U.S. Constitution Crossword Puzzles: Intermediate #1

All of the details of American history fall into place with a clever crossword puzzle. Nearly 100 clues prompt middle and high schoolers to fit the correct answers to topics including the American Revolution, the Civil War, and government procedures.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Include in a homework packet for US history
  • Offer as extra credit in a unit on the Constitution
  • Have small groups work together to research as many answers as possible
  • Hand out in the beginning of a US history semester, and redistribute at the end to assess learning
Classroom Considerations

  • Clues and puzzle are on separate pages; print back-to-back to minimize confusion
  • Puzzle page is in color
  • Topics range from the founding fathers and the Declaration of Independence to Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War
Pros

  • Includes another version of the crossword, as well as answer keys for each
Cons

  • None