This puzzle is created to ensure that students are familiar with the more difficult words from the poem by Wilfred Owen.
There are 40 clues in the crossword. Words in the puzzle are.. ardent, beggar, blind, cancer, choking, curse, deaf, devil, drown, ecstasy, fatigue, flare, floundering, froth, fumbling, gargling, glory, hag, helmet, jolt, lame, lie, limp, lungs, obscene, pace, pane, plunge, sack, shells, sin, sludge, smothering, sores, stumbling, trudge, wagon, writhing, yell, and zest
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 new words.
A word bank is supplied to support students.
The solution is printed on the second page. Download the preview file to see the solution and the grid.