Crossword puzzle with word bank and solution based on the 1954 movie.
There are 35 clues. Each is the name of a character, a location, an artist involved in the creation of the film, or an important vocabulary word from the film (or useful in the analysis of it). These words include..
alley, apartment, assignment, binoculars, cameo, cast, ethical, evidence, invalid, investigation, murder, nag, photojournalism, sedatives, sleuth, suspense, voyeur, and witness.
To see the words used in the puzzle, download the preview file. This is the solution grid.
This resource/activity could be used as an in-class assignment or as homework, to help revise the text, or just for fun. It is a summary quiz, designed to be used after viewing/studying the movie. It's an exercise that works well for group/pair work.
Although seen by students as a fun activity, the clues include a lot of detail. In this way, it's not just a time filler.. it's an active learning tool.