Words around the world Eclipse crossword

Submitted by Janet Wilkins on Sat, 2008-03-01 16:53

Literacy: Rw/L1.3, Ww/L1.1, Word origins

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Crossword, Interactive whiteboard, Warm-up

Crossword with 29 words and clues – increase awareness of word borrowing / origins (and improve spelling). Includes words of Old English, Spanish, Italian, Greek, French, Czech, Latin and American origin. Makes a good warm up activity.

You must download the free Eclipse software before you can use the ecw (Eclipse crossword) file below. See our Good Software – Eclipse Crossword entry for more information.

Once installed, use the Eclipse software to load up the files, edit or add to the word list and clues, and print them out as puzzles. Puzzles can be printed with or without word bank, clues, answer sheet, etc. They can also be saved as images or interactive web page crosswords (these make good whole class activities when used on an interactive whiteboard).

Note: to give an idea of the printed output this resource is also provided as a printable PDF file (see below) with an introductory cover sheet.

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Eclipse ecw crossword file
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