Fun active learning task. Crossword puzzle (with solution and word bank) based on the first Theodore Boone novel.
This is a vocabulary quiz. It could be used after reading the novel to cement in students' minds the meanings of 36 keywords relevant to the trial and legal aspects the novel. Alternatively, you could use this as part of your pre-teaching of keywords.
Words are: accused, attorney, autopsy, bailiff, bench, circumstantial, clerk, counsel, court, courthouse, crime, defendant, defense, evidence, guilty, homicide, illegal, innocent, judge, juror, jury, lawyer, legal, motive, murder, paralegal, preside, proof, prosecution, robe, stenograph, testimony, trial, unanimous, verdict, and witness.
Download the Preview file to see the grid and the puzzle solution.
A word bank is included to assist students.