Fun active learning task. Crossword puzzle (with solution and word bank) based on the novel by Willa Cather. This is a vocabulary quiz, which contains 34 words from the novel.
Words are: adventure, blacklist, Catholic, cattle, claim, coyote, crops, deacon, envy, fortune, furrier, hardship, hire, homesick, illegitimate, immigrant, interest, lonesome, murder, opportunity, pioneer, plains, poverty, prairie, priest, reputation, Scandinavian, settler, solemn, suicide, taciturn, violin, weaver, and wolves.
Download the Preview file to see the grid and the puzzle solution.
A word bank is included to assist students. You could redact this to make the activity more challenging.