Type
Crossword
Description

In The Scarlet Ibis, Doodle is represented by a frail red bird who shares several of the same characteristics as him. This is an example of…. symbolism
In this point of view, the character is a god-like voice, who knows and sees all things. omniscient
__________ ________ is a scenario in which the exact opposite of what we think should happen actually happens (2 words/no space). situationalirony
The point on the plot mountain when Rainsford jumps from the cliff and fakes his death. climax
A universal truth that is revealed through a story is known as this. theme
Roger from "Thank You M'am" is this type of character because he changes. dynamic
Mrs. Jones from "Thank You M'am" is this type of character because she does not change. Static
When an author tells you exactly what to think of a character he uses ___________ characterization. direct
Mrs. Jones from "Thank You M'am" is this type of character because she does not change. static
When an author lets you figure our characters on your own based upon their actions, dialogue, thoughts, and what other characters think of them she is using _________characterization. indirect
Language that appeals the senses. imagery
The attitude an author takes towards a subject. tone
Montressor is the protagonist in "Cask of the Amontillado" which means he is the __________ character. main
Zaroff provides great conflict for the protagonist in "The Most Dangerous Game" so this makes him the _________ of the story. antagonist
"The Scarlet Ibis" and "Cask of the Amontillado" are both told in _________ person point of view. first
When the reader is in on a "secret", or knows things that characters do not know in the story (2 words/no space). dramatic

Story Elements Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the problem in a story conflict
the "bad guy" in a story antagonist
the time and place a story occurs setting
the author's message to the reader theme
part of the story that introduces the characters, setting, and conflict exposition
the action in the story plot
this kind of character changes because of the story's events dynamic
the turning point of the story climax
the final end of the story resolution
the "good guy" in the story protagonist
part of the story where the author ties up loose ends falling action
a struggle in the story conflict
the kind of character that stays the same throughout the story static
the development of the story rising action
the main person, animal, or object in a story character
where and when the story takes place setting
events that lead to the end of a story falling action
this message can be stated directly or implied theme
part of story where the conflict is solved resolution
the highest point of interest in a story climax
explains the basics of a story exposition
this struggle can be internal or external conflict
the sequence of events in a story plot
one who opposes the main character antagonist
the character does not change static
an example of internal conflict Man vs. Himself

"The Cask of Amontillado" Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who is the author of "Cask of Amontillado" ? Edgar Allan Poe
When did Montresor tell his servants he would be back? Morning
How did the victim die ? Trapped
What is the name of the rare Spanish wine Montresor lures Fortunado with? Amontillado
What does "In pace requiescat" mean? Rest in Peace
What is the theme of this story? Revenge
“______ cannot tell Amontillado from Sherry” Luchresi
After reading the story, the reader may wonder if Montresor feels any_____ for his crime. Remorse
What was Fortunato’s weakness? Drinking
Fortunato’s name is ironic because it means______ in Spanish, Portuguese and Italian. Fortunate
When was this story published? 1846
Upon what did Fortunato pride himself ? Wine Connoisseur
What was Fortunado dressed as? Jester
What line the walls in the crypt? Bones
Montressor continues to keep offering to bring Fortunato back home but he_____. Refuses
As Montresor builds the layers of stone, how does Fortunato react? Laughs
The vibrations of the _____ caused Montressor to cease his labors after the fourth tier. Chains
What kind of narrator is Montresor ? Unreliable
Fortunato says “ The ____ is mere nothing; it will not kill me. I shall not die of a ____.” Cough
What is Montresor’s greatest talent? Deception
What genre of writing was Edgar Allan Poe famous for ? Mystery
Fortunato exclaims that Montresor is not part of the brotherhood known as the___? Masons
What caused Montresor’s anger and need for revenge upon Fortunato? Insult
What event is going on within the setting of story? Carnival Carnival
What was the relationship between Poe and his wife Virginia premarriage? Cousins Cousins

Literary Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

literary reference to a familiar thing allusion
conflict with another character Charactervscharacter
the turning point in a story (comes after the rising action) climax
comparison of two or more similar objects analogy
author's own account of his/her own life autobiography
story of a person's life written by someone else biography
the problem; something vs. something else conflict
stretching the truth exaggeration
the begining of a story exposition
kind of writing that explains something expository
category or type (of literature) genre
the lesson of a story theme
person telling the story narrator
words or phrases that convey the opposite meaning or expected outcome irony
problem from INSIDE of a person internal conflict
main character of the story protagonist
sequence of events in a story plot
the author's attitude toward the subject of a work tone
group of lines forming a unit in a poem stanza
point of view in which the reader knows all thoughts, feelings, and actions of all the characters omnicient

Milestone ELA 8th Grade Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The repeating of vowel sounds to create internal rhyme(proud round cloud) Assonance
"The turning point" Point of greatest tension that changes the direction the plot. Often a critical decision is made. Climax
A short statement that presents the main idea and most important points in a piece of writing Summarizing
The narrator is all knowing-tells the thoughts/feelings of more than one character (think about it as this person who hangs above all the characters and knows everything about every chracter third person omniscient
A character who undergoes an important change in the story Dynamic character
A term that means " word relationships" Example: Water:Liquid::Ice:solid Analogy
The author's attitude towards a subject Tone
Usually a main character: goes through a major change in the story Protagonist
The actual everyday meaning of words Literal language
Prejudice in favor or against one thing/person'group compared with another (Usually considered to be unfair) Biased
To refer to something implicitly/without directly stating it Allusion
The conflict(s) is/are resolved and all loose ends are tied up Resolution
We know a lot about these characters (details, see many sides of them) Round Character
A huge eaggeration Hyperbole
The way a text is intended to make the audience feel mood
The repeating of consonant sounds at the beginning of words alliteration
Words that allow the reader to hear a sound Onomatopoeia
Not influenced by personal feelings; based on facts objective text
Compares 2 unlike things by stating that one thing is another thing methaphor
Without bias or prejudice; impartial, fair unbiased
a restatement of an author's words in your own words paraphrasing
The repeating of the same consonant 2 or more times in a short span (can be at the beginning, middle, or end of a word) Consonance
The most important point in a work of literature Main Idea
The character who is against or has conflict with the protagonist antagonist
The moral or lesson of a story/text. Can be implied or directly stated Theme
We don't know much about them. We only see one side of them. Flat character
Events/results of the actions or decision of the character has made (slowly winding do to the end of the story) Falling action
Existing in the mind; belongs to thinking of the subject rather than to the object of thoughts (opinions) Subjective texr
Series of events that occur before the conflict that moves the story forward Rising action
A character who doesn't change at all throughout the story. Their person remains the same. Static Character
Giving human qualities to nonhuman things personification

8th Grade Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

_________are the words spoken by characters in a play. Dialogue
The repetition of initial sounds, such as "Peter Piper Pizza" is called? Alliteration
The words around the unknown word are called....... Context Clues
Realizing the POTENTIAL danger of the situation, he called for help. Potential means? Possible
Which point of view is all knowing and sees into different characters' minds? Third Person
An example of a ____is "He is as scary as a bear." Simile
The VITRIOL in his voice--all the anger and hate--made the character scary. Vitriol means? Anger and hate
An example of ____is saying you are so hungry you could eat a horse. Hyperbole
An author describing the sun smiling on a field of flowers is an example of ____. Personification
Which point of view uses "I" or "me" First Person
A story about a person's life written by that person is called? Autobiography
The moment of highest tension in the story, the turning point is called? Climax
When an author writes a story about another person's life is called? Biography
Placing events in order in which they happened is called? Chronological Order
The main character in a work of literature, usually the "hero" or "good guy"? protagonist
the person that stands in the way of the protagonist's happiness, usually the "bad guy' is? Antagonist
The beach's Tranquility, or its peaceful feeling, made the vacation perfect. Tranquility means? Peaceful
_____is a long speech by a character in a play, spoken either to others or to himself. Monologue
A struggle between opposing forces, the problem in the story is called? Conflict
When the effects of the action or decision are revealed, leads to resolution. Falling Action
The Marlin is the social HUB of the ship-the heart and main point of attraction. Hub means? Popular part
The message, moral, or lesson of a story is called? Theme
Using your reason and experience to figure out something that is not written or stated. Inference
Description or dialogue that introduces the characters, the setting, and the situation. Exposition
Events that complicate the situation by introducing the conflict, leads to the Climax. Rising Action
Occurs when a main character clashes with an outside force. External Conflict
What does the prefix "auto" mean? Self
What does the "pre" mean? Before
______tell actors how to move and speak, usually in parentheses( ) or in italics. Stage Directions
What does the suffix "ology" mean? Study of
One man's trash is another man's treasure is an example of______. Theme
Identify the meaning of the prefix in the word UNDERESTIMATE Below

Short Fiction Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The time and place of a story Setting
The implied, unwritten message by the author; usually having to do with the need for social change Theme
Point in the plot where the setting and characters are introduced (plot diagram) Exposition
Point where the conflict begins (plot diagram) Narrative Hook
Point where complications begin in the story (plot diagram) Rising Action
High point or turning point in the story (plot diagram) Climax
Point in the story where the conflict starts to get resolved (plot diagram) Falling Action
The end of the story (plot diagram) Denouement
Problem that arises within the story between one or more individuals or things Conflict
Hints that something is going to happen Foreshadowing
An emotion the reader feels from the literature Mood
The emotion the author conveys about the subject matter he/she is writing about Tone
That which stands for more than itself Symbol
The perspective from which the story is told Point of View
Character in the story is telling the story (point of view) 1st Person
Narrator is outside the story and has limited knowledge of characters’ internal thoughts and conflict (point of view) 3rd Person Limited
Narrator is not a character in the story but knows thoughts/emotions of all characters 3rd Person Omniscient
The author reveals either directly or indirectly qualities and actions that help the reader learn about the characters Characterization
A character who shows a myriad of emotions Round
A character who shows only one or two emotions Flat
A character who changes as a result of the events in the story Dynamic
A character who does not change Static
The main character of the story Protagonist
The character directly against the protagonist Antagonist
A character who triggers events Catalyst
A character who is the exact opposite of another in traits Foil
When the reader or audience knows something that the characters do not (irony) Dramatic
An event occurs that was not expected (irony) Situational
Saying one thing but meaning another (irony) Verbal

Fahrenheit 451 Parts 1 and 2 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Captain of the Salamander Firemen Beatty
Original place Montag hid his books ventilatorgrille
Person who asks Montag, "Are you happy?" Clarisse
Montag's wife always dies from taking to many of these pills
Author's last name Bradbury
Mechanical ______________ hound
Montag is a ___________ character because he changes throughout the story dynamic
Mildred is a _________ character because she stays the same throughout the story static
The person who teaches Montag about books in Part 2 faber
Faber referes to the story of Hercules. This is an example of what literary device? allusion
Mildred refers to the people in her TVs as what? family
The place where Faber and Montag first meet park
The book Montag takes to the retired English professor bible
Indirect characterization reveals a character's ___________ traits personality
What character's house do they pull up to at the end of Part II? Montag
The girl who seventeen and crazy dies by getting hit by one of these car
This society is a __________ society dystopian

Literary Elements Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Sequence of events in a story plot
where and when the story takes place setting
the people in the story characters
problem the characters are facing conflict
type of conflict within themselves internal
conflict with outside forces external
most exciting part of the story, turning point climax
central part of story that builds to turning point risingaction
events that follow the climax that lead reader to the end fallingaction
part of the story in which you know the problems are solved resolution
part of the story that takes you back to an event that already occurred in the past flashback
where the author gives you a hint as to what may happen later in the story foreshadowing
central idea or message theme
the difference between what is expected and what actually happens irony
the emotion/feeling that is the author is trying to create mood
the beginning of a plot map that sets the story and tells characters exposition

The Cask Of Amontillado Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

what is the name of the rare spanish Montresor lures Fortunado with? Amontillado
What is one of the topics from this story? Revenge
What caused Montresor's anger and need for revenge upon Fortunado Insult
What genre of writing was Edgar Allan Poe famous for? Gothic
After reading the story, the reader may wonder if Montresor feels any_____ for his crime. Remorse
When was this story published 1846
what covers the walls in the cave Bones
Fortunato’s name is ironic because it means______ in Spanish, Portuguese and Italian. Fortunate
What was Fortunato’s weakness Drinking
What was Fortunado dressed as? Jester
As Montresor builds the layers of stone, how does Fortunato react? Laughs
. What kind of narrator is Montresor ? Unreliable
Who is the author of "Cask of Amontillado" ? Edgar Allan Poe
What event is going on within the setting of story? Carnival
As they characters go deeper into the catacombs Fortunado becomes more Drunk
Montressor continues to keep offering to bring Fortunato back home but he_____. Refuses
at the end of the story Fortunado ______ dies
A type of Irony we see throughout the story is Dramatic Irony

short story unit Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

normally the main character protagonist
information about characters, setting and problem exposition
person/thing in conflict with the protagonist antagonist
time and place setting
main message or big idea theme
struggle between two forces conflict
events in the story plot
when the conflict begins initial incident
body of the story that leads up to the climax rising action
turning point climax
events that wrap up the conflct falling action
ending of story conclusion
narrator is participate "I" first person
reader is participate "you" second person
watching the action happen to others third person
only seeing a small portion of information through one character limited
knowing all that is happening to all characters omniscient
what the author leads you to feel tone
comparison of two things using like or as simile
direct comparison metaphor
giving non-humans things human qualities personification
words that imitate sound onomatopoeia
hinting at things to come in the future foreshadowing
when the opposite of what you expect happens Irony
the use of an object to represent an idea or feeling symbolism
referring to an event in the characters past to reveal more information flashback