Spring Word Puzzles includes five kinds of word puzzles for a change of pace or to fill in spare moments. The puzzles include riddles, rhymes, analogies, alliteration puzzles, and words to unscramble,
all with a spring theme. The thirty-six slide interactive PowerPoint presentation is designed in bright spring colors.
consist of five clues that the students reveal one at a time before checking the final answer.
ask students to fill in a missing word in a sentence using a rhyming clue.
For the analogies,
students fill in the missing word.
For the alliteration
puzzles, students are given a clue and asked to provide a two word phrase for the answer. Both words begin with the same letter, and students are given this beginning letter.
For the words to unscramble,
students are given a descriptive clue along with each group of scrambled letters.
Word puzzles support a number of the reading comprehension standards for literature and informational text, particularly those that involve making inferences and understanding word relationships.
For more spring activities, see: Spring Activities.
From Classroom in the Middle