answer key included.