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Title Instructions / Description Sample Puzzle Hints Difficulty
Of Mice and Men beguiling, captivating, enchanting. insightful, intense, deep. scurried, scampered, dashed. downcast, dejected, depressed. condescendingly, scornfully, disdainfully. Older Children
Oliver Holmes excelled in humorous... . author of 4.... Greek sea God who called up or calmed storms by blowing through a shell. remembered for his.... also trained in medicine here from 1833-35. Older Children
Othello Iago's wife. Main character of the book. Given to Desdemona from Othello. Creator of the book. Wife of Othello. Hard
Othello Iago’s wife and Desdemona’s attendant.. Called 'The Moor'. He was the plays protagonist and hero.. The author of the play Othello.. Daughter of the Venetian senator Brabantio.. The country Cyprus is in war with.. Hard
Othello who is Desdemona's cousin. Desdemona's friend and servant. Othello's cause of death. when Iago talks to the audience it is called an. Barbantio accuses Othello of using what to Desdemona. Hard
Parts of Sentence the noun or pronoun the sentence is about. the verb and all of the words and phrases that belong to it. an incomplete thought. a subject complement that is a noun or pronoun. a subject complement that is an adjective. Big
Parts of Speech Please finish the crossword. A word that connects words, phrases, and clauses. A word that takes the place of a noun. A person, place, or thing. An action word. A word that shows strong feeling. Older Children
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
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
Parts of Speech persons, places, things, ideas. a junction or connection between words, ideas, phrases. Shows action or state of being something- run, am, were. words that describe nouns in a sentence. Takes the place of names -you,we,he,she. 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
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 Combining senses or mixing senses together. A figure of speech that suggests a non-literal similarity. An object which carries more meaning. Exaggeration. When one line of verse continues onto the next line. Hard
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 Techniques a word or phrase used to compare two people, objects or animals; the worlds a stage. exageration . an object or animal does something only a human can do; the snowflakes danced. the idea or meaning of the poem . two things are compared using 'like' or 'as'; white as a ghost. Big
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
Poetry Terms Determine the term that goes with each clue (definition/example). a character through which the poet speaks. the repeated consonant sound (any part of a word) through a poem. ex. He was busier than a one-legged man in a butt-kicking contest.. ex. The sun peeled back the clouds and blanketed our shivering backs.. emotional association of a word's meaning. Very Difficult
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
 
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