Type
Word Search
Description

Thought
Could’ve
Representatative
Doesn’t
Denominator
Curious
Appeared
Paragraph
Scissors
Separately
Neighborhood
Appointment
Surprising
Length
Knowledgeable
Mountain
Conclusion
Fifth
Enough
Tomorrow

Spelling Test Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Fifth
Representatative
Doesn’t
Could’ve
Denominator
Curious
Appeared
Scissors
Separately
Neighborhood
Appointment
Thought
Surprising
Knowledgeable
Mountain
Conclusion
Enough
Tomorrow

STAAR Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

He was as brave as a lion. Simile
He lies so much! I am surprised that his nose has not grown like Pinocchio's. Allusion
It was windy in New Orleans during hurricane Katrina. Understatement
For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So FANBOYS
Type of language to express an idea or thought. Figurative Language
I was so hungry, I could eat a horse. Hyperbole
A phrase that cannot stand alone and needs additional punctuation and words to be a complete thought. Dependent
Boom! Onomatopoeia
Since, While, When, (appears in a dependent clause) Subordinate
Punctuation used to separate sentences and phrases. Comma
A phrase that can stand alone and is a complete thought. Independent
A thought of the past which interrupts a scene in a text. Flashback
At lest 2 independent clauses separated by a fanboy. Compound
The stars winked at me. Personification
The name of the test English I and English II will be taking soon!! STAAR
1 independent and at least 1 dependent clause. Complex
March 13-17 Spring Break
A warning or indication for the future. Foreshadowing
Her long hair was a flowing golden river. Metaphor
The groom had cold feet at the wedding. Idiom

chapter 1: The Nature of Science Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis data
a sample that is treated like other experimental groups except that is the independent variable is not applied to it. control
Prediction or statement that can be tested and may be formed by prior knowledge, any previous observations, and new information. hypothesis
facts, information, or ideas for use in creating a book or other work. materials
a judgment or decision reached by reasoning. conclusion
Used to answer scientific questions by testing a hypothesis through the use of a series of carefully controlled steps. experimental research
purpose, planning, or intention that exists or is thought to exist behind an action, fact, or material object. design
a room or building equipped for scientific experiments, research, or teaching, or for the manufacture of drugs or chemicals. laboratories
Factor that is being measured during an experiment. dependent variable
an electronic device for storing and processing data, typically in binary form, according to instructions given to it in a variable program. computer
Process used to investigate what is happening around us in order to solve problems or answer questions; part of everyday life. science
Answers scientific questions through observation. descriptive research
discover or reveal (something) through detailed examination analyze
Ways to solve problems that can include step-by-step plans, making models, and carefully through-out experiments. scientific method
Variable that stays the same during an experiment. constants
the size, length, or amount of something, as established by measuring. measurements
a device or implement, especially one held in the hand, used to carry out a particular function. tools
a test of the performance, qualities, or suitability of someone or something. trials
A variable that can be changed during a experiment. independent variable
A set of controlled steps carried out to discover, test, or demonstrate. experiment

Research Paper Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Microsoft Word
Website
Concession
Conclusion
Body Paragraph
Thesis
Cover Page
MLA
Author
works cited
credible source
Quotation
notecard
citation
Format
Paragraph

Argumentative Writing Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

making a claim supporting it argument
making a claim supporting it using feelings persuasion
The position that you are trying to get your reader to accept claim
Facts that support your claim evidence
Statement that explains how the evidence supports and connects to the claim bridge
Challenging the argument by addressing the position of someone who may not agree with the argument counterargument
Demonstrating why the counterargument is wrong refutation
Who will be affected by the topic. Who will read the essay. audience
Also known as claim Thesis statement
First paragraph where you will hook the reader introduction
Paragraph that introduces the reason that your claim is valid Body Paragraph 1
Paragraph that introduces the second reason that your claim is valid Body Paragraph 2
Paragraph that introduces an opposing claim Body Paragraph 3
Last paragraph that restates the thesis statement conclusion
The first sentence in each paragraph that tells you what the paragraph is talking about topic sentence
words that show the relationships among the ideas in a piece of writing transition

Writing & Editing Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

UNDERLINE
TOPIC
SUPPORTIVE
SPELLING
SENTENCE
REVISE
QUESTION MARK
PUNCTUATION
PUBLISH
PROOFREAD
PREWRITE
PARAGRAPH
INSERT
INDENT
EXCLAMATION POINT
DRAFT
DELETE
CONCLUSION
COMMA
CAPITAL LETTER
BRAINSTORM

Argumentative Essays Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The side you are taking, the point you are making CLAIM
The side you are not supporting COUNTERCLAIM
This begins your introduction BACKGROUND
This is the last sentence of your introduction THESIS
Begin each paragraph with this TOPICSENTENCE
Details from the text to support EVIDENCE
Your explanation or thoughts COMMENTARY
Word for word evidence from text DIRECTQUOTE
Direct quote put in own words PARAPHRASE
These refer to text number and line number CITATIONS
People who support something PROPONENTS
People who are against something OPPONENTS
People who are against something CRITICS
People who support something ADVOCATES
The pov to write an argument in THIRDPERSON
The number of sections of an argument FOUR
The first paragraph of an essay INTRODUCTION
The last paragraph of an essay CONCLUSION

STAAR WRITING Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

use this book to help with spelling dictionary
use many of these in your composition to explain examples
use this punctuation before a list colon
separate your writing into these paragraphs
this test is TOMORROW STAAR
another name for composition essay
to go back and fix the mistakes edit
you will write this on lined paper first rough copy
use these to connect a compound sentence fanboys
use these to flow from paragraph to paragraph transitions
statements that are mostly true and help to get essay started truisms
the highest score on the writing test four
the number of hours allowed to take the test four
use these to make your writing sooo much better (emoji) emotions
use this to end a sentence with strong feeling exclamation point
go back reread..fix..and improve proofread
use this punctuation to connect two simple sentences semicolon
you must have a clear one of these in your essay.. conclusion
small space at the beginning of a paragraph indent
this type of writing explains expository

Informative/Expository Writing Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A sentence that explains the main ideas of an essay thesis
A sentence that tells the main idea of a paragraph topic
MLA is an abbreviation for 'Modern ________________ Association" Language
The page that appears at the end of an essay that lists all of the sources used for the in-text citations is called Works Cited
Conversational style of writing in which the author uses personal pronouns such as "me" or "my" Informal
First paragraph of an informative essay introduction
Last paragraph of an informative essay Conclusion
_______ Details: Facts, quotations, examples and other information that is used to support a topic sentence Supporting
Formal style writing should contain this type of sentence complete
_________ Citation: A writer gives credit to another source/author within the body of their essay in text
The purpose of informative writing inform
When using an in-text citation from another author, list the author's __________ name and the page where you found the fact last
Within an in-text citation, if you do not know the author's last name, list the ____________ of the text instead title

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