Word Coding

In this activity, students use N(orth), S(outh), E(ast) and W(est) arrows to spell words off a letter grid.

For example, “JUMP” is E, E, E, S.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In this example, “ABOVE” is S, S, E, S, E

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After doing several examples, give students a code (e.g., S, S, E, S, E) and let them figure out what word it spells!

Remember to specify the starting box (which is typically the upper left-most cell — like in a spreadsheet)

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