Crossword puzzle with word bank and solution based on the novel by James Fenimore Cooper.
There are 25 clues. Each is the name of a character, a Native American tribe, or an important location in the novel. 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 reading the novel. It's an exercise that works well for group/pair work. I've tried to include as much detail as possible, so that students are actively learning while working on this fun task.
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.