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My Side of the Mountain Vocabulary Activity
based on the book by Jean Craig George

Make a crossword puzzle using at least 20 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 Crossword Puzzle Maker.
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.

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


awning
barometer
berate
bleakness
bole
bough
brisk
cascade
cavort
citified
combustible
concede
concoction
conservationist
conspicuous
corm
crag

dale
depression
device
dignity
eddy
ember
emphatic
flange
forage
forum
furtively
gorge
grove
implement
indignity
infer
ingenious
loam
loll
lure
mantle
momentum
mountain
mussel
niche
noose
pewee
poach
portico
reap
remote
rendition
roost
rumpus
sanguine
sapling
savory
sentinel
serenade
sire
slat
teeter
tether
tinder
untoward
vague
wiry
wistfully

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