The Princess Bride
William Goldman

Reading Strategies

Cover Image

Anticipation Guide
Crossword Puzzle
Graphic Unit Organizer
Purpose of Story Grammar
Raygor Readability
Story Grammar Final
Story Grammar Student Copy
The Cloze Strategy
The Lands of The Princess Bride
Vocabulary Purpose

Reading Activities

More Information About The Princess Bride

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(+)  The capybara: A before reading activity

(+)  Vocabulary: a before reading activity

(+)  Conventional Characters: A before reading activity

(+)  What is Love? A before reading activity

(+)  Abridgments: A before reading activity

(+)  Character Analysis: an activity for during the reading

(+)  Write an Alternative Scene: an activity for during the reading

(+)  Create a PowerPoint Presentation: An activity for during the reading

(+)  A Newspaper Article: An activity for during the reading

(+)  Character Knowledge Game: An activity for during the reading

(+)  Book Jacket: An after reading activity

(+)  The Princess Bride Review Sheet: An after reading activity

(+)  Happily Ever After? An after reading activity

(+)  What Makes a Lasting Relationship? An after reading activity

(+)  The test: An after reading activity


  • Goldman's Page
    This is William Goldman's official page for The Princess Bride, including instructions for getting a copy of the missing scene, a story synopsis and a biography of William Goldman.
  • Wikipedia page
    This page outlines a history of The Princess Bride, both the movie and the book.
  • Sparknotes for The Princess Bride
    This cite provides chapter summaries and main themes within The Princess Bride.