"I met Bobby on the board walk, summer of '45,"
"I've been there all night,"
"Lucky for you, that's what I like,"
"If we go down, then we go down together,"
"And the weeks fly by, and the years roll on,"
"This is life, don't miss it,"
"Sitting in the hall of fame,"
"If I had a highway I would run for the hills,"
"Let me be your friend, baby let me in,"
"When our eyes meet I can only see the end,"
"Who's gonna walk you through the dark side of the morning?"
"Just say you won't let go,"
"For all the times that you rain on my parade,"
"Now if we had the power to bring our neighbors home from work,"
"I know you get me, so I'll let my walls come down,"
"Running after you is like chasing the clouds,"
"All those signs, I knew what they met, some things you can't invent,"
"We go way way way way way back,"
" 'Cause every time I turn around I'm back down to one,"
"Could some one please tell me what there is to complain about?"
"Even if we're breaking down, we can find a way to break through,"
"The smell of you in every single dream I dream,"
"Why'd you come? You knew you should have stayed,"
"I was walking through icy streams that took my breath away,"
"It started with a whisper,"
"Show me what you got 'cause I don't wanna waste my time,"
"Their talking of running off to the coast,"
"I won't blame New Orleans,"
"I must have called a thousand times,"
"We stay up late and draw the lines to every constellation,"
"See you walking 'round like it's a funeral,"
"I love cheap thrills,"
"We talked for hours and hours about the sweet and the sour,"
"Are you down?"
"I'm thankful for you,"
"Call it love and devotion,"
Crossword puzzles have been published in newspapers and other publications since 1873. They consist of a grid of squares where the player aims to write words both horizontally and vertically.
Next to the crossword will be a series of questions or clues, which relate to the various rows or lines of boxes in the crossword. The player reads the question or clue, and tries to find a word that answers the question in the same amount of letters as there are boxes in the related crossword row or line.
Some of the words will share letters, so will need to match up with each other. The words can vary in length and complexity, as can the clues.
The fantastic thing about crosswords is, they are completely flexible for whatever age or reading level you need. You can use many words to create a complex crossword for adults, or just a couple of words for younger children.
Crosswords can use any word you like, big or small, so there are literally countless combinations that you can create for templates. It is easy to customise the template to the age or learning level of your students.
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Once you’ve picked a theme, choose clues that match your students current difficulty level. For younger children, this may be as simple as a question of “What color is the sky?” with an answer of “blue”.
Crosswords are a great exercise for students' problem solving and cognitive abilities. Not only do they need to solve a clue and think of the correct answer, but they also have to consider all of the other words in the crossword to make sure the words fit together.
If this is your first time using a crossword with your students, you could create a crossword FAQ template for them to give them the basic instructions.
Crosswords are a fantastic resource for students learning a foreign language as they test their reading, comprehension and writing all at the same time. When learning a new language, this type of test using multiple different skills is great to solidify students' learning.
We have full support for crossword templates in languages such as Spanish, French and Japanese with diacritics including over 100,000 images, so you can create an entire crossword in your target language including all of the titles, and clues.