Note: This product is meant to be used after students read the book.
Students solve this puzzle by providing synonyms or antonyms for 25 vocabulary words from THE WITCH OF BLACKBIRD POND.
Examples of clues:
* Her purpose was only too apparent as she made ADROIT attempts to draw John Holbrook into the discussion. (ant.) ANSWER: clumsy
* Was there some PREMONITION, she would wonder, that made that moment so poignant…? (syn.) ANSWER: forewarning
* “Seven different kinds of cake,” Judith counted SURREPTITIOUSLY. (ant.) ANSWER: openly
* Every evening … she had sat waiting with impatience for her uncle’s MONOTONOUS voice to cease. (syn.) ANSWER: unchanging
A fun way to learn vocabulary!
NOTE: This puzzle contains the 25 Words to Know from THE WITCH OF BLACKBIRD POND edition of Bookmarks Plus.
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Also, these same 25 words are part of my THE WITCH OF BLACKBIRD POND 50-Word Prereading Vocabulary Puzzle.
Use all three to reinforce meaning!
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