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3 Puzzle package,O. Henry,The Last Leaf,Crossword,Vocabulary Puzzle,Noun Search

3 Puzzle package,O. Henry,The Last Leaf,Crossword,Vocabulary Puzzle,Noun Search
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This offering is a three puzzle package of puzzles involving either O. Henry (William Sydney Porter) or his short story The Last Leaf. Included are a vocabulary/matching puzzle with 18 words O. Henry used in The Last Leaf. There is a Noun search on finding 18 nouns that O. Henry used in The Last Leaf. I DO give brief definitions of the nouns I'm asking the puzzle-doer to find. And there's a crossword puzzle that would provide a nice look back at The Last Leaf. There are about 10 of the clues (which I've put in bold-face type) that deal specifically with O. Henry or The Last Leaf. These clues are not too deep, but the puzzle WILL be enough to force some thinking. My solution page also explains some of my more "uncommon" answers. For younger students it might be best to work the puzzle in pairs or groups, or even as a class. It's intended to generate a challenge while providing some fun. Learning some new vocabulary is always a goal of mine in my crosswords. Remember! The point of a crossword is to have a little fun/challenge while you are learning something. You are not supposed to know each answer right away upon glancing at the clue. It would be no fun if you did. You’d have LEARNED nothing. (This is a message that might be imparted to your students.) I try to phrase enough of the clues so that a student/person will know many of the answers immediately . . . the rest of the clues I want to challenge the doer a little bit. When they’ve learned something through being challenged they’ll appreciate their accomplishment, and the experience, a lot more.
Total Pages
7 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 hours
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