Bring to life The Canterbury Tales. Break up the tales and have your students get in groups and present a specific tale to the class. Group project consists of reading the tale, answering questions, making copies for the class, and presenting
This 49 question crossword puzzle covers the whole novel Night by Elie Wiesel. Put students in groups or pairs and have them work together to complete the crossword after reading the novel. Make it a competitive challenge and give extra credit to
This unit contains a common core webquest and research paper component to Brave New World. The webquest covers real historical people and their contribution to society and helps students connect to the novel. The Research Component is Common Core
This 48 question crossword covers Acts 1-3 in Romeo and Juliet. Good for review and also close reading. I like having students work in pairs and then giving extra credit for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd groups to finish. Answer key included.
37 questions on The Alchemist with answer key included. Covers specifics of the novel and gets students to delve back into their books looking for answers. 45 minute activity. Can work in groups or individually.
40 question crossword in either color or black and white. Covers the first 20 chapters of the novel. Work in pairs and make it a "crossword challenge." Extra credit for the pair or two that finishes first and second. Answer key included.