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Title Subject Instructions / Description Sample Puzzle Hints
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Books Complete the crossword below Marguerite's brother . Mr.______ sexually abused Marguerite . Bailey's first love . Mrs.____changed Marguerite's name. Johnson children's method of travel to Stamps.
Book Scavenger Books By Jennifer Chambliss Bertman a valuable object that has belonged to a family for several generations.. close familiarity or friendship; closeness.. so lost in thought that one does not realize what one is doing, what is happening, etc.; preoccupied to the extent of being unaware of one's immediate surroundings. a person one knows slightly, but who is not a close friend.. miscellaneous articles, especially the equipment needed for a particular activity.
Southwest Asia/North Africa World Geography In 1900 B.C., _____ developed as a religion.. These regions are considered _____ _____ because such things as religion, use of tools and weapons, organized social structures, etc. of agriculture started and spread from these areas.. In 1948 A.D., the state of _____ was founded.. In 638 A.D., the _____ conquered Jerusalem.. The type of person who believes Jesus was a prophet..
Minerals Geology Complete the puzzle using the clues below. refers to compounds that do not contain carbon, and not consisting of or deriving from living matter.. the tendency of a mineral to break along flat planar surfaces as determined by the structure of its crystal lattice. true color of the mineral in powdered form. refers to the arrangement, type, and ratio of atoms in molecules of chemical substances.. characteristic of a mineral that gives a distinctive scent if moistened, heated, breathed upon or rubbed..
Doctor Who Television General Knowledge Planet of the Time Lords. Monster that you forget. Has lived billions of years. The planet of the 'original' Cybermen. Galatic police.
International Nativity Religion on December 27th they have Carnavale. Christmas goes from the beginning of September to the Baptism of Jesus. the main meal usually consists of lechon asado and arroz con gandules. they have had a Santa Claus parade since 1913, eat a meal with pigs' feet. early Christmas morning girls go collect 'strong water'.
Musical Music a repeated rhythmic phrase, typically one shouted or sung in unison by a crowd.. a piece or a section of a piece played or sung by a single performer.. a piece of music used for this ceremony or in any other context honoring those who have died.. a separate composition or set of compositions by a particular composer, usually ordered by date of publication.. a series of eight notes occupying the interval between (and including) two notes, one having twice or half the frequency of vibration of the other..
A Look Back on 2016 History RIP Snape. nominated for 9 Grammys . Michael Phelps makes new records. It finally came out. According to Wikipedia, it is the dance move that 'resembles sneezing'.
Imperialism Government and Politics Game of the week! a crop produced for its commercial value rather than for use by the grower.. a policy proposed by the US in 1899,under which all nations would have equal opportunities to trade in China. . an 1854 agreement between the US and Japan, which opened 2 japanese ports to US ships and allowed the US to set up an embassy in Japan.. Has it's own internal government, but under control of another country. a 1900 revolt in China, aimed at ending foreign influence in the country. .
Geology Geology growing roots widen fractures . hot molten or semifluid rock erupted from a volcano or fissure, or solid rock resulting from cooling of this.. when a block of dedrock breaks free and fall or bounces down a diff . that remove soil, rock, or dissolved material from one location on the Earth's crust, then transport it away to another location.. any of a group of minerals that occur as minute sheetlike or fibrous crystals in clay. They are all hydrated aluminosilicates having layered crystal structures..
Medical Specialists Business and Work Diagnoses & treats eye defects, injuries & diseases . Diagnoses & treats disorders & diseases of the internal structures of the body. Diagnoses & treats heart diseases. Diagnoses & treats diseases & disorders of the nervous system . Diagnoses & treats cancers & tumors.
African Animals Animals Use the clues to solve the Crossword below. The ______ is one of the largest monkeys on earth. They come in five species: Chacma, Guinea, Hamadryas, Olive, and Yellow.. The ____ _________ is the largest reptile in the world, second only to its saltwater cousin. They carry their babies, once hatched, safely away from monitor lizards to water - in their mouths.. The _______ is a small mammal that lives in colonies. They can survive dangerous scorpion stings, but must watch out for eagles.. The large ________ is the largest land animal alive today. They have large teeth sticking out of their mouths, and big ears.. The ____ is often referred to as “the King of the Jungle,” even though it lives on the savannah. They are the only big cats with large masses of fur around their necks..
Muscles Body / elevates mandible. / rotates arm laterally. / tenses abdominal wall and compresses abdominal contents, flexes vertebral column. / tenses abdominal wall and compresses abdominal contents. / flexes leg and thigh/ abducts and rotates thigh laterally.
Song Titles from the 1940's Music fill in the missing word Swinging on a ____. I'll Never ____Again. I'll be ____You. Mule ____. Stormy ____.
Arkansas History World Geography Alternate Designation of the 7th Regiment, Arkansas State Troops.. Place where the operations on ___, for the battle of Saint Charles.. Senator of Arkansas through the years 1862-1864. Last name of Johnson.. Last name of the commander who commanded “Walker’s Regiment”.. Arkansas’s first volunteer soldiers served in this unit. .
Reform Movement History It was the first national women's rights convention and a pivotal event in the continuing story of the U.S. and women's rights.. American abolitionist and writer, he escaped slavery and became a leading African American spokesman and writer.. Abolitionist widespread newspaper. Rights activist on behalf of mentally ill patients - created first wave of US mental asylums. Document listed the grievances of women & their need for social & political equality..
The Making of Modern Britain World Geography Revision themes First Labour Prime Minister after WW2. Churchill's original political party. Nickname of Macmillan. Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer who introduced prescription charges in 1951. Churchill's successor as Prime Minister.
Football Sports a ball one downs deliberately behind one's own goal line or that is kicked through one's end zone. It is taken to the 25-yard line to resume play. a defensive back who normally is positioned well behind the line of scrimmage. a player positioned behind the center who directs a team's offensive play. one of a series of marks made along parallel lines that delineate the middle of the field, used to spot the ball after a play ends outside these lines. National Football League.
DNA Body a genetic locus useful for determining gender. a repeating unit of DNA consisting of one of four bases - adenine, guanine, cytosine, or thymine -- attached to a phosphate-sugar group. the order of bases on all twenty-three pairs of human chromosomes. a region of a chromosome that contains multiple copies of a core DNA sequence . a threadlike structure in the cell nucleus, along which the genes are located.
Parts of Speech Literature and Writing To review for your final exam, complete the following crossword puzzle. Words that name persons, places, or things, including words that name emotions and ideas, are ____________.. Transitive or intransitive verb? The kiwi lays enormous eggs.. Lemon Brown's legs were covered with rages that were held on with ____________.. In a story, the first part introduces the characters. It is called the _____________. . 'Don't mention Paw-paw's feet,' Stacy's mother warns. 'She's ___________ about them.'.
SW Asia and N Africa World Geography desert located in North Africa. religion that revolves around study and the observance of God's law written in the Torah and expounded in the Talmud. place where culture began and started. arabic word meaning 'struggle for reform'. a leader chosen by God.
The 1920's Decade History Broadcasting system. Sport played by Babe Ruth. Fear of Communism . Women cosmetics. Opposition to Immigration.
World War 2 History Use the clues given below to help you fill in the boxes The Canadians were assigned the job of kicking the NAZI’s out of _______ , later on May 5th, 1945, the NAZI’s surrendered. D-Day is best known as the largest __________ attack in human history?. Where did the miracle take place when more than 300,000 allied troops were rescued?. What was the fighting strategy the Canadians used to defeat the NAZIs and captured Ortona on December 28th?. Who is the leader of Germany and the NAZI party?.
Byzantine History A religious split. What the Byzantines had to defend their capital against attacks-very secret. This makes up most of the Arabian Peninsula. Muhammad was a ______ at the age of 7. . Muhammad said a _____ came to him to preach about one true god. .
Post-War World 1945 to present History Polish independence movement. Ike's retreat. fruit dipped in chocolate sauce. U.S. city; site of The Arch. fast food original; 15 cent hamburg.
The Great Fire Books Solve having a harmful effect. when someone or something abort. when something or someone scatter . a period of 2 weeks . something plentful.
Bones Body helps stabilize the patella, responsible for essential movements in the leg. protect the inner organs and assist in the breathing process. helps flex the hip. the largest muscles in the upper arm. main function is to support the arm and move the scapula.
The Jealous Ghost Books answer the questions and fill in the squares Tom asked John to _____ him.. Tom convinced the spirit to stop _____ him.. Klaus ____ Emily instead of protecting her.. Touching the ghost made it _____.. Klaus was Emily's old _____..
Civil War Arkansas History History A flag identifying the men who fought on one side.. To pretend to attack somewhere, but it is happening somewhere else.. It is a small fight.. To formally approve.. To go for an attack..
Motor Development Body program that provides certain types of play that are believed to be essential for development but are not readily available at home . period in which we produce movement via an impulse from the higher brain centers. one of America's fastest growing sports. most widely accepted assessment procedure for determining stage of maturation. majority of people who are coaching youth sports, they lack the necessary preparation to coach.
Know your Authors Books Who wrote these? Christmas Holiday. The Wasteland. The siege of Krishnapur. The Narrow Road to the Deep North. A Christmas Carol.
Force & Energy Physics Fill in the boxes with the appropriate answer force can also make moving objects change ______.. unit of measurement for mass. increase the ______ between two objects pushing together to have more friction. friction that does not make objects move. a force that opposes motion of surfaces.
Supernova Scientists! Science Linus ----------- was one of the founders of the fields of quantum chemistry and molecular biology. The first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person and only woman to win twice, the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences . This scientist is best known for his invention of the technique of treating milk to stop bacterial contamination, a process now called pasteurization.. This scientist is best known for his discovery of the law of planetary motion. This scientist discovered Gravity when he saw a falling apple while thinking about the forces of nature..
Contemporary Affairs Society There are no spaces between words What business is opening 12,000 new locations in the next 5 years?. Where was a radioactive leak reported?. Islamic State used fake what to confuse airstrikes?. Who was elected president in 2016?. What was the FBI investigating that involved Hillary Clinton?.
Energy Sources Earth Sciences Complete this the presence in or introduction into the air of a substance which has harmful or poisonous effects.. rainfall made sufficiently acidic by atmospheric pollution that it causes environmental harm. when pollutants are directly or indirectly discharged into water. materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and fertile land that occur in nature and can be used for economic gain.. anything of material value.
Atoms and the Periodic Table Physics Area around the nucleus of the atom where the electrons are located. . The abbreviation of the elements name. Particles within the nucleus of the atom with no charge. The total number of Protons and Neutrons in the atoms nucleus. Horizontal rows of elements (left to right) on the periodic table. .
Texas Revolution World Geography Controlled Texas for hundreds of years. Spanish word for 'cottonwood'. Offered cheap land to the settlers. Ben Milam forced him and his soldiers to surrender. Location of the Alamo.
'You Gotta Love Aphrodite' Literature and Writing Who was chosen to be Aphrodite's husband?. The woman created to be Epimetheus's wife.. The one good thing left in the container.. The Greek name for the jar given to Pandora.. Kept in the container that Pandora opened..
I Ain't Afraid of No Ghost! Other an abnormal fear of being in closed or confined places. grown in liquid nutrient solutions instead of in soil. a pale greenish-blue stone that is used in jewelry. having to do with producing electricity by using machines that are powered by moving water. an irrational fear of snakes.
The Great Greek Fighters History to old to fight in war, tells tales of the good old days.. dragged Cassandra over with the other captives.. handsomest, strongest, bravest, and swiftest.. asks if Hephaestus could make Achilles armor.. next greatest fighter next to Achilles, captured and killed a Trojan spy..
The Great Fire Books Solve the Puzzle! Building that people thought wouldn't burn down. Was visiting his sister-in law during the fire. Widowed woman who single-handedly saved her family. The city that burned down. First person to discover the fire.
American Old West History What did people call Myra Belle Shirley.. Myra Belle Shirley was know as the ________.. buffalo bill brought the west to the _____.. William Fredrick Cody was known as ________.. Pat ____ Billy the Kid..
Muscles of the Hip, Thigh, and Leg Body Made by Luis Gonzalez laterally flexes the vertebral column. dorsiflexes the foot and extends the toes. longest muscle of the body. plantar flexes and everts the foot. directly underneath and ends at the rectus femoris muscle.
A Separate Peace Books uselessness as a consequence of having no practical result. a feeling of evil to come. a job that involves minimal duties. suggestive of an elf in strangeness and otherworldliness. rich and superior in quality.
Angela's Ashes Books A special benefit or advantage. A rushing stream. Powerful or mighty. To repeat the words of, as from memory . A loud uproar.
Fight For Your Right To Education Books The words to this crossword are from a book named Every Day Is Malala Day the state of being close to another person or other people.. lack of knowledge or information.. a series of military operations intended to achieve a particular objective.. having been educated / resulting from or having had a good education.. the manner in which someone behaves toward or deals with someone or something/medical care given to a patient for an illness or injury..
Yuan Dynasty World Geography Grandfather of Kublai Khan. Founded Yuan Dynasty. Wrote book of being server of the mongols. Took over china but were not Chinese. Mailing to others.
Let's Roll Society what month did the flight crash happen?. Where did Todd and Lisa go to college?. how many hijackers were on the plane?. Who was the president during 9-11?. Todd and Lisa's daughter?.
Nicaragua World Geography Country that borders Nicaragua to the south. Capital city of Nicaragua. Country the borders Nicaragua to the north. Government system of Nicaragua. Name of the currency in Nicaragua.
Edgar Allan Poe's Favorite Words Literature and Writing grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror. earnest and conscientious activity intended to do something. an experience that shocks or offends. very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold. cover as if with a shroud.
 
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