Type
Word Scramble
Description

LEH
COMMANDO
NEIGHBOUR
GURU
AVARICE
HASTE
RAINBOW
KETCHUP
AVERSION
ENDURE
SOFA
MORTIFY
ANTAGONIST
ASSASSIN
STORIES
DENTIST
MOUNTAIN
VEHEMENTLY
CORONAVIRUS
ENRAGE
CHEMISTRY

The Pigman Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Assassin
Antagonistic
Dentures
Distort
Subliminally
Putrid
Nocturnal
Mundane
Mortified
Subsidize
Omens
Ingrate
Avocation
Philanthropy
Incandescent
Berserk
Eerie
Compassion
Prevarications
Sanitarium

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

1-20 Literary Word Terms Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

How the author presents the story to a reader; second person, first person, third person Point of view
Message of the story; the big idea Theme
The choice of words by the writer/author Diction
Figure of speech which depends on a non-literal meaning of the words used. ex; simile, metaphor Figurative Language
Figure of speech that makes a comparison using words "like" or "as" Simile
Brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cultural, literary, or political significance. Allusion
Parts of the sentence are grammatically the same or similar in construction Parallelism
One long syllable followed by a short syllable Trochaic
Having two successful lines that rhyme in a verse Couplet
"not so awkward" pause in the middle of a line of poetry Caesura
A recurring element that holds a symbolic meaning/significance in a story Motif
Comparing two unlikely things in a clever way Conceit
Using large groups to refer to a smaller group or vice versa Synecdoche
a literary technique that is lyrical in nature, but not very lengthy Ode
Illustrating one or more lessons/principles in an instructive way Parable
The person telling the story and setting the point of view Narrator
Includes animals, legendary creatures, plants, inanimate objects or forces of nature to show a moral lesson Fable
Person who is understood to be speaking Persona
Literal definition of a word Denotation
Developing characters and creating images of the characters for the readers Characterization

Tell-Tale Heart Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

acute
appendages
audacity
beating
bed
blood
chairs
characters
chopped
conceive
dead
derision
evil
eye
floor boards
guilty
heart
Heart
hyporcritical
light
louder
midnight
murder
narrator
old man
police
scared
scary
short story
stifled
suffocated
three
tub
under
vehemently
vex

literary devices Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

literary device which can be defined as the resolution of the issue  of a complicated plot in fiction. denouement
a word, which imitates the natural sounds of a thing. It creates a sound effect that mimics the thing described, making the description more expressive and interesting. onomatopoeia
a literary device where words are used in quick succession and begin with letters belonging to the same sound group. Whether it is the consonant sound or a specific vowel group, the alliteration involves creating a repetition of similar sounds in the sentence. alliteration
literary device wherein the author uses specific words and phrases that exaggerate and overemphasize the basic crux of the statement in order to produce a grander, more noticeable effect. hyperbole
usually refers to the sequence of events and happenings that make up a story. Speaker:In writing, the speaker is the voice that speaks behind the scene plot
literary device that is used step by step in literature to highlight and explain the details about a character in a story. characterization
the actual definition of the word rather than the nuances of its meaning or the feelings it implies denotation
It can be defined in a literary work as a voice or an assumed role of a character, which represents the thoughts of a writer, or a specific person the writer wants to present as his mouthpiece. persona
:In literature, it is described as a didactic lesson given through some sort of animal story fable
figure of speech, which presents a short story, typically with a moral lesson at the end. parable
a lyrical stanza written in praise for a person, event, or thing. The form developed in Ancient Greece and had a very specific and elaborate structure involving three parts known as the strophe, antistrophe, and epode. ode
The person telling the story who may or may not be a character in the story. narrator
literary devices that uses a part of something to refer to the whole or vice versa. It is somewhat rhetorical in nature, where the entire object is represented by way of a fraction of it or a fraction of the object is symbolized by the whole synechdoche
extended metaphor in a poem conceit
any element, subject, idea or concept that is constantly present through the entire body of literature. Using a motif refers to the repetition of a specific theme dominating the literary work motif
One such pause is known as “caesura,” which is a rhythmical pause in a poetic line or a sentence caesura
literary device which can be defined as having two successive rhyming lines in a verse and has the same meter to form a complete thought. It is marked by a usual rhythm, rhyme scheme and incorporation of specific utterances   couplet
Because each foot consists of two syllables, the trochaic is known as a duple meter. trochaic
the use of components in a sentence that are grammatically the same; or similar in their construction, sound, meaning, or meter. Parallelism examples are found in literary works as well as in ordinary conversations. parallelism
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cultural, literary or political significance allusion
figure of speech that makes a comparison, showing similarities between two different things. Unlike a metaphor, a simile draws resemblance with the help of the words “like” or “as.” simile
any figure of speech which depends on a non-literal meaning of some or all of the words used. figurative language
the distinctive tone or tenor of an author’s writings. Diction is not just a writer's choice of words it can include the mood, attitude, dialect and style of writing. diction
an enduring pattern or motif throughout the literary work, occurring in a complex, long winding manner or it can be short and succinct and provide a certain insight into the story. theme
perspective of which a story is told point of view

The Pigman Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Avocation
Compassion
Distort
Mortified
Philanthropy
Prevarications
Subliminally
Subsidize
Incandescent
Sanitarium
Dentures
Eerie
Ingrate
Omens
Nocturnal
Antagonistic
Putrid
Mundane
Assassin
Berserk

Of Mice and Men Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

An aging ranch handyman Candy
The only female character in the story Curley's Wife
Gets his name from his crooked back Crooks
Lennie's caretaker George
The boss’s son Curley
What does Lennie take out of his pocket that gets him yelled at by George? Dead Mouse
Where does the story take place? California
What does Lennie want with his dinner in the first chapter that they don't have? ketchup
What is Lennie most excited about when George and him get their farm? Rabbits
Who is the protagonist? George
Where do most of the workers hangout after work? local brothel
Who kills Curley's wife? Lennie
Who gives Lennie the puppy? Slim
Who kills Lennie? George
Who shoots Candy's dog? Carlson
Lennie tells Curley's wife he likes petting soft things, so she let's him touch her________? hair
Where does Lennie try to hide the puppy and Curley's wife? hay
What time period does the book take place in? 1930
What tense is the story told in? past
One of the major themes in the story is________? American Dream

Poetry Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Language that is used imaginatively, rather than literally, to express ideas or feelings in new ways. FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
Make comparisons between dissimilar things. FIGURES OF SPEECH
use like or as to compare two unlike things. SIMILIES
Speak of one thing in terms of another, as in, “All the world’s a stage.” METAPHORS
gives human traits to nonhuman things. PERSONIFICATION
A descriptive language that creates vivid impressions. These images are developed through sensory language. IMAGERY
Provides details related to sight, sound, taste, touch, smell, and movement. SENSORY LANGUAGE
Used to achieve a musical quality. SOUND DEVICES
the pattern created by stressed and unstressed syllables of words in a sequence. RHYTHM
A pattern of rhythm. METER
The repetition of identical sounds in the last syllable of words. RHYME
A pattern of rhyme at the ends of lines. RHYME SCHEME
Initial rhyme is the repetition of the initial consonant sounds of words. ALLITERATION
Vowel rhyme – the repetition of vowel sounds in nearby words. ASSONANCE
The repetition of consonants within nearby words in which the preceding vowels differ, as in the words milk and walk. CONSONANCE
Tells a story and has a plot, characters, and a setting. NARRATIVE
A long narrative poem about the feats of gods or heroes. EPIC
A songlike narrative that has short stanzas and a refrain. BALLAD
Tells a story using a character’s own thoughts or spoken statements. DRAMATIC
Express the feelings of a single speaker. The most common type of poem in modern literature. LYRIC
A verse form with three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables. HAIKU
A verse form with five unrhymed lines of five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables. TANKA
Has neither a set pattern of rhythm nor rhyme. FREEVERSE
A fourteen-line lyric poem with formal patterns of rhyme, rhythm, and line structure. SONNET

The diary of Anne Frank Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

name of Peter's cat Mouschi
Anne's sister Margot
The Holiday the families celebrate while in hiding Hanukkah
The Dutch lady helping Anne's family Meip
The Dentist that moves in hiding with the Franks Dussel
A pipe made for smoking tobacco tobaccopipe
The type of book that Anne wrote her writings in diary
The main character of the story Anne Frank
The father of Peter MrVanDaan
The mother of Margot MrsFrank
The town where the story takes place Amsterdam
The race Anne and her family were Jewish
The Dutch man helping the Franks MrKraler
What war did Anne's hiding take place Worldwartwo
Anne's bestfriend Jopie
Miep's husband Dirk
The People looking for the Jews Greenpolice
The Young boy in hiding with Anne Peter
The leader of the people in hiding Mrfrank
Peter's mother Mrsvandaan
The counrty the story takes place in Germany
The man in charge of the Nazis at the time Hitler
The man who had been selling out jews Carl

Story Elements Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

stanza
alliteration
metephor
idiom
personification
simile
hyperbole
Figurative Language
Imagery
Theme
Resolution
Fall in Action
Climax
Rising Action
Characters
Setting
Conflict
Antagonist
Protagonist
Plot