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In this activity you'll show your students how to create crossword puzzles; instruct them to do so using information from their texts; then sit back and watch their creative juices flow.
- a copy of each of the following for each student in your class
- Centron Software
producer of Crossword Creator, Wordsearch Creator, and several other useful products
- Insight Software
producer of Crossword Construction Kit and Word Search Construction Kit
Foreign Language Instructors take note: Crossword Construction Kit provides for spell checking in English (American and British), Spanish, French, Italian, German, Dutch and Swedish
- these are GIF files (they print at a lower resolution than the PDF files above)
- click here to play the Java version of the puzzle, live online
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