NOTE: This puzzle is meant to be used after students have read the book.
Students solve this crossword by providing synonyms and antonyms for 25 vocabulary words from CATHERINE CALLED BIRDY.
Examples of clues:
* I listened meekly, but my whole self shudders at the thought of belonging to the DESPICABLE Shaggy Beard. (ant.)ANSWER: wonderful
* I do not know if the TURMOIL of the liver I am suffering is because of George or because I had two portions of eel pie for supper. (syn.) ANSWER: trouble
* I have been spending EXCESSIVE time curing other people’s ale head... (ant: Not ___) ANSWER: enough
* William Steward grew SMITTEN and made flowery speeches to her... (___-struck; syn.) ANSWER: love
A fun way to learn vocabulary!
Note: The puzzle contains the 25 Words to Know from CATHERINE CALLED BIRDY edition of Bookmarks Plus.
Catherine Called Birdy edition of Bookmarks Plus—A Handy Little Reading Aid!
Also, these same 25 words are part of my CATHERINE CALLED BIRDY: 50-Word Prereading Vocabulary Puzzle. Use all three to reinforce meaning!
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