Students solve a series of word puzzles, or "word-zles"! You know the word puzzles we're talking about. Here are a few examples:
DEATH LIFE = life after death
DICE DICE = paradise (pair of dice)
MAN BOARD = man overboard (man over board)
WEAR LONG = long underwear (long under wear)
Students work alone or in groups to solve a series of word puzzles.
puzzle, word problem
Word-zles work sheets, pens or pencils
Ask students to solve the word puzzles on the Word-zles work sheet. Extension: Make up more work sheets using puzzles at these resources:
AssessmentAsk students to share their responses.
Lesson Plan SourceEducation World