This is a simple, one-page crossword derived from the World News for the past week. It is created with middle and high school students in mind.
It can be used on a Monday morning to switch children's brains back into thinking and reading and writing modes after the weekend and rewards the children who have tuned into the world news during the previous week. Works well as a whole class activity or for a few gifted and talented students. It can also work well as a small group activity.
It normally takes about 15-30 minutes to complete.
An answer key is included.
Come back for a new puzzle every Monday morning.