Crossword Puzzle Assignment for
Vocabulary Unit 5
A crossword puzzle is a word puzzle that normally takes the
place of a square or rectangular grid. The goal is to fill
in the squares with letters, forming words or phrases, by
solving clues that leads to the correct answer. Crossword
puzzles supply clues that need to be placed in the boxes in
the across column and in the down
You need to create an original
crossword puzzle using ten of the
twenty vocabulary words from unit
Select ten words that you
wish to use in your crossword
Write ten sentences that
correspond to the ten words
that you chose to use for
Decide if the sentence (clue)
will be used in the across column or in the down
o You need five words under the across column, and
you need five words under the down column.
Determine how many boxes you need to create for each
vocabulary word you chose for this assignment.
Design the layout of your crossword puzzle.
o Determine what words you want to be down and what
words you want to be across.
o Design your crossword puzzle with the number of
boxes that correspond to each vocabulary word you
You may handwrite or type this assignment.
o If your handwriting is not legible, YOU MUST TYPE
Provide an answer key on the backside of your
Refer back to your unit three crossword puzzle as a
This assignment is worth 25 points.