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These crosswords are made for kids ages 8 to 12. They are made up of words that are often found in third, fourth, fifth, and sixth grade spelling lists and cover subjects of interest to older kids. To view or print a crossword puzzle for children click on its title.

Title Subject Instructions / Description Sample Puzzle Hints
Science Science Is the hightof the crest and trough. is the process that powers the sum and the stars. a substance that does not readily allow the passage of heat or sound. Solid Liquid gas are _________ through which waves can travel. the resistance to motion of one object moving relative to another .
The Jefferson Era History Complete the puzzle fight between the U.S. and U.K. and its Native American allies.. Cost 15 million, doubled the size of U.S.. The president to send two men to the west on an expedition. He explored the Southwest, Pikes Peak named after him. American soldier, leader of an expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery.
The Structure of The Atom Physics The protons in the nucleus. . Has no charge. . Positives and ____ are included in the nucleus. . The small particles found in atoms. . Basic units of matter. .
The Simpsons Television She sucks pacifier.. He runs Moe's Taven in Springfield.. She plays the saxaphone.. He is the principal of Springfield Elementary School.. He is a personal assistant to Mr Burns..
Bones and Muscles Body muscle that makes up your theigh. aka your thinking cap. longest bone in body. Muscle that runs down the back of your leg. muscle on the side of your upper arm, part of shoulder.
Body Parts Body Fill in the crossword puzzle with different body parts joint between arm and hand. joint between upper and lower part of the leg. top part of the human body. the joint between the upper and lower arm. thread-like thing that grows on the head.
Persuasive Writing Techniques Home and Family The question might be one that does not have an answer. It might also be one that has an obvious answer but you have asked the question to make a point, to persuade or for literary effect.. Provide potential solutions.. The writer speaking directly to (or at) the reader through words such as “you or your company.”. The repetition of the first part of the sentence in order to achieve an artistic effect - I will win, I will become president, I will do you proud!. Rule of three. Three words, clauses or sentences given together in order to create a memorable impact. ‘Disneyland is the most exciting, wonderful, unbelievable theme park.’.
The Spanish Armada History King Philip I ruled this country.. The surname of the most famous English 'sea dog'. The name given to the Spanish fleet who hoped to beat England. . The name given to Spanish ships.. The name of Belgium and Holland during Philips reign..
The Hundred Dresses Books extremely beautiful and well-made. a gentle push. a game in which children hop into and over squares marked on the ground. didn't fit properly. noisy, dragging movements of the feet on the ground.
In a Dark, Dark Wood Books What is Leonora's occupation?. How is James murdered?. What is Nina's occupation?. Who gives Leonora his number at the end?. How many years has it been since Clare and Leonora have seen eachother.
British Acts History 7 British acts, Boston Tea Party, and Boston Massacre. Act that made the colonist do the Boston Tea Party.. Parliament could search any ship trying to avoid the tax.. To punish the colonists after the Boston Tea Party.. When 5 colonists got murdered in Boston.. Colonists reaction to the tea act..
Out of the Dust Books Use the definitions to fill in the words or phrases The constant blowing of dust inside clothes caused ______ skin. The cause for which thirty three dollars were raised at the President's Birthday Ball. A kind of spiced apple pudding baked in a deep dish. A type of cereal, Ma told Daddy to try growing cotton and _______ as a substitute for wheat.. A layer of dust on a surface.
Sonnet Literature and Writing Act of interpreting or discovering the meaning of a text, usually involves close reading and special attention to figurative language.. A word, phrase, line, or group of lines that is repeated, for effect, several times in a poem.. Unrhymed iambic pentameter verse . A lyric poem of 14 lines, commonly written in iambic pentameter.. A poem consisting of four lines, or four lines of a poem that can be considered as a unit.
Swimming Sports A stroke where arms follow a heart shaped pattern. Movement of palms and forearms in a horizontal movement. To plunge headfirst into water. Another name for Australian Crawl. Freestyle drill with hands closed.
Genetics Science a scientist that studies heredity. a section of a chromosome that determinds a trait. a distinguishing characteristicsbased on your genes. production of new cells for the repair, growth, and development of cells. structures found in the nucleus that resemble rods and contain genetic material.
Korean War History Dismissed for disobeying orders. Passed by the UN Security Council in response to the North Korean invasion. The estimated number of Korean deaths during the conflict. The circle of latitude that separates North Korea from South Korea. The USA were trying to prevent this kind of effect happening to countries all over Asia.
Pilgrims History NFL team that has hosted Thanksgiving day game since 1934. song originally written for Thanksgiving day. first governor of Plymouth, MA. First name of baby boy born on voyage to new world . How long was the pilgrims voyage to the new world .
Medieval Europe History Pope Urban II called the first.... Medieval architecture style . Ebola like. not a Medieval slave. A Medieval land grant.
10 Plant Parts Botany The male reproductive structure of flowers.. The part of the stamen that contains pollen.. A thin stalk of the stamen.. The part of the stamen that contains pollen.. Broad, flat, thin leaflike parts of a flower..
Louisiana Purchase History This Act lifted all embargoes on American shipping except for those bound for British or French ports. Its intent was to damage the economies of the United Kingdom and France. Like its predecessor, the Embargo Act, it was mostly ineffective, and cont. a general embargo enacted by the United States Congress against Great Britain and France during the Napoleonic Wars.. was the first American expedition to cross what is now the western portion of the United States.. fought on November 7, 1811, near present-day Lafayette, Indiana between American forces led by Governor William Henry Harrison of the Indiana Territory and Native American warriors . a land deal between the United States and France, in which the U.S. acquired approximately 827,000 square miles of land west of the Mississippi River for $15 million..
British Acts, Boston Massacre, and the Boston Tea Party History these were started in order to pay for the Seven Years War. the group of colonists who violently protested. the group of colonlists who stayed loyal to England and King George III. where the Boston Tea Party took place. the group of colonists who attacked the British soldiers/loyalists during the Boston Massacre .
Biology Biology a plastid that contains chlorophyll. a space or vesicle within the cytoplasm of a cell. any of a class of small organelles. cells apart from prokaryotic cells. the central and most important part of an object.
Cardiovascular System Body When the lungs Cary oxogyn to the veins. The parts in the body that let you breath. Main chambers of the heart. Another valve in between other systems in the cardiovascular system. A tubular structure that carries the blood through the body.
Roles of the President and Vice President Government and Politics Determine the Presidential role that matches the hint or hint that matches one of your vocabulary words Where the President resides. The President oversees federal (national) agencies, appointing their directors and creating policies to determine their goals during his term. . The President makes plans to make sure the federal government's budget is profitable.. The President oversees treaties (agreements) with other countries.. Presides over the Senate and helps decide if the President is disabled..
Volleyball Sports Terminologies The original name of the game of volleyball, created by William Morgan.. The clockwise movement of players around the court and through the serving position following a side out. Players must retain their initial rotational order throughout the entire game, but once the ball is contacted on serve they are allowed to move . To change court positions after a ball is served to facilitate strongest player positions.. A serve that results directly in a point, usually when the ball hits the floor untouched on the receiving team's side of the court.. The tactical skill in which a ball is directed to a point where a player can spike it into the opponent's court..
Volleyball Terminologies Sports Complete the puzzle below. original name of the game of volleyball. the back boundary of the court. the clockwise movement of players around the court. an errant set that crosses the net without being touched by another offensive player. to change court positions after a ball is served to facilitate strongest player positions.
Anti-Slavery Movement History was the most famous black man among the abolitionists. ended slavery in the United States—at least in name. issued the Emancipation Proclamation. freed all slaves residing in areas of the nation currently in rebellion. The condition in which one person is owned as property by another and is under the owner's control.
State Capitals Government and Politics What is the capital of Kansas?. What is the capital of Illinois?. What is the capital of Mississippi?. What is the capital of Texas?. What is the capital of Colorado?.
Huck Finn Books Huck's drunken father. Huck find Jim here. The name of the show the cons produce. Widow Dougulas is trying to _______ Huck . Jim's planned destionation.
The Candymakers Books (Soccer player) Born: August 17, 1977, Les Ulis, France . we are the champions . a person who secretly collects and reports information on the activities, movements, and plans of an enemy or competitor.. a building or group of buildings where goods are manufactured or assembled by machine.. I can go 100 _____ per hour.
The Guns of Easter Books The Army Mick fights for. Trade Unionist- one of the leaders of the rising. Countess who was one of the rebels. The army Jimmys father fights for. School teacher- one of the leaders of the rising.
Pilgrim History people make own laws. settlement. animals raised for eggs, milk, meat. gun. promise written down.
Newton's Laws of Motion Physics Law of Actions and Reactions. What Newton's Laws are about. Alternate name for the law of motion. Law of Force = Mass x Acceleration. Rockets need more____ than a pencil.
Earthquakes Earth Sciences Complete the crossword puzzle. The block of rock that lies below the fault.. A landform that has high elevation and a more or less level surface.. A type of fault where rocks on either side move past each other sideways with little up-or-down motion. A stress force that squeezes rock until it folds or breaks.. The block of rock that lies above the fault..
Dairy Cows Animals Meat of young calves. Produced by cow after its first calf. Span of time a cow is giving milk. Removing animals from a herd. Red & white in color.
Pre-Algebra Math Factors and Multiples A number written as the product of its prime factors.. A factor of two or more different numbers.. A multiple of two or more different numbers.. A number that has three or more factors.. Numbers multiplied to give a product; the product divided by the factor gives a 0 remainder..
The Whipping Boy Books The _____________ of the class makes fun of everyone and never says nice things.. The neighbors were ______________ to enter the crime scene.. I think it would be pretty cool if we had _____________ pens to use in class.. My brother is a _____________ because he always lies to try and get me in trouble,. In music yesterday, we listened to a _____________..
Georgia Baseball Sports People, places, events and terms in baseball in Georgia Carrollton Minor League baseball team name. 1st black player in MLB. Atlanta Negro League Team name. Hammerin' Hank. Known as the Black Babe Ruth.
Volcanoes and Igneous Rocks Earth Sciences The name given to the molten rock that is found on the outside of the volcano.. A black rock that forms from cooled lava with small crystals. A rock that has lots of large crystals usually pink, white and black. A route molten rock takes to reach the surface.. A black/brown rock with many holes where gas has escaped from the rock as it cooled..
Giraffes Animals Giraffe Facts What vehicle can a male giraffe weigh as much as. Ten times as thicker in average strand of human hair. Giraffes are considered this because they have more than one stomach - They have four that assist in digesting food.. Distinct spots on fur to protect from predators. What body part does a giraffe fight with over female giraffes 'necking'.
Balto, the Dog Who Saved Nome Books You won't get lost or fail is you stay on the path or ____.. This young man's family name is Her and his teacher is Mrs. Anderson.. ____ and Patches are dogs that can find someone who is lost.. Mrs. Hatch ____, but she can't telegraph Frank and Brandon to come back.. This young man's family name is Ngo and his teacher is Mrs. Wilson..
American Culture Home and Family If something is funny, people will ______.. When people are happy, they ______.. Throw rubbish / trash on the ground.. If you bump into a person, you should say I'm ____.. Hi, how are you? I'm ____..
Dog Breeds Animals Do you need me to 'retrieve' something?. What's up with my big ears? . I'm a fluffy lion that likes to 'Chow' down!!. My name rymthes with mug!!. I prefer the farmlands of Australia.
Spelling Spelling Lists Any Power of Feeling. The Act of a Search. Non Transparent. Pertaining to Biology. Prescription Medicine.
Short Story Elements Literature and Writing conflict that takes place within the mind of a character. central message or insight about life . shows events from before the present of the story. an intended contradiction between . the narrator uses the pronouns I, me, and my.
Weather Pattern Meteorology Fill in correct word for the definition. A form of precipitation consisting of ice pellets, often mixed with rain or snow. A vortex created when cold and warm air combine. Colder than rain, but not as heavy as sleet. The average of all weather conditions of an area over a long period of time. A breeze blowing toward the sea from the land, especially at night.
Earth Earth Sciences Hot magma that comes out of a volcano.. Very large areas of land; there are seven _________ on Earth.. The center of Earth.. A blanket of gases, including oxygen, on the surface of planet Earth.. The outer layer of Earth..
Plants Botany Complete the Crossword Puzzle. the protective layer on a leaf. the part of a plant that transports water and nutrients from the roots to the leaves. when trees stay alive in the winter. tiny openings on a leaf control how quick a plant loses water. when extra water exits a leaf.
Bronze Age History Looks like a hook but cuts. You have to do this to fit into a Cist Grave. Looks like the moon. How metal is melted. Large cooking pot.
Halloween Halloween Find the words matching with their definitions to fill in this crossword puzzle: spirit of a dead person. (v.) to wear a costume. magical art performed by witches. useful to paint your face. pumpkin that has been carved.
 
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