Crossword puzzle with word bank and solution based on the novel by Kathryn Stockett.
There are 36 clues. Each is the name of a character or an important location in the novel.
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 reading the novel. I've tried to include as much detail as possible, so that students are actively learning while working on this light fun task.
I'm using a one page format for the crossword - students seem to find it easier to complete the task when the clues and grid (and word bank) are on a single page. This also cuts down on photocopying/printing costs.
There is a word bank to assist students. You could redact this to make the activity more challenging.
Download the preview file to see the grid and the words used in the puzzle. This is the puzzle solution.
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