NOTE: This puzzle is meant to be used before students read the book. Also, since most answers consist of one word, students benefit from the use of a thesaurus rather than a dictionary.
This crossword contains 50 challenging words from BE A PERFECT PERSON IN JUST THREE DAYS. 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 answer.
Examples of clues:
* Glowered: ___ angrily (v.) ANSWER: stared
* Wafted (v.) ANSWER: floated
* Nutrition: ___ eating (n.) ANSWER: healthy
* Precisely (adv.) ANSWER: exactly
* Inhale: ___ in (v.) ANSWER: breathe
* Temptation: Something you ___ but shouldn’t have (n.) ANSWER: want
* Slurp: To eat ___ (v.) ANSWER: noisily
FYI: This puzzle includes the 25 Words to Know from the BE A PERFECT PERSON IN JUST THREE DAYS 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 BE A PERFECT PERSON IN JUST THREE DAYS synonym/antonym crossword over the same 25 words. A great way to test students’ understanding of synonyms and antonyms! Clues include the sentences from the book! See list below.
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• Bookmarks Plus: BE A PERFECT PERSON IN JUST THREE DAYS!—Handy Reading Aid!
Helps students keep track of characters and provides definitions for new words—and so much more! Students and teachers alike are delighted with these handy reading aids!
• BE A PERFECT PERSON IN JUST THREE DAYS! 50-word Prereading Crossword
Familiarize students with new words before they read the book! Helps prepare students for reading the book! Use with the Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days edition of Bookmarks Plus and the Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days Synonym/Antonym Vocabulary Crossword to reinforce meanings of new words!
• BE A PERFECT PERSON IN JUST THREE DAYS! Synonym/Antonym Crossword
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