If you are looking for literacy center games that you can use all year long – this is the bundle for you! Filled with great literacy center products. Look at how much you can save! Great for the K-2 classroom or homeschool family!
Magic Square Puzzles make it quick and easy for teachers to provide hands on activities that meet the needs of all students!
The literacy center products included in this download are short vowels, rhyming words, blends & digraphs, letter recognition, CVCC, CCVC, CVC, ending blends and digraphs, R blends, L blends, color words, beginning sounds, CVCe, CK words, NK words, S blends, What letter comes next?, What letter comes between?, What letter comes before?, word families –ar & -ake, double ending words (ff ll ss), Medial A (CVC a), Contractions for 1st/2nd grade, Compound Words for 1st/2nd grade, compound words for K-3, winter compound words, four syllable words, irregular verbs, irregular plural nouns, and contractions for 2nd-4th grade.
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In the future, as I create more Magic Square Puzzles to my store, I will continue to add them to this bundle. I do not promise it will be a growing bundle, but know that the price may increase as time goes on.
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This literacy center bundle would be especially great for special education, Title I, or teachers who teach in a multi-grade classroom because of the multitude of resources you receive. Homeschool parents would be able to use these literacy resources for years with their own children!
Preparation and Storage:
You will need to print off the number of copies you need. (I recommend printing them on cardstock and laminating them.) I have used these as individual work, partner work, and small group work. They also work well for students who finish early or for use during center time. Cut the magic squares out and put them into plastic baggies for students’ use. I put each set in its own plastic baggie. Then I put all of these baggies and one original sheet in a manila envelope with the name of the activity on the front. This way I have the answer key and all materials readily available.
Directions to Play:
Give students the cut-up magic square sheet. Tell them they need to put the square back together. The first time you have the students complete one of these, I suggest drawing out a 3x3 square on the board so they understand what it should look like. You can also give them the hint (because I have found some do not figure this out!) that the pictures will all be facing the correct direction.
Correcting Student Work:
To easily check a student’s completed work, keep an original copy of the magic square sheet they are working on. This way you can immediately check to see if the pictures or numbers are in the correct order or not.
Still not sure how Magic Squares work? Check out this blog post! (There are also great ideas for remediation and extension at the post as well!)
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Magic Square Puzzles are great for literacy centers, review, early and fast finishers, enrichment, GATE (gifted and talented education), test prep, and critical thinking skills. Students with special needs also do well with these once they understand the concept. Any student that needs a lesson in perseverance will benefit from Magic Square Puzzles. With this fun game format your students will stay engaged while practicing necessary skills!
Just print and quickly cut on the lines and you have instant learning literacy centers that make skill practice fun and engaging.
Thanks for looking!