Type
Word Search
Description

weariness
succeed
strength
plight
pit
picture
moral
lesson
humour
escape
energy
encouraged
deaf
complain
characteristics
anxious

STAAR Vocabulary Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the most exciting point in the story climax
a sound word onomatopoeia
comparing two things using like or as simile
a piece of text that is not real fiction
if we read and understand the text, the questions are _______ easy
a type of organizational text structure that uses dates chronological
words that have similar meanings synonyms
words that have opposite meanings antonym
the ending of the story where conflict is resolved resolution
the problem in the story conflict
the time and location in which a story takes place setting
a type of conflict that only involves one character internal
a type of conflict that happens between a character and some type of negative force external
when people are speaking to each other dialogue
unspoken parts of a drama that tell characters where to go or how to act stage directions
a statement that is true and can be proven fact
a personal belief that cannot be proven to be true opinion
compares two things without using like or as metaphor
gives human characteristics to objects or non human things personification
repeating the same beginning sound alliteration
a point of view that uses pronouns such as I, we, me, my, us first person
organizational text structure that tells how things are similar or different compare and contrast
the lesson or moral of a story theme
using text evidence and prior knowledge to make a _____ inference
hints in the text that predict the future foreshadowing
a feeling the reader feels during the most exciting parts of a book/story suspense
when authors use your senses to paint a picture of what is happening in the story imagery
point of view that uses pronouns such as you, your second person
point of view that uses pronouns such as he, she, him, her, they, them third person

Types of Literature and Literary Device Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

literature that is widely acknowledged as having outstanding or enduring qualities classic
a category of literature characterized by similarities in form, style, or subject matter. genre
a type of short story that features folklore or fantasy type characters. fairy tale
a fictional story which often tells about science and technology of the future. science fiction
is a fiction story that uses magic or other supernatural elements in the plot, theme, or setting. fantasy
an attitude a writer takes toward the subject of a work, the characters in it, or the audience, revealed through diction, figurative language, and organization. tone
the spoken or written account of a story narrative
tells the who, what, when, where, and how. exposition
popular stories that convey a moral or lesson employing animals that act like humans and live in a world of wonder and magic. folktale
stories that teach a moral or lesson about life using animals with human characteristics fable
stories based on tradition or legend, which have deep symbolic meaning to convey a "truth" myth
a semi-true story that has been passed on from person to person, and has important meaning or symbolism for the culture in which it originates. legend
an exaggeration of an actual event. tall tale
genre of literature in which vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule. satire
a literary genre that deliberately exaggerates for comic effect. parody
a scene that interrupts the normal chronological sequence of events in a story to depict something that happened at an earlier time. flashback
the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite. irony
a figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes. personification
a vantage point from which the writer tells a story. point of view
deliberately suggesting 2 or more different and sometimes conflicting meanings in a work. ambiguity
comparison made between 2 things to show how they are alike. analogy
opponent who struggles against or blocks the hero of the story. antagonist
is a word or phrase that has become lifeless because of overuse. cliche
the struggle between opposing forces or characters in a story. conflict
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in the plot. foreshadowing
an atmosphere created by a writers' diction and the details selected. mood
the series of related events in a story. plot
a fixed idea or conception of a character or idea which does not allow for any individuality. stereotype

Character Traits Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

being courangeous brave
some who sees the upsides in life faithful
someone who takes charge leader
some who isn't afraid confident
someone charitable giving
someone easy to be with friendly
comforting and easy to be around pleasant
filled with anger anger
wanting something very much eager
showing envy jealous
not giving sufficient attention careless
loud noisy
unsettling in a unpleasant way strange
getting what you want all the time spoiled
eager to know or learn something curious
showing appreciation grateful
being able to work with others cooperative
giving someone support encouraging
showing a desire to succeed ambitious
being competent efficient
immoral or malevolent evil
domineering bossy
quick to understand clever
lacking excitement dull
not much emotion calm
noisy and disorderly rowdy
showing willingness tolerant
unpleasantly rough harsh
showing no mercy cruel
lucky fortunate
humorous to others funny
able to obey, listen obedient
fearing nothing, confident fearless
feeling uncertain doubtful
full of energy energetic
wanting your way demanding

ASL History Crossword.

Type
Crossword
Description

Spanish monk credited as being the first teacher for the deaf. Pedro Ponce De Leon
Spanish educator that stole ideas on teaching the deaf and published a book with his stolen findings. juanpablobonet
a philanthropic educator of 18th-century France who has become known as the "Father of the Deaf". abbe L'Eppe
educated as a priest, was made principal of a school for the deaf at Bordeaux in 1786, and in 1789, on the death of the Abbé de l'Épée, succeeded him at a leading school for the deaf which Épée had founded in Paris. abbe sicard
was a deaf educator, having been born deaf, and having five other deaf siblings. He taught at the famous school for the deaf in Paris where Laurent Clerc was one of his students. jeanmassieu
was one of the best surgeons in the country and had a daughter that lost her hearing at the age of two. masoncogswell
At the age of two, she became ill with "spotted fever''. This illness took her hearing and later she lost her speech as well. alicecogswell
studied in France on how to educate the deaf and sailed back to England and opened the American School for the Deaf. thomasgallaudet
He was born hearing, but when he was one year old, he fell into a fire. As a result, he lost both his hearing and his sense of smell. The right side of his face was badly burned, and was scarred for his whole life. The sign for his name was based on the scar. laurentclerc
the birthplace of ASL. ASD
was a famous early educator of the deaf in Washington, DC. And son of Thomas gallaudet edwardgallaudet
founded in 1864 It was the first school for the advanced education of the deaf and hard of hearing in the world and remains the only higher education institution in which all programs and services are specifically designed to accommodate deaf and hard of hearing students. gallaudetuniversity
He is seen as one of the inventors of manual language for the deaf and is credited with being the first person to teach a non-verbal deaf person to speak. jacobpereire
invented the telephone. alexandergrahambell
the banning of sign language. Milancongress
a long-time professor at Gallaudet University and revolutionized ASL. williamstokoe
was an English mathematician john wallis
child of john Wallis and started a deaf school in Britain. thomasbraidwood

literary genre Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

stories that come from the authors imagination fiction
based on a person or event from history historical fiction
dealing with aliens, the distant future, or advance technology science fiction
containing monsters, magic, or other supernatural elements fantasy
a story that could have happened but didn't realistic fiction
writing that is true or factual nonfiction
provides information on a topic information writing
the story of ones life told by oneself autobiography
the story of ones life told by another biography
attempts to influence the reader persuasive writing
writing that is meant to be acted on a stage drama
a very short story that has a moral or a life lesson ; usually talking about animals as main characters fable

Reading Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

words that sound like the noise they make Onomatopoeia
the sequence of events in a story Plot
the repetition of consonant sounds Alliteration
the lesson of the story Moral
the time and place of the story Setting
part of the story in which characters and the setting is introduced Exposition
the ending of the story in which things are wrapped up Resolution
the turning point of a story Climax
events leading up to the main conflict in the story Rising Action
events leading up to the conclusion of the story Falling Action
a struggle between opposing forces Conflict
a struggle within Internal Conflict
a struggle with an outside force External Conflict
descriptive words Imagery
works specific to a certain profession or organization Jargon
the bad guy in the story Antagonist
the good guy in the story Protagonist
A contrast between what is expected and what actually exists or happens Irony
Text that uses false or misleading information to present a certain point of view Propaganda
an expression that has a meaning different from the meaning of its individual words Idiom

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

Sportsmanship - Elementary Physical Education Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

shake hands
behavior
manners
cheater
disrespectful
encouragement
play fair
arguements
making excuses
complaining
bad sportsmanship
bragging
courage
good judgement
good sportsmanship
integrity
kindness
perseverance
respect
responsibility
self discipline

The Outsiders Crossword Activity

Type
Crossword
Description

Agonizing Racking
Fearful; Anxious Apprehension
Glowing particle Ember
Disbelieving Incredulous
Obey Abide
Emotionally uninvolved Aloofness
Mega Vast
Responsible Liable
To utilize Exploit
Something useful or valuable Asset
In a wishful way Wistfully
Not able to be understood Unfathomable
Occur again Recur
Clothed Clad
Physical strength Brawn
Belief that an event will occur Premonition
Determinedly; Stubborn Doggedly
Sneering; Mocking Contemptuous
Superior; Top Elite
Die down or lower Subside
In a crabby, pouting way Sullenly
In a wise manner sagely
To emit energy in the form of waves Radiate
Cautious Leery
Escape; To slip out of one's grasp Elude

6th Grade Reading STAAR Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The turning point in a story, where the character has to make a decision climax
The END END END of a story Denoument
Underline the ____________of every summary and match the endings. last sentence
Use your __________ at all times when you don't understand a word. dictionary
Draw __________next to every stanza to take notes. pictures
Highlight your __________ in informational text to help find the main ideas. buns
Do the ___________strategy for every picture before you read. I see I infer
__________carefully after you answer every question. Bubble
Keep track of __________ when you are testing. time
Label the _________ at the top of the page before you read. genre
Plot, character, ___________, theme, setting are the five things you need to write at the top of a story, memoir, or drama. conflict
"Illustrate", "convey", "highlight", and "emphasize" all mean to ___________. show
The conflict will be the __________or external struggle. internal
Stage ____________ will be important to highlight in a drama. directions
Take _____________notes for informational text. topicwhat
Take __________notes for stories, dramas, or memoirs. whowhat
ALWAYS _________your answers by highlighting and marking where you found it, or writing it down. prove
Put a __________next to figurative language you find in a poem. star
Theme is the __________of a story. lesson