Crossword puzzle using vocabulary associated with World War 1.
Jennifer Johnston's How Many Miles to Babylon? gives a detailed (and horrific) description of life in the trenches during World War 1. Each of the 26 words in the crossword is used in the novel, and it is assumed that students understand these words. This crossword tests that understanding. It's an active learning and fun activity.
Words used in the puzzle: Army, Artillery, Attack, Base, Billet, Bomb, Bombardment, Bullet, Casualty, Debris, Discipline, Duty, Enemy, Hero, Major, Officer, Pistol, Private, Rat, Rifle, Rum, Salute, Shells, Sniper, Soldier and Trench. Download the Preview file to see the grid and the solution to the puzzle.
A word bank is included to help students complete the puzzle.
The solution to the puzzle is on the second page. Download the preview file to see the grid and the solution.