Research shows that doing word puzzles keeps our minds sharp. That's why I love getting my word nerd on in the classroom. You and your students will have so much fun with these super challenging word games that feature middle-school ELA academic and content vocabulary, including:
* literary terms
* poetry terms
* drama terms
* nonfiction vocabulary
* persuasive vocabulary
* academic words that every student should know
This product features 7 mind-bending puzzles:
* Highly challenging Acrostic Puzzle
* Following Directions Word Game
* Missing Letters puzzle
* Literary Terms Crossword
* ABC Vocabulary word game
* Crack the Code content vocabulary puzzle
* Persuasive vocabulary word search (sans word bank)
These are challenging puzzles that will serve as more than just bell-ringers. Each one would probably take a student at least 20 minutes to complete.
These would work well in literacy stations, as fun homework, as vocabulary reviews, or on sub days.
Answer keys are included with every puzzle.
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