Vocabulary task based on Chapter Eight - FOURTEEN MINUTES PAST TWO - of the novel by Michael Morpurgo. Use this to gauge how familiar students are with the vocabulary used, and possibly to decide how much independent reading they can manage.
There are 32 clues in the crossword. Words in the puzzle are.. bayonet, bellow, brigadier, delusion, drill, enemy, exhausted, insubordination, liability, marksman, misery, mutiny, obscenity, parade, provoke, punishment, recruit, recruiting, regiment, rifle, salute, scourge, sentry, stagger, tormentor, training, trench, twin, uniform, vendetta, vermin, and volunteer.
A word bank is supplied to support students.
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