This exciting Word Search & Double Puzzle can teach vocabulary words to students using cognates and a hint word to let them know what the search is about. Have students compete for a homework pass in the older grades. This is a great activity to celebrate Earth day. Highlight the cognate words in the double puzzle. I used it in grades 2-6 during the last ten minutes of class. It is a great transition activity. It satisfies Communication Standard and Holidays.
The Double Puzzle answer is a popular way to describe the Amazonian Region " El Amazonas es el Pulmón del mundo" the Amazons is the lungs of the world. Central message in the conservation efforts to save and protect the Amazonian Region.
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***EARTH DAY- TROPICAL RAINFOREST PROJECT- Have your students create their own Magical drawing of the rainforest. Providing a 12X14 piece of construction papers, have your students cut the animal, color , label and describe them. awesome way to have them review colors, sizes and gender/noun agreement in sentences. Encourage them to show their drawings and practice reading sentences in 5 minute presentations.
^^^ANIMALES DE LA SELVA- Play Rainforest animal bingo on Earth day. Use the Word Search to emphasize vocabulary. Great oral listening exercise. Winners can get homework pass. Play the whole board.
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