Type
Crossword
Description

A comparison using like or as. simile
The name of a thing. noun
The reptition of a sharp sound like sh, s, z... sibilance
To give something a human quality. personification
The creation of a picture with words and technique. imagery
A word that sounds like what it is describing onomatopoeia
A direct comparison. metaphor
An action word. verb
Describes the verb. adverb
Describes the noun. adjective

Language Terms and Techniques Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Language
Theme
Onomatopoeia
Personification
Simile
Metaphor
Character
Contrast
Imagery
Repetition
Alliteration
Imperative
Adjective
Noun
Verb

Language Features Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

informal
formal
pronouns
sensory
imagery
descriptive
persuasive
rhetorical
preposition
repetition
adjective
noun
adverb
verb
connective
personification
hyperbole
alliteration
metaphor
simile
onomatopoeia

Figurative Language Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Comparison using like or as Simile
Comparison NOT using like or as Metaphor
Giving human characteristics to animals or inanimate objects Personification
The use of words that imitate sounds: crash, bang, hiss, splat Onomatopoeia
Two contradictory ideas side by side: jumbo shrimp or cruel kindness Oxymoron
An obvious and intentional exaggeration not meant to be taken seriously. Hyperbole
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cultural, literary or political significance. Allusion
A set expression or phrase that is not meant to be interpreted literally: Every cloud has a silver lining. Idiom
Writing or speech that appeals to one or more of the five senses-sight, sound, smell, taste,and touch. This language creates word pictures, or images. Imagery
Concrete objects that represent abstract ideas, feelings, or thoughts Symbolism
The repetition of consonant sounds in the beginning of words: nodded, nearly, napping Alliteration
Words are used in such a way that their intended meaning is different from the actual meaning of the words Irony
A play on words Pun
The presentation of something as being smaller, worse, or less important than it actually is Understatement
The use of irony to mock or convey contempt. Sarcasm
sarcasm, irony, simile, personification, pun, metaphor, onomatopoeia, idiom, understatement, imagery, symbolism, oxymoron, hyperbole, allusion, alliteration Figurative Language

Poetic Techniques Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

connective
Adjective
Adverb
Alliteration
emotive language
facts
metaphor
Noun
Onomatopoeia
opinion
Personification
Repetition
rhetorical question
Rule of three
Simile
Statistics
Verb

Descriptive and narrative writing techniques Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

climax point
twists
turning points
structure
punctuation
dialogue
settings
themes
characters
emotive language
colour
simile
metaphor
alliteration
imagery
feeling
hearing
touch
taste
smell
sight
senses
sentence variety
nouns
adverbs
verbs
adjectives

Parts of Speech Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

What kind of word describes verbs, adjectives and adverbs? adverb
What kind of word takes the place of a noun? pronoun
The 3 adjectives that refer to one specific thing is an _______. article
A person, place, thing, or idea. noun
A word or phrase that expresses strong emotion. interjection
A connecting word that shows location, time, or movement. preposition
A word that describes a noun or pronoun. adjective
A word that shows action or state of being. verb
A word used to connect 2 words, phrases or clauses. conjunction
A noun. Antonym of ugly. beautiful
One of the 3 articles the
An adverb. happily
An interjection. Yikes
A preposition. Under
An adjective describing a chihuahua. small
A past tense state of being verb. was
An action verb. grow
A plural pronoun. they
A conjunction. but

Figurative Language Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A group of lines in a poem stanza
poets use these to convey a meaning beyond the ordinary meaning figurativelanguage
the way poems are written and may or many not be sentences lines
words or phrases that appeal to the five senses imagery
comparison that does not use like or as metaphor
describes an animal or object with human qualitites personification
comparison using like or as simile
the narrator of the poem speaker
poets use this to reinforce a poem's meaning and mood rhythm
use of rhyming words within a single line of poetry internalrhyme
repeating of words, phrases or lines in a poem repifition
the use of words whose sounds suggest their meaning onomatopoeia
use of rhymes at the end of the lines endrhyme
the pattern created by stressed and unstressed syllales in a line of poetry meter
repeition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words alliteration
the pattern the end rhyme creates rhymescheme
repetition of sounds at the end of the words rhyme
how the writing makes the reader feel mood
exaggeration hyperbole
a phrase or expression that is overused cliche
a word or phrase that means something other than what is actually being said idiom
a play on a words double meaning or pronunciation pun
reference to another person, place, event, literary work, etc. allusion
a comparison between two things, typically on the basis of their structure and for the purpose of explanantion or clarification analogy
arrangement and relaionship of the parts of a piece of writing structure

FIGURES AND PARTS OF SPEECH Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

She has a heart of gold metaphor
Doing word verb
He is as sly as a fox simile
She sells sea shells alliteration
The thieves robbed the police station irony
Describes a noun adjective
"Boo hoo!" she sobbed onomatopoeia
Joining words conjunctions
Describes a verb adverb
I am so hungry I could eat a horse hyperbole
The flowers dance in the breeze personification
The, a, an article
These words describe the position of things preposition
Can be used in the place of a noun (she, he, it) pronoun
Naming words nouns
When I mean what I say literal
When I don't mean what I say figurative

Grammar Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A pronoun to replace "the students of class 1B" They
What type of noun is "Villa Sainte-Marcelline"? proper
Best teacher of secondary 1 (all in one word) MrsSobel
Superlative of the word "wise" wisest
Proper noun (a student in 1B and famous avenue in NYC) Madison
Past participle of the verb "to read" read
past tense: the school bell (to ring) rang
Adverb: the girls were studying_____weeks. for
A word that shows emotion. Interjection
I describe a noun and a pronoun. adjective
I describe a verb. adverb
What type of word is "inside"? preposition
The comparative degree of the word "clever". cleverer
Plural of "library". libraries

Figurative Language Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a group of lines in a poem Stanza
poets use these to convey a meaning beyond the ordinary meaning Figurative language
the way poems are written and may or may not be sentences Line
words or phrases that appeal to the five senses Imagery
comparison that does not use like or as Metaphor
describes an animal or object with human qualities Personification
comparison using like or as Simile
the narrator of the poem Speaker
poets use this to reinforce a poem's meaning and mood Rhyme
use of rhyming words within a single line of poetry meter
repeating of words, phrases or lines in a poem Repetition
the use of words whose sounds suggest their meaning onomatopoeia
use of rhymes at the end of the lines end rhyme
The pattern created by stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry Internal Rhyme
Repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words Alliteration
The pattern the end rhyme creates Rhyme Scheme
Repition of sounds at the end of the words Rhyme
How the writing makes the reader feel Mood
Exaggeration Hyperbole
A phrase or expression that is overused Cliche
A word or phrase that means something other than what is acually being said Idiom
A play on words, double meaning, or pronounciation Pun
Reference to another person, place, event, literary work, etc. Allusion
A comparison between two things, typically on the basis of their structure and for the purpose of explanation or clarification Analogy
Arrangement and relationship of the parts of a piece of writing Structure