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Title Instructions / Description Sample Puzzle Hints Difficulty
Much Ado About Nothing utensil used for straining. not softened or lessened. To respond as less serious. to request for urgently. morally despicable. Big
Murder Mystery Read the clues below and fill in the answers! Remember to go back to the tricky ones when you have more letters! There could be a lot of this if the murder has been very violent!. The mystery is often set in an abandoned house, where people might feel.... The person who the crime was against. The reason why someone committed the crime. Someone who saw something suspicious. Older Children
My Diary From Here to There Groups of workers joined together to protect their jobs and improve working conditions. Protests in which people refuse to buy from or work for a person, nation, or business. A group of similar cells that work together to carry out a job. A person who was born in a country or who chooses to live in and become a member of that country. Someone's feelings or thoughts that are not true or felt by everyone. Hard
Mystery Stories These are things that you might find in a detective story Someone people pay to solve crimes for them or find out information.. The person who is telling the story.. The writer who created Sherlock Holmes.. A famous, fictional, Nineteenth Century detective.. One particular example of something - often used with the words 'medical' or 'criminal'. Big
Mythology greek god of the wild. greek god of love. egyptian god of war. hindu god of fire . norse god of war. Teenage
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
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
Mythology Greek God of Blacksmiths, Son of Zeus and Hera. Egyptian Snake that tried to kill Ra. Roman God of the Underworld, Greek form Hades. Roman Goddess of the Hunt, Roman form of Artemis. Roman God of Chaos, Murdered his brother Osiris. Hard
Narrative Elements what the story is centered around; a problem or issue that the main character(s) must face or solve. what the actual story is about; the events that are unfolding over the course of the story. the person or people the story is about. events leading to the end of the story. the location of the action; where the story takes place. Big
National Geographic Tiny Living Animals That Are Neither Plants Nor PLants. Communtiy Of Plants And Animals That Depend On The Environment. Able To Make Light. Feeding On Blood. Hiding By Blending In With One's Surroundings. Hard
Newpaper Key Terms Exciting or shocking article, intended to interest the public - not necessarily accurate.. Prejudice in favour or against something.. A compact paper, designed to appeal to a mass audience.. A serious newspaper aimed at professional, highly-educated people.. A few words to describe or give detail to an image or photograph.. Teenage
Non Fiction an account of someone's life written by someone else.. consisting of folded unstapled sheets and containing news, feature articles, advertisements.. To inform or persuade someone in to doing something.. a view or judgment formed about something.. cause to feel or show inclination or prejudice for or against someone or something. Big
Non-Fiction Text Structure Read each clue and fill in the puzzle carefully tells the consequences or effects of something. gives you a detail about the subject. the reason something happened. states a problem and its solution. the way non-fiction text is organized and written. Big
Nonfiction An account of someone's life written by someone else. Not influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing facts. a written account of one's memory of certain events or people. An account given of a particular matter, esp. in the form of an official document, after thorough investigation or consideration by an author. An essay where you pick an issue or problem, pose one or more possible solutions, assess the counter evidence, and conclude with an answer. Older Children
Norse Gods Blind god of night and darkness. The realm where humans live; the earth. Magic hammer of Thor. The god of peace and fertility. Eight-legged horse of Odin. Hard
Norse Gods and Creation The active and persistent enemies of the Norse gods. Dwarfs came from these. Middle Earth. Hugin. Fly out over the world to bring news back to Odin. Very Difficult
Nyx and Erebus Greek Mythology Nyx and Erebus' son - God of upper air.. Nyx is Erebus' mother, sister, and.... God of darkness.. Nyx's element.. Nyx's symbol.. Hard
O'Henry a very bright and radiant light. done constantly or as a habit. slang term for friend. a close friend. a large amount of money. Big
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
Odyssey Cyclops, son of Poseidon. Greek god of the sea and earthquakes. Odysseus's wife, queen of Ithaca. King of Ithaca, hero of Troy. Greek goddess of wisdom and warfare. Big
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
Othello Othello’s last word.. French word for “place” + someone who occupies land or property rented from a landlord.. Othello is the prince of _____. . What does Iago imply that Othello used to win over Desdemona?. Item that Othello gave to Desdemona as a token of his love.. Hard
Othello Write the appropriate words in the puzzle beautiful. a country. desire to harm other people. to bring under control. go away in different direction. Older Children
Our Town Younger sister of George. The town alcoholic and choir directior . The publisher for Grovers corners. One of the main characters, is a student, and an older sister to Wally. Later marries George.. The local milkman. Hard
Paradise Lost Complete the following crossword to help you understand key vocabulary terms while we are reading paradise lost creator of all things. not earthly; heavenly; celestial.. a conversation, esp. a formal discussion.. one who pleads or makes a request in behalf of another or others.. to have spoken irreverently or profanely of or to God or sacred things.. Big
Parts of a Paragraph A paragraph explains ______ part of a topic. The subject of a paragraph. The concluding sentence is at the _________ of a paragraph. The controlling idea is the ______ of the topic the paragraph will explain. The explaining sentences are in the __________ of a paragraph. Big
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
Parts of Speech To review for your final exam, complete the following crossword puzzle. Words that name persons, places, or things, including words that name emotions and ideas, are ____________.. Transitive or intransitive verb? The kiwi lays enormous eggs.. Lemon Brown's legs were covered with rages that were held on with ____________.. In a story, the first part introduces the characters. It is called the _____________. . 'Don't mention Paw-paw's feet,' Stacy's mother warns. 'She's ___________ about them.'. Hard
Parts of Speech connects to phrases. takes the place of a noun. introduces a phrase. person, place or thing. shows action. Easy
Parts of Speech what a sentence is about. is added to the beginning of a word. ends a declarative sentence. word used to connect clauses in a sentence. punctuation used in writing dialogue. Big
Parts of Speech Write the best word for each sentence. The s.............. of the sentence comes before the verb.. I d........... come to class yesterday. I was absent.. A p............. noun always has a capital because it is the name of something.. They w......... happy yesterday.. He/She d............. work in the classroom everyday.. Hard
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 Language Techniques Complete the crossword on Persuasive Language Techniques. Try not to use your book! Addressing and criticizing an opposing view.. Strong feelings actuated by experiencing love, hate etc.. Special words or expressions used by a profession or group that are difficult for others to understand.. I/you/he/she/them/we.. Presenting an idea as fact without explanation.. Big
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
Persuasive Writing Techniques The question might be one that does not have an answer. It might also be one that has an obvious answer but you have asked the question to make a point, to persuade or for literary effect.. Provide potential solutions.. The writer speaking directly to (or at) the reader through words such as “you or your company.”. The repetition of the first part of the sentence in order to achieve an artistic effect - I will win, I will become president, I will do you proud!. Rule of three. Three words, clauses or sentences given together in order to create a memorable impact. ‘Disneyland is the most exciting, wonderful, unbelievable theme park.’. Older Children
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
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