Fun puzzle based on Chapters 25 - 30 of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. This is a vocabulary quiz which uses words from the last six chapters of the novel by Roald Dahl.
There are 34 clues in the crossword. Words in the puzzle are.. alarm, antenna, blind, brake, camera, careless, ceiling, collision, congratulate, cottage, dangerous, deaf, despair, eerie, elevator, fetch, flash, flicker, goggles, helmet, hover, hunch, midget, miracle, nervous, petrified, precipice, refuse, shrink, stammer, tamper, tantrum, tempted, and vitamin.
Although students often see the puzzle format as a fun task, it is an active learning activity. It helps students with spelling and comprehension of words.
This is the type of activity that you could use as a filler on an occasion when you have nothing else planned. It could also be used with early finishers.
A word bank is supplied to support students. You could redact this to make the exercise more challenging.
The solution is printed on the second page. Download the preview file to see the solution and the grid.