Type
Bingo Cards
Description

Character who is a bully.
Character who is a liar.
Unreturned Love
Death of a Family Member
Importance of Never Giving Up
Importance of Opening Up
Main Character is a Wimp
Protagonist is Manipulative
Main Character is Intelligent
Setting: Small Town
Setting: Big City
Big Public Fight
Sudden Death
Main Character has a Secret
Main Character is an Outcast
Thematic Topic: Fear
Thematic Topic: Perseverance
Importance of Family
Main Character has a Crush
Big Move
Setting: High School
Character who is a nerd.
Character who has no family.
Character who is athletic.
Thematic topic: oppression.
Character who shows courage.
Giving in to temptation.

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short story unit Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

normally the main character protagonist
information about characters, setting and problem exposition
person/thing in conflict with the protagonist antagonist
time and place setting
main message or big idea theme
struggle between two forces conflict
events in the story plot
when the conflict begins initial incident
body of the story that leads up to the climax rising action
turning point climax
events that wrap up the conflct falling action
ending of story conclusion
narrator is participate "I" first person
reader is participate "you" second person
watching the action happen to others third person
only seeing a small portion of information through one character limited
knowing all that is happening to all characters omniscient
what the author leads you to feel tone
comparison of two things using like or as simile
direct comparison metaphor
giving non-humans things human qualities personification
words that imitate sound onomatopoeia
hinting at things to come in the future foreshadowing
when the opposite of what you expect happens Irony
the use of an object to represent an idea or feeling symbolism
referring to an event in the characters past to reveal more information flashback

1984 George Orwell Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The device used to monitor everyone at all times Telescreen
Lowest social class Proles
Highest social class Inner Party
Middle social class Outer Party
Main character's lover Julia
Main character Winston
The ability to hold two contradicting beliefs as true at the same time. Doublethink
The limiting new language that eliminates the ability to express emotions or ideas deemed unwanted by the Party. Newspeak
The embodiment of the oppressive system that the citizens of Oceania follow and love. BigBrother
Person who plotted against the government along with other accomplices. Goldstein
The secret underground organization of rebels against the oppressive system. Brotherhood
The political party that the government of Oceania is founded upon. Ingsoc
What Winston must believe four plus four equals to be cured of his insanity Five
The man that cured the protagonist of his insanity. O'Brien
The cafe the protagonist occupies after he is reintegrated into society ChestnutTree
Where the protagonist is held captive. MinistryofLove
The newspaper that the protagonist must revise to make the party always correct. Times
What Oceania has ALWAYS been at war with. Eurasia
The worst room in the Ministry of Love. 101
The unbearable thing for the protagonist. Rats

Story Elements Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the problem in a story conflict
the "bad guy" in a story antagonist
the time and place a story occurs setting
the author's message to the reader theme
part of the story that introduces the characters, setting, and conflict exposition
the action in the story plot
this kind of character changes because of the story's events dynamic
the turning point of the story climax
the final end of the story resolution
the "good guy" in the story protagonist
part of the story where the author ties up loose ends falling action
a struggle in the story conflict
the kind of character that stays the same throughout the story static
the development of the story rising action
the main person, animal, or object in a story character
where and when the story takes place setting
events that lead to the end of a story falling action
this message can be stated directly or implied theme
part of story where the conflict is solved resolution
the highest point of interest in a story climax
explains the basics of a story exposition
this struggle can be internal or external conflict
the sequence of events in a story plot
one who opposes the main character antagonist
the character does not change static
an example of internal conflict Man vs. Himself

Milestone ELA 8th Grade Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The repeating of vowel sounds to create internal rhyme(proud round cloud) Assonance
"The turning point" Point of greatest tension that changes the direction the plot. Often a critical decision is made. Climax
A short statement that presents the main idea and most important points in a piece of writing Summarizing
The narrator is all knowing-tells the thoughts/feelings of more than one character (think about it as this person who hangs above all the characters and knows everything about every chracter third person omniscient
A character who undergoes an important change in the story Dynamic character
A term that means " word relationships" Example: Water:Liquid::Ice:solid Analogy
The author's attitude towards a subject Tone
Usually a main character: goes through a major change in the story Protagonist
The actual everyday meaning of words Literal language
Prejudice in favor or against one thing/person'group compared with another (Usually considered to be unfair) Biased
To refer to something implicitly/without directly stating it Allusion
The conflict(s) is/are resolved and all loose ends are tied up Resolution
We know a lot about these characters (details, see many sides of them) Round Character
A huge eaggeration Hyperbole
The way a text is intended to make the audience feel mood
The repeating of consonant sounds at the beginning of words alliteration
Words that allow the reader to hear a sound Onomatopoeia
Not influenced by personal feelings; based on facts objective text
Compares 2 unlike things by stating that one thing is another thing methaphor
Without bias or prejudice; impartial, fair unbiased
a restatement of an author's words in your own words paraphrasing
The repeating of the same consonant 2 or more times in a short span (can be at the beginning, middle, or end of a word) Consonance
The most important point in a work of literature Main Idea
The character who is against or has conflict with the protagonist antagonist
The moral or lesson of a story/text. Can be implied or directly stated Theme
We don't know much about them. We only see one side of them. Flat character
Events/results of the actions or decision of the character has made (slowly winding do to the end of the story) Falling action
Existing in the mind; belongs to thinking of the subject rather than to the object of thoughts (opinions) Subjective texr
Series of events that occur before the conflict that moves the story forward Rising action
A character who doesn't change at all throughout the story. Their person remains the same. Static Character
Giving human qualities to nonhuman things personification

American Literature Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Laying out the situation and background, introducing the characters. Exposition
The single key event or turning point; the moment of greatest tension. Climax
The event in which the main issue is resolved. Resolution
The finishing out and typing up of the details of the story. Denouement
Descriptions of events that happened earlier, out of chronological order. Flashbacks
Hints at things that will come later. Foreshadowings
Typical or standard plot elements, such as a character on a quest, the pursuit of an elusive goal, the loss of innocence, or an initiation into a new situation. Archetypes
The people in a story. Characters
The main character of the story. Protagonist
The character who works against the protagonist and provides some degree of conflict. Antagonist
Using descriptive language to convey appearance or other attributes. It is painting pictures with words. Imagery
A comparison using like or as. Simile
A comparison in which one thing is said to be another. Metaphor
The use of one thing to represent another. Symbolism
An extended comparison, in which every or almost every character or event represents something else. Allegory
Addressing someone who is not present or something that is not human. Apostrophe
The giving of human traits to non-human things. Personification
The person telling the story. Narrator
The time, place, and social environment of a story. Setting
A minor character who by being a contrast illuminates another character. Foil

Story Element Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the "good" guy, the main character protagonist
the "bad" guy, the character in opposition to the main character. antagonist
the author's attitude towards the topic tone
a voice outside the story narrating the events third person
the message of the story theme
where and when the story takes place setting
a character within the story tells the events first person
hints about what will happen later in a text foreshadowing
tension, uncertainty that keeps the reader reading on. suspense
the complete sequence of events which involves characters in conflict. plot
the turning point, the most exciting part of the story when the conflict is settled. climax
how the story actually ends resolution
revealing what happened in a time before the events of the story. flashback
part of the story that establishes the main character, setting, and conflict. exposition
what drives a story, opposing forces or characters against one another. conflict
the complications that get in the way of the main character solving his/her conflict. rising action
action that directly follows the climax of the story. falling action
how the story makes the reader feel mood

Romeo and Juliet: Act IV Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

against the earlier courting of which her Lord insisted upon. LADYCAPULET
the character who gives Juliet the plan to escape her marriage. FRIARLAURENCE
A literary device. We know that Juliet isn't dead, but Bathazar does not. DRAMATICIRONY
the substance given to Juliet by Friar Laurence. SLEEPINGPOTION
previous caretaker to Juliet, character who told the Lady of her "death". NURSE
Lord Capulet called his servants "loggerheads" when going to fetch wood. PUN
major theme of the act, Juliet fakes this in order to avoid her first arranged marriage. DEATH
This Montague was the reason Juliet put her plan into motion. ROMEO
"I'd chain myself to a bear, rather than marry Paris!!" HYPERBOLE
This character's arranged marriage drives her to fake her death. PARIS
Peter and the Musicians interrupt the scene of Juliet's family grieving in a humorous way. COMICRELIEF
"Death has tied up my tongue." PERSONIFICATION
"Death lies on her like an untimely frost." SIMILE
The character who drank the sleeping potion. JULIET
Character that pushed Juliet to go through with her plan at an earlier date, due to his impatience. LORDCAPULET
Lady Capulet's nephew, who in this act was dead and caused Juliet grief. Was also hotheaded. TYBOLT

The Book Thief Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who is the narrator? Death
Who is the protagonist? Liesel
Person vs Society
What is the name of Liesel's Father Hans
What is the the theme? Power of words
What is the first book the protagonist steals? Grave Diggers Handbook
What is the english translation of Himmel Street? Heaven Street
"the only thing worse than a boy who hates you is A boy who loves you
What is mayor's wife name? Ilsa
Where is the setting? Mulching
Main character's brother died on a ______ train
Name of the Jewish man living in the basement max
What Country does the story takes place in? germany
what is the name of main character's best friend Rudy
What does Rudy constantly want from Liesel? kiss
Papa play an instrument called the ____ acordian
What did papa and Liesel bond over? Cigarettes
Who did Rudy want to be? Jesseowens
Death is haunted by what? Humans
What is the color of Hans eyes? silver

Short Story Elements Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the plan or main story of a play or novel. PLOT
literary element that involves a struggle between two opposing forces, usually a protagonist and an antagonist. conflict
the central idea, message explored in the story. THEME
is the section of the plot leading up to the climax, in which the tension stemming from the story's central conflict grows through successive plot developments rising action
is the section of the plot leading up to the climax, in which the tension stemming from the story's central conflict grows through successive plot developments Resolution
People in the story (can be animals, forces of nature, inanimate objects) character
Details before the resolution, loose ends are tied up, usually very brief. Falling Action
Where and when a story takes place. Setting
The main character, usually the one the audience identifies with. Protagonist
The beginning of a story that exposes or introduces the background. Includes the setting and the characters. Exposition
The point at which the intensity of the action rises to a high point. The problem or conflict comes to a head. CLIMAX
The character who is opposed to (against) or competes with another Antagonist

Story Elements Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The main character in a story Protagonist
The character who opposes the main character in a story antagonist
The Problem in a story conflict
The time and place a story occurs setting
The sequence of events in a story plot
An example of internal conflict man vs himself
An example of external conflict manvsman
The message can be directly stated or implied. DIFFERENT from topic theme
The high point of the story climax
This type of character can change because of the events in the story dynamic
This type of character stays the same throughout a story static
The french word for the end of the story where everything is settled denouement
The part of the story where the action is building risingaction
The part of the story where things start to settle fallingaction
There are four different types of this, one of which can be omniscient pointofview
Short story we read about a war thesniper
Short story we read about the sun all summer in a day
This is also known as the beginning of the plot exposition