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corssword icon Make a Crossword Puzzle - Government Vocabulary challenge

Make a crossword puzzle using 35 or more vocabulary words related to government.

1. Open a new document that lets you enter text like: a word processing document, a SimpleText document ,
a Google Doc. or a TextEdit document.

2. Make a list of words and clues.

Write the clues in your own words. Clues must be understandable by another person. Do not copy - paste from a dictionary.

Wiktionary or other online dictionaries and thesauri can help you develop clues.

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 character long.

Proofread the words and clues. It is funny how speling errors and typeos sneak in to the bets work. smiling icon

SAVE this document to your class folder. You will submit a copy of this words/clues sheet.

3. Highlight and Copy the words and clues.

Go to the web page Instant Online Crossword Puzzle Maker. http://www.puzzle-maker.com/CW/

Paste the words and clues into the online form.

4. Click Create Puzzle.

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

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

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

6. Swap your puzzle with another person. Complete their puzzle. Submit the finished puzzle.

Adjournment
Adopt
Agenda
Alien
Amendment
Anarchy
Appropriation
Assembly
Bicameral
Bipartisan
Bill
Brass rail
Bribery
Budget
Bully Pulpit
Bureaucrat
Calendar legislative
Campaign
Capital
Capitol
Caucus
Chairperson
Chamber
Charter
Citizen
Clean Bill
Clerk of the House
Cloakroom
Cloture
Colloquy
Commission
Committee
Committee Hearing

Committee of the Whole
Commonwealth
Compromise
Constituent
Constitution
Convene
Corruption
Creed
Cronyism
Deadlocked
Debate
Decorum
Democracy
Despotism
District
Ethics
Entitlements
Executive
Gallery
Governor
Graft
Grant
Impeach
Incumbent

Independent
Initiative
Journal
Judiciary
Kleptocracy
Law
Legislator
Legislature
Lobbyist

Mace
Mace bearer
Majority party
Members
Minority party
Motion
Nepotism
Nonbinding
Oath of Office
Oligarchy
Omnibus legislation
Order of Business
Override
Oversight
Page (Congressional)
Passage
Patronage
Per diem
Press conference
Point of Order
Populus
Quorum
Ranking member
Recall
Recess
Recognition
Reconciliation
Reconsider (motion)
Record
Referendum
Rescission
Repeal
Republic

Resolution
Rider
Rights
Roll call board
Roll Call Vote
Rules
Rule of Law
Seating arrangement
Senate
Seniority
Sense of the House
Sequestration
Sergeant at Arms
Session
Sine die
Slip Law
Socialism
Speaker of the House
Special Session
Sponsor
State of the Union(State)
Sunshine
Supermajority
Table a bill
Take down the words
Tax
Term of office
Tyranny
Unanimous
Unity
Veto
Vote
Whip

The Capitol.net glossary of Congressional and Legislative Terms

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posted by Cynthia O'Hora 2007