Here’s one of our unique 8th grade worksheets, that even adults will find to be very challenging. How long will it take you to solve it?
Random Definitions™: ARMADILLO
Here's a peek at the printable page. Full instructions and clues also appear below.
Instructions: Use only the letters in ARMADILLO to spell a word for each definition given here. Then place the new word correctly in the diagram.
Watch out! The definitions are given in random order. There is a solution in which every answer will fit into the diagram. See the printable version and answers.
A. A kind of duck
B. An electronic receiver that detects and amplifies
C. It has the same value as 100 pennies
D. A cud-chewing mammal related to camels, but having no
E. A piece written for theatrical performance
F. A shortened word for a luxurious car, usually driven by a chauffeur
G. A 3-dimensional picture or exhibit
H. A high-ranking naval officer
I. A wake-up sound from a clock or other device
Figure out answers to these clues, then place your words in the diagram on this printable page.
Note: While you may be able to place some of your answers in more than one line in the diagram, you need to find a solution in which all the words fit.
On this printable worksheet, you'll see that each
scrambled words contains 8 lines. One of the words
describes the topic. The other seven words can be unscrambled to spell
words related to that topic.
Make sure you can solve it before you share it with your students!
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