NOTE: This puzzle is meant to be used after students have read the book.
Every clue in this crossword is related to an event, character, or detail in The Summer of the Swans.
What Willie is to Charlie. (ANSWER: aunt)
Color of Sara's dyed sneakers. (ANSWER: puce)
Sara wears the same size shoes as Jackie ___ Onassis (ANSWER: Kennedy)
Challenges students' reading-for-detail skills in a fun way, and it's a great review for objective tests!
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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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Students provide synonyms or antonyms for challenging words.
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Each quotefall puzzle contains 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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