Type
Crossword
Description

A moment in a story when a god, or something supernatural, suddenly enters to help the hero deusexmachina
Statements or images used to exaggerate hyperbole
An act disrespectful to the gods of religion sacrilegious
A state of wild excitment or ecstasy delirious
Full of danger or risk perilous
Compound adjectives used to describe nouns. They include a hyphen. epithets
Verbs conjugated to sound like commands which makes the speaker sound powerful imperatives
Compound nouns used in place of a noun or name. They are typical of Anglo-Saxon poetry kennings
A speech the hero will give that exaggerates their achievements or what they will achieve formalboast
The highest or most form of an adjective. They exaggerate the qualities of the noun they describe superlatives
What is the Norse equivalent to 'fate'? Wyrd
Noisy, energetic and playful boisterous

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

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

Beowulf Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

discolored by bruising Livid
a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction honor
the ultimate agency predetermining the course of events Fate
adjectives that point out special traits of particular persons or things Stock Epithets
descriptive phrase or compound word that substitutes for a noun Kenning
praise, glorify, or honor Laud
long narrative poem Epic
a person related to another or others Kin
“But leave your battle-shields here, and your spears, / Let them lie waiting for the promises your words/ May make” Wulfgar
“I am old, now,/ But I will fight again, seek fame still…” Beowulf
“I was new to the throne, / Then, a young man ruling this wide / Kingdom and its golden city; Hergar…” Hrothgar
“-a king, before, but now / A beaten warrior.” narrator
“And death/ Would be better for them all, and for you, than the kind/ Of life you can lead, branded with disgrace!” Wiglaf
“I’d use no sword, no weapon, if this beast / Could be killed without it, crushed to death / Like Grendel, gripped in my hands and torn / Limb from limb.” Beowulf
“I’d rather burn myself than see/ Flames swirling around my lord.” Wiglaf
“Once more, and again twisted gold,/ Heaped-up ancient treasure, will reward you/ For the battle you win!” Hrothgar
“For hours he sank through the waves; / At last he saw the mud of the bottom.” Narrator
“I’d leave my armor to my son, / Now, if God had given me an heir, / A child born of my body, his life / Created from mine.” Beowulf
Where does the demonic creature live? Marshes
What value did Beowulf fight for that shows the values of the Anglo-Saxon period? Fame
“And he saw, / Hanging high above, a golden / _____, woven by the best of weavers / And beautiful.” Banner
“______, where his [Hrothgar] subjects congregate and make merry” Herot
“The ______ drove / Those demons out, and their exile was bitter, / Shut away from men; they split / into a thousand forms of evil --- spirits / And fiends, goblins, monsters, giants, / A  brood forever opposing the Lord’s / Will, and again and again defeated.” Almighty
“Ran out with their bodies,/ The blood dripping behind him, back/ To his ___, delighted with his night’s slaughter” Lair
“Then the Geats built the _____, as Beowulf/ Had asked, strong and tall, so sailors/ Could find it from far and wide;” Tower
Beowulf's uncle, _____, is the king of the Geats Higlac
Cain's descendant, _________, terrorizes the country Grendel
What trophy was taken as a result of the first battle? Arm
How many heirs did Beowulf have? Zero
Father of Hrothgar? Healfdane

Beowulf Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A typical example of a certain person or thing Archetype
Poet represented in Old English Poetry Scop
A cultural idea of a perfect person, one who embodies the best of all the qualities a culture values Heroic ideal
A body of wellborn men attached to a king or chieftain by the duty of military service comitatus
A concept in Anglo-Saxon culture roughly corresponding to fate or personal destiny Wyrd
The value set in Anglo-Saxon and Germanic law upon human life in accordance with rank and paid as compensation to the kindred or lord of a slain person wergild
An adjective or descriptive phrase expressing a quality characteristic of the person or thing mentioned epithet
A compound expression in Old English and Old Norse poetry with metaphorical meaning Kenning
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words alliteration
The continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end of a line, couplet, or stanza enjambment
One of the sections into which certain long poems are divided Canto
A break between words within a metrical foot, a pause near the middle of a line, or any interruption or break caesura
The religion based on the person and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, or its beliefs and practices Christianity
A poem of serious reflection, typically a lament for the dead elegy
The palace of King Hroðgar in the Anglo-Saxon epic Beowulf Herot
An expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference allusion
A strong desire to travel wanderlust
An ancient Norse warrior who fought in a wild frenzy Berserkr
Term that first arose among the Christian community of southern Europe during late antiquity as a descriptor of religions other than their own, or the related Abrahamic religions paganism
No single author (each is a product of the oral tradition); written down after centuries of oral transmission primary epic

language feature Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

when something represents more then itself symbolism
Repetition of vowel sounds Assonance
comparing two things using like or as similie
technical language specific to a certain area jargon
a true story about someones life Biography
the person telling the story narrator
an exaggeration Hyperbole
comparing two things by saying one is another metaphor
words that are also sounds onomatopoeia
a commonly used phrase cliche
when a word or phrase is repeated repetition
a word that describes a noun adjective

English I Grammar/Punctuation Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

person, place, thing, or idea Noun
takes the place of a noun Pronoun
pronoun that starts dependent clauses Relative
pronouns that don't refer to a definite person or thing Indefinite
modifies adjectives, verbs, and adverbs Adverbs
modifies nouns and pronouns Adjective
shows relationship between a noun or pronoun and some other word in the sentence Preposition
joins words, phrases, and clauses Conjunction
shows action or helps to make a statement Verb
verbs that link two words together Linking
verbs that help an action verb or linking verb Helping
verb acting like a noun Gerund
verb acting like adjectives Participle
to + a verb Infinitive
verbs not behaving like a verb Verbals
part of a sentence about which something is being said; must be a noun pronoun, gerund, or infinitive Subject
a verb that does not take a direct object Intransitive
a verb that takes a direct object Transitive
a noun or pronoun that follows an action verb; never in a prepositional phrase Direct Object
a noun or pronoun that comes before a direct object; never in a prepositional phrase Indirect Object
a noun or pronoun that following a linking verb and renames the subject Predicate Nominative
an adjective that follows a linking verb and describes the subject Predicate Adjective
noun or pronoun that follows and renames another noun or pronoun Appositive
a clause that can usually stand alone Independent
starts with a relative pronoun or a subordinating conjunction Dependent
sentence type that contains one independent clause Simple
sentence type that contains two or more independent clauses Compound
sentence type that contains one independent clause and one or more dependent clauses Complex
sentence type that has two or more independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses Compound Complex
joins two clause without a coordinating conjunction and can be used in series with a comma for clarity Semicolon
used to make words possessive and to make contractions Apostrophe
used when punctuating the titles of short things and dialogue Quotation Marks
indicates a pause between parts of a sentence and to separate items in a list Comma
used at the end of a sentence Period
punctuation indicating a question Question Mark
punctuation indicating an exclamation Exclamation Point

language Techniques Crossword

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

E.L.A. crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

An extreme exaggeration that canot be true. hyperbole
The repitition of a same constant sound in multiple words. alliteration
A sentence or group of words which meaning is far different from their literal meaning. idiom
Words that have a sound that suggests their meaning. onomatopoeia
A comarison of two unlike things saying one thing is something. metaphor
Comparing two unlike things using the words like or as. simile
A word that shows very strong emoyions. interjection
A word showing direction or location. preposition
A word that describes a pronoun or noun. adjectives
An action word that shows what something or someone is doing. verb

Beowulf Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

beowulf
hero
death
god
anglo saxon
swamp
king
weapons
old english
beheaded
dragon
boiling
bloody
hrothgar
wiglaf
herot
grendel
danes
geats
treasure

ELA Vocab Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

exposition first part of the story
the time and place a story happens setting
the main character in the story protagonist
the person or thing that causes trouble for the protagonist antagonist
problems that happen to cause the character troubles complications
the most exciting part of the story climax
a series of events that make up a story plot
main part of the story where complications arise rising action
events that lead to the end of the story falling action
the end of the story where problems are resolved resolution
a person, place, thing or idea noun
a word that expresses action verb
a word that modifies or describes a noun adjective
modifies a verb, adjective, or another adverb and answers the questions: when? where? why? how? adverb
used in the place of one or more nouns or pronouns pronoun
shows the location of a noun or pronoun in the sentence to something else preposition
expresses emotion and does not have to be in the sentence for it to make sense interjection
a word used to connect clauses or phrases conjunction
the amount of the series of events that make up a person's life biography
an indication of a future event in the story foreshadowing
a word that is pronounced the same way as another word but has a different meaning homophone
a comparison of two words using "like" or "as" simile
comparing something by saying something "is" something else metaphor
the repetition of words with the same sound at the beginning alliteration