Chemical Names—Multiple Prefixes

Prefixes help identify the number of each element in a given compound. Scholars practice matching the multiple with the appropriate prefix. Three gridlock puzzles require logic and problem solving to help them understand the concept.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Co-teach with the language arts department's unit on prefixes
  • Connect the vocabulary to math, science, and language arts
Classroom Considerations

  • Assumes prior knowledge of how to solve Sudoku-style puzzles
Pros

  • Offers worksheet and online versions of the content
  • Works well in traditional or flipped classrooms
Cons

  • None