Curious Crosswords

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"The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds..." Anatole France
 
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By Curious Crosswords
This is a printable, two-page worksheet about the properties of matter. The first page is an informational text (approximately 400 words) explaining mass, density, volume, and weight. The second page is a crossword covering terms which are
Subjects:
Physical Science, Basic Principles, Informational Text
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.75
46
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By Curious Crosswords
This is a two-page printable worksheet. One page is informational text about the life cycle of stars; how they are formed, how they mature, and what happens when they burn out. The second page is a crossword covering fourteen key terms from the
Subjects:
Astronomy, Informational Text, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.75
38
Digital Download PDF (1.75 MB)
By Curious Crosswords
This is a two-page worksheet about comets, asteroids, and meteoroids. The first page is an informational text (approximately 600 words long) defining comets, asteroids and meteoroids and explaining where they come from. The second page has an
Subjects:
Astronomy, Informational Text, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.75
22
Digital Download PDF (0.16 MB)
By Curious Crosswords
This is a two-page, printable map with crossword about Central America. The clues incorporate geography, history, and trivia. For example: Clue: This mountainous country shares borders with Mexico, Belize, and Honduras. It is considered the
Subjects:
Geography, World History, Informational Text
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$1.50
14
Digital Download PDF (0.21 MB)
By Curious Crosswords
This is a printable, one-page crossword about Katherine Applegate's Newbery Award-winning book, "The One and Only Ivan." There are seventeen clues covering characters, events, and vocabulary from the book. For example: Clue: The continent that
Subjects:
Literature, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.50
7
Digital Download PDF (0.10 MB)
By Curious Crosswords
This is a one-page, printable crossword covering content and vocabulary from Kate DiCamillo's novel, "Because of Winn-Dixie." There are sixteen clues in total, for example: Clue: Opal compares her father to this kind of animal. Answer:
Subjects:
Literature, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.50
6
Digital Download PDF (0.17 MB)
By Curious Crosswords
This is a printable, one-page crossword about Roald Dahl's classic children's book, "The BFG." There are fifteen clues in all, for example: Clue: The human beans of this country have a hatty flavor.. Answer: Panama Clue: A filthing, disgusterous,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Spelling
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.50
5
Digital Download PDF (0.16 MB)
By Curious Crosswords
This is a two-page printable activity about the Himalayas. The first page is a short (approximately 500-word) informational text about the Himalayas including where they are located, how the mountain range was formed, how it affects the weather of
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Informational Text, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.75
8
Digital Download PDF (1.06 MB)
By Curious Crosswords
This is a two-page, printable activity about wetland ecosystems. The first page is an informational text (approximately 450-word). The second page is a crossword covering key terms and vocabulary which are highlighted in bold within the text.
Subjects:
Environment, Informational Text, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.75
5
Digital Download PDF (1.05 MB)
By Curious Crosswords
This is a two-page printable worksheet. One page is an informational text (approximately 600 words long) describing the three main types of rock and how they are formed. The second page has a diagram showing the rock cycle and also a crossword
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Informational Text
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.75
3
Digital Download PDF (0.14 MB)
By Curious Crosswords
This is a bundle of my five worksheets about ecosystems: deserts, rain forests, coral reefs, tundra, and wetlands. Each worksheet includes an informational text (300-400 words long) and a crossword covering vocabulary and key terms which are
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Vocabulary
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
$5.00
5
Digital Download PDF (1.09 MB)
By Curious Crosswords
This is a two-page, printable activity. The first page is a short (550-word) informational text about fossils and paleontology. The second page is a crossword covering key terms which are highlighted in bold within the text. There are twelve
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.75
11
Digital Download PDF (1.04 MB)
By Curious Crosswords
This is a one page, printable crossword based on Kate Dicamillo's Newbery Award-winning novel "The Tale of Despereaux." It is a great activity to be completed after reading the novel. There are sixteen clues covering vocabulary, characters, and
Subjects:
Literature, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Homework
$1.50
7
Digital Download PDF (0.18 MB)
By Curious Crosswords
This is a one-page crossword covering vocabulary and content from Patricia MacLachlan's Newbery Award-winning novel, "Sarah, Plain and Tall." There are twenty clues total for example: Clue: Anna and Caleb's home is on the _____. Answer:
Subjects:
Literature, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.50
5
Digital Download PDF (0.11 MB)
By Curious Crosswords
This is a two-page printable activity. The first page is an informational text (approximately 450-word) about the planet Mars. The second page is a crossword covering content and terms which are highlighted in bold within the text. There are
Subjects:
Astronomy, Informational Text, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$1.75
5
Digital Download PDF (2.14 MB)
By Curious Crosswords
This is a printable, two-page crossword for the first book in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. There are twenty-four clues covering characters, events and vocabulary from the book. For example: Clue: Mr. Ollivander is the person to see for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Spelling
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.50
5
Digital Download PDF (0.20 MB)
By Curious Crosswords
This is a printable, one-page crossword about the second book in Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events, "The Reptile Room." There are fourteen clues covering characters, events, and vocabulary from the book. For example: Clue: Stephano is
Subjects:
Literature, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.50
7
Digital Download PDF (0.07 MB)
By Curious Crosswords
This is a one-page crossword covering Roald Dahl's classic book, James and the Giant Peach. There are fourteen clues in all for example: Clue: The giant peach lands on the Empire State Building in this city. Answer: New York Clue: When
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Spelling
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.50
5
Digital Download PDF (0.23 MB)
By Curious Crosswords
This is a two-page, printable map with crossword about the Middle East. The clues incorporate geography, history, and trivia. For example: Clue: The Silk Road was an ancient network of trade routes between Asia and Europe. It passed through this
Subjects:
Geography, World History, Informational Text
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$1.50
5
Digital Download PDF (0.29 MB)
By Curious Crosswords
This is a one page, printable crossword about Andrew Clements' children's novel, "Frindle." It is a fun little activity to be completed after reading the book. There are eighteen clues covering vocabulary, characters, and events from the book, for
Subjects:
Literature, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.50
4
Digital Download PDF (0.17 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

My work as an educator includes being a reading tutor for grades 1-6. I also worked at a private, English language school in Warsaw, Poland.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I graduated with honors from Lake Erie College in Ohio with a B.A. in English and received my TESOL certificate from TESOL Training International in Portland, Oregon.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Growing up home-schooled has given me insight into alternative forms of education. Currently I feed my curiosity through travel, reading, writing, and attending lectures and author events.

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