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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
Perseus Perseus and Andromeda __ . King of Argos; father of Danae. Perseus consulted them to get information about the Nymphs of the North. sent Perseus on a dangerous quest . Perseus must get the head of __. Hard
Perseus and Medussa Danae was locked in a what?. Has snakes in hair.. Medusa is a what?. Polydectes was a what?. People brought what to the wedding?. Older Children
Persuasive Techniques The writer attacks or praises an opponent or idea. This shows the writer's contention and places the reader in agreement with the writer.. To exaggerate and over dramatise a situation. One sidedness in presentation of view/opinion. Can subjectivly influence the reader by intentionally only presenting one side of the argument. A genral statement that states that the case being discussed is true for a majority of people.. when the reader plays on people's emotions such as fears, insecurities, hopes and things that are valued.. Big
Pieces of a story A struggle between the charcter and person or force outside of their body. A struggle in a characters mind. The sequence of events that make up a story. The reason or reasons a character acts or behaves a certain way. The time, place that a story takes place. Older Children
Playwriting The reason the actor is saying a line. God that is ordered to bound Prometheus to a rock. A division or a unit of a drama. A long speech by one actor. The recorded conversation of two or more persons as an element of drama. Hard
Plot Diagram The highest point our the turning point of the story.. Centrat message, concern, or purpose of literary work.. How the story comes to an conclusion.. The final result of this story.. What did you learn about the main characters, what is the main probelm.. Older Children
Plot Structure main event between the protagonist and antagonist in a story. The most exciting part. . a lesson or message the author is trying to help you learn in a story. the events that lead to the resolution. how the conflict was solved. the part of a literary work in which the characters, setting, conflict, and mood are made known. Older Children
Poe's Hidden Poems GOOD LUCK!! huge brick building. what you do at night to rest . in shining armor and on a horse. someone who gives people their seats in weddings. the land between two mountains . Older Children
Poetic Devices A comparison between two objects with the intent of giving clearer meaning to one of them. Often forms of the 'to be' verb are used, such as 'is' or 'was', to make the comparison. A figure of speech which endows animals, ideas, or inanimate objects with human traits or abilities. The use of words which imitate sound. A comparison between two objects using a specific word or comparison such as 'like', 'as', or 'than'. The repeating words, phrases, lines, or stanzas. Older Children
Poetic Devices A comparison between two objects with the intent of giving clearer meaning to one of them. . figure of speech which endows animals, ideas, or inanimate objects with human traits or abilities . use of words which imitate sound . A comparison between two objects using a specific word or comparison such as 'like', 'as', or 'than' . repeating words, phrases, lines, or stanzas . Big
Poetic Devices repetition of consonant sounds, but not vowel sounds. a comparison using as or like . comparison of unlike things . an object or action that means more than its literal meaning. sounding words . Hard
Poetic Techniques. A direct comparison is made between two things.. When one line of poetry runs onto another with no punctuation.. When two opposite images are placed side by side in a poem to create a contrast.. When you give an object human qualities.. Comparing two things using like or as.. Big
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
Poetry repetition of rhyming consonant sounds. Compares two different ideas without using 'like' or 'as'. A poem without a specific rhyme scheme or syllable count. Animals, objects, or ideas are given human qualities. A word that sounds like the noise it describes. Hard
Poetry Our goalie was a beast.. no particular rhythm or rhyme. push, rush. the chorus of a song. the attempt to spell out the sound. Older Children
Poetry Comparisonog two things without using like or as. Poetry that does not have a rhyme or regular meter. Exaggerated statements meant to be taken literally. Giving human like qualities to an inanimate object. An extended metaphor. 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
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
Poetry Terminology similarity between consonant sounds. form of poetry without consistent meter patterns or rhyme. a word which suggests the sound it describes, such as 'oink' and 'meow'. the feeling or atmosphere of a piece (poem). form of poetry originating from Europe, commonly containing 14 lines. Teenage
Poetry Terms A comparison between two things, using the words 'like' or 'as'. A group of words that help paint a picture in the readers mind . The Writer's attitude towards the subject or reader. The formation of words with meanings that are connected to their sounds . Giving human characteristics to objects or animals. Teenage
Poetry Terms a comparison where one thing is LIKE another. a word picture or mental picture of something not present or real. the attitude toward the subject that is shown by the way a poem is written and how words are used. repeating a word, sound, phrase, stanza or pattern of words to either create an effect or emphasize an idea. a word that represents a sound, like crash, pow or moo. Teenage
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
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
Poetry Terms A figure of speech in which things or abstract ideas are given human attributes: dead leaves dance in the wind, blind justice.. A line or group of lines that is repeated throughout a poem, usually after every stanza.. A figure of speech in which two things are compared using the word 'like' or 'as.'. The principles and ideals of the movement in literature and the arts during the late 18th and early 19th centuries, which favored feeling over reason and placed great e. A short Japanese poem that is similar to a haiku in structure but treats human beings rather than nature, often in a humorous or satiric way.. Hard
Poetry Terms A comparison which doesn't use 'as' or 'like'.. When a sentence or idea runs over two or more lines.. When an animal or thing is referring to as if it is human.. A comparison using the words 'as' or 'like'.. Words that sound like what they mean.. Older Children
Poetry Terms a comparison between two unlike things without using like or as. the poet makes his/her own rules about rhythm, rhyme, sound, feel, and look of the poem. an exaggeration used to make a point: a mountain of work. giving human characteristics to nonhuman things: the moon is tired. when vowel sounds rhyme but the words do not: heart/scarf. Big
Quick classics Stinging play. Timelord?. Sea battle. Historian. King of Troy. Hard
RAMAYANA Anger - Calm. Distressed - Peaceful. Indestructible - Destructible. Enthusiastic - Apathetic. Boring - Exciting. Hard
Ravenclaw You have to do this to make butter or ice-cream.. Animals need this to keep warm.. They _________ going to play the game.. To say suddenly.. Not straight hair.. Easy
Ravenclaw Anytonym (opposite) of soft. It is _____________ house.. The same as sixty minutes.. Please place that over ____________.. Antonym (opposite) of in.. Simple
Reading one who does not beieve in a god. the state of being or living alone. fair. possible and believable. prey or what is being hunted. Hard
Reading and Writing a type of figurative language that uses like or as to make a comparison between two unlike things or ideas. a contradiction between what happens and what is expected. writing that appeals to one or more of the 5 senses and creates a picture in the reader's mind. a three line Japanese poem, usually describing a scene in nature. a type of literature, such as poetry, drama, biography etc. Big
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
Rhetorical Strategies a comparison using like or as.. using vaguely suggestive, physical object to embody a more general idea.. using a part of a physical object to represent the whole object.. using a different part of speech to act as another, such as a verb for noun, or noun for a verb.. talking about not being able to talk about something.. Hard
Roman Mythology How well do you know your Gods and Goddesses? Roman Mythology was based off of ______ Mythology. Vulcan and Venus were ______. Greek counterpart is Demeter. Roman Mythology was____. Greek counterpart is Hades. Hard
Romeo & Juliet Hotheaded. kind but doesn’t 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
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 Juliets suitor, and planned future husband. Juliet's cousin, killed by romeo. Juliet's friend and servant, mother figure. killed by tybalt. to bury. Hard
Romeo and Juliet Causing great injury or ruin. Awkward; clumsy. Changeable. Worthless; cheap. Spiders. Big
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
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
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
Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary to encircle or surround. loyalty. chat. a mournful song. lacking intelligence or taste. Hard
Romeo and juliet1 deadly. temperment. brave. enter without permission. long, slender sword. Hard
Salman Rushdie in 2012 he became an author to embrace__________. this was rushdie's secret alias.. he married ________ times. rushdie's first career was as a____________. mass demonstrations againt rushdie's knighthood took place in pakistan and ___________.. Hard
Sarah Plain and Tall Vocabulary one who wanders around everywhere. to fly in a circular course. move with soft fluttering or crackling sound. to treat rudely or meanly. rough to the touch. Older Children
Science Fiction a mysterious part of you in which is not the body, the soul. to cause to happen by strength or compulsion. very catious; on guard, watchful. a group of billiopns of stars held together by mutual gravitation. using the very great power made by spliting an atom or joining atoms in nuclear fission. Hard
Secret Garden: About the Author The title about the story of the girl that attends boarding school. How many dollars was her first book sold?. What the author wrote about in her childhood years?. City where the author was born. The book has been performed as a Broadway_____________.. Teenage
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
 
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