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Title Instructions / Description Sample Puzzle Hints Difficulty
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
AP Rhetorical Terms more agreeable or less offensive substitute for an unpleasant word. figure of speech using deliberate exaggeration. speech not intended to carry literal meaning. major category into which literary work fits. the introductory material of a composition which creates tone. Hard
Math Crossword 1 out of 2 is 50 __.. ( 15 divided by 3 equals ) 3 in that problem is the __.. 5 out of 2 is a __.. A number that can't be split evenly.. 2 out of 3 and 4 out of 6 are __.. Older Children
Elements of Poetry is the repetition of identical onstant sounds that are preceded by different vowel sounds.. is a direct comparison between two unlike things.. is poetry written without a regular rhyme scheme, meter, or form.. something that stands for something else.. exaggeration. Big
Beowulf what type of literature is 'Beowulf' classified as. Beowulf's sword. the men hid here in the hall when grendel attacks. warriors decorate his funeral pyre with this item. demon spite swamp monster. Older Children
The Son Of Neptune Push or shake someone abruptly and roughly. Relating to an animal ability to return to a place or territory after traveling a distance away from it. Appear as a shadowy form. Ugly or disgusting to look at. Make continual twisting squirming movements or contortions of the body. Hard
Crow & Weasel people or countries that support each other. scolding. flapping quickly. flat, open grassland. pouches or bags from animal hides. Older Children
Literary Non Fiction a story about a real person's life. what someone in a story says; a conversation. a story about a significant event written by the person involved in the event. the final presentation of a piece of writing. changing the grammar, spelling, and punctuation of a draft. Older Children
Elements of Fiction use the clues to figure out the words the point of highest suspense; the point just before the falling action . the author's message or life lesson learned from the story. the events leading from the climas to the resolution. where the conflict is solved or the all of pieces of the story are tied together . the introduction part of the story . Hard
adverbs adverb of hungry. is what you add -ly to. most and best are . adverbs that do not have -ly added to an adjective to make a superlative adverb. adverbs that do have -ly added to an adjective to make the superlative adverb. Older Children
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
6 + 1 Plus You it makes them want to read the rest of your paper . presentation of information is compelling . auditory trait. Usually the first paragraph. Two things make ideas work well: clarity and details. Older Children
McGrowl Good Dog! author of McGrowl Good Dog!. McGrowl showed up in this. breed of dog. newspaper heading. watch on TV. Big
The Bridge to Terabithia Use the clues to solve the puzzle Is kind,beatiful, and mysterious. After Leslie's death he build one of these. Another word for leaders. The state they lived in. The name of Leslie's dog. Hard
The Hunger Games The main character.. Katniss little sister, first to be chosen at the tribute. . What all 12 districts are competing in.. Peeta and Katniss are from this district.. Katniss partner in the tributes. . Older Children
The Tempest overthrown Duke of Milan. the wizards daughter. the wizards slave. a name for a storm. the slaves mother . Older Children
The outsiders Try to match the words with the clues. This is Two -Bit- Mattews prize possesion.. A tuft of hair that grows in a different direction from the rest of the hair and usually will not lie flat( Darry has one of these just like his father.). Large, no-holds barred fight between groups of people; a gang fight ( Greasers Vs. Socs). Slang for Corvette. ( The Socs drive them, they also drive Mustangs.). This was what Soda named his horse at the stables, only it wasn't his.. Hard
Japanese Mythology He who is invites. What kept Amaterasu out of the cave. Goddess of laughter. Type of mythology. Moon goddess. Hard
holes book name. detention center for boys. author of holes. tool used for digging holes. another name for bad luck. Older Children
Gatsby Passage unable to be remedied or rectified; irretrievable. violent disorder or commotion.. characterized by melancholy; longing; yearning; pensive, especially in a melancholy way. a view or prospect, especially one seen through a long, narrow avenue or passage, as between rows of trees or houses. having traits, tastes, habits, etc., traditionally considered feminine, as softness or delicacy.. Hard
Grace and the Time Machine to call over and over. like a machine. having fitness, power, or ability. on board; in or on a ship. sits again. Older Children
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
Elijah Buxton They were ____________ about participating in the challenge.. The comment is very foolish or. The disease is__________ the community.. Dont delay or . A very skilled person has. Older Children
Ana's Story Fill in the Crossword Puzzle: (There is some awnsers that are two words) She worked at the reform center. Ana's baby's name. He is Ana's boyfriend at the end of the book. She gets pregnant at this age. Things that Ana has to take for HIV. Hard
The Outsiders Find the words in the following puzzle A place to file for justice.. Another word for ciggarette.. A place for bad people.. Puzzled.. A car.. Older Children
The Blue Mile 'William the Fourth', 'Maitland', 'Sophia Jane'. Wollongong's first Mayor. also known as Stockade Point or Signal Hill. William Edwards. name of swimming machine. 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
James and the Giant Peach Fill in each blank space with a word found in the story, James and the Giant Peach. an oddity or peculiarity, as of conduct.. something to be thankful for; blessing; benefit.. wishing evil or harm to another or others; showing ill will; ill-disposed; malicious.. to overcome with surprise and bewilderment; astound. . a fish, especially a herring, that has been cured by splitting, salting, drying, and smoking. . Older Children
The Stone Match a word with the clue. Maibon didn't want Modrona to do this.. Doli said that everyone in his family had the ability to do something.. Doli had a problem with this in the story.. Modrona first complained about this.. This is what Maibon felt about the passerby.. Older Children
Daily Language Arts Use the hint to find the words. person, place, thing, quality or idea. showing good will. Showing ill will.. complete statement that has a subject and a predicate. A group of words that make a complete statement and has a subject and a predicate.. Hard
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
Daily Language Arts Use the hint to find the words. person, place, thing, quality or idea. showing good will. Showing ill will.. complete statement that has a subject and a predicate. A group of words that make a complete statement and has a subject and a predicate.. Hard
 
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