July 4th or Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States. It commemorates the day the Declaration of Independence was ratified by the Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. This is when the United States declared its formal independence and separation from Great Britain. Thomas Jefferson was a key author of this document.
Enjoy this fun word search called “4th of July.” Word searches develop spelling skills, extend vocabulary, and emphasize pattern recognition. Find all the hidden words! Enjoy replaying one of your favorite word searches. Each time you replay it, the words are reordered to make it more challenging.
Word Search Instructions:
1. To view vocabulary words in the boxes below the puzzle, click on each box.
2. To play, click on the first letter of the word and then click on the last letter of the vocabulary word to highlight the entire word in the puzzle.
3. Words may be found going forward, backward, up, down, or diagonally.
4. After each vocabulary word is found, each word in the box will have a slash through it if clicked on.
5. Once you have completed the word search, a message will say “CONGRATULATIONS! YOU WIN!”
6. Have fun!
Mobile version may vary. (Word Box: liberty, freedom, independence, parade, fireworks)
Homeschoolers/Parents/Educators: Sketch/color an illustration. Theme: freedom. Read the story “Three Billy Goats Gruff” in Learning to Read: Fairy Tale Adventures (Kindle/Paperback/Audiobook). Describe why the goats were not free. Finish this sentence: The Declaration of Independence was written to… Write about the 4th of July. Sing along to a patriotic song. (Skills: identify, opinion, comprehension, creativity)