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different
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passage
text
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explain
describe
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simile
evidence
context
contrast
compare
sequence
effect
cause

All About Reading Word Search

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Word Search
Description

paragraph
write
reading
literal
grammar
conclusion
chapter
verb
noun
adjective
topic
summary
predict
main idea
hyperbole
synonym
evidence
onomatopoeia
context clues
text features
caption
antonym
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inference
metaphor
simile
figurative language
text
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description
solution
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effect
cause
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vocabulary
authors purpose
point of view
details
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text structure
sequence
contrast
compare

Reading words Word Search

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Word Search
Description

recording
collecting
finding
synthesize
gather
information
theme
symbolism
personification
hyperbole
see
feel
taste
hear
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allusion
onomatopoeia
alliteration
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simile
contrast
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12 Powerful Words Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the traditions and achievements of a group of people heritage
text that builds up a claim or backs up your ideas support
to read between the lines infer
to shorten a text and give only the main points summary
to list in steps trace
to judge evaluate
to make an educated guess based on prior knowledge and text evidence predict
to tell in your own words explain
to create or put together formulate
to tell about in details describe
to break apart and study each individual part analyze
to tell the differences of two or more things contrast
to tell the similarities of two of more things compare

Language Arts Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

summarize
connect
clarify
predict
conclusion
indent
topic sentence
justify
claim
chronological order
POV
legend
myth
foreshadow
setting
conflict
plot
hyperbole
alliteration
argument
supporting details
main idea
context clues
metaphor
simile

STAAR Reading Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A group of letters added to the beginning of a root word to change the meaning Prefix
A short statement that gives the main ideas of something that has been said or written Summary
What the reader can figure out about the story using context clues. Inference
A made-up story Fiction
A true story about a person's life Biography
A comparison of two things using like or as Simile
A comparison of two things WITHOUT using like or as Metaphor
The reason the writer wrote something Author's Purpose
This is another way to say "tell" Express
A story, or description of events Narrative
A fiction story that could NOT happen in real life Fantasy
A story passed down from generation to generation Folktale
One line of poetry Verse
A group of lines that look much like a paragraph Stanza
The moral of a story Theme
The specific style of writing is the story's... Genre
Pictures, maps, captions, graphic organizers...anything provided except the text Text Features
To come to a final decision based on facts Conclude
A word that has the opposite meaning of another word Antonym
The order of something Sequence

Grade 6 ELA Spelling Words and Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

compare compare
contrast contrast
describe describe
identify identify
story story
demonstrate demonstrate
determine determine
explain explain
support support
details details
develop develop
narrative narrative
theme theme
explicit explicit
inference inference
summarize summarize
evidence evidence
structure structure
figurative language figurative language
analyze analyze
context context
cite cite
evaluate evaluate
assess assess
argument argument

Strategic Words Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A writer's position on an issue or problem. claim
To create something Formulate
To show to be right or just justify
Feeling or atmosphere the writer creates mood
A life learned lesson theme
To tell all about an event describe
Writing that persuades, informs or entertain Author's purpose
To read between the lines Infer
point of view of the author Author's perspective
To break apart or inspect closely analyze
Takes individual information; combine with other pieces to get a better understanding synthesize
Guide for citing proof from the text cite evidence
attitude towards a subject that the writer takes tone
A shortened version of the text Summarize
Implication of a word or its abstract meaning connotation
A dictionary definition denotation
To tell how something happened explain
elements that indicate the organizational structure of text text structure
To back up information with details support
An evaluation or critical review by a critic or reviewer critique
A memorable statement; a lesson taught moral
evidence that is thoroughly clear and understood explicit evidence
to judge something evaluate
Main idea; most important in the text main idea
to take notes annotate
to determine its accuracy check
evidence where there is no doubt implicit evidence
to show how something is different contrast
to show how something is alike or similar compare
to tell what may happen before it does predict
to list the steps trace
Proof evidence
a story narrative

figurative language Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

repeated consonant sound alliteration
an expression cliche
represents a sound onomatopoeia
not literal idiom
used in the opposite of the speakers thoughts irony
compares two unlike things metaphor
compares two or more things using like or as simile
metaphor giving distinct human qualities personification
bold words that stand out hyperbole
Identity or similarity in sound between internal vowels assonance
A figure of speech in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it's closely associated Metonymy
similar sense or sound of different words Pun
makes a situation seem less important or serious than it is. Understatement
which a part is used to represent the whole synecdoche
incongruous or contradictory terms appear side by side. Oxymoron
appears to contradict itself Paradox
rhetorical strategy of describing something indirectly by referring to things around it. Metonymy
an inoffensive term for one considered offensively explicit Euphemism
phrase at the beginning of successive clauses or verses Anaphora
an affirmative is expressed by negating its opposite Litotes

Informational Text Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

an event that happens and what happens because of it cause and effect
tell how things are the same compare
tell how things are different contrast
the who and the what, the overall topic main idea
the conflict, something to be figured out and solved problem
the way to get rid of a problem solution
briefly retell what the selection is about summarize
something that can be proven true fact
something someone thinks feels or believes opinion
what line(s) in the text prove your answer evidence
the perspective point of view
the supports and information for the maid idea details
to see in one's head what is being read visualize

Argument Writing Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

reasoned thinking that supports a specific claim or position argument
correct or suitable for a particular time, situation, or purpose appropriate
a statement that a speaker or writer is trying to prove, usually by using evidence claim
when something such as a piece of writing is easy to understand because its parts are connected in a clear and reasonable way coherent
a justification of a claim; an explanation reason
details or quotes from a text that directly relate to the subject or problem being discussed or considered relevant evidence
not related to the subject being discussed irrelevant
the opposing viewpoint or the opposite of the main claim in an essay counterclaim
evidence that is relevant and specific well-chosen evidence
to give the reader a clear picture in his/her mind illustrates
identify information in the text that supports understanding and uses that evidence to explain ideas cite
a personal view, attitude, or judgment opinion
to move by argument or evidence to belief, agreement, consent, or a course of action convince
a piece of factual writing in which ideas on a single topic are presented, explained, argued, or described in an interesting way essay
a method of doing something which involves several steps or stages process
the specific reason a person has for writing purpose