Effective, enjoyable, and easy to use, these crossword puzzles are soooooooo much better than another tedious phonics worksheet.
Helping to imprint for automatic recognition later, more than 50 words in two puzzles aid practice with the "ph" sound in a unique, engaging, and helpful way.
Many students need this extra practice that common instructional materials often do not provide.
The two different puzzles are great for homework, seatwork, and learning centers.
Neurological research indicates that humans make connections in their brains using patterns, and these Word Searches are based on the most common word families in English.
The set also improves the fluency, reading rate, and spelling skills of all readers.
The bundle includes Answer Keys for each word search.
Lower case letters are used in all of Reading Spotlight’s Word Search Puzzles because lower case is used in the majority of print.
All puzzles include words across and down only because other directions defeat the purpose of chunking words for fluency.
Effective for reading levels 3-5, they might also be used with better readers in grade 2
and with struggling readers above grade 5.
Other Word Search Puzzles by Reading Spotlight include:
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Phonics and spelling practice can be fun!