This puzzle is a fun method of ensuring that students are familiar with the more difficult vocabulary words from Chapters 13 - 16 (A Trogglehumper for the Fleshlumpeater, Dreams, The Great Plan, and Mixing the Dream) of The BFG by Roald Dahl.
There are 44 clues in the crossword. Words in the puzzle are.. admit, aghast, appetite, borrow, bravo, butt, chase, choke, cloak, confident, contraption, convince, convulsion, cosy, curtsy, diabolical, dusk, expert, famished, flail, float, foghorn, grotesque, helpless, hesitate, horizon, hover, individual, laborious, lonesome, mutter, oblong, patience, repulsive, ridiculous, saliva, scurry, shimmer, suction, sympathy, tatters, thrash, translucent and wink.
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.
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