NOTE: This puzzle is meant to be used before students read the book.
This crossword contains 50 challenging words from AS YOU LIKE IT. Either as a homework assignment or as an opportunity for students to work in pairs with a thesaurus in class, it's a great way to prepare students for reading the book and, thus, understanding the story. Note that the parts of speech are included to aid students in finding the exact definition. Also note that students will benefit from the use of a thesaurus rather than a dictionary.
Examples of clues:
* Albeit (adv.) ANSWER: although
* Augmenting (2 words; v.) ANSWER: adding to
* Ambles: Walks ___ (adv.) ANSWER: slowly
* Irksome (adj.) ANSWER: irritating
* Expediently (adv.) ANSWER: quickly
* Chanticleer (n.) ANSWER: rooster
More challenging—and fun—than a typical vocabulary crossword!
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
This puzzle includes the 25 Words to Know from the AS YOU LIKE IT edition of Bookmarks Plus, which students can refer to for definitions as they read the story as well as a list of main characters, author information, and more. See list below.
Also, to reinforce meaning even more, I have created a synonym/antonym crossword over the same 25 words. See list below.
USE ALL THREE PRODUCTS TO REINFORCE MEANING!
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* AS YOU LIKE IT: 50-word Prereading Crossword—Familiarizes Students with the Book!
Helps prepare students for reading the book! Use with the As You Like It edition of Bookmarks Plus and the As You Like It Synonym/Antonym Vocabulary Crossword to reinforce meanings of new words!
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