Another cold wet day on “Can Do” Street during winter recess. Miss Sue, the recreation center director, had a bunch of table games and brain teasers work sheets to keep the “Can Dos” busy. Here are two brain teasers. Let’s see how you do.
Miss Pat couldn’t help but notice that the “Can Do” Kids were not into vocabulary building today. They needed a fun break. How could she make vocabulary fun?
Hmmm…she thought. How about a word jumble and a word search? That ought to be more that a few minutes of fun. So she gave the “Can Dos” the following teacher printouts to do.
Why don’t you print out these handouts and have a fun break? The fist jumble is about animals. The second images is about things we see in the spring.
Rhythms is the longest word in the English language without the vowels a,e,i,o,u.
Soupspoons is the longest word made up of letters entirely from the second half of the alphabet.
Underground and underfund are the only two words that begin and end with und.
Forty is the only number with all the letters in alphabetical order.
Bookkeeper is the only word that has three consecutive double letters.
Dreamt is the only word that ends in mt.
She had been working the class hard in preparation for exams in a few weeks.
So that is what Miss Pat did. She put up a new game called Drive Thru 101.
The “Can Do’ kids love it! They get to play it after they do well with their lessons as a reward.
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