This Word document is a synopsis of the story of Elya Yelnats from Chapter 7 of the novel by Louis Sachar.
Students demonstrate their understanding of this sub-plot by completing the cloze test procedure. This is a light, fun activity which students enjoy. I find this a useful method with EAL or SEN students who need some scaffolding when writing their own summaries of events.
Alternatively, this could be used for assessment or for revision.
A word bank is included to support students. You could remove this to make the activity more challenging.
The solution is included.