NOTE: THIS PRODUCT IS MEANT TO BE USED AFTER READING THE GREAT GATSBY.
Every clue in this unique crossword is a simile, metaphor, hyperbole, or an example of personification from THE GREAT GATSBY. A key word in each clue has been left out, so students must use their knowledge of the story, their critical thinking skills, and maybe most importantly, their imaginations to fill in the blank.
"We ought to plan something," yawned Miss Baker, sitting down at the table as if she were getting into ___. (simile) ANSWER: bed
...[T]he cab stopped at one slice in a long white ___ of apartment houses. (metaphor) ANSWER: cake
[T]he glow faded, each light deserting her with lingering ___ (personification) ANSWER: regret
...[If] one ___ was removed the whole library was liable to collapse. (hyperbole) ANSWER: brick
A FUN WAY TO GAIN AN APPRECIATION FOR FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE!