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Polar Express Activities Chris Van Allsburg Crossword Puzzle & Word Search

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A great way to get into the holiday spirit, this is a PDF of a crossword puzzle and word searches on Chris Van Allsburg's classic children's book "The Polar Express". A word bank for the crossword puzzle is also included on a separate page. The answers for the crossword puzzle are in the word search, as well as a few other words of the theme so they can be used in combination or separately.

Why buy this resource?

This resource has clues/answers on the book "The Polar Express", from events within the book and quotes from the book. The items in this resource can be used to test students' knowledge of the book. They can also be used as a no-prep time filler, a bonus, or a reward activity.

What's in this resource?

  • Crossword puzzle, with clues/answers related to "The Polar Express"
  • Word Bank for the crossword puzzle on a separate page
  • Word Search, with all of the words from the crossword puzzle, as well as other words related to "The Polar Express"
  • An easy Word Search, with no backwards or diagonal words
  • Answer Keys

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