Have you heard about Wordle? It’s a free online game created by Josh Wardle that involves guessing a 5-letter word in six tries. You can only play once a day, and everyone who’s playing the game is trying to guess the same word which makes it loads of fun!
I love to create learning games, so I decided to create a kid-friendly version of the game for educators and parents who want to teach it to children. My Wordle Wiz game is played by the same rules as the original Wordle game, but the person leading the game selects the secret word and gives the clues after each guess is recorded.
Wordle Wiz includes printable resources and Google slides versions of them to make it easy to play in the classroom or remotely. The original Wordle game is played with uppercase letters, but my version
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Laura is the owner of Teaching Resources and a former 5th grade teacher from Fayetteville, North Carolina. Laura was a classroom teacher for 30 years, and she now spends her time creating books and resources for elementary educators. While Laura was teaching, she was the recipient of the prestigious Milken Family Foundation Educator Award, and she received National Board Certification as a Middle Childhood Generalist. She has presented educational workshops online and around the country for over 20 years She’s the author of 10 books for teachers as well as over 100 digital resources.