NOTE: This product is meant to be used after students have read the book.
Students solve this puzzle by providing synonyms for 26 vocabulary words from BEARSTONE. Words are presented in the original sentence from the book. Also included are parts of speech. Note: A thesaurus is more appropriate for solving this crossword than a dictionary.
Examples of clues:
* “[The horses] will be pretty SKITTISH,” Walter said. “Haven’t been rode.” (Easily __; adj.) ANSWER: excited
* It was called the Window, and it was so close he could see birds flying in the wide gap between its SHEER walls. (Straight ___ –3 words; adj.) ANSWER: up and down
* “You really think there’s gold in your mine?” he asked SKEPTICALLY. (With ___; adv.) ANSWER: doubt
These 25 words are from in the Words to Know list of the BEARSTONE edition of BOOKMARKS PLUS. Use both to reinforce meaning!
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