Type
Crossword
Description

a graph/picture/chart/ect, that gives additional information in the story. infographic
time at which all copy of newspaper is due. deadline
the largest element on the page. should be larger than everything else center of visual impact
used under a head line, it provides additional information for reader deck
put larger headlines (due to importance) higher on the page. headlines should be smaller as the reader descends on the page. hierarchy
nespaper with a large page size & is regarded as more serious. broadsheet
caption. should contain at least two sentences cutline
short informational stories or ads that are timeless and can fill up space filler
line at top of of inside page that tells issue date, page number, & section folio
newspaper with small sized paper. tabloid
page opposite of editorial page op-ed
byline for a picture photo credit
block of text were one side is uneven ragged text
like a headline/title in a story subhead
when text flows around other elements on page text wrap

Media Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A newspaper with a large format, regarded as more serious and less sensationalist than tabloids broadsheet
A newspaper having pages half the size of the average broadsheet, typically filled with gossip and sensational stories tabloid
A printed publication (usually issued daily or weekly) filled with news, articles and advertisements newspaper
A heading at the top of an article or page in a newspaper or magazine headline
A periodical publication containing articles and illustrations, often on a particular subject or aimed at a particular group of people magazine
A person in charge of a newspaper or magazine editor
A person who writes for a newspaper or magazine journalist
A newspaper article expressing the editor's opinion on an issue editorial
A piece of writing appearing in a magazine or newspaper article
A film or television/radio program that provides a factual report on a particular subject documentary
A program where celebrities are invited to talk about various topics chat show
A dramatic TV or radio show that details the lives of a group of characters soap opera
An informal website written by an individual or small group blog
Special words or expressions used by a profession or group, that are difficult for others to understand jargon
A particular group at which a product is aimed target audience
Based on or influenced by personal feelings or opinons subjective
Unfairly prejudiced for or against something biased
The use of irony to mock sarcasm
Not influenced by personal opinions or feelings objective
Read quickly to note only the important points skim

yearbook terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

line at the beginning or end of copy giving name of a person byline
a page usually containing the title and important school information title page
the inner space between the two pages of a spread where the paper meets the spine gutter
explanatory material that identifies the who, what, when, where and why of a photo caption
a central idea or concept theme
the complete set of all letters, numerals and punctuation marks of a type face font
the words written to tell a story or describe an event copy
a column of text that flows around a photo or graphic text wrap
the layout space allocated for written text text block
a master page that maintains consistency with a design or section template
a line of large type used to tell the reader what is to follow headline
a page number best located at the bottom and outside of a page folio
editing and marking of a photo to indicate to the printer the area to be included cropping
words "pulled" from the text and displayed as a quotation pull quote
an artistic rendering of facts gathered from a poll or survey infographic
a page or double page spread that separates sections of the book divider page
the opening paragraph of a story that tells purpose and direction lead
to unite a spread, a horizontal line established across a spread above or below the center eyeline
heavy sheet of paper that attaches the book to its cover endsheet
a chart representing the pages in a signature or a book used for planning ladder

Newspaper key terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the distinctive name and logo of the newspaper that creates a brand identity Masthead
The eye-catching large font that catches the eye to the lead story Headline
Written beneath the main image to anchor the meaning of the photo Caption
The main body text Copy
This is the panel that temps the reader inside the newspaper Pug
An extra story on the front page Secondary story
This tells the reader who wrote the story By line
This adds further detail about the story that is not a headline Stand first
The main picture of the lead story Central image
a newspaper that has small pages, short articles, and lots of photographs Tabloid
A large newspaper that has lots of writing and serious views about events that have happened Broadsheet
Who owns the sun newspaper Rupert Murdoch
Who owns the Guardian newspaper Scott trust limited

Newspaper Terms Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

WIRE STORY
SECONDARY HEADLINE
MASTHEAD
LEAD PHOTO
LEAD STORY
LEAD
JUMPLINE
INDEX
HEADLINE
GRAPHIC
FOLIO LINE
FLAG
DISPLAY AD
DATELINE
CUTLINE
CUT
COLUMN
CLASSIFIED AD
CAPTION
BYLINE

Yearbook Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The title of the story Headline
Additional detail to the title Subhead
The story Copy
A brief description of a photo Caption
Invisible line that divides the pages Gutter
Page numbers Folio
Questions you ask someone to discover their opinion or experience Interview
First couple of sentences used to hook or lure readers Lede
Information obtained from someone Source
A photo not posed for Candid Photo
A photo posed for Posed Photo
A photo of someones head and sholders Mugshot
Extra content on the side Sidebar
A survey is one type of these Poll
Two facing pages on the same topic Spread
When something is do Deadline
A page-by-page diagram showing yearbook content Ladder
Table of contents Index
Photo that crosses the gutter Dominant Photo
An area of space where nothing is White Space

Basic Yearbook Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a picture that extends beyond the margin of the page, extending off the page Bleed
An element used to connect areas separated by a grid of white space. Headlines and quote boxes are commonly used as bridges. Bridge
line at beginning or end of copy giving name of person who wrote it. Byline
Should tell the reader something s/he does not know from looking at the picture. Always written in present tense. Caption
A statement giving publishing credit and technical information: type faces and sizes used, paper stock, layout styles, graphic devices, number of copies, cost to students, printer, professional photography and honors earned, membership in professional organizations. Colophon
To a journalist, the words written to tell a story or describe an event; to a printer, all written materials and photos to be printed. Copy
The processing of proofreading copy and making necessary corrections and changes. Copy editing
A page or double-page spread that separates different sections of the book Divider Page
When an element or elements attract immediate reader attention. Usually achieved by making a photo or visual package two-and-one-half to three-times larger than any other element on the spread; also occurs with use of color, isolation and extreme shape or cropping. Dominant Photo
Two facing pages in a publication. Spread
Heavy sheet of paper that attaches the book to its cover. There is an endsheet in the front and back of the book. Endsheet
A page number, best located at the bottom of each page to the outside and parallel to the bottom of the page. Folio
The inner space between the two pages of a spread where the paper runs into the spine. Gutter
A line or large type used to tell the reader what is to follow, introducing the main point of interest of the copy. Headline
A chart representing the pages in a signature or a book, used for planning book sections, page content and color placement. Ladder
A plan or drawing which shows size and position of all elements. Layout
The opening paragraph of a story which sets the tone for the article giving it purpose and direction. Lead
The first words of a caption or story which draw attention to the copy and which are often set apart typographically for emphasis. Lead-in
The sharpness or clarity of an image. Resolution
A master page that maintains consistency within a design or section. Template
a central idea or concept. Theme
a page (usually page one) containing the title, year of publication, school name, location (address, city, state and zip code), phone and fax, student and staff population of the school and volume number in Arabic numbers. Title page

Newspapers Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A headline that runs across the whole page banner
Name of news writer at the beginning of an article byline
A section of the newspaper listing jobs and things to sell (two words) classified ads
A writer who writes regularly in the paper Columnist
Someone who assigns reporters, decides what stories should be included, organises the paper and improves the final copy editor
The time when all stories and copy are due for an edition Deadline
To check for mistakes and make newspaper ready to print edit
An interesting article, not always important news feature
The title of an article headline
A list that tells where things are in the paper index
The organisation of the pictures, ads, and articles layout
A weekly section of the newspaper covering travel, fashion, motors, and celebrities supplement

Library Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Section for stories fiction
section for books containing facts nonfiction
writer of a book author
person creating artwork/pictures for a book illustrator
Larger books with more illustrations and fewer words picturebooks
fiction books containing a larger number of pages (written by novelists) novels
a book of maps atlas
section of a non fiction book used to locate information inside it index
part of library for younger readers junior
part of library catering for older readers senior
system used to arrange non fiction books created by Melville Dewey dewey
names of people or animals featuring in a story characters
the name of a book title
information on the back of a book giving an idea of what is inside blurb
part of a book holding the pages within the front and back covers spine
our new operating system for school libraries Clue: a boy's name (unscramble these letters lervoi) oliver
world wide web internet
section of non fiction book containing meanings for words in that book glossary
factual book about person's life biography
different styles of storywriting genres
gathering facts about a particular topic research

Yearbook Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

photos captured without posing candids
main story on yearbook spread copy
spread separating the yearbook sections divider
Introduction of the theme opening copy
text describing a picture caption
sheets of paper that hold the pages to the cover endsheets
outside of yearbook cover
page number, contributor and spread topic folio
eight pages on one side of signature flat
large type identifying main idea of spread headline
alphabetical listing of students index
conversation between staff member and source interview
page by page listing of yearbook contents ladder
16 page grouping signature
mini sections that play off theme spinoffs
verbal statement and visual look tying book together theme
area where two pages meet in the middle gutter
blank area where nothing is placed white space
unit of measure equal to 1/6 pica

Nonfiction Text Features Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

dark letters that indicate a hard or important word Bold Face Print
words printed in different colors indicating important information ColoredPrint
slanted letters indicating important information Italicized Print
additional information that relates to a topic Sidebar
tells the reader how to say a new or difficult word Pronunciation Guide
the main idea or topic of the text Title
a phrase at the top of the text that tells the reader what the text is going to be about Heading
phrases related to the heading or title that tell what each section will be about Subheadings
text describing the contents of a picture, graph, chart, or map Caption
a photograph or illustration to help the reader understand the text Picture
a drawing or picture of a specific area Map
a visual representation of important events in chronological order Timeline
data shown in an organized way to help the reader compare information Graph
a labeled illustration used to explain something Diagram