This puzzle is a fun method of ensuring that students are familiar with the more difficult vocabulary words from Chapters 3 - 6 of the novel by Roald Dahl. These chapters are
3. George Begins to Make the Medicine
4. Animal Pills
5. The Cook-up
6. Brown Paint
There are 35 clues in the crossword. Words in the puzzle are.. aerosol, anti-freeze, blend, boil, cure, dandruff, deodorant, forbidden, gin, gooey, horseradish, larder, laundry, lipstick, liquid, meadow, mustard, paraffin, perfume, pill, polish, powder, promise, quart, runny, saucepan, shampoo, solemn, squirt, suspicious, tonic, toothpaste, treat, vitamin and wax.
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.