Type
Crossword
Description

state of mind or emotion of novel, author, character, situation, setting, context / ex:of mice of men-sad Mood
the author's attitude, either stated or implied, toward his or her subject matter and/ or the audience- ex: Steve Jobs Article: Ironic tone
the distinctive style of manner of expression of an author or of a character in the story/ ex: of mice of men- loneliness voice
refers to a type of informal diction that reflects casual, conversational language and often includes slang expressions/ ex: Northern California- hella colloquial
written conversation between 2 or more characters which is used to bring characters to life and give readers insight into their personality traits or qualities/ ex: The office dialogue
(Noun): an omen- Sentence: There was a portent that horrible weather was coming.- Syn:signal Ant:doom portent
(Adj). significant; conspicuous- Sentence: The salient detective was very beneficial to solving the case.- Syn: beneficial Ant: significant Salient
(Noun) truthfulness; accuracy- Sentence:The veracity of the bully's words were very suspicious because of what he was doing.- Syn: fact Ant: false veracity
(Verb): to move in waves- Sentence: In the ocean, the water undulates as it comes to the sand.- Syn: flow Ant: steady undulate
(Verb): to discourage or prevent from doing- Sentence: The teacher deter his students to not cheat on the test. Syn: hinder Ant: assist deter
(Noun): a speech given in honor of a dead person.- Sentence: My grandfather passed away and my family wrote a elegy for him. Syn: chant Ant: shouting elegy
(Adj): unlucky- Sentence: My friend Benson would always get hurt in relationships and people would say he is hapless in love. Syn: luckless Ant: lucky Hapless
(Noun) deceitful and sly behavior; cunning- Sentence: The robber's guile technique was able to trick the people around him for money. Syn: trickery Ant: helping guile
(Adj): exemplary;flawless- Sentence: His technique was impeccable for doing hurdles.Syn: perfect Ant: flaw impeccable
(Noun) something that differs from the norm- Sentence- Rob was a good kid, but lying to his parents was an aberration from his personality. Aberration

Collective Nouns Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

army
audience
band
cattle
children
class
colony
family
flock
herd
litter
mice
pack
school
team

The Pearl Vocab Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

n. Everyone knew of the greedy man's crime-his theft was purely one out of ___, not need. avarice
n. A ___ of birds flew up together into the air. covey
adj. The judge showed great wisdom and judgement in his ___ decision. judicious
n. The man practiced ___ with his hands, making the coin appear to dance and spin. legerdemain
adj. The prisoner was forced into the dark, ___, and damp cellar. dank
adj. The ___ village was stricken with poverty. indigent
adj. The tide met the stream in an ___. estuary
v. The seaweed ___d under the ocean, moving in a wavelike motion under the waves. undulate
n. The ___(adj.) lightbulb gave off light. incadescence
v. The ___(ing) comments belittled and put down the student who made the mistake. disparage
n. The people were enslaved and bought under ___. subjugation
v. The man was cozened into buying a fake jewel. cozened
adj. The ___ man determinedly fought his way through the storm. stalwart
n. The storekeepers formed a ___ so that they could all sell groceries at a high price. collusion
n. The ___ is the state flower of Hawaii. hibiscus
v. The shrill of the bagpipes ___ and shrieked. skirled
n. The entire ___ of his mansion was searched. edifice
v. The ___ moon was in the nighttime sky, its light half a sharp contrast to the dark side. waning
adj. The ___ child pouted and refused to take a bath. petulant
adj. The object under scrutiny was germane to the scientist's studies. germane

The Most Dangerous Game Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition (ex. If one is more knowledgeable than their opponent, then they will succeed) theme
be a warning or indication of a future event (ex. "The old charts call it Ship-Trap Island" (Connell 5) "Good God, General Zaroff, what you speak of is murder" (Connell 13) foreshadowing
statement about the future (ex. " Sailors have a curious dread of the place. I don’t know why. Some superstition—” (Connell 5) prediction
struggle between a literary or dramatic character and an outside force (ex. "For a seemingly endless time he fought the sea" (Connell 7) externalconflict
psychological struggle within the mind of a literary or dramatic character (ex. "At day break Rainsford, lying near the swamp, was awakened by the sound that made him know he had things to fear" (Connell) internalconflict
a state or condition of mental uncertainty or excitement (ex. "The general's eyes had left the ground and were traveling inch by inch up the tree" (Connell 19) suspense
the state of being uncovered (ex. Rainsford, Zaroff, ship-trap island, dangerous game hunting) exposition
a complex combination of elements or things (ex. "Then, as he stepped forward, his foot sank into the ooze. He tried to wrench it back, but the muck sucked viciously at his foot as if it were a giant leech" (Connell 20) complication
the highest or most intense point in the development (ex. "It was the baying of hounds. Rains ford he knew he could do one of two things. He could stay where he was and wait. That was suicide." (Connell 21) climax
to make a formal accusation against (ex. "Splendid! One of us is to furnish a repast for the hounds. The other will sleep in this very excellent bed. On guard, Rainsford... He had never sleep in a better bed, Rainsford decided" (Connell 22) denouncement
an event or scene taking place before the present time (ex. In the movie Tomorrowland, it gives old memories of what it looked like as a society before) flashback

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

Vocabulary Unit 3 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

syn: abbreviate abridge
any: forbid condone
The author was very ____ because she had won many awards for the book she had written. eminent
having childlike innocence cherubic
syn: disagree dissent
The student had a(n) ______ with the teacher because he claims he turned his paper in on time. altercation
ant: calm irate
the outward appearance semblance
There was a ____ in the boat and it caused the boat to sink. rift
syn: discontinue terminate
ant: surrender usurp
syn: greed gluttony
The ____ went into the store and took all he saw then ran out before the police could get to the store and arrest him. marauder
a very poor person pauper
syn: steal pilfer
ant: disbeliever adherent
invent something with deceitful intent fabricate
ant: maintain exorcise
syn: conquer sumount
When the kids were done reading the ____ book they were mad because the ending was predictable. trite

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

Ms.Barrow's Essay Writing Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The main idea of your essay thesis
You use __________ to support your ideas and points evidence
A noun or noun phrase that renames another noun in the sentence. appositive
When you expand or explain your evidence, it is called_________. elaboration
You create this as a plan before writing your essay. outline
Your thesis statement goes in the __________ sentence of your Intro paragraph. last
The first step of the writing process. (4 words) breakdowntheprompt
Term that means what or who your essay is about. topic
You must ______ evidence cite
Words or phrases that provide a connection between ideas, sentences, and paragraphs. transistions
Special paragraph that must be included in an argumentative essay. counterclaim
You must identify the prompt's task, topic, and __________ focus
The last paragraph of an essay conclusion
Attention grabber hook
You write with a __________ pencil
Always put your ______________ on assignments. name
person, place, thing, idea noun
action word verb
acronym used to remember conjunctions fanboys
Language ________ arts
Fill in the _________ thesis blank

Literacy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

words that identify a person, idea or thing noun
words that are used to modify nouns adjectives
words that express the actions of a noun, a 'doing' word verbs
gives information about a verb or adjective adverb
used in place of a noun that is already known pronoun
used to connect phrases, clauses and sentences conjunction
used to show relationships between nouns and other words in the sentence preposition
used to introduce nouns or phrases determiners
used at the end of a sentence fullstop
used to separate words in a sentence comma
to show possession or to show omission apostrophe
belonging to possession
to show omission missingletters
used to indicate speech or quotation invertedcomma
used to end a sentence which poses a question questionmark
use when ending a sentence expressing exclamation exclamation mark

"Sorry, Wrong Number" Vocabulary Search Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

(verb) to take into custody, capture, arrest apprehend
(noun) to question closely; asking questions catechizing
(adj.) acting with force; extreme drastic
(adv.) fully and clearly expressed explicitly
(adj.) overbearing, commanding, bossy imperious
(noun) a weak, sickly person infirm
(noun) a person who is overly fearful & anxious neurotic
(adj.) full of complaints querulous
(adv.) in a mocking or sneering way sarcastically
(verb) caused a person to lose courage, strength, confidence; upset unnerved

Literary Devices Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Repetition of a beginning sound for effect. Alliteration
Reference to a well known character or event from history, literature etc. Allusion
Repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong. Ex: belt, felt Assonance
Reassurance of similar sounds especially consonants. Ex: pitter, patter. Consonance
A positive statement expressed by negating its opposite expressions. Litotes
a long narrative poem about someone who does heroic deeds. Ex: The Oddessy Epic
Language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation. Figurative Language
Poetry that is free from limitations of regular meter or rhythm and does not rhyme with fixed forms. Free Verse
Extreme Exaggeration. Hyperbole
Phrase or word stating one unlike thing is another Metaphor
Words that imitate sound. Onomatopoeia
Giving human qualities to inanimate objects. Personification
Repeats same word or phrase to make idea more clear Repetition
Correspondence of sound between the words or the endings of words especially when these are at the ends of lines of poetry. Rhyme
Comparing two unlike things using 'like' or 'as' Simile
The person telling the story. (Not to be confused with author) Speaker
A group of lines forming the basic reassuring metrical unit in a poem; a verse, Stanza
Mental Picture created by the way the author writes Imagery
Story poem or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one. Ex: Animal Farm Allegory
Phrase so overused it lost its original meaning. Cliche
The use of humor, irony exaggeration or ridicule to expose and criticize peoples stupidity or vices. Ex: Animal Farm Satire