Use this printable, 3-page puzzle for Valentine's Day, with any book or article that has a theme of love, or just as a bell-ringer.
Students use definitions and context clues to solve a puzzle. They begin with a word and then look at the definition of a new word. The new word changes one letter of the previous word. Students progress from the word LOOK
to the word RING
can lead to love…
a single lady __ __ __ __
• Answer: MISS
what a rolling stone doesn’t gather __ __ __ __
• Answer: MOSS
it’s not a win __ __ __
• Answer: LOSS
heads, I win; tails, you do this __ __ __ __
• Answer: LOSE
An answer key
This classroom-tested activity has been used in middle school, high school, and college classes
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