These cryptograms are encoded quotations from THE SIGN OF THE BEAVER. Students decode each simile using their knowledge of spelling, language, and the novel. Some puzzles offer hints, and each puzzle has its own key.
Here's an example:
R J T L O C V O P P F T M J F L
S F A T O K O K G .
THE MAN CARRIED HIM LIKE A BABY.
A good lesson in figurative language--AND FUN, TOO!