These cryptograms are encoded quotations from HOLES. Students decode each cryptogram using their knowledge of spelling, language, and the novel. Some puzzles offer hints, and each puzzle has its own key.
Here's an example:
Title: THE STORY OF STANLEY'S LIFE
G T H O Z X Y N G T H E J Y K
V S O A T O N N G T H E J Y K
N X I T .
HE WAS IN THE WRONG PLACE AT THE WRONG TIME.
A good lesson in figurative language--AND FUN, TOO!