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Title Instructions / Description Sample Puzzle Hints Difficulty
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
Greek and Latin Roots Fill in the Greek or Latin Root that matches the clue. Do. One. Write. Letter, written. To hear. Teenage
Figurative Language 'The moon was a ghostly galleon' is what type of figurative language?. A great exaggeration used to emphasize a point. 'The chocolate cake called to me in the middle of the night' is an example of what type of figurative language?. A single word that sounds like what it refers to. School is like a prison is an example of what type of figurative language?. Teenage
Literary Terms long speech while others are on stage. audience knows but character doesn't. compares without like or as. parts spoken by characters. language not taken literally. Teenage
Mythology Girl responsible for the evils of the world being released . Leader of the Argonauts. Creates trouble for Cupid and Psyche . Type of wreath Apollo made to show his love for Daphne. Hero of 'The Odyssey'. Older Children
Literary Terms Ex: brief encyclopedia article on Harper Lee. other characters do not hear this comment. tendency toward one opinion or stance. Ex: 'We passed through walls of piled bones...'. often used in logical argument to point out differences or draw attention. Teenage
Understanding Theme Often times, a theme is directly stated in this type of story. The author provides _________ to help the reader 'guess' the theme. 'Loyalty is the best proof of friendship,' is an example of ___________. Theme is a message about life, from the author to the ___________.. Occasionally, the theme can be ____________ stated and the author tells you the lesson to be learned. Older Children
Vocabulary American Literature Document of the pilgrimís beginnings. Written by William Bradford.. Puritans who saw no hope to reform the Church of England. First immigrated to the Netherlands.. An era with more of a focus on science and less on religion. Allowed for religious freedom in the colonies. Puritan led.. The colonies revolution against Britain. Older Children
The Third Wish hateful; spiteful. far away from anything else. too hasty. skills, arts, etc. of a given people in a given period; civilization. wetting by dipping, splashing,or paddling in the water. Older Children
Shakespeare Shakespeare's first name is _______.. A humorous play is called a ______.. _______ is a play which involves witches.. Shakespeare was a __________.. Shakespeare was born in _________-Upon-Avon. Older Children
Romeo & Juliet Hotheaded. kind but doesnít like to get to the point of what she wants to say. Asks Lord Capulet to Marry Juliet. a person who in our day can arrest people. of the Capulets. Hard
Greek Philosophers Aristotle believed in this. Most Greeks believed in them. Goal of government. Understand these is the philosopher's goal. Moving teachers. Hard
Odyssey A wildly excited state of mind. Scornful; boldness. Weight. An explanation or excuse for an action. To rob of property by force; steal from. Teenage
macbeth hears lady Macbeth admit her crimes. symbol of guilt. home to Shakespeare. method of birth for Macduff. hanged for treason. Hard
Mythology A simple fisherman turned into a merman. Her extreme beauty made men forget about Venus and forget to worship her. Winged horse. Lion in front, serpent behind, goat in between, breath of fire. Super jealous of his wife, causing his marriage to end. Very Difficult
The Mark of Athena Please complete the following crossword puzzle A blessing for the children of Aphrodite that allows them to persuade others with their voice . an elected Roman magistrate and commander of the army. the spider weaver that Annabeth encounters. the eldest of the giants born to Gaea, destined to fight pluto. Gold. Hard
 
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