The Cactus by O Henry: Scavenger Hunt for Information and Crossword Bundle
This is a bundle of activities related to "The Cactus," by O Henry," It contains
1) A 30 question SCAVENGER HUNT FOR INFORMATION. This is an evidence-based activity where students actively hunt for information and analyze the story while they read the text.
This activity also engages the students by enhancing enjoyment, and understanding. It focuses on important events and twists in plot, vocabulary, figurative language, and conflicts in the story. This activity is always a hit with my high school kids. Answer sheets are included.
2) A challenging and comprehensive crossword puzzle related to the characters, events, vocabulary, figurative language and literary devices in this short story. I have included both the crossword weaver, Word, and PDF versions of this puzzle as well as an answer puzzle. They are very comprehensive and a great assessment activity
I have also included the crossword clues to make it easier to edit and recreate your own puzzle.
I think your students will really enjoy this wonderful adventure this as well as this bundle of interesting activities to as well.
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