C-03.3 Do 21 Reproducible Vocabulary-Puzzle Worksheets with Answer Key
C-3.3 Do 21 Elementary Puzzles in 3 Basic Meaning Categories
21 Reproducible Vocabulary-Puzzle Worksheets with Answer Key
First Half of Picture This! A Vocabulary Puzzle Book
Who They’re For:Novice Learners of English & Elementary-School Readers. Teachers & Helpers.
Why You Need Them: Created for Special-Education classes, vocabulary puzzles like these motivate almost everyone, even very young students and (older) beginners of any age. This first half of Picture This! A Vocabulary Puzzle Book gets users reading words and manipulating letters in order to get solutions.
What You’ll Do:
 For each of 3 Categories of Meaning (Things We Use, Foods, Clothing & Body Parts), complete 3 kinds of letter– or word-recognition puzzles by filling in spaces or drawing lines: Color Codes, Hidden Pictures, Maze Words. “Discover” the visual solution to each puzzle with the spelling of its vocabulary word.
 Do 4 kinds of more “traditional” puzzles (Word Search, Crossword, Rebus, Scrambled Words) by circling, printing, and (sometimes) arranging letters that spell words in the same categories.
 Compare your solutions with those in the Answer Key.
 Use new vocabulary in related language lessons and activities. Learn other useful words from the same work/life subject areas. Do other word puzzles of comparable—or different—types or styles.