This unit contains 12 crossword puzzles and answer keys for each. There are 3 puzzles for students to write the name of the capital for 1/3 of the states and a variation for each puzzle to be used for testing. There also are 3 puzzles for students to write the name of the state for each capital and a variation for each puzzle to be used for testing. Students often respond to different formats for studying and testing. One variation of each can be used for practice and review, then followed up by the second variation for a test. Reversing the puzzles by changing the requirement from naming the capital for each state to naming the state for each capital gives the teacher 6 additional tools to use for re-teaching and re-testing. An additional advantage in using this format is that these crossword puzzles will help students to learn to spell the capitals and states while they are practicing them. The reviews may be done by individuals or in cooperative learning groups.