Fever 1793 Vocabulary Puzzle Project
Based on the book by Laurie Halse Anderson

Make a crossword puzzle for your classmates using at least 30 of these vocabulary words from the story.

1. Open a word processing document, Simple Text, Google Docs. or TextEdit document. Type a title.
spacerSAVE this document to your class folder or documents folder.

2. Make a list of words and clues. Wiktionary or other online dictionaries and thesauri can help you develop clues.

a. Separate each word and its clue with a slash "/" character.

b. Press the Enter key once after each clue, except for the last clue.
Clues can be up to 255 characters long.

c. SAVE the document after each new clue is added. Nobody likes to lose their work. :-(

Model:

cindy/web site maker
earth/3rd planet
america/country

Proof the project. (It is funny how speling errors and typeos sneak in to the bets worck. smiling icon)

3. Highlight .. Copy the words and clues. Go to the web page linked above.
spacer Paste them into the online form.

4. Click Create Puzzle.

5. Follow the directions - "Click puzzle to see your puzzle." Print it on paper or Print to pdf.

Or Save a copy of the puzzle to your class folder.


Here are some interesting words from the novel:

abate
abhor
anvil
ashen
begrudge
bilious
brandishing
cajole
cherub
condolences
cooperage
dawdling
delectable
demure
destitute
dilemma
din


dittany
dollop
dowry
droll
drone
drought
entourage
epidemic
exorbitant
feign
fervent
Free African Society
frippery
gaunt
glazier
grippe
haint
harrumph


hearth
impudence
mimicked
mosquitoes
lancet
larder
lather
miasma
noxious
odiferous
parched
pestilence
pestle
Philadelphia
placid
prattled
prohibited
proprietor

pummel
purges
quarantine
rile
robust
scullery
scurrilous
sprawling
sodden
stout
surveyed
teem
trundle
vigilant
wager
withered
wraith

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