Nonfiction Reading Activity: Great as Early Finishers: Fluency: 4th & 5th Grades

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Fact Finds Bundle: Fun nonfiction reading (and other content areas) activity. Fact finds take the average word search puzzle to a whole new level. Review day... test prep day... sub day... any day! Perfect as early finisher activities, too.

♡ Please read this entire description carefully BEFORE purchasing. If you have any questions, please ask before purchasing. I am easy to contact through my Q and A. Thank you ahead of time. ♡

After many requests, I have bundled all of my fun fact find puzzles that I have made thus far, which as of today has 45 puzzles (45 different files) on 45 different topics. Answer keys are also included.

I was hesitant to create a bundle of my puzzles, because quite honestly, I don't know how many I will create in all and I don't know when I will create them. I don't normally do 'growing' bundles, because it puts time constraints on me, and with three kids and busy life, I don't want to promise something I can't follow through with.

With that said though, I did want to provide some kind of discount for those of you that have asked. So, here is how this bundle will work.........


My fact finds normally sell for $1.25 a piece. This bundle right now is a pack of 45 puzzles for $22, which is well over 50% savings!!

PLEASE NOTE.... when you buy this bundle you are buying it AS IS at the time of purchase!!!......It is my hope to add more fact find puzzles to the pack because I love making them, but I am not guaranteeing any specific number and I am not guaranteeing any time frame. (This bundle started with 30 and I have since added a few more and increased the price once) I just want to be clear. My intent in creating this bundle is to be able to provide a discount to those people that want to purchase lots of my puzzles because I do appreciate that :-)

Here is the best part.....If and when I do make more fact find puzzles, I will gladly add them to this bundle at no extra cost to you once you have purchased the bundle. REMEMBER, I am not guaranteeing how many or when it will be updated.

You will know I have updated the file by going into your 'my purchases', finding where you purchased the item, and then it will tell you that I have revised the file. You can then redownload.

Each time I do add a fact find puzzle to the bundle, the price of the bundle will most likely increase, but it will probably cap out at some point. What does that mean for you? The earlier you buy the pack, the cheaper the pack will be.

Do keep in mind though that TpT does have a maximum file size, so if I ever reach that amount, there will be no more files added to this pack.

Don't forget though.... even if I never add another fact find, there is a savings of over 50% on this bundle compared to buying the fact find puzzles individually. So, it's still a great deal. :-)

Once again, please ask me to clarify if you don't understand how this will work. I will gladly try to explain. I hope I don't sound like I am rambling (I have been known to do that ♡), but I just want you to be happy and know what you are buying.


What are fact finds? They are not just any 'ole word search puzzle. They don't just include words to find. They include facts about each topic. The format uses bullet marks, which can help your students remember the information. Within each fact, a word (or words) is underlined. Those are the words the students will find in the puzzle.

You can click on the links below to view each puzzle individually. You can also see a description of the words/topics found on each puzzle.

I use fact find 'word searches' to introduce vocabulary, or even just give it as morning work to introduce the topic of the day. Perfect for a sub, too.

There are many options for using this word search 'fact find'. One option is to have students partner up and practice fluency. They can take turns reading the sentences. This can be used for a writing activity. Have them take the facts from the puzzle and turn them into a paragraph, changing out some of the words to make it their own. Parents can work with their child to find the words.

They can even fold it in half and glue it into an interactive notebook for future reference when they lack a writing topic. It's great for triggering ideas.

One of my favorite ways to use.....If you use my interactive social studies notebooks, these are great to fold in half and glue into the notebooks, OR you can have them cut off the written part below the divider line and glue that part in the notebooks. It's a great way to have a short version of important facts for review later in the year.

No matter when or how you use it, kids are sure to enjoy reading the fun facts. Feel free to be creative and use it in your classroom however you would like.


FREE Fact Find Extension Activity List

FACT FINDS included in this bundle at the time of purchase:

Candy Corn
Maps and Globes
Veterans Day
Main Idea
Literary Elements
December and Christmas
Non-Fiction Text Structure
Candy Canes and Christmas Cards
New Year's and January
Winter and Snow
Martin Luther King, Jr.
100th Day of School
Valentine's Day
Nonfiction Text Features
Black History Month
Colonial Leaders
Abraham Lincoln
George Washington
Christopher Columbus
St. Patrick's Day
Women's History
March and Spring
Pie (incorporate into Pi Day)
Earth Day
Mother's Day
Cinco de Mayo
Memorial Day
Back to School
Back to School


***** Please, if you see a typo, send me a message before you rate the product. I do my best to not make mistakes, but I am human and can overlook one from time to time. I can get things corrected quickly and have it ready for you to redownload. Thank you ahead of time. I really appreciate it. *****

For more creative lesson ideas, click on 'elementary lesson plans' by my picture above.
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Nonfiction Reading Activity: Great as Early Finishers: Flu
Nonfiction Reading Activity: Great as Early Finishers: Flu
Nonfiction Reading Activity: Great as Early Finishers: Flu
Nonfiction Reading Activity: Great as Early Finishers: Flu