The Scarlet Letter

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A is for. . .? Readers test their recall of Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter by filling in the blanks with words missing from a line of text and by identifying characters and events a crossword puzzle based on the novel.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign groups different motifs in the novel to use as a basis of their own The Scarlet Letter puzzle
  • Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the puzzle before asking groups to create their own
  • Use the puzzle as a review before a final assessment or as prep for the AP Lit exam
Classroom Considerations

  • The 25 clues ask readers to recall characters, their actions, and events rather than to consider the significance of these events elements

  • An answer key is included

Common Core