Word puzzles are a fun way to learn vocabulary and technical terms. You can use them instead of fill-in-the-blanks and similar tests.
This example helps new Visual Basic programmers learn various methods and properties.
This example of a crossword puzzle allows learners to practice using calming words to keep a disagreement from becoming confrontational.
This example of a crossword puzzle tests learners knowledge of some historical trivia.
Here is an example of a hangman-type game. You are given a category and must guess the answer by clicking on the letters of the alphabet. You have ten tries. For each wrong guess, a piece of a gallows appears in the box. If you fail to guess the answer before the gallows is built, you lose. The good news is you can click for a hint.
About the examples
The modified Word Quiz was originally built by Kathy Dutton in HTML5. Learn more at http://codepen.io/cathydutton/pen/ldazc.