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Title Instructions / Description Sample Puzzle Hints Difficulty
Merchant of Venice Inflexible; stubbornly refusing to change ones opinion.. Apart; away from. Destably; disgustingly; horridly. Extremely wasteful. A speech . Hard
Parts of Speech Write the best word for each sentence. The s.............. of the sentence comes before the verb.. I d........... come to class yesterday. I was absent.. A p............. noun always has a capital because it is the name of something.. They w......... happy yesterday.. He/She d............. work in the classroom everyday.. Hard
Poetry Words Describes one thing as if it were something else. Language that is not meant to be taken literally. Gives human qualities to a nonjuan subject. The use of words that imitate sounds like splat, hiss, and gurgle. A line or group of lines in a poem that is repeated at regular intervals. Big
Short Story Motivation This is the highest point of interest and turning point of the story. It is the controlling idea or the central insight of the story. Essential part of a plot that is the beginning of the story. Element of a literary piece that takes part of the action. The systematic chain of events in a story. Big
Writing Techniques Hints about what will happen next in a story. Compares two things without using the words like or as. A concrete object used to represent an idea. Exaggeration used to emphasize a point. Putting two words or ideas close together to create a contrasting of ideas. Hard
Poetry Home, Came and Time: with the emphasis of the 'm' sound at the end of the words employs which device?. 'He drowned in a sea of grief' employs which literary device?. Poetry which has no set meter or rhyme scheme.. 'The river swallowed the earth' illustrates which literary device?. A prepositional phrase which describes a verb, adjective, or an adverb. They flew to the moon.... Hard
Word Wall find the word that matches the sentence. describes on thing as if it were something else . language that is not meant to be taken litteraly . gives human qualities to a nonhuman subject . the use of words that imitate sounds like splat, hiss, and gurgle. a line or group of lines in a poem that is repeated at regular intervals . Big
Literary Genres Complete the crossword puzzle. AVOID erasures! The story of how Mayon Volcano evolved in an example of?. account of an individual written by another person. a writing of someone's daily experiences. it gives moral lesson. dramatic genre that is intended to amuse or gives laughter. Big
The Farmer and the Donkey someone's opinion about what you should do. very, particularly. someone who makes clothes. to think or know that something is true. to walk without picking up your feet. Big
Media Literacy The Language of Persuasion Sometimes, persuaders can be effective simply by appearing firm, bold, strong, and confident. This is particularly true in political and advocacy messages.. These questions are designed to get us to agree with the speaker. First word. . Many ads use _______ because it grabs our attention and it's a powerful persuasion technique. . Unproven, exaggerated or outrageous claims are commonly preceded by 'weasel words' such as may, might, can, could, some, many, often, virtually, as many as, or up to. . We rely on _______ to advise us about things that we don't know ourselves. . Very Difficult
Poetry Words describes on thing as if it were something else. language that is not ment to be taken litteraly. gives human qualities to a nonhuman subject. the use of words that imitate sounds like Splat, hiss, and gurgle. a line or group of lines in a poem that is repeated at regular intervals. Hard
Belle's Poetry Match the words with the correct definitions. describes on thing as if it were something else. language that is not meant to be taken literally. gives human qualities to a nonhuman subject. the use of words that imitate sounds like splat, hiss, and gurgle. a line or group of lines in a poem that is repeated at regular intervals. Hard
Tom Sawyer displaying wealth, knowledge, etc., in a way that is meant to attract attention, admiration, or envy. to speak in an angry or critical way to someone who had done something wrong. a band worn about the waist or over one shoulder and used as a dress accessory or the emblem of an honorary or military order. destined, decreed, determined, appointed, or settled beforehand. a tall machine with a long part like an arm that is used to move or lift heavy things, especially on ships. Hard
Our Town Younger sister of George. The town alcoholic and choir directior . The publisher for Grovers corners. One of the main characters, is a student, and an older sister to Wally. Later marries George.. The local milkman. Hard
Fairy Tales Fill in the crossword someone who is not fighting on your side. an abnormally small creature. bad luck. person of noble birth, trained to help the poor and the weak. small, human in form, playful, with magical powers. Older Children
Poetic Devices a figure of speech that describes something as though it were something else.. anything that stands for or represents somethings else. Symbols are common in everyday life. . obvious and intentional exaggeration.. a type of figurative language in which a nonhuman subject is given human characteristics. . the use of words that imitate sounds and can help put the reader in the activity of a poem. . Big
Language One of the headings in the COPS editing list.. _____ makes your writing better.. Make sure you add a lot of ______ in your work.. A __________ is a starter to your paragraph.. A type of space.. Big
The Lion and the Jewel Read the clues carefully to complete the puzzle Sidi's character flaw is her __________.. Sidi will not Marry Lakunle with out the ______.. Lakunle is refereed to as__________ a to show that he was not masculine.. Baroka bribes the surveyor which highlights the theme of _______. Baroka's victory in the wrestling match_______ the fact that Sidi will be deflowered by Baroka.. Hard
Odyssey Cyclops, son of Poseidon. Greek god of the sea and earthquakes. Odysseus's wife, queen of Ithaca. King of Ithaca, hero of Troy. Greek goddess of wisdom and warfare. Big
Parts of Speech what a sentence is about. is added to the beginning of a word. ends a declarative sentence. word used to connect clauses in a sentence. punctuation used in writing dialogue. Big
Poetic Terminology comparison that gives one item the qualities of another. five meters of iambic rhythm. continuation of a phrase or clause beyond the end of the line of poetry. repeated word or phrase at the beginning of a line or clause. repeated 's' sound. Hard
The Crucible Write the correct word that matches the hint Who gave Elizabeth the poppet. Which girl confessed. How many warrants were issued that night. The person who was sentenced to hang. Who is charged for murder. Older Children
Hamlet What is the name of the castle the Ghost is seen in?. Who is Ophelia's brother?. What does Hamlet call the play within the play he devises to test his uncles guilt?. What is Hamlet's 'To be or not to be' speech about?. Which Disney film is an adaptation of Hamlet?. Hard
The Odyssey Part I god of fire and the forge, lame and unattractive. goddess of love and beauty. Odysseus is trying to get there. Belief in many gods. Son of Poseidon. Hard
Considerations of Parenting A legal, permanent relationship between a child and parent who are not biologically related. Using pregnancy as a way to solve a troubled marriage is an ______________reason to have a child. ___________needs that allow children the opportunity to become educated and learn about the world.. The system or code of morals of a particular philosopher, religion, group, or profession. Tat a realistic look at ________________.. Hard
Parts of Speech connects to phrases. takes the place of a noun. introduces a phrase. person, place or thing. shows action. Easy
Life and Times of William Shakespeare Shakespeare's only son (6). Playwright and Shakespeare's drinkning buddy (3,7). Shakespeare's theatre company (5,3). The plot to blow up the h. Shakespeare's House (3,5). Big
Historical, Scientific, & Technical Texts shows the sequence of steps in a process or how things relate to one another. written about someone's life and experience. gives factual information about a topic. communicates information between people. an alphabetical list of terms and their definitions in a specific book. Big
Words From Shakesphere without disguise . little remains of it . a rush of wind . to spend money carefully and sparingly . 'large and outstanding'. Older Children
Romantic Poets Writer of Rime of the Ancient Mariner. Blake's inspiration for his poems. Famous writings of John Keats. Poem written by Coleridge. Wrote The World is too Much With Us. Hard
Sea Lullaby Dull or discolored. Hard glossy coating. An animal taken for food. A loose outer garment. Boards. Hard
Poetic Terminology When lines of poetry are grouped together like a paragraph. when you describe someting as being something else for effect. When a sentence in a poem runs over a line break and onto the next line. When a word actually sounds like the sound it is describing. when you compare something to something else, usually using the words 'as' or 'like. Big
Greek Gods the island were Rhea brought Zeus. the name of the rock child. the god/lord of the sea. nothing. the god of agriculture . Big
Mount Olympus Who is the god of death. Who marries Aphrodite, but she is unfaithful to him. Who are the three old ladies, who share one eye. Who’s Roman name is Venus. Who was the first mortal woman, created as a beautiful punishment by Zeus. Big
Poetry rhyming words within a line of poetry. comparison not using 'like' or 'as'. extreme exaggeration. gives human qualities to non-humans. words that imitate sounds. Big
Short Story Elements the highest point of a story. character that shows varied or contradictory traits. character that develops and changes. action that occurs after the climax. contrast between appearance or reality. Big
Literary A writer’s use of hints or clues to indicate events and situations that happen later on in the story . a struggle between a character and an outside force. he substitution of a mild, indirect, or vague expression for one thought to be offensive. used to imply that a statement or other production is humorously or otherwise not seriously intended. When the audience knows something about the story that the characters do not know.. Hard
History of Literature ... and Greek are examples of languages which do not have any native speakers.. Life on earth was seen as essentially a preparation for the hereafter.. Individual is less important.. Seize The Day in Latin. Art and Literature in the Middle Ages was inspired by the .... Very Difficult
Hamlet They acted out the play. Another one of Hamlet's old friends. 'Too much water hath thou poor Ophelia.'. Another Officer. 'Let four captains bear Hamlet like a soldier to the stage.'. Hard
Othello Write the appropriate words in the puzzle beautiful. a country. desire to harm other people. to bring under control. go away in different direction. Older Children
Sonnets Type of meter a sonnet must be written in. Number of syllables in a line. Type of sonnet that has abbaabba cdecde rhyme scheme. Group that consists of eight lines. Change from one tone in a sonnet to another. Big
Hamlet They acted out the play.. Seventh Deadly Sin.. One of Hamlet's old friends.. 'Too much water hath thou poor Ophelia.'. Another Officer.. Hard
The Pit and the Pendulum shook. eagerness. direct comparison of two things. straps going around a body. one of the words for a small opening in a wall. Hard
Types of Poetry similar to cinquain and shaped like diamond. A five line poem with rhyme and AABBA and humorous. A poem that tells a story. A Japanese poem with three lines with a focus on nature. A four line poem with rhyme scheme AABB or ABCB. Hard
Bertha von Suttner What was the name of her husband?. Lay Down Your Arms is a ... Bertha wrote. Which country was she living in?. What was she working for . She warned about.... Hard
25 Literary Terms Complete crossword puzzle a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing. a particular form of a language that is peculiar to a specific region or social group . a category of artistic composition, as in music or literature, characterized by similarities in form, style, or subject matter. the fact of two things being seen or placed close together with contrasting effect. an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its literal or primary meaning.. Hard
Poetry Defintion a direct comparison where one thing is called another,. The idea is to associate a quality of the one to the other. an object that represents and idea, a process, or a physical entity. The purpose of a symbol is to communicate meaning . the use of devices which appeal to the mind that should not only be considered literally; contrasts with literal language . the commonly understood cultural or emotional association of a word or phrase, as opposed to its denotation. a verse form consisiting of eight lines of iambic pentameter. The most common rhyme scheme for an octave is abba abba. Big
Poetic Devices and Literary Terms Repetitive sounds produced by consonants within a sentence or phrase. This repetition often takes place in quick succession . A___________________ is a figure of speech which makes an implicit, implied or hidden comparison between two things that are unrelated but share some common characteristics. . A figure of speech, which involves an exaggeration of ideas for the sake of emphasis.. A figure of speech in which a thing, an idea or an animal is given human attributes.. Defined as a main idea or an underlying meaning of a literary work that may be stated directly or indirectly.. Hard
Mr William Shakespeare's Amazing Plays Using the quote from the plays, try to name the 14 Shakespeare plays. 'How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child.'. 'Call me Ganymede.'. 'Off with his head!'. 'Double, double toil and trouble...'. 'I am dying, Egypt, dying.'. Hard
Learning & Language Arts _________ are problem-solving methods or behaviors . ___________ are the classroom managers, they set expectations and clearly explain what’s expected and valued in the classroom . This is when students create meaning using multiple sign systems, such as posers or videos. Learning strategy when children regulate or keep track of their progress is called ______ . Students make changes to clarify meaning in their presentations . Very Difficult
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