Fun active learning task designed to ensure that students are familiar with the more difficult vocabulary words from Chapters 11 and 12 (The Ancient Ones and Metamorphosis) of The Witches by Roald Dahl.
There are 25 in the crossword. Words in the puzzle are.. ancient, audience, chase, cornered, dose, droppings, escape, exterminate, formula, hideous, instantaneous, medicine, meek, metamorphosis, paws, platform, sample, scorching, shriek, shrink, spy, squeeze, stink, terror, and whiff.
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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