Type
Crossword
Description

someone who exhibits independence in thought and action maverick
a strong liking or fondness penchant
impair the quality of; spoil mar
a feeling of annoyance exasperation
gather, as of natural products glean
Rough-sounding and harsh Raucous
Deeply, often wistfully or dreamily thoughtful. Pensively
Working (land) or growing (crops) as a sharecropper. (A tenant farmer who gives a share of the crops raised to the landlord in lieu of rent.) Sharecropping
Made or became extremely thin, especially as a result of starvation. Emaciated
Expressively disdainful; scornfully and contemptuously. Disdainfully
Dreadfully; disastrously. Dismally
Sound of a bell Knell
Foolhardy disregard of danger; recklessness Temerity
Foolhardy disregard of danger; recklessness Temerity
in a way that shows great attention to detail; very thoroughly meticulously
a thing that is granted, especially in response to demands; a thing conceded concession

Vocabulary Chapter 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

rough sounding and harsh raucous
deeply often wistfully or dreamily thoughtful pensively
working or growing as a share cropper (tenant farmer who gives a share of the crops raised to the landlord) sharecropping
made or became extremely thin, especially as a result of starvation emaciated
not discouraged or dishearted resolutely courageous undaunted
gloomy morosely
scornfully and contempuosly disdainfully
disastrously,dreadfully dismally
sound of a bell knell
put into different place or order transposed
moving around in churning confusion milling
reechoed reverberated
fraught with uncertainty or doubt dubious
a definite liking a strong inclination penchant
foolhardy disregard of danger, recklessness temerity
a roll or knot of hair worn at the back of the head chignon
someone who doesnt follow rules maverick
arrogantly domineering or over bearing imperiously

Roll Of Thunder,Hear My Cry/ lesson 1 Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Extremely Careful Meticulously
To damage,hurt,to disfigure Mar
To Provoke or irritate Exasperation
The act of yielding;a grant Concession
Conspiracy,to be drawn into,to fascinate Intriguing
Very bad;sinful Wicked
Nature,personality,arrangement Disposition
Rough in sound,harsh,strident Raucous
Holding hatred,showing spite Grudgingly
Deep thinking,reflecting Pensively
A method of one who can't find work to sharecrop on a plantation for half of production Sharecropping
When economic and industry suffered through The Gilded Age Reconstruction
A legal agreement regarding property between a borrower and a lender Mortgage
Bleak,lacking in goods;unable to bear children Barren
To make abnormally lean or thin by a gradual wasting away of flesh Emanciated
To speak with involuntary breaks or pauses;to say with a stammer Stammered
Easy to get along with,friendly Amiably
Treating or treated with scorn or contempt Disdainfully
a small valley or ravine formed by water wearing away rock or sediment Gullies
Very thin or thinly scattered Sparsely
unkempt;irregular;jagged Sraggly
Going wild,crazy;distressed Frantically
Causing feelings of unhappiness Dismally
With a feeling of embarrassment Sheepishly
One who torments or hinders someone else Tormentor
To linger aimlessly,to waste time Loitering
To sound a bell;an act of knelling,signal disaster Knell
Alliance;united group of people Confederacy
To decorate with bright colors;to proclaim Emblazoned
To gather slowly;To learn or grasp slowly Gleaned
To put or unite together;in a whole Compound
Tower that contains the bell of a church Belfry
Doing something briskly,lively,energetic Vigorously
To pass over,across;route across something Traverse
To rebound;To be reflected Reverberated
Questioning;puzzled Quizzically
Formally precise or proper;To make prim Primly
A protective covering of canvas or other material waterproofed with tar Tarpaulin
The destruction or surrender of something prized; something given up Sacrifice
doubtful;of uncertain outcome Dubious
To become revealed by Unveiling
a point of decline;a flowing backward or away Ebbed
Capable of being heard Audible
A strong inclination,taste,or liking for something Penchant
Tediously unvarying;lacking in variety Monotonously
Reckless boldness Temerity
Gloomy or dull Sulky
Narrow groove made in the ground Furrowed
Expressing strong displeasure Indignant
Pressed together,tight,compacted Throngs
Accent,inflection manifested by an indiviual Diction
Not committing oneself to a particular view Noncommittal
A lone dissenter;a person pursuing rebellious ideas Maverick

Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry Vocabulary Words Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Taking or showing extreme care about minute details meticulously
To ruin, damage, or spoil an object, or person Mar
Irritation or extreme annoyance exasperation
The act of conceding or yielding Concession
To arouse with curiousity or interest by any unusual quality Intriguing
Evil or morally bad in principle or practice Wicked
the predominant or prevailing tendency of one's spirits Disposition
Rowdy or disorderly Raucous
Displaying or reflecting reluctance or unwillingness Grudgingly
dreamily or wistfully thoughtful pensively
To cultivate farmland as a sharecropper sharecropping
To rebuild or fix Reconstruction
the deed by which such a transaction is effected mortgage
Unable to produce Barren
to make abnormally lean or thin by a gradual wasting away of flesh Emaciated
to speak with involuntary breaks and pauses, or with spasmodic repetitions of syllables or sounds stammered
Having or showing of a pleasant disposition Amiably
scornful Disdainfully
A ditch or gutter Gullies
Thinly scattered or distributed Sparsely
Irregular, uneven or jagged scraggly
Wild with excitement, passion, fear or pain; frenzied frantically
Causing gloom or dejection dismally
Embarrassed or bashful sheepishly
A person or thing that torments Tormentor
to linger aimlessly or as if aimless in or about a place loitering
Any mournful sound knell
a combination of persons for unlawful purposes Confederacy
To decorate with brilliant colors Emblazoned
To gather slowly or laboriously Gleaned

crossword puzzle chapter 1

Type
Crossword
Description

Indicating mild or amused puzzlement Quizzically
As done in an excessively proper manner primly
Heavy-duty waterproof cloth, originally of tarred canvas tarpaulin
Offer or kill as a religious sacrifice sacrifice
Hesitating or doubting dubious
Show or announce publicly for the first time unveiling
move away from the land; recede ebbed
Able to be heard audible
A strong or habitual liking for something or tendency to do something Penchant
Lacking in variety and interest monotonously
Excessive confidence or boldness temerity
Morose, bad-tempered, and resentful; refusing to be cooperative or cheerful sulky
Make a rut, groove, or trail on the ground or the surface of something furrowed
Feeling or showing anger or annoyance at what is perceived as unfair treatment indignant
A large, densely packed crowd of people or animals Throngs
The choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing Diction
Not expressing or revealing commitment to a definite opinion or course of action noncommittal
An unorthodox or independent-minded person maverick
scornful and arrogant disdainfully
A water-worn ravine gullies
In a thinly dispersed manner; small numbers sparsely
Ragged, thin, or untidy in form or appearance scraggly
In a hurried, excited, or disorganized manner frantically
In a disgracefully bad way dismally
In an embarrassed manner due to shame or lack of self-confidence sheepishly
A person who inflicts severe mental or physical suffering on someone tormentor
Putting wasted where it should not go loitering
The sound of a bell especially when rung solemnly for a death or funeral Knell
An alliance of people or groups formed for a specific purpose confederacy
Conspicuously inscribe or display on something emblazoned
Extract from various sources gleaned
Make up or consisting of several parts or elements, in particular compound
The part of a bell tower or steeple in which bells are housed belfry
Forcefully vigorously
Travel across or through traverse
Appear to vibrate or be disturbed because of a loud noise reverberated
In a way that shows great attention to detail; very throughly meticulously
Impair the quality or; spoil mar
A feeling of intense irritation or annoyance exasperation
A thing that is granted, especially in response to demands concession
Arousing one's curiosity or interest; fascinating intriguing
Evil or morally wrong wicked
A person's inherent qualities of mind and character Disposition
making or constituting a disturbing harsh and loud noise raucous
in a reluctant or resentful manner grudgingly
Engaged in involving or reflecting deep or serious thought pensively
A tenant farmer who gives a part of each crop as rent sharecropping
The action or process of reconstructing or being reconstructed reconstruction
Convey to a creditor as security on a loan mortgage
Too poor to produce much or any vegetation barren
Abnormally thin or weak, especially because of illness or lack of food emaciated
Speak with sudden involuntary pauses and a tendency to repeat the initial letters of words stammered
In a friendly and pleasant manner amiably

Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry (Ch 1-3) Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

sodden
resiliency
relent
haggard
flippantly
adamantly
sinewy
formidable
ebony
chiffonier
undaunted
towheaded
threadbare
temerity
tarpaulin
sheepish
reverberated
reconstruction
raucous
pensively
penchant
murmured
motley
morosely
jauntily
imperiously
frail
flounced
exasperation
emblazoned
dubious
dismally
disdainfully
chignon
amiablly

25 literary terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

1.a comparison between two things, typically for the purpose of explanation or clarification analogy
1.a short and amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person anecdote
1.a phrase or opinion that is overused and betrays a lack of original thought cliche
1.the subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition; a topic theme
a recurring subject, theme, idea, etc., especially in a literary, artistic, or musical work motif
1.an imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect parody
1.a statement or proposition that, despite sound (or apparently sound) reasoning from acceptable premises, leads to a conclusion that seems senseless, logically unacceptable, or self-contradictory paradox
1.a detailed analysis and assessment of something, especially a literary, philosophical, or political theory critique
1.place or deal with close together for contrasting effect juxtapose
a metaphor introduced and then further developed throughout all or part of a literary work, especially a poem extended metaphor
a play on words pun
the part of a sentence or clause containing a verb and stating something about the subject predicate
1.a subtle difference in or shade of meaning, expression, or sound nuance
a comparison using "like" or "as" simile
a word free from limitations or qualifications absolute
the word, phrase, or clause to which a pronoun refers antecedent
a long narrative poem epic
a sermon homily
the one who tells the story narrator
a story or narrated account narrative
the use of figures of speech to create a vivid image imagery
a conclusion one draws inference
the subject treated in a paragraph or work topic
a humorous imitation of serious work parody
a work in three parts trilogy

Leadership Qualities Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

to regard highly or favorably; regard with respect or admiration: Esteem
moral or ethical quality: Character
freedom from deceit, hypocrisy, or duplicity Sincerity
the ability to be relied on or depended on Reliability
the state or fact of being responsible, answerable, or accountable responsibility
a call or summons to engage in any contest, as of skill, strength, etc. challenge
a keen sense of what is appropriate, tasteful, or aesthetically pleasing; taste; discrimination. Tact
The true or actual state of a matter: Truth
the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, pain, etc., without fear; bravery. Courage
esteem for or a sense of the worth or excellence of a person, a personal quality or ability Respect
cooperative or coordinated effort on the part of a group of persons acting together as a team or in the interests of a common cause. Teamwork
cooperative or coordinated effort on the part of a group of persons acting together as a team or in the interests of a common cause. Enthusiasm
a guiding or directing head, as of a movement Leader
the act of committing, pledging, or engaging oneself. Commitment
truthfulness, sincerity, or frankness: Free of deceit or fraud Honesty
adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty. Integrity
full trust; belief in the powers, trustworthiness, or reliability of a person or thing: Confidence
the act of coming to a decision or of fixing or settling a purpose. Determination
honesty, fairness, or integrity in one's beliefs and actions: Honor
the imparting or interchange of thoughts, opinions, or information by speech, writing, or signs. Communication
a feeling of wonder or approval. Admiration
a wise and trusted coach, counselor or teacher. Mentor
steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, etc., especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement. perseverance
the state or quality of being loyal; faithfulness to commitments or obligations. Loyalty
the ability to judge, make a decision, or form an opinion objectively, Judgement
the manner in which one conducts or carries oneself, including posture and gestures Bearing

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

Industrial Revolution Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

the totality of the changes in economic and social organization that began about 1760 in England and later in other countries, characterized chiefly by the replacement of hand tools with power-driven machines, as the power loom and the steam engine, and by the concentration of industry in large establishments Industrial Revolution
a supply of goods kept on hand for sale to customers by a merchant, distributor, manufacturer, etc.; inventory Stock
a tract of land surrounded by a fence enclosure
an association of individuals, created by law or under authority of law, having a continuous existence independent of the existences of its members, and powers and liabilities distinct from those of its members corporation
Crop rotation is the practice of growing a series of dissimilar or different types of crops in the same area in sequenced seasons. It helps in reducing soil erosion and increases soil fertility and crop yield croprotation
Adam Smith was a Scottish moral philosopher, pioneer of political economy, and a key figure in the Scottish Enlightenment. Smith is best known for two classic works: The Theory of Moral Sentiments, and An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations adamsmith
the large-scale introduction of manufacturing, advanced technical enterprises, and other productive economic activity into an area, society, country, etc industrialization
an economic system in which investment in and ownership of the means of production, distribution, and exchange of wealth is made and maintained chiefly by private individuals or corporations, especially as contrasted to cooperatively or state-owned means of wealth capitalism
a building or group of buildings with facilities for the manufacture of goods factory
a theory or system of social organization that advocates the vesting of the ownership and control of the means of production and distribution, of capital, land, etc., in the community as a whole socialism
Karl Marx was a German philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist and revolutionary socialist karlmarx
a person who organizes and manages any enterprise, especially a business, usually with considerable initiative and risk entrepreneur
a group of states or nations united into one political body union
to deal a blow or stroke to (a person or thing), as with the fist, a weapon, or a hammer; hit strike
of, relating to, or characteristic of the middle class; bourgeois middleclass

Mental Health Awareness Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a technique in which one focuses one's full attention only on the present, experiencing thoughts, feelings, and sensations but not judging them Mindfulness
a state of apprehension and psychic tension occurring in some forms of mental disorder Anxiety
sadness; gloom; dejection. Depression
the branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness Psychiatry
a mental health problem characterized by an alternation between extreme euphoria and deep depression Bipolar
of or relating to the treatment of obesity Bariatric
growing to manhood or womanhood; youthful Adolescent
to make easier or less difficult; contribute to; facilitate Help
to give advice to; advise Counseling
a state of serious emotional and mental deterioration, of organic or functional origin Dementia
Having a tendency to dwell on unwanted thoughts or perform certain repetitious rituals, especially as a defense against anxiety from unconscious conflicts Obsessive Compulsive
a specific response by the body to a stimulus, as fear or pain, that disturbs or interferes with the normal psychological equillibrium of an organism Stress