October, November & December Holidays: Word Search & Crossword Puzzles Bundle

October, November & December Holidays: Word Search & Crossword Puzzles Bundle
October, November & December Holidays: Word Search & Crossword Puzzles Bundle
October, November & December Holidays: Word Search & Crossword Puzzles Bundle
October, November & December Holidays: Word Search & Crossword Puzzles Bundle
October, November & December Holidays: Word Search & Crossword Puzzles Bundle
October, November & December Holidays: Word Search & Crossword Puzzles Bundle
October, November & December Holidays: Word Search & Crossword Puzzles Bundle
October, November & December Holidays: Word Search & Crossword Puzzles Bundle
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  1. These 3 word search puzzles and 1 crossword puzzle give your students a fun way to learn about Columbus Day. All the puzzles use 20 words related to Christopher Columbus and the impact of his voyages. Please see below for a list of the words. The word searches are available at 3 levels of difficult
  2. These 3 word search puzzles and 1 crossword puzzle give your students a fun way to extend their learning about Halloween. All the puzzles use the same 20 words related to this popular American holiday. Please see below for a list of the words. ✓ Please Note:This resource is included in a money-sa
  3. These 3 word search puzzles and 1 crossword puzzle give your students a fun way to supplement their learning about Veterans Day. All the puzzles use the same 20 words related to this patriotic American holiday; please see below for a list of the words. The word searches are available at 3 levels of
  4. These 3 word search puzzles and 1 crossword puzzle give your students a fun way to supplement their learning about Thanksgiving. All the puzzles use the same 20 words related to this quintessential American holiday. Please see below for a list of the words. The word searches are available at 3 leve
  5. These 3 word searches and 1 crossword puzzle give your students a fun way to learn about Christmas and Chanukah (aka Hanukkah). All the puzzles use 10 words about Christmas and 10 words about Chanukah. Please see below for a list of the words. The word searches are available at 3 levels of difficul
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Teach your students about American holidays celebrated in October, November and December with this bundle of 5 resources! There are word searches and crossword puzzles for Columbus Day, Halloween, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas and Hanukkah. Each resource includes 3 word search puzzles and 1 crossword puzzle. All the puzzles in a particular resource use the same 20 vocabulary words. Please see below for lists of the words.

✓ Please note:

★ You can also buy each resource individually but you'll save 20% by purchasing this bundle.

★ The Halloween resource is included in a Halloween Bundle with 2 more resources about this holiday. You can find it HERE.

For all 5 resources, the word searches are available at 3 levels of difficulty, based on the direction the words are written in the puzzles, so they can meet the needs of all your students, including English Language Learners. Answer keys are provided for all the word searches and crossword puzzles. In addition, each resource includes a word bank for the crossword puzzle for students who need more support.

In every individual resource, both Print and Google Drive™ versions are provided for all the puzzles. A PDF file includes teacher notes, instructions for accessing the online materials, instructions for completing the puzzles as well as all the word search and crossword puzzles with their answer keys. The Google Drive™ materials include directions for using the materials, the word search and crossword puzzles, and the answer keys for the puzzles.

The Columbus Day resource is aimed at students in Grades 5 - 8. The words used in the puzzles are: Admiral, Caravel, Caribbean, Columbus, Disease, Expedition, Explorer, Ferdinand, Genoa, Gold, Hispaniola, Indies, Isabella, New World, October, Old World, San Salvador, Slavery, Spain, Taino.

The Halloween resource is aimed at students in Grades 3 - 8. The words used in the puzzles are: Apple, Bat, Broom, Candy, Cat, Cauldron, Cemetery, Coffin, Costume, Ghost, Jack O'lantern, Moon, Mummy, Pumpkin, Skeleton, Skull, Trick or Treat, Vampire, Witch, Zombie.

The Veterans Day resource is aimed at students in Grades 4 - 8. The words used in the puzzles are: Air Force, Armistice, Army, Cemetery, Honor, Marines, Military, Navy, November, Parade, Poppy, Sacrifice, Service, Soldier, Tomb, Unknown, Veteran, War, Warrior, Wreath.

The Thanksgiving resource is aimed at students in Grades 4 - 8. The words used in the puzzles are: Colonists, Corn, Cranberry, English, Family, Gravy, Harvest, Indians, Massachusetts, Native Americans, November, Pie, Pilgrims, Pumpkin, Settlers, Stuffing, Sweet Potatoes, Thanksgiving, Turkey, Wampanoag.

The Christmas & Chanukah resource is aimed at students in Grades 5 - 8. The words used in the puzzles are: Applesauce, Candles, Carols, Chanukah, Christmas, Dreidel, Elves, Gelt, Gifts, Ham, Latkes, Light, Maccabees, Menorah, Mistletoe, Oil, Reindeer, Santa Claus, Stocking, Tree.

Here are some additional ways you can use the vocabulary words in these resources:

★ For words that may be new, you can have your students find their definitions and use those words in sentences.

★ Students can also draw pictures that illustrate the words to show their understanding.

★ More proficient students can write paragraphs or stories that include some of the words.

★ Extend your students’ learning by having them record their sentences or stories online, for speaking and technology practice.

Enjoy the holidays with these fun puzzles!

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What you get in this bundle:

In the PDF file for each resource:

★ A list of materials in the PDF and Google Drive™ files (1 page)

★ Notes to the Teacher (explanatory information for teachers) (1 page)

★ Instructions for accessing the Google Drive™ materials (1 page)

★ Instructions for doing the online versions of the puzzles (3 pages)

★ 3 word search puzzles with answer keys (6 pages)

★ Word bank for the crossword puzzle (1 page)

★ 1 crossword puzzle with answer key (2 pages)

★ Copyright, related products, social media, and credits information (1 page)

★ Cover page (1 page)

In the Google Drive™ materials for each resource:

★ Instructions for doing the online versions of the puzzles (3 slides)

★ 3 word search puzzles with answer keys (6 slides)

★ Word bank for the crossword puzzle (1 slide)

★ 1 crossword puzzle with answer key (2 slides)

★ Cover page (1 slide; except for the Halloween resource which has 2 slides)

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