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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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,
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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
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This is a two-page worksheet about Earth from the point of view of one studying the solar system. The first page is a short (approximately 450-word) informational text about planet Earth and space exploration. The second page is a crossword
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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
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This is a two-page printable crossword based on Christopher Paul Curtis' Newbery Award-winning novel, "Bud , Not Buddy." There are twenty-five clues covering characters and vocabulary from the book as well as some historical events. The clues rely
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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
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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
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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
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This is a two-page, printable map and crossword covering European geography. The clues incorporate map reading, history, and trivia. For example: Clue: The _____ Republic was created in 1993 when Czechoslovakia separated into two
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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
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This is a two-page crossword to accompany Neil Gaiman's Newbery Award-winning novel, "The Graveyard Book." It incorporates characters, events, and vocabulary from the novel into twenty-four clues. This is great little activity to cap off reading
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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.

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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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