Study the word list: Characters in Chains Study
Learn using Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check: Characters in Chains Learn
Spelling Games: Characters in Chains Games
Listen and Spell test: Characters in Chains Test
Printable worksheets and activities: Characters in Chains Print
Handwriting worksheets: Characters in Chains Write

Study the word list: Characters in Chains

Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson follows Isabel Gardener, an enslaved girl in Revolutionary War-era New York City. She and her sister Ruth serve the cruel Madam Lockton. When Isabel is recruited as a spy for the Patriots, she navigates loyalty, freedom, and the complexities of war in her quest for liberty.

Isabel The novel's protagonist, Isabel Gardener, is a young African American girl who is enslaved in New York City.
gardener Isabel Gardener is determined, resourceful, and dreams of freedom.
Ruth Ruth Gardener communicates with her sister Isabel using sign language.
Lockton Madam Lockton is a wealthy and ruthless slaveowner.
Elihu Madam Lockton's husband, Elihu, is initially sympathetic to Isabel and Ruth's plight, but he later becomes less empathetic.
Curzon Curzon, a fellow slave and Isabel's ally and friend, introduces her to the idea of working for the Patriots during the Revolutionary War.
Bellingham Mr. Bellingham is a kind and wealthy man who is sympathetic to the Patriot cause.
Seymour Lady Seymour is an Englishwoman who befriends Isabel and Ruth, offering them assistance and support.
Becky Becky Berry is a free African American girl who becomes friends with Isabel.
Berry Becky Berry works as a spy for the Patriots.
Morse Captain Morse is a Patriot officer who recruits Isabel to work as a spy for the American cause.

Use the list: Characters in Chains

'Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check' spelling exercise for Characters in Chains Learn this spelling list using the 'Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check' activity.


Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check

How to use:

Look and read the word.

Say the word. Click the speaker icon.

Cover the word.

Write the word.

Check your spelling.


English spelling games Spelling games using the word list: Characters in Chains

Spring spelling gameSpringtime Spelling
Spring into spelling!

Easter spelling gameEaster Egg Hunt
Crack the eggs!

Word search Word Search, small
The classic English word game.
Print version

Against the clock Against the Clock
Spelling 'against the clock'.

Mayan Temple spelling gameMayan Temple
Try the temple spelling puzzle.

Monkey Business spelling gameMonkey Business
It's bananas!

More games

Spelling test: Characters in Chains Test yourself using the 'Listen and Spell' spelling test.

Worksheets and activities Print worksheets and activities: Characters in Chains

More worksheets and activities

Handwriting worksheets: Characters in Chains Handwriting worksheets: Characters in Chains

Log in or try Spellzone for FREE

Access to ALL spelling resources!

free trial robot

No obligation - No pre-payment - No risk

Free Trial
Single Users | Familes | Schools

This word list was created by Spellzone. View more Spellzone course lists or curriculum word lists.

Please turn your screen to landscape to play this game.
Spellzone list  

Spelling games

Try Spellzone for free

Share this list

"Thank goodness for Spellzone during this remote learning phase. The site is easy for students to navigate independently and they're really enjoying the activities and spelling games. You get an awful lot for your money with Spellzone. Really reassuring is the very prompt response with helpdesk queries. I've very rarely needed the helpdesk, but when I have, the issue has been addressed and sorted within a very short time."

Sarah Taggart, Oasis Academy Lord's Hill