Can you change LOVE into HATE in 4 moves? LOVE

1
Can you change
LOVE into HATE in
4 moves?
LOVE
HATE
Change one letter at each step to
make a new word.
2
Can you think of ten
words containing
the letters
GEO
in that order?
Geo was the Greek word for world.
3
How many
‘ready made’ words
can you find inside
the word
GRANDMOTHER
Hint: There are more than 10
4
How many words can you
make using 5 or more
letters in this grid? Use
any letters in any
order, but only once
in a word.
5
How many ready
made words can you
find inside the word
PHOTOGRAPHY
Hint : There are six
6
One prefix will make the
following into complete
words. What is it?
________________ social
______________ bacterial
_______________dote
_______________biotic
_____________clockwise
________________septic
What does it mean ?
7
Rearrange the following
letters to make new words :
DAWN
LATE
MADE
EAR
EACH
NOT
NOTE
LAME
EAT
TEAM
ABLE
READ
8
Can you change
ROSE into MILK in
4 moves?
ROSE
MILK
Change one letter at each step to
make a new word.
9
Can you change
REEL into LEAP in
4 moves?
REEL
LEAP
Change one letter at each step to
make a new word.
10
Can you change
CAME into LONE in
4 moves?
CAME
LONE
Change one letter at each
step to make a new
word.
11
WHAT AM I?
I HAVE SIX
LETTERS
My first makes more than one.
My second makes waves.
My third is just me.
My fourth is the same as my last.
My fifth starts the opposite of
“yes”.
My sixth sounds like “see”.
My last starts the end.
12
Think of another word
with the same starting
letter and same number of
syllables :
passenger
independent
opening
horrible
complicated
13
How many different
meanings can you
find for the words :
1.depression
2. bank
3. show
14
Think of 3 prefixes you
could put in front of both
and
to make other words.
What do they mean?
15
Complete these sentences
with a main clause :
1) After 30 minutes of waiting at
the bus stop, ……….
2) Although it looked disgusting,
…………….
3) ………...…, despite feeling unwell.
4) Frantically, ………………………..
5) ……………… unless you have got a
good excuse.
6) Shocked, ……………….………….
16
Can you work out the
answer to this riddle?
* I am a place with 10
letters.
* I start and end with
two different
consonants.
* In my middle, I have two vowels
together.
* I come from the French
language.
* I contain the word “ran”.
* I contain a word meaning “glow”.
* I am a place where people can
“rest” while they eat.
What am I?
17
Make up a riddle for
one of these words :
* Knowledge
* Accommodation
* Leisure
18
Choose the correct prefix (dis…,
ir…, im…, un…) to form the antonym
(opposite) of each of these words :
• precise
• appear
• friendly
• loyal
• respectful
• helpful
• measurable
• perfect
• regular
• honest
19
How many new
words can you make
by adding prefixes
and suffixes to this
root :
(meaning : to carry)
20
English Subject Wordsearch
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T
S
Y
X
M
W
O
R
D
S
Q
R
N
O
N
O
M
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O
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I
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W
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W
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M
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N
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V
E
L
F
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V
U
M
A
G
L
L
A
N
G
U
A
G
E
How many English ‘subject’ words can
you find in this grid?
21
Can you unscramble the
words below to form words
which make sense?
Hint : They are all to do
with techniques used to
persuade others.
penoittier
ssimhape
caltorirhe stionequs
cideeven
goalsn
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MATHS
Unscramble the
mathematical terms :
tiplulmticaoni
nivsidio
oeaqtuin
idtiadno
lpiltmuy
tiesigvintaon
catirfon
miadlec
orfcta
ganrilet
23
Can you think of 5
synonyms for
to fit in this
sentence?
Eg. This quotation shows
that Cassie is really
scared.
Hint : There are
more than 5.
24
Can you think of 5
alternatives to ‘said’ in
each of these sentences?
1. “Why haven’t you done
your homework?” (said)
the teacher.
2. “I hate lumpy custard!”
(said) Jack.
3. The police
officer (said), “Drop
the gun now!”
25
How many words
containing
(meaning write)
can you think of?
eg. telegraph
26
How many words
beginning with
can you think of?
27
Unscramble the letters to
give a scientific word. You
are given the first letter.
S
C
I
E
N
C
E
toveln
domnpou
atvnieietgs
mnpirteex
luatre
bbteouslmi
edicenv
28
Think of 10 words
with
(in that order)
within them.
‘
’ is the Greek
word for
‘
’.
29
How many words can you
make that relate to
SCIENCE?
Each word must have a
minimum of 3 to 4 of
these syllables.
er
a
an
in
ar
sis
y chem
tion
ive
per
tus
ex
cor
I al
cal
dis
vent
ment
app
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HISTORY
Unscramble these historical
terms. You have been given the
first letter.
C
G
T
P
D
C
I
P
R
D
telsa
tnmvoerne
roiart
cstiilo
ntysya
toisaiinlvi
soninav
pgdanaroa
blelonie
ncfeee
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GEOGRAPHY
Unscramble these geographical
terms. You have been given the
first letter.
L
W
P
C
E
H
S
E
R
I
tteuaid
tereha
tolnulio
emtali
ryutsa
tbatia
mteletnte
nsiroo
nogei
anlointanetr
32
Which prefix, meaning
‘before’, can you put in
front of the following to
make words :
____________dict
____________sent
____________vent
____________mature
____________liminary
____________vious
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SOME ANSWERS
1.
Love
Dove
Dave
Have
Hate
2.
Geography
Geometry
George
Surgeon
Gorgeous
Courageous
Outrageous
3.
grand
gran
ran
rand (South African currency)
an
and
mother
moth
other
he
her
4.
bleat
later
table
stale
stone
stable
steal
stole
…and more
5.
photo
to
rap
6.
anti = against
7.
wand
tale
dame
are
ache
ton
tone
male
tea
meat
bale
dear
hot
graph
tog
8.
rose
role
mole
mile
milk
Geology
Geophysics
Dungeon
Sturgeon
beast
laser
loses
stare
strobe
least
bloat
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9.
reel, real, reap, leap
10.
came, come, cone, lone
11.
Science
12.
By way of example :
probably
indefinite
opposite
holiday
complemented
13.
DEPRESSION :
• misery
• dent
• economic slump
14.
pre
in
circum
BANK :
• financial institution
• river side
• flying turn
• bet
SHOW :
• reveal
• performance
15.
A variety of possible answers.
16.
Restaurant
17.
A variety of possible answers.
18.
imprecise
disappear
unfriendly
disloyal
disrespectful
unhelpful
immeasurable
imperfect
irregular
dishonest
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19.
import
importing
important
imported
export
exporting
exported
transport
transported
transporting
transportation
porter
portly
portentous
portable
20.
English
adjective
language
noun
verb
poet
novel
vowel
comma
antonym
words
adverb
semi-colon
colon
21.
(for year 9)
repetition
emphasis
rhetorical questions
evidence
slogan
22.
multiplication
division
equation
addition
multiply
investigation
fraction
decimal
factor
triangle
23.
conveys
indicates
illustrates
demonstrates
suggests
24.
By way of example :
1.
asked
demanded
questioned
2.
complained
mumbled
spat
shouted
3.
screamed
warned
instructed
displays
reveals
depicts
models
enquired
bellowed
barked
muttered
moaned
exclaimed
cried
yelled
shouted
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25.
graphology
autograph
photograph
graphic
geography
graphite
calligraphy
paragraph
26.
actor
activity
actual
actuality
27.
solvent
compound
investigate
experiment
neutral
combustible
evidence
28.
biology
biography
autobiography
anti-biotic
bionic
biofeedback
biochemistry
and more.
29.
chemical
experiment
inventive
invention
apparatus
discover
analysis
30.
castle
government
traitor
politics
dynasty
civilisation
invasion
propaganda
rebellion
defence
31.
latitude
weather
pollution
climate
estuary
habitat
settlement
international
erosion
region
32.
PRE = before
actress
activate
actually
active
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