This is a crossword puzzle to help students review the vocabulary words from Ray Bradbury's story "A Sound of Thunder." This resource is part of the Fiction Unit and the English 10 course.


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  • Language Arts > Literature
  • Language Arts > Vocabulary

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10


short story fiction reading student-facing game



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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2015-08-27.

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Instructional Quality: 3

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This crossword puzzle offers students an enjoyable way to work with the rich vocabulary of A Sound of Thunder. Definitions for 16 words are included and students are asked draw from their knowledge of the vocabulary and characters from the story and complete the puzzle. They are guided to specific pages in the book to check for definitions if needed. An answer key is not provided.

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