This is a fun crossword puzzle for use around Halloween or as part of a scary story unit. This puzzle builds background knowledge surrounding vampire mythology. It can also help with spelling. Examples of words include: Transylvania, Romania, crucifix, coffin, Dracula, Nosferatu, etc. There are 28 different word clues. This puzzle includes two versions for differentiation. One version has a word bank, the other version does not. An answer key is also included.