This is a PDF of Helen Lester's "Tacky the Penguin" crossword puzzle and word search. 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 from quotes from the book "Tacky the Penguin" by Helen Lester and illustrated by Lynn Munsinger, usually an important word to the story, and one clue/answer of the author ("Lester"). The items in this resource can be used to teach students reading/writing and comprehension 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 from the book (author or important word)
- 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 and from the book
- An easy Word Search, with no backwards or diagonal words
- Answer Keys
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