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Puzzlewise Vocabulary Overview
Vocabulary fun!

​Parents and teachers know the best way to learn vocabulary is by having fun vocabulary lessons. Students who are having fun know the joy of learning and become lifelong learners.

​The goal of PuzzleWise Vocabulary is to inspire students to want to learn using fun vocabulary lessons. Games and fun are a great way to engage children … and adults!

Fun and Effective

The PuzzleWise vocabulary program is fun, effective, and low cost. This year-long standards-based and test preparation program supports:
  • spiral learning
  • differentiation
  • on-going assessment
  • year-long test preparation and practice
Fun Vocabulary Lessons: Content and Learning Skills
The fun vocabulary lessons develop strengths in these eleven language skill areas:
  • Synonyms
  • Rhymes
  • Antonyms
  • Analogies
  • Definitions
  • Greek and Latin word root derivations
  • Verb tenses
  • Parts of speech
  • Syllables
  • Homophones (homonyms)
  • Prefixes/suffixes

In addition, the fun vocabulary lessons develop these seven learning skills:
  • Language communication
  • Researching skills
  • Reasoning logically
  • Academic discourse
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Problem solving strategies
  • Peer communication and collaboration
  • Each fun vocabulary lesson contains a fun vocabulary crossword puzzle that develops and reinforces grade level skills in all 11 language skill areas, and:
  • A fun vocabulary application page containing Power Words which expand a child’s vocabulary by learning adult-level synonyms. Students write several sentences to reinforce the new vocabulary words. These vocabulary/sentence activities strengthen reading comprehension and expand vocabulary growth and retention into adult maturity levels
Every Fun Vocabulary Lesson Book Has:
  • 120 pages
  • 36 weekly two-page fun vocabulary lessons: 
PuzzleWise Vocabulary Fun Benefits

These fun vocabulary lessons:
  • Support the Standards for the English Language Arts of the International Reading Association
  • Endorsed and used by Teachers of the Year, and parents and teachers using this program for years
  • Help students prepare for the state literacy tests
  • Easy to engage students in a meaningful learning experience
  • Easy to implement with the Teacher’s Guide, resource pages and answer keys
  • Inspire the joy of life-long learning
  • PuzzleWise vocabulary books use crossword puzzles to create fun while learning vocabulary. Because students love to do puzzles and games, they don’t realize they are learning the underlying grade-level skills while doing fun vocabulary lessons at the same time
  • These puzzle and fun vocabulary skill books are excellent for home school students and their parent-teachers, and make perfect gifts
  • With this yearlong vocabulary program, students have fun math lessons as home school parents save money with discount prices. 
  • We keep our prices low because we know home school parents will tell other home school parents about our quality home school learning programs in math, science, vocabulary, and PE/Health
  • 9 two-page monthly assessments that help you identify skill area success
  • Another 30 pages contain a parent and teacher guide, insights on how to use the program effectively at home or in class, resource pages students can use to develop independence when answering the crossword puzzle clues, and the answer keys
  • The Parent/Teacher’s Guide makes this program easy to implement. Soon, students are doing the work semi-independently … and then … they become independent learners
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Book Samples and Teacher Parent Information