Puzzle (with solution) based on the novel by William Nicholson.
This is a summary activity designed to be used after reading the novel. It jogs students' memories of characters, place names etc... There are 34 clues - each is the name of a character, a place or a people mentioned in the novel. It could be used for assessment, or as an open book assignment to aid revision. Although students have to work to find the answers, most enjoy the crossword format.
Download the preview to see the grid, the words used, and the solution to the puzzle.
A word bank is included to assist students. You could redact this to make it more challenging.