These crosswords puzzles are used to teach, re-teach , practice, or assess vocabulary in the fifth grade Common Core Journeys 2014 Edition from units 1 through 6. Each unit contains a crossword puzzle, an answer key, and word bank for each story in each unit- see the units and stories listed below. We have used these puzzles to challenge students, to enrich and engage learning, and as a center or centers with teacher or parent helpers to teach and provide practice for reading vocabulary and definitions. This important vocabulary development skill is a critical piece of education to support and align with the Common Core Standards for Language Arts under Language: Conventions, effective use and vocabulary, understanding words and their relationships, and acquisitions of new vocabulary.
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The words were used from the following themes and stories in the 5th grade Journeys:
Unit 1 – School Spirit!: “A Package for Mrs. Jewls”, “A Royal Mystery”, “Off and Running”, “Double Dutch: A Celebration of Jump Rope, Rhyme, and Sisterhood”, “Elisa’s Diary”
Unit 2 – Wild Encounters: “Quest for the Tree Kangaroo”, “Old Yeller”, “Everglades Forever: Restoring America’s Great Wetland”, “Storm Warriors”, “Cougars”
Unit 3 - Revolution!: “Dangerous Crossing”, “Can’t You Make Them Behave, King George?”, “They Called Her Molly Pitcher”, “James Forten”, “We Were There, Too!”
Unit 4 – What’s Your Story?: “Lunch Money”, “LAFFF”, “The Dog Newspaper”, “ Darnell Rock Reporting”, “The Black Stallion”
Unit 5 – Under Western Skies: “Tucket’s Travels”, “The Birchbark House”, “Vaqueros: America’s First Cowboys”, “ Rachel’s Journey”, “Lewis and Clark”
Unit 6- Journey to Discovery: “Animals on the Move ”, “Mysteries at Cliff Palace”, “Fossils: A Peek Into the Past”, “The Case of the Missing Deer!”, “Get Lost! The Puzzle of Mazes”
These worksheets are also included within our Common Core Journeys 2014 Edition Unit Products.
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