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PUNCTUATION
ADVERB
IDIOM
COLLECTIVE
ABSTRACT
ADJECTIVE
METAPHOR
SIMILE
VERBS
PERSONIFICATION
COMPASS
FRACTION
OCEAN
VOLCANO

Descriptive and narrative writing techniques Word Search

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Description

climax point
twists
turning points
structure
punctuation
dialogue
settings
themes
characters
emotive language
colour
simile
metaphor
alliteration
imagery
feeling
hearing
touch
taste
smell
sight
senses
sentence variety
nouns
adverbs
verbs
adjectives

Language Features Word Search

Type
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Description

informal
formal
pronouns
sensory
imagery
descriptive
persuasive
rhetorical
preposition
repetition
adjective
noun
adverb
verb
connective
personification
hyperbole
alliteration
metaphor
simile
onomatopoeia

Parts of Speech and Figurative Language Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

metaphor
synecdoche
personification
allusion
idiom
euphemism
alliteration
simile
paradox
oxymoron
anaphora
hyperbole
pun
irony
onomatopoeia
analogy
assonance
verb
noun
adverb
adjective
Proper noun

Poetic Techniques Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

connective
Adjective
Adverb
Alliteration
emotive language
facts
metaphor
Noun
Onomatopoeia
opinion
Personification
Repetition
rhetorical question
Rule of three
Simile
Statistics
Verb

spelling punctuation and grammar Word Search

Type
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Description

onomatapia
metaphor
simile
alliteration
rhyming couplets
homophone
suffix
singular
plural
prefix
semicolon
colon
hyphen
parentheses
dash
brackets
comma
inverted comma
apostrophe
punctuation
complex sentence
compound sentence
simple sentence
connectives
clause
phrase
preposition
adverb
adjective
verb
article
pronoun
noun

figurative language Word Search

Type
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Description

idiom
analogy
personification
oxymoron
simile
assonance
pun
irony
onomatopoeia
alliteration
symbolism
hyperbole
personifacation
simile
metaphor

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

Language Terms and Techniques Word Search

Type
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Description

Language
Theme
Onomatopoeia
Personification
Simile
Metaphor
Character
Contrast
Imagery
Repetition
Alliteration
Imperative
Adjective
Noun
Verb

Descriptive Writing Techniques Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

adjectives
adverbs
alliteration
colours
complex sentences
metaphor
onomatopoeia
personification
rule of three
senses
short sentences
simile

Figurative Language Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Comparison using like or as Simile
Comparison NOT using like or as Metaphor
Giving human characteristics to animals or inanimate objects Personification
The use of words that imitate sounds: crash, bang, hiss, splat Onomatopoeia
Two contradictory ideas side by side: jumbo shrimp or cruel kindness Oxymoron
An obvious and intentional exaggeration not meant to be taken seriously. Hyperbole
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cultural, literary or political significance. Allusion
A set expression or phrase that is not meant to be interpreted literally: Every cloud has a silver lining. Idiom
Writing or speech that appeals to one or more of the five senses-sight, sound, smell, taste,and touch. This language creates word pictures, or images. Imagery
Concrete objects that represent abstract ideas, feelings, or thoughts Symbolism
The repetition of consonant sounds in the beginning of words: nodded, nearly, napping Alliteration
Words are used in such a way that their intended meaning is different from the actual meaning of the words Irony
A play on words Pun
The presentation of something as being smaller, worse, or less important than it actually is Understatement
The use of irony to mock or convey contempt. Sarcasm
sarcasm, irony, simile, personification, pun, metaphor, onomatopoeia, idiom, understatement, imagery, symbolism, oxymoron, hyperbole, allusion, alliteration Figurative Language