Segregation resulting from economic or social conditions or personal choice
Refused to give up their seat to a white passenger
Minister and Civil Rights leader
Name given to the voting campaign in the summer of 1964
Nonviolent protests in which a person sits and refuses to move
Rode in interstate buses into the segregated United States to test the ruling of unsegregated public places
Segregation imposed by law
Self-styled revolutionaries for Black Power
Worked for racial equality
A group's refusal to have commercial dealings with some organizations in protests against its policies
Helped with the advancement of colored people
Non-violent committee also known as "Snick"
Churches link together to inform blacks about Civil Rights Movement
Created in July, 1967 by president Lyndon B. Johnson
State level legal codes of segregation
A law designed to help end formal and informal barriers to African American suffrage.
This act made racial, religious, and sex discrimination by employers illegal
Where Martin Luther King Jr gave his "I Have A Dream" speach
He was the president that assured the nation that "we shall overcome"
The system of segregation in Birmingham, Alabama.
strategic movement organized by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Court ruled that segregation was unconstitutional
a 1896 Supreme Court decision which legalized state ordered segregation so long as the facilities for blacks and whites were equal.
After 11 months the Supreme Court ruled that segregation of public transportation was illegal.
used a loose interpretation to expand rights for both African-Americans and those accused of crimes.
co-founded the Black Panther Party For Self Defense on October 15, 1966.
Co founded Black Panthers and embraced separatism
He coined the phrase "Black Power".
An advocate of black power and was the figurehead of the Nation of Islam for some time.
American civil rights lawyer, first black justice on the Supreme Court of the United States.
Crossword puzzles have been published in newspapers and other publications since 1873. They consist of a grid of squares where the player aims to write words both horizontally and vertically.
Next to the crossword will be a series of questions or clues, which relate to the various rows or lines of boxes in the crossword. The player reads the question or clue, and tries to find a word that answers the question in the same amount of letters as there are boxes in the related crossword row or line.
Some of the words will share letters, so will need to match up with each other. The words can vary in length and complexity, as can the clues.
The fantastic thing about crosswords is, they are completely flexible for whatever age or reading level you need. You can use many words to create a complex crossword for adults, or just a couple of words for younger children.
Crosswords can use any word you like, big or small, so there are literally countless combinations that you can create for templates. It is easy to customise the template to the age or learning level of your students.
For the easiest crossword templates, WordMint is the way to go!
For a quick and easy pre-made template, simply search through WordMint’s existing 500,000+ templates. With so many to choose from, you’re bound to find the right one for you!
Once you’ve picked a theme, choose clues that match your students current difficulty level. For younger children, this may be as simple as a question of “What color is the sky?” with an answer of “blue”.
Crosswords are a great exercise for students' problem solving and cognitive abilities. Not only do they need to solve a clue and think of the correct answer, but they also have to consider all of the other words in the crossword to make sure the words fit together.
If this is your first time using a crossword with your students, you could create a crossword FAQ template for them to give them the basic instructions.
All of our templates can be exported into Microsoft Word to easily print, or you can save your work as a PDF to print for the entire class. Your puzzles get saved into your account for easy access and printing in the future, so you don’t need to worry about saving them at work or at home!
Crosswords are a fantastic resource for students learning a foreign language as they test their reading, comprehension and writing all at the same time. When learning a new language, this type of test using multiple different skills is great to solidify students' learning.
We have full support for crossword templates in languages such as Spanish, French and Japanese with diacritics including over 100,000 images, so you can create an entire crossword in your target language including all of the titles, and clues.