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Norse Gods and Creation The active and persistent enemies of the Norse gods. Dwarfs came from these. Middle Earth. Hugin. Fly out over the world to bring news back to Odin. Very Difficult
Writing Words and Concepts What must be at the end of each complete sentence?. What every complete sentences must have at least one of?. What is another name for a simple sentence?. How many formulas are there for simple sentences?. What is another way to combine two simple sentences to make a compound sentence?. Older Children
Arthur Miller Miller's first novel. Cause of death. First popular success. Number of performances 'The Man Who Had All Luck' had. Reason he couldn't be in military. Hard
Writing Words and Concepts What must every complete sentence have?. The first sentence in the paragraph.. First, Next, Finally, In conclusion are all examples of these.. What must the detail sentences be to the topic or main idea?. What is one of the two detail sentences that gives additional information?. Older Children
Poetry CONFLICT WITH ANOTHER CHARACTER, NATURE, OR SOCIETY. TYPE OF NONFICTON BASED ON TRUE LIFE EVENTS ON SOMEONS LIFE. THE FOOTBALL PLAYER WAS REALLY STRONG. HE IS AN OX. . CONVERSATION BETWEEN CHARACTERS. AN OBJECT THAT MEANS OR REPRESENTS SOMETHING ELSE. Hard
Beowulf the type of building Beowulf found while fighting Grendel's mother. Beowulf's lord and uncle. Herot is described as this. number of years Grendel terrorizes Herot. Wextan's son. Hard
Careers in journalism A course of study preparing students for careers in reporting, writing, and editing for newspapers and magazines. Confer with clients, editors, writers, art directors, and other interested parties regarding the nature and content of artwork to be produced. A person who reports. Responsible for producing and distributing content elements across the many media platforms. A person who practices the occupation or profession of journalism. Older Children
Pegasus The old lady told the prince to catch what?. What did the goddess give the prince?. this head breathed fire.. Killed the lion head with what?. What was the name of the monster?. Older Children
Literary Terms In relation with Figure of Speech. Main thought,Focus. Moral,Lesson of a story. The way a character's personality is revealed. The attitude or feeling of a story. Older Children
Macbeth Test Your Shakespeare Knowledge Drunken man who imagines a knocking at Hell's gate. Lady Macbeth is bothered by the murder of . The son of Banquo. Has been caught sleepwalking. An apperition seen by Macbeth. Older Children
Norse Gods Blind god of night and darkness. The realm where humans live; the earth. Magic hammer of Thor. The god of peace and fertility. Eight-legged horse of Odin. Hard
A Midsummer Night's Dream with little or no preparation; without rehearsal. to disobey or disregard the rules. without fear; bold; daring. the good judgment and sensitivity needed to avoid upsetting others. someone who is eager to give unwanted help or advice. Hard
Greek Mythology deals with fire daily. bad driver. breaks promises. jealous, yet very pretty. bad move on her part; . Big
The Glass Menagerie the author of the play. the main character. what Amanda refers to Jim as. where Laura saw Jim first. the type of school that Laura dropped out of. Hard
Macbeth Having or characterized by financial succes or good fortune; flourishing; successful. Childless; bearing no fruit or kin. Large; of great extent; open; full; not limited. A person who feels hatred for; opponent; hostile people. Lack of trust or confidence. Hard
AUTHORS & Works Speech to the Second Virginia Convention. The Minister's Black Veil. A Sight in Camp in the Dabreak Gray and Dim. The Devil and Tom Walker. Crisis, No. 1. Older Children
Greek Mythology The Goddess of Love and Beauty.. Threee headed dog who guarded the Underworld.. The Queen of the Underworld.. A young women who offended Athena and got turned into a spider.. The God of the Seas.. Hard
Elements of Fiction an all-knowing narrator who reveals the thoughts of several characters. sequence of events in a story. the way in which a story is told; who is telling the story; the narrator. the time and place in which a story takes place. way or method the author uses to tell a story. Older Children
Literary Devices Solve each clue with the correct term conflict between a character and an external force. indicates which character is speaking. Author gives hints of things to come. words spoken by the characters. the manner in which a character speaks. Hard
Romeo and Juliet the nephew of Lady Capulet. He has a bad temper and likes to fight. the man that has asked for Juliets hand in marriage. raised Juliet after the death of her daughter, very talkative. romeo's friend that makes comments at other characters and is funny. the father of romeo. Older Children
A Christmas Carol A soupy food substance. Not active or working. An act of generosity. To form somethin by the action you take. Another word for a person who is in a gloomy mood. Older Children
William Shakespeare The place he was born in.. The month his birthday and the day he died is in. One of the most famous sayings in one of his plays. The number of siblings he had. This was one of his occupations. Older Children
Figurative Language compares two things by referring to one thing as another. Sun is to star as Jupiter is to ______.. Baby is to adult as puppy is to _____.. Popcorn is to salty as candy is to _____.. Green is to go as red is to _____.. Hard
Romeo and Juliet Irreligious.. Destructive.. When you put hot metal in water to toughen it it is called... Brown color of a mouse.. Foolish.. Hard
Macbeth and Beowulf Where is Macbeths castle Located?. Name of the Autor of The Tragedy . The warrior that stays with him in beowuls last fight?. Name of the monster in beowulf?. What is beowulf's swords name?. Older Children
Figurative Language What does Personification describe . A non literal description . Adding human features to an inanimate object. The language used in this crossword . A comparative figure of speech. Older Children
The Odyssey When soldiers rebel. Took good by force. Addictive flowers. Beautiful women who tempt men. The author of The Odyssey. Hard
The Odyssey formal and dignified. try to gain the love of someone. not friendly or forthcoming. a bulbous plant. one of a person`s blood relations. Hard
Romeo & Juliet Complete the crossword puzzle main lovers in the play. Juliet's cousin . Romeo's bestfriend. Enemies. Romeo's Father. Older Children
Romeo and Juliet Terms Use the clues to help you solve this crossword puzzle. an insulting gesture. harmonious feature. sorrow. renounced an oath; promised to give up. good evening. Older Children
A Christmas Carol Main Character's Only Living Family Member. Main Character's old Boss. Setting of the Story. Bob Cratchit's Job. Main Character. Older Children
Macbeth and Renaissance a form of dramatic entertainment, comedic solo, or the like by a single speaker. a remark made by an actor, usually to the audience, that the other characters on stage supposedly cannot hear . a great or virtuous character in a dramatic tragedy who is destined for downfall, suffering, or defeat. A character trait that leads one to his/her own downfall or destruction. something or someone that is not in its correct historical or chronological time, especially a thing or person that belongs to an earlier time. Older Children
Journalism A newspaper campaign to bring about a desired reform or improvement. A jounalist who gathers information and writes news stories. The chief executive and often the owner of a newspaper or other publishing firm. Story giving later developments of an event already reported. A secondary news story that supports or amplifies a major story. Very Difficult
Romeo and Juliet Causing great injury or ruin. Awkward; clumsy. Changeable. Worthless; cheap. Spiders. Big
Heroes and Villains I ______ to help out with the Christmas concert. always to stand up for yourself and don't cry. when your only think of other people and not yourself. try to be as good as somone. to _____ money until you want to spend it. Older Children
Language Arts A complete word that can stand alone. It attaches to the beginning of a base word, altering or adding meaning to it. A comparison that doesn't use like, as, resembles, or than; it states that one thing actually is something else. A mark that is used to emphasize something. It is used to insert information or to make a brief comment. Older Children
Poetry Term an imaginative comparison between two unlike things in which one is said to be another thing not using like or as. a word or phrase consisting of an extreme exaggeration not meant to be taken literally. a figure of speech in which a non-human thing or quality is talked about as if it were a human . a comparison between two unlike things in which one thing is said to be another using like or as. a word or phrase that describes one thing in terms of something else and is not literally true. Older Children
World Literature end. the state of being well. do. to hold fast. buy back. Big
Figuarative Language He is a bulldozer. The wind whispered in my ears. He is like a soldier. In a pickle. Older Children
Poetry & Short Stories Vocabulary All the local children larked happily in the snow.. Designing stage costumes is a large amount of toil for the designer.. The homework was completed in such a wanton manner.. The newly turned twenty one year-old had a burgeoning bar tab.. There is large worry about the proliferation of nuclear weapons.. Older Children
Greek Gods vulcan. venus. Neptune. mercury. bacchus. Older Children
Literary Terms Complete by answering questions that have something to do with the literary terms. A word that is none from the characters.. A suggested idea that was brought up in the text.. The category the book or work it be under.. The general idea of the story in what happened.. The reason of this making (to make you think).. Big
Literary Terms Complete the crossword puzzle by answering hints. Less developed character in the narrative.. Idea in a text.. Special part to help the readers.. The highest point of tension in a story.. The type of story.. Teenage
Research Paper use of material without the required documentation. any online resource from which you gather information for your research. A formal statement of facts about a subject. a belief held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof. a preliminary sketch of what the research paper will look like. Big
Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary to encircle or surround. loyalty. chat. a mournful song. lacking intelligence or taste. Hard
Parts of speech Nouns that always start with capital letters.. Give us more information about nouns.. A noun is a ... word.. Nouns used to describe feelings and emotions.. Names given to groups of things.. Older Children
Shakespeare Shakespeare's second brother.. One of the twins. H_____. Shakespeare's first name.. Shakespeare's sister that died at age seven.. Shakespeare's mother.. Older Children
Poetry Terms repetition of consonant sounds within or at the end of nonrhyming words. lines repeated at intervals in a poem, usually at the end of the stanza. basic unit in the measurement of rhythm in poetry. musical narrative poem that in most cases recounts a single dramatic episode. 14 line poem in iambic pentameter. Hard
Parts of Speech Word that stands in the place of a specifi noun. Word that shows relationship between two nouns (or pronouns) or between a noun and another part of speech. Word that represents a person, place, thing, or idea. Word that expresses an action or a state of being. Word or phrase that adds emphasis. Older Children
Poetry Terms comparison between two seemingly unlike things. anything existing on a literal level and representing something figuratively. figure of speech using exaggeration to express strong emotion. gives an animal or object human characteristics. imitation of natural sounds. Big
 
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