NOTE: THIS PUZZLE IS MEANT TO BE USED RIGHT AFTER STUDENTS HAVE READ THE PLAY OR RIGHT BEFORE.
This crossword puzzle contains 50 Elizabethan-era words or phrases from ROMEO AND JULIET. Clues consist of the word/phrase; answers are today's equivalent. Examples:
4 Down: Gyves
24 Across: Beshrew
17 Across: Ambuscadoes
12 Across: Orizons
41 Down: Behooveful
Fun review after reading the play! Also makes a great prereading assignment to familiarize students with Elizabethan language!
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• ROMEO AND JULIET: 10 Quotefall Puzzles—A 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!
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