Word Explosion is a challenging and great way for your students to practice spelling, higher order thinking, and expand their vocabulary. There is one page for each BIG word. Students follow the 4 steps to complete the activity. The BIG words include words for social studies, math, science and language arts. Students should take about 20 minutes to complete one Word Explosion, therefore making it an excellent choice for a word work center. They’re great for holiday parties and can be used for pairs or team competitions. Your students will really enjoy manipulating the letters to form new words. There is also a blank template included so you can choose words that may be unique to your curriculum. 101 reproducible pages.