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crossword Make a Crossword Puzzle - Vocabulary Challenge

Make a crossword puzzle for your classmates using 20 to 30 vocabulary words related to Milkweeds and Monarch Butterflies.

1. Open a text document -

You could use word processing, Simple Text or TextEdit document, Google Docs free word processing.

2. Make a list of words and clues. (Or use some from this vocabulary list .doc, PDF version)

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

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

SAVE this document to your class folder.


cindy/web site maker
earth/3rd planet

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

3. Highlight the whole list. Copy the words and clues.

Go to the web page Instant Online Crossword Puzzle Maker.

Paste the words and clues into the online form.

4. Click Create Puzzle.

5. Follow the directions on the web page. - "Click puzzle to see your puzzle." Print it.

Save a copy of the puzzle to your class folder or computer.

Or Print to pdf to save the puzzle in a sharable electronic format.

6. Swap your puzzle with someone. Complete their puzzle.


Milkweed and Monarch Butterfly Mania

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posted by Cynthia O'Hora 2007

Released to public domain in honor of Rick Mikula, a Pennsylvania who has a passion for butterflies.

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