Check out these great Christmas Puzzles for 6th – 10th Graders (middle & high school) for the holidays. The Word Search Puzzle will aid with spellings and increase vocabulary. The Crossword Puzzle is a great assessment tool to test understanding. The SPD’s provide a challenging engaging activity for the classroom and homeschooling.
1. Spot the Difference Christmas Collection
Interactive Christmas Spot the Difference Puzzles (set of 5) for sixth to tenth grade. Original image on left, click on the opposite image to identify differences. Great fun and so engaging. Great for enhancing proofreading skills. These are challenging puzzles! No time limit. Answers have been included. (HTML format, open index.html file in a browser).
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2. Christmas Interactive Word Search
A Word Search to help introduce vocabulary associated with Christmas. Great starter activity. Enhances proofreading skills. Words can be found in horizontal vertical & diagonal directions, left to right, right to left.
3. Christmas Interactive Crossword
A Crossword to help consolidate understanding of terms associated with the Christmas Season. A great assessment activity. Video preview available!
All materials allow for differentiated learning and include the following:
interactive puzzles with and without timings (double click the index.html file or drag it into the *browser’s URL bar)
*(Please note that Microsoft Edge could not display interactive puzzles when tested)
These resources can be run through an interactive whiteboard or added to individual computers. Great for individual, pair or group work. If used in small groups, timings can encourage healthy competition between groups.
Please make sure that you keep the HTML folder intact and run the index.html file from inside the folder. If you are adding to individual computers, please make sure that you add the whole file and then ask your students to open it up in the same manner as outlined above, thanks.
Please be so kind as to review this resource, once you have used them with your learners, many thanks.