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Title Instructions / Description Sample Puzzle Hints Difficulty
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 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 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
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
THE STORY OF THE AGED MOTHER Anger - Calm. Distressed - Peaceful. Indestructible - Destructible. Enthusiastic - Apathetic. Boring - Exciting. Teenage
THE STORY OF THE AGED MOTHER Worried, Nervous - Calm. Observe - Ignore. Withered, Shrunken - Bloated. Vegtable used as utensil. Peak,Top - Nadir. Older Children
The Taming of the Shrew praiseworthy; approved; qualified. untruthful; lying . haughtiness; insolent pride; self-importance. to deceive; to mislead. to implore; to beg; to request earnestly. 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 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
The Three Musketeeers Complete The Puzzle The musketeers strived to save the queen's _____. In The Beginning, ______ had ran into three musketeers.. The Country This Story Takes Place In. For Saving the queen's honor, Dartagnan's reward was a _____.. The musketeer who once loved milady.. Teenage
The Trojan War Helens husband was?. The goddess of love who favored the Trojans. . He took Helen to Troy.. In what current country was the Trojan war fought.. How many years did the war last?. Hard
The Whipping Boy a tough, lawless person; roughneck; bully.. a deep, wide trench, usually filled with water, surrounding the rampart of a fortified place, as a town or a castle. . paved with stones. knee-length trousers commonly worn by men and boys in the 17th, 18th, and early 19th centuries. . a loud, sharp, shrill cry. Older Children
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston Janies first husband, who she leaves for Starks. in which relationship does Janie become jealous of another woman. Joe Starks bought this to make Janie happy. Janie is put on trial for Tea Cakes death she is pronounced what?. where does Janie return to at the end of the novel. Teenage
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston (made by Lanza Attisha English 3H block 1) Janies first husband, who she leaves for Starks. In her relationship with who does Janie become jealous of another woman. Joe Starks bought this to make Janie happy. Janie is put on trial for Tea Cakes death she is pronounced what. Where does Janie return to at the end of the novel. Hard
Three Skeleton Key the sailor of the ship. The group of rats weren't getting smaller. vast; very great. group or clique of people. That was a lumernous light. Hard
Timescape The town the Kings used to live in.. The ship in the portal that the younger brother was sucked into.. The older brother that enjoys movie making.. The large man who stole the kid's mother.. The younger brother that likes to play soccer.. Hard
To Kill a Mockingbird Characters Adjectives boyish. strict. cantankerous. well-respected. mysterious. Older Children
Types of Genre The story of a real person's life written by another person. A story using made-up characters that could happen in real life. A fictional story that takes place in a particular time period in the past. A verse written to create a response of thought and feeling from the reader. . A suspenseful story about a puzzling event that is not solved until the end of the story. Big
Understanding Text An idea in the text. What someone thinks. One way to get public support for a cause. Beast. To treat with extreme unkindness. 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
Verbs 'You walk' is singular. Word that expresses an action or a state of being?. 'She walks' is singular 'They walk' is plural. The child feels happy. 'I walk' is singular 'We walk' is plural. Older Children
 
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