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Cross Out Puzzle One

Materials Designed to Build Vocabulary - For English as a Second Language Students and Teachers


Instructions: Cross out (put a line through) the words in the diagram in the order of the numbered instructions below. You will be left with a proverb, when remaining words are read left to right, top to bottom.


A
B
C
D
E
F
1
PEEK
A
ALBERTA
BARRIERE
TURN
MUDDY
2
BETRAY
VAVENBY
GOING
BIRD
QUEBEC
TEAL
3
IN
TOOT
THE
SHAPE
LOLLIPOP
SPLIT
4
MAGENTA
SMELL
MANITOBA
MACAROON
COPPER
SEEING
5
ONTARIO
WORK
HAND
GRUNGY
CALL
FEEL
6
COOMBS
FUDGE
JUMPING
WAKE
IS
SUCKER
7
TURN
SHOPWORN
HAZELTON
TOUCH
FORAY
RELAY
8
FALLING
WORTH
SHAKE
WALKING
CLEARWATER
BEAT
9
QUEST
FONDANT
MAUVE
DELAY
SILVER
TWO
10
START
POPKUM
GRITTY
IN
CROCHET
SITTING
11
THE
MATINEE
FOOT
MAKE
HOLD
QUESNEL
12
COMOX
STANDING
BUSH
THROUGHWAY
FILTHY
SASHAY

CROSS OUT:
  1. Words that mean the same as "DIRTY" in rows 1, 5, 7, 10, 12.
  2. Verbs in the Present Progressive tense in even rows.
  3. Names of colours in columns A, C, E, F.
  4. Four-letter words with a double vowel in the middle.
  5. Words that are kinds of candy in columns B, D, E, F.
  6. Names of  towns in British Columbia, Canada.
  7. Words that are still words when preceded by "RE-" in odd rows.
  8. Names of  Provinces of Canada in rows 1-5.
  9. Words that rhyme with "BOUQUET. "
  10. Verbs that precede "UP" to make the phrasal verb "___ UP."
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