Crossword

Themed crosswords for spelling, reading or revision of key facts.

Lovely interactive crossword. 13 clues. Would make a good group activity on an interactive whiteboard.

To run, unzip the file (select “Extract all files”) into a new folder and click on *partsofspeechhotpotcrossword *to run.

Created with the excellent freeware program Hot Potatoes http://hotpot.uvic.ca/
Please see Karen’s separate “How to use Hot Potatoes to make a crossword” ICT guide for further information.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Use knowledge of grammar
ICT
General ICT resources

Formal letters crossword includes words commonly used in formal and semi-formal letters.
The great thing about this activity is that it is created from a template (available in the Activity Toolkit, in the Smart Notebook Gallery) and can be quickly and easily edited to specific crosswords for your students.
See Dave’s other Notebook word games below.
Please note you must have the Smart notebook software installed on your computer in order to open, view and use this resource http://smarttech.com/

Level
L2
English
Wt/L2.5
Ww/L2.1

Fun word games that provide good spelling and vocabulary practice. 6 pyramids.

Level
E3
L1
English
Reading: word focus (phonics & vocabulary)
AL Apply strategies to spell correctly

These make excellent fill-ins or introductions to key vocabulary. 1 wordsearch, 1 crossword.

Level
E3
L1
English
Rw/E3.1
Rw/L1.2
Ww/E3.1
Ww/L1.1
Context
Construction Carpentry Plumbing

Crossword for spelling and vocabulary / prefix work.

Level
L1
English
Prefixes, suffixes & plurals
Rw/L1.3
Ww/L1.1

First created for E3 MV students and a fabulous way to motivate students by using technical vocabulary from their own area of study. Includes info/answer sheet, matching game (12 words), alphabetical ordering, spelling and a crossword. For individual or group challenges.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rw/E3.4
Rw/L1.2
Rw/L2.1
Ww/L2.1
Context
Motor vehicles & Transport

‘shun’ crosswords is a set of 4 crosswords based on the following word endings: – sion, -ssion, -tion and -cian. Great for spelling and vocabulary/synonyms work.

Level
L2
English
General literacy / English
Rw/L2.3
Ww/L2.1

2 crosswords based on the suffixes -ent and -ant. Ideal for individual spelling and vocabulary work. If you have a smartboard they also make good group activities.

Level
L1
English
Ww/L1.1

2 crosswords based on word endings: – ible and -able. Ideal for individual spelling and vocabulary work. If you have a smartboard they also make good group activities.

Level
L2
English
Rw/L2.3
Ww/L2.1

A great set of Entry/preEntry word level games that’s ideal for ESOL students at the start of term. Includes word picture match, alphabet ordering, word fill, word shapes, missing vowels and more. Ideal for themed lessons and the start of term. With answer sheets and teaching ideas.

Level
M8
E1
English
Rw/E1.2
AL Rw/E1.1
AL Rw/E1.3
Ww/E1.1
Pre-entry
pE Rw/M8.1
pE Rw/M8.3
pE Ww/M8.1
ESOL
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ESOL Rw/E1.2a
ESOL Rw/E1.3a
ESOL Ww/E1.1a
Context
Education