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Title Instructions / Description Sample Puzzle Hints Difficulty
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
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
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
Synonyms Crossword happy. man. music. woman. sad. Easy
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
The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe Unthreacherous sacrifice. Chief of the secret police for the white witch. Gives gifts to the beavers and the children. Different world. The Kings and Queens of Narnia. Teenage
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
The Merchant of Venice The LEADing man chose this one.... Jeez will he ever shut up.... I am writing in this method right now, Ten syllables a line is annoying.... You're a blinking idiot if you pick this box.... If your a spiteful old Jewish widower you hate these... A lot.... Hard
The Minister's Black Veil a multitude of assembled persons. a lively celebration or party. a portentous event : omen. marked by or showing reverence for deity and devotion to divine worship. a member or inhabitant of a parish. Hard
The Most Dangerous Game not letting light through. caslte. cabable of being touched or felt. useless. simple nature of child like. Hard
The Myth Of Perseus and Medusa The three 'old women' sisters were the only ones to know the whereabout of the ______.. Who was the woman who the king of Seriphos pretended to want to marry?. What did Perseus place Medusa head into after he beheaded her?. Where did Perseus grow up?. Who sent Perseus to retrieve Medusa's head?. Hard
The Necklace The item lost during the story. Mathilde wants to have a higher ____ in the world. This can bring power and respect. The couple fell into this and worked for years to pay it off. The twist ending is an example of this literary technique. The main character finally grows to be this. It took humility.. 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 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 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
The Outsiders Vocabulary fierce, cruel, or rude. to draw back or tense the body; flinch. someone who has withdrawn from society or chosen to live in seclusion. embarrassed or bashful. suspension or fear of future trouble. Teenage
The Outsiders: Vocabulary a slang term for jail. unconcerned about consequences; without caution. to cut off or hold back. a street fight. cotton fabric with stripes or checks. Older Children
The Poet's Toolbox Applied Figure the word out and insert the word in the puzzle In an ________rhyme, the rhyming words occur somewhere between the beginning and end of one or more lines.. To ________ is to ascribe human qualities to nonhuman things.. Remember, ________ is simply a matter of looking closely at a poem and thinking about how all the parts fit together.. A ________ is a figure of speech in which a word or phrase that means one thing is used to represent another thing in order to suggest a similarity between the two.. In 'To Autumn,' the reader gets the impression that the speaker of the poem is talking to ______.. Very Difficult
The Raven Complete the crossword puzzle stop. old-fashioned, out of date. asking. cheerless, unhappy. a bow or another sign of respect. Older Children
The silver donkey what color did the sky say he would make the grass. another word for snake. the people thought that this animal was hard headed. what tiger tried to do to the sky. what did the sky say that he would make the birds do. Hard
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
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