Note: This product is meant to be used after students have read the book.
Students solve this puzzle by providing synonyms or antonyms for 25 vocabulary words from THE GREAT GATSBY.
*It was a rich cream color, bright with nickel…and terraced with a LABYRINTH of wind-shields that mirrored a dozen suns. (syn.) ANSWER: maze
*The bar is in full swing, and floating rounds of cocktails permeate the garden outside, until the air is alive with chatter and laughter, and casual INNUENDO and introductions forgotten on the spot... (syn.) ANSWER: insinuations
*That request seemed SUPERFLUOUS when I wrote it. (ant.) ANSWER: necessary
*From the moment I telephoned news of the catastrophe to West Egg village, every SURMISE about him, and every practical question, was referred to me. (ant.) ANSWER: fact
*“See!” he cried triumphantly. “It’s a BONA-FIDE piece of printed matter. It fooled me." (ant.) ANSWER: fake
*"He’s quite a character around New York — a DENIZEN of Broadway.” (ant.) ANSWER: visitor
A fun way to learn vocabulary!
NOTE: This puzzle contains the 25 Words to Know from THE GREAT GATSBY edition of Bookmarks Plus.
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Also, these same 25 words are part of my THE GREAT GATSBY 50-Word Prereading Vocabulary Puzzle.
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