NOTE: This puzzle can be used either before or after students read the play.
This crossword puzzle contains 50 Elizabethan-era words or phrases from THE MERCHANT OF VENICE. Clues consist of the word/phrase; answers are today's equivalent. Examples:
2 Down: Ere
39 Across: Rheum
9 Across: Ague
23 Down: Sola
Fun way to quiz students on Shakespeare's language! Makes a great prereading assignment to familiarize students with Elizabethan language!
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* THE MERCHANT OF VENICE: Character Word Search with Hidden Message! 21 characters’ name; hidden message: A pound of flesh
* THE MERCHANT OF VENICE: 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. Students love these puzzles!
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