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This word search contains the following answers:

StripPoker
JemLostPants
SoundOfShotgun
TrippedOnCollards
Reason
Clues
Entertain
Inform
Persuade
Pie

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Literary Terms Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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

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The Writing Process Crossword

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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

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7th Grade Reading Express Glossary Crossword

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to cause someone to do something through reasoning or argument persuade
An independent clause, or a complete thought Simple Sentence
A figure of speech that compares two things directly Metaphor
A figure of speech that compares two things using like or as Simile
A figure of speech that gives human characteristics to a nonliving thing Personification
FANBOYS are found in this type of sentence Compound Sentence
An educated guess reader's make using clues from the text Inference
A direct quote or paraphrased information in your writing Citing Evidence
And independent clause and a dependent clause combine to make this type of sentence Complex sentence
PIE is an acronym for this Authors Purpose
The feeling a word suggests connotation
The main idea or most important concept in the passage or text Central Idea
The moral of the story, or a lesson learned Theme
The voice or character an author uses to tell a story Narrator
The different ways a story can be told Point of View

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Arguments Word Search

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This word search contains the following answers:

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

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STAAR Reading Vocabulary Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

A group of letters added to the beginning of a root word to change the meaning Prefix
A short statement that gives the main ideas of something that has been said or written Summary
What the reader can figure out about the story using context clues. Inference
A made-up story Fiction
A true story about a person's life Biography
A comparison of two things using like or as Simile
A comparison of two things WITHOUT using like or as Metaphor
The reason the writer wrote something Author's Purpose
This is another way to say "tell" Express
A story, or description of events Narrative
A fiction story that could NOT happen in real life Fantasy
A story passed down from generation to generation Folktale
One line of poetry Verse
A group of lines that look much like a paragraph Stanza
The moral of a story Theme
The specific style of writing is the story's... Genre
Pictures, maps, captions, graphic organizers...anything provided except the text Text Features
To come to a final decision based on facts Conclude
A word that has the opposite meaning of another word Antonym
The order of something Sequence

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Animation Word Search

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This word search contains the following answers:

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

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Informative/Expository Writing Crossword

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A sentence that explains the main ideas of an essay thesis
A sentence that tells the main idea of a paragraph topic
MLA is an abbreviation for 'Modern ________________ Association" Language
The page that appears at the end of an essay that lists all of the sources used for the in-text citations is called Works Cited
Conversational style of writing in which the author uses personal pronouns such as "me" or "my" Informal
First paragraph of an informative essay introduction
Last paragraph of an informative essay Conclusion
_______ Details: Facts, quotations, examples and other information that is used to support a topic sentence Supporting
Formal style writing should contain this type of sentence complete
_________ Citation: A writer gives credit to another source/author within the body of their essay in text
The purpose of informative writing inform
When using an in-text citation from another author, list the author's __________ name and the page where you found the fact last
Within an in-text citation, if you do not know the author's last name, list the ____________ of the text instead title

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Academic Vocabulary Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

helpful, good benefit
give, to help contribute
bring to mind suggest
help support
bring to an end, infer conclude
make a point emphasize
point out, recognize identify
person who wrote the play playwright
like a paragraph in poetry stanza
problem conflict
important significance
what happens effect
give permission, allowed permitted
show indicate
sure, prove, figure it out determine
why something happens cause
sequence of events, characters, setting, problem, resolution plot
PIEE, reason author wrote the text, the author's... purpose
lesson, message theme
plan, purpose intend

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Strategic Words Crossword

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A writer's position on an issue or problem. claim
To create something Formulate
To show to be right or just justify
Feeling or atmosphere the writer creates mood
A life learned lesson theme
To tell all about an event describe
Writing that persuades, informs or entertain Author's purpose
To read between the lines Infer
point of view of the author Author's perspective
To break apart or inspect closely analyze
Takes individual information; combine with other pieces to get a better understanding synthesize
Guide for citing proof from the text cite evidence
attitude towards a subject that the writer takes tone
A shortened version of the text Summarize
Implication of a word or its abstract meaning connotation
A dictionary definition denotation
To tell how something happened explain
elements that indicate the organizational structure of text text structure
To back up information with details support
An evaluation or critical review by a critic or reviewer critique
A memorable statement; a lesson taught moral
evidence that is thoroughly clear and understood explicit evidence
to judge something evaluate
Main idea; most important in the text main idea
to take notes annotate
to determine its accuracy check
evidence where there is no doubt implicit evidence
to show how something is different contrast
to show how something is alike or similar compare
to tell what may happen before it does predict
to list the steps trace
Proof evidence
a story narrative

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Persuasive Vocabulary Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

a persuasive appeal that is used to show the credibility of the speaker (expert or celebrity) Ethos
a persuasive appeal that is used to evoke the emotions of the audience Pathos
a persuasive appeal that is uses logic through definitions, facts, or statistics to prove a point Logos
an error in thinking or arguing Fallacy
the author/creator of the persuasive appeals ethos, pathos, and logos Aristotle
to state something to be true with or without evidence Claim
a claim plus supporting reasons Thesis
a statement that creates an inferred conclusion Premise
a confident and forceful statement of fact or belief Assertion
language used to persuade an audience Rhetoric
the degree to which an objective is achieved Effectiveness
Judging the value or character of something; discussing the positive and negative advantages or disadvantages. Evaluate
A summary based on evidence or facts Conclusion
the available body of facts or information indicating whether a belief or proposition is true or valid. Evidence

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