Phantom Tollbooth

The printables on this page are designed to go along with the children's adventure novel Phantom Tollbooth, by Norton Juster. Worksheets include reading comprehension questions, literature circle role sheets, a word search puzzle, writing prompts, and vocabulary activities.

Chapters 1 & 2
Check students' reading comprehension with 15 fill-in-the-blank, short answer, and multiple choice questions.
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Students find and define these words from the book.
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This picture shows Milo standing in front of a tollbooth. Students color the illustration and write a few sentences to explain who is in the picture and what's happening.
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Chapters 3 & 4
This printable has six multiple choice and short answer questions from chapters 3 and 4.
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In the story, the advisers provide synonyms for every word that is spoken. Students choose a word and use a thesaurus to find synonyms for that word.
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Challenge your students to find these vocabulary words in the book. They can use the Internet or a dictionary to define each.
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Chapters 5 & 6
This worksheet has multiple choice questions, fill-in-the-blanks, and short answer questions to check students' understanding of chapters 5 and 6.
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Define each of these vocabulary words. You may want to allow students to use the Internet or have them look up the words in a dictionary.
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This picture shows Milo, Tock, and a witch sitting down together. Students color the picture. Then write a few sentences to describe who is in the picture and what's happening.
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Chapters 7 - 8
Check students' comprehension with this sheet of printable questions from chapters 7 and 8.
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Have students look up the meanings of these vocabulary words from the novel.
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Chapters 9 & 10
Assess your students reading comprehension with these questions.
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Students can research the definitions to these words from the book.
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Chapters 11 & 12
Use these reading comprehension question to check your students' understanding of these chapters.
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Find definitions for these six challenging vocab words from the story.
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Chapters 13 - 15
Answer the questions about the reading assignment for chapters 13, 14, and 15.
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Can you define these vocabulary words from the story?
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Chapters 16 & 17
Answer these reading comp questions for chapters 16 through 17.
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Can your students find the definitions to these vocabulary words?
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Chapters 18 - 20
These questions focus on final three chapters of the Phantom Tollbooth.
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Find and define these challenging vocab words from chapters 18, 19, and 20.
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Whole Book
These questions can be used to assess a student's understanding of the entire book. Includes multiple choice, true/false, and quotation identification questions.
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How many words can you find hidden in the puzzle? Word list includes Milo, Doldrums, King Azaz, Humbug, Rhyme and Reason, Tock, Dictionopolis, Mathemagician, watchdog, and tollbooth.
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Tell which character is speaking for each quotation from the story.
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This printable has three projects students can choose from. They can either write a book review, make a book cover with a description of the book, or make their own test with answer key.
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Set of four printable bookmarks to use with the Phantom Tollbooth novel.
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Literature Circles
The question leader's job is to write several open-ended questions that can be used for a book discussion.
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The summarizer's job is to write a summary of the chapters read.
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The illustrator's job is to draw a scene from the assigned chapters. Other members of the group must describe the scene.
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The word wizard's job is to find challenging words in the text and define them.
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The RLC's job is to describe how events in the story are similar to events in real life.
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