Type
Word Search
Description

StripPoker
JemLostPants
SoundOfShotgun
TrippedOnCollards
Reason
Clues
Entertain
Inform
Persuade
Pie

Literary Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Feeling created by a literary work Mood
words an author uses depending on audience, subject, and desired effect Word choice
The feeling a word produces connotation
Central idea or message Theme
the vantage point from which a story is told point of view
narrated by a character in the story using pronouns such as "I"and "me" first person
an outside narrator tells the story from one character's perspective third person limited
an all-knowing narrator tells the story from the perspective of multiple characters omniscient
an all-knowing narrator tells the story from the perspective of multiple characters omniscient
reason for writing (inform, persuade, entertain) authors purpose
a character who remains the same throughout the story static
a character who changes in the story dynamic
a main character major
a secondary character minor
any force that drives a character to behave in a certain way motivation
type of characterization in which the author directly states what a character is like direct
type of characterization in which the writer uses descriptions of character's manners, dress, and behavior to develop the character indirect
a guess based on clues inference
type of irony in which what is said is the opposite of what is meant verbal
type of irony in which what happens in a situation is the opposite of what is expected situational
type of irony in which the reader has information the character lacks dramatic
interruption in the present action to show events that happened at an earlier time flashback
when a reader feels uncertainty about what will happen next suspense
writing that presents facts without revealing writer's feelings or opinions objective
type of writing in which the feelings of a writer are revealed subjective
language characteristic of a certain geographical area dialect
conversation between two or more characters dialogue
reference to something outside of a literary work allusion

The Writing Process Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the steps or stages involved in writing process
adding words/phrases or removing parts editing
the shape the writing will take format
the person with whom you share your writing for feedback peer
the reason for writing purpose
presenting your final product publishing
affects what and how you write writing variables
the subject of your writing topic
a possible format poem
the purpose of a comic strip to entertain
the person(s) for whom you are writing audience
the stage where you gather ideas through brainstorming prewriting
checking your final draft for mistakes in punctuation or spelling proofreading
the purpose of a news report to inform
the purpose of an essay encouraging a ban on cell phones in schools to persuade

Author's purpose & Point of view Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Details
purpose
Author
omniscient
Dialogue
Narrative
Third person
Second person
Entertain
Inform
Persuade
First person

Author's Point of View Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Something that can be proven Fact
Something that someone believes Opinion
The way an author looks at a topic or idea Point of view
Another word for author wanting you to agree with their point of view Persuade
Point of view when "I" am telling the story First Person
The Story is told by "you" Second Person
The Story is about "he" or "she" Third person
Reason why an author writes Author's purpose
When an author is telling a story he is writing to . . . . Entertain
When an author is trying to convince you to see it from his/her perspective, she is writing to. . . Persuade
When an author wants to let you know about something, they are writing to . . . Inform
The main person(s) in a story, movie or play Character

Argument Writing Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A mental or emotional position on a topic position
Bringing the argument back to your side rebuttle
Important information topic that makes intro paragraph feel complete. background info
Where you go to get your information. source
The reason the author chooses to write something authors purpose
Closely connected or appropriate to the matter at hand relevant
Main idea. central idea
Phrases or words used to connect one idea to the next. transitions
Ideas or steps are prioritized by the writer or speaker according to their value. order of importance
Persuasive technique used to tap into the reader's emotions and feelings type of hook emotional appeal
Not connected to the matter at hand. irrelevant
Professional word choice, formatting, and conventions. formal writing
Last sentence of intro paragraph. thesis
Quote evidence author gives credit and help justify your point. cite
To look at something closely examine
To say something is true when others may not agree. claim

Nonfiction Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a central idea about a topic thesis
questions that have obvious answer and are only asked for effect rhetorical questions
statements that can be proven true statementoffact
a nonfiction text that the speaker delivers orally speech
to inform, to persuade, and to entertain are examples of this author's purpose
a speech presented without much preparation impromptu
an essay that tells the story of actual experiences narrative
language not meant to be taken literally figurative language
the reuse of a key word repetition
numbers used to compare things statistics
the author's attitude toward a subject tone
an informal speech presented in a conversational style talk
an essay that tries to influence an audience's attitudes or actions persuasive
the perspective of the author point of view
the judgments of people with special knowledge of a subject expert opinions
specific cases of people, situations, etc. examples
an essay that explores the meaning of an experience or offers the author's thoughts and feelings reflective
the use of similar grammatical structures parallel structure
language that is specific to a discipline technical language
the expression of the same idea but in different words restatement
details that tell what what something looks like, tastes like, sounds like, etc. descriptions

Arguments Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

relevant
statement
evaluate
reiterate
paraphrase
analyze
counterclaim
details
examples
facts
opinion
persuade
convince
ideas
connecting
supporting
author
conclusion
contradictory
assumption
argument
logical
faulty
sound
bias
sufficient
reasoning
valid
evidence
claim

Argument Writing Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

reasoned thinking that supports a specific claim or position argument
correct or suitable for a particular time, situation, or purpose appropriate
a statement that a speaker or writer is trying to prove, usually by using evidence claim
when something such as a piece of writing is easy to understand because its parts are connected in a clear and reasonable way coherent
a justification of a claim; an explanation reason
details or quotes from a text that directly relate to the subject or problem being discussed or considered relevant evidence
not related to the subject being discussed irrelevant
the opposing viewpoint or the opposite of the main claim in an essay counterclaim
evidence that is relevant and specific well-chosen evidence
to give the reader a clear picture in his/her mind illustrates
identify information in the text that supports understanding and uses that evidence to explain ideas cite
a personal view, attitude, or judgment opinion
to move by argument or evidence to belief, agreement, consent, or a course of action convince
a piece of factual writing in which ideas on a single topic are presented, explained, argued, or described in an interesting way essay
a method of doing something which involves several steps or stages process
the specific reason a person has for writing purpose

Animation Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Entertainment
Educational
Informative
Purpose
Creative
Timings
Anime
CGI
Cell animation
Claymation
Stop motion
Manga
Digital
Multimedia
Frame Rates
Frames
Layers
Original
Target audience
Interest
Idea

Argument Essay Writing Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

using evidence to persuade someone to agree with you argument
presents evidence to both sides of an argument argument essay
the position that supports the argument; thesis statement claim
facts or reasons that supports the claim: facts, statistics, examples evidence
chain of reasoning that connects evidence to the claim warrant
the opposite (opposing) position counterclaim
logical reasons for rejecting the counterclaim rebuttal
hook, basic information of topic, claim introduction
sum up important points, restate the claim conclusion
introduces the topic of the paragraph topic sentence
words used to help readers progress from one idea to another transitions