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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
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
Shakespeare Can you find the answers to the clues? Birthplace. Magician. Mad king. King of Naples. King of Scotland. Hard
Shakespeare's Life Shakespeare's Mother.. There are later supposed versions of this play but little is known of the original.. A maker, worker, and seller of leather goods such as purses, belts, and gloves.. Shakespeare's first daughter.. Where Shakespeare was babtized. (2 words). Teenage
Sherlock Holmes- The Engineer's Thumb . go left is a _______. stretched arm and hand. fake money. belief or judgement. on fire. Teenage
Short Story a clue or hint given to a reader about what is to come in the story. the turning point in a story when the central problem or conflict is most intense or exciting. the message about life or human nature that is the focus in the story the writer tells. action and events in the story that help resolve the conflict and bring the story to a close. when the conflict is fully resolved and the story comes to a satisfying end . Big
Short Story Giving hints on what will happen later in the story. Readers know more than the characters do. Uncertain of an outcome. Object that stands for something else. Giving human qualities to non-human things. Big
Short Story Elements conflict that takes place within the mind of a character. central message or insight about life . shows events from before the present of the story. an intended contradiction between . the narrator uses the pronouns I, me, and my. Older Children
Short Story Terms Use the clues to find the words A comparison that uses like or as. Where the story takes place. The type of narration used to tell the story. The narrator is telling the story from the outside and is not a character in it. Giving human qualities to an inanimate object. Moderately Challenging
Short Story Theory This conflict happens within the character.. The hints and clues provided by the author that suggests the outcome of the story.. This point of view has the narrator share the story as if he/she were holding a camcorder.. This conflict happens due to an outside force such another character, the environment, fate, etc.. Max is a pig when he eats his dinner. What figurative language am I?. Big
Similes, Metaphors, and Personification Determine the answer for each number down and across. Fill in the answers into the boxes in the crossword that corresponds to the number. The answer must fit correctly into the corresponding number of boxes given in the crossword. A figure of speech in which two unlike things are compared without the use of like or as. . 'The stars dance in the night sky' is an example of figurative language technique?. 'The trees were begging for water.' What is being personified in this sentence?. A figure of speech in which two unlike things are being compared using the words 'like' or 'as'. . In the sentence, 'That car is a boat', how many things are being compared?. Teenage
Sonnet Act of interpreting or discovering the meaning of a text, usually involves close reading and special attention to figurative language.. A word, phrase, line, or group of lines that is repeated, for effect, several times in a poem.. Unrhymed iambic pentameter verse . A lyric poem of 14 lines, commonly written in iambic pentameter.. A poem consisting of four lines, or four lines of a poem that can be considered as a unit. Older Children
Sophocles There are _____ plays that remain in tact that Sophocles wrote.. The last in the Oedipus Trilogy.. Sophocles broke the tradition of only using ______ actors.. Besides writing plays Sophocles was also a _______.. The three plays written about Oedipus and his children.. Hard
Speech anything that establishes a fact or gives us a reason to believe something. Type of inductive reasoning, drawing a conclusion based on physical evidence. Type of inductive reasoning, an illustration in which the characteristics of a familiar object or event are used to describe the characteristics of a less familiar object or event . errors in reasoning or mistaken beliefs. Uses a specific case to get to the general truth. Teenage
Story Elements genre in which you read about a person's life written by themselves. comparing two unlike things without using the words like or as. a type of narration where the narrator makes you a part of the story and uses the pronouns you and your. the author's purpose for writing a politica speech or an ad in a newspaper. the part of a story when teh conflict gets resolved or fixed. Hard
Superheroes Named after Renaissance Artist: Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello, Raphael. 'Have no fear _____________ is here!'. She later defected to the United States, becoming an agent of the fictional spy agency S.H.I.E.L.D., and a member of the superhero team the Avengers.. Mutants, a subspecies of humans who are born with superhuman abilities; they fight for peace and equality between normal humans and mutants.. Dynamic Duo. Big
Sylivia Plath Disorder Plath struggled with most of her life. Plath's husband, fellow poet. Plath's place of birth. Awarded Pulitzer Prize for this work in 1982. The formation of a word by imitation of a sound made by its referent . Hard
Synonyms Crossword happy. man. music. woman. sad. Easy
Tell Tale Heart contempt; ridicule. cautious; watchful. hiding one's feelings or purposes. clarity; awareness of detail. annoyed. Big
Text Features like on many maps, this explains what the parts to a chart, graph, or timeline represent.. help to give the reader a visual about a topic or reading.. show percentages and must add up to 100 . provides a list of key terms and their definitions. words or phrases that help to explain what a picture is representing.. Older Children
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer lack of energy, sluggish inactivity. the right hand side of a ship as one faces forward. a loud, long sound. not appropriate, out of place. cheerfulness, willingness, eager. Older Children
The Black Cat Relating to the musical period following the Renaissance . To obtain or get care by. A fire breathing female monster. Ask for or try to obtain from someone. Not to be revoked or recalled. Big
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
The Book Thief With force or drive. To manage skillfully in an unfair manner. Deserving to be despised. Desire to inflict injury. To make or hold motionless with amazement. Adult
The Boy Who Cried Wolf person who writes a book. a short tale to teach a moral lesson. not the truth. person who takes care of sheep. person who draws the pictures. Young Kids
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 Burglar's Breakfast Vocabulary To hunt or look for something (like hunt) . Marks of hints that a person left behind to show where they walked. The future tense of 'will' or 'must'; a word that says something will be done in the future. A person who steals other people's things. To make something or someone follow . Easy
The Crucible young minister who is an expert in witchcraft. head minister of Salem's church. year in which The Crucible takes place. people are often accused of this. type of government; rule by God through religious officials. Hard
The Crucible disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter. with the mouth wide open as in wonder or awe. walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury. affect with wonder. rid of impurities. Big
The Dickens Era Charles Dickens, Great Epectatios ans the Victorian era One of Pip’s expectations is to become a …. The young lady the Pip loves passionately and is hopelessly on love with.. Biddy was Pips friend since they … together.. When Charles was only 12, his father was taken to … Prison.. Where Pip and Magwitch first encountered each other.. Big
The Dying Detective systematic; orderly. to give; do. person engaged in a profession. Dealing/concerned with disease. to confirm; support. Big
The Fox and the Grapes to do something __________. dark, not sunny ____________. the fox's stomach was _________. _______, fox was just too tired. part of your body ___________. Older Children
The Glass Castle Very norturing. Artisticly, modivated. Where Rex takes the whole family to try to prove a point in Part 2. Where the family moves right after Maureen is born. Very adventurous. Older Children
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
The Horned Toad Prince channel in which water runs through. large area of rolling grass. roped. act of kindness. name of the horse. Older Children
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 hunger games trilogy the head gamekeeper who accompanies katniss in books 2&3(2 words). katniss was______when her dad died. what katniss volunteers to be in book three. the male district three tribute in the third quarter quell. the city that the capitol was said to be near. Teenage
The Life and Works of Shakespeare His lost play, 'Love's Labour's _______'.. Prince of Cats, Juliet's cousin.. The name of his son who died at 11.. 'Two households, both alike in __________,'. Shakespeare's plays are separated into three categories: tragedies, histories, and ___________.. Hard
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