40 Crossword Puzzles for just $7.50!!??
Puzzles challenge the brain and enhance learning and ability in a fun and entertaining way. So, do your students a favor and fill your files with this set of 40 crossword puzzles to compliment some of today's favorite literature!
Included in this 72-page packet are 40 crossword puzzles designed for students in grades 4-8 to use as they read a wide variety of outstanding children's literature. The puzzles go with books by popular and prize-winning authors as you can see on the list below.
Many of the puzzles assess overall understanding the events in the book, others pertain to vocabulary found in the book, and still others challenge students to identify characters. An answer key is provided for all puzzles.
The puzzles can be used as optional activities for early-finishers, as part of a student activity booklet that the teacher creates to enhance student reading and understanding, as a learning assessment, or in whatever manner the teacher wishes.
PUZZLES included are follow-up to the following books:
A Week in the Woods (Andrew Clements)
A Year Down Yonder: 2 puzzles (Richard Peck)
Because of Mr. Terupt (Bob Buyea)
Beezus and Ramona (Beverly Cleary)
BOY: Tales of Childhood (Roald Dahl)
Brian's Winter (Gary Paulsen)
Brown Girl Dreaming (Jacqueline Woodson)
Canyons (Gary Paulsen)
Cockroach Cooties (Laurence Yep)
Emily's Runaway Imagination: 2 puzzles (Beverly Cleary)
Fear Itself (Andrew Clements)
Frindle (Andrew Clements)
From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler (Konigsburg)
Ghosts of Tupelo Landing (Sheila Turnage)
Girl from Yamhill (Beverly Cleary)
Heat (Mike Lupica)
Henry Huggins (Beverly Cleary)
Holes (Louis Sachar)
Lost and Found (Andrew Clements)
Moon Over Manifest: 2 puzzles (Clare Vanderpool)
Mudshark (Gary Paulsen)
No Talking (Andrew Clements)
Paperboy (Vince Vawter)
Report to the Principal's Office (Jerry Spinelli)
Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin (Liesl Shurtliff)
Runaway Ralph (Beverly Cleary)
Shoeless Joe and Me (Dan Gutman)
The Big Field (Mike Lupica)
The Dreamer (Pam Munoz Ryan)
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate (Jacqueline Kelly)
The Last Holiday Concert (Andrew Clements)
The River (Gary Paulsen)
We Hold These Truths (Andrew Clements)
We The Children (Andrew Clements)
Wonder: 2 puzzles (R.J. Palacio)
Wringer (Jerry Spinelli)
Clip Art Credits: Cute letter artwork on the cover page is by KPM Doodles. The comical numbers on the cover are by Ron Leishman Digital Toonage.