This crossword puzzle provides practice with spelling words that contain /oo/ - like books and boots. An extension activity on the worksheet challenges students to generate other words that contain /oo/.
I created this printable for my 3rd graders. It would also be appropriate for confident readers in 2nd grade as well as students in higher grades who are working with /oo/ words.
Your students will solve the crossword puzzle using the clues provided; all answers are vocabulary words that have the vowel sounds found in books and boots. Next, students will brainstorm additional words that follow the same rules; they will write their words that sound like book on the books, and their words that sound like boot on the boots.
This activity is aligned with the following Common Core Literacy Standard:
** Third Grade L.3.2
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