NOTE:This crossword is meant to be used after students have read the book.
All of the answers to this crossword are challenging words from DRAGONWINGS. Students first read explanations of what an analogy is and the difference between a synonym analogy and an antonym analogy. They then solve the puzzle by completing the analogies. Below is an example of a synonym analogy clue.
Companies : businesses :: SCHEMATICS : _____
And here's an example of an antonym analogy clue.
Miserable : comfortable :: INDIFFERENT : _____
Note that the 20 words in this puzzle are the same 20 words featured on the Dragonwings edition of Bookmarks Plus. Use both to reinforce meaning!
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• DRAGONWINGS: 10 Quotefall Puzzles—Good Spelling Workout! Each quotefall is a quotation from the story. Students form individual words of the quotation by transferring letters from above the double line of the puzzle grid to squares in the columns directly below. Quotefalls can be challenging, but students love working them—and they’re great spelling workouts!
• DRAGONWINGS: Analogy Vocabulary Crossword—Challenging and Fun! Students complete 20 analogies containing challenging words. Good practice!
• DRAGONWINGS: 10 Word Merges—One “Word” Becomes Two! Two-word phrases from the story are blended into one “word.” Students decipher the phrases. Harder than it sounds, but a good spelling workout!
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