This 28-question fill in the blank and wordsearch activity is intended to be and was used as a review activity before the test, as the questions cover the entire book. Students must first fill in the correct answers to the 30 blanks (28 questions), and then find those words in the wordsearch.
Students were given the assignment as classwork and had the option of working independently or with a partner. We reviewed the answers in the last 10-15 minutes of class. This assignment can be a whole class activity with active teaching as well, which is why I've indicated a full class period in the "teaching duration."
The ANSWER KEY is posted as a separate FREE download here: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/THE-WITCH-OF-BLACKBIRD-POND-Wordsearch-KEY-51068
This assignment was created and used for regular and advanced 8th grade English, although it would also be suitable for ELD 4 and 5 as it focuses on reading comprehension.
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