Type
Word Search
Description

spy
funny
fantasy
villian
hero
chapter
book
setting
author
character
story
novel

Word Search Wednesday

Type
Word Search
Description

Author
Chapter
Character
Classic
Fiction
Genre
Hero
History
Literature
Moral
Novel
Plot
Setting
Story
Theme
Timeless

Elements of a novel Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The villain Antagonist
The hero Protagonist
A problem that occurs within the story Conflict
The people, animals, or inanimate objects within the story Characters
The part of the book that holds the pages together Spine
A topic or idea that reoccurs in the story Theme
The person who wrote the book Author
The name of the novel Title
The storyline Plot
The summary of the story that appears on the back of the book Blurb
Where and when the story takes place Setting
The person who reveals the story to the reader narrator
The answer to a problem Resolution
The style or type of story in the novel. These can include romance, comedy, drama, horror and fantasy Genre
The line, word, or paragraph that a character says out loud or to another character Quote

Drama Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A solo speech Soliloqy
When a character speaks their thoughts to the audience Aside
How to perform lines Stage directions
Characters Cast
Chapters that break up the story Acts
The storyline Plot
Plots that intertwine parallel plots
Elements of drama that deliver a theme dramatic effect
A play for theater or an exciting turn of events drama
A character who changes throughout the story Round character
A character who dosent change throughout the story static character
Similar to a round character dynamic character
Similar to a static character flat character
The hero in a story protagonist
The villian in a story antagonist
Conversation between two or more people Dialogue
A long speech by one character monologue
Parts that break up acts scenes
A mental struggle of a character internal conflict
A physical struggle of a character External conflict
Objects used on stage props
Where the story takes place setting
A character's opposite foil
The author of a play playwright
Written text of a play script
Common themes in literature Universal themes
Why a character is the way he or she is Motivation
When a reader theorizes what may come next inference

"Little Red Riding-Hood" Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a story about fairies or other mythical or magicals beings. fairy tale
who try to outwit others. tricksters
a story with no known author, originally passed down from one generation to another by word of mouth. folk tales
the main character in a story, play, or poem. protagonist
is a lesson about the right and wrong way to behave. moral lesson
the person or force that fights aganist the hero or main character in a story, novel, or play. antagonist
a small house. cottage
an old fashion latch. bobbin
an educated guesses about what will happen net in a literary work. making predicitions
was the main character or protagonist in the story. little red riding hood
was the villian or antagonist in the story the wolf
was the hero tha save the girl and her grandmother. the woodcutter
the main character was offered this by her grandmother, after everything was over. cup of tea
retold this story. Patricia Pierce
gone by; preceding. past
was who the girl went to visit. grandmother
genre type of the story. fairy tale

Genre Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Un-true literature including short stories and novels Fiction
A witch doing magic on an undiscovered world is an example of... fantasy
What is a genre with larger than life or greatly exaggerated characters? Tall Tale
A genre that is written for play, theater, or radio Drama
A genre that might contain talking animals and convoy a moral is... fable
A genre ment to change someones opinion is... Persuasive writing
A sub-genre of fiction involving futuristic ideas Sciencefiction
A genre that is passed down through generations including traditional beliefs Folklore
A sub-genre that could happen but has not Realisticfiction
Story of someones life written by that person Autobiography
Story if someones life written by another person biography
A form of writing that has a meter and rhythm with every lines and syllables Poetry
Genre that focus's on humorous effect Comedy
Provide's facts on a variety of topics Informational writing
A semi-true story passed from generations with important meaning or symbolism from the culture it came from Legend
A book about the life of penguins that is true is an example of what genre nonfiction
A genre where the plot takes place in the past historical fiction
A drama showing weakness and unfavorible circumstances tragedy
A traditional story usually concerning a hero or event Myth
A genre containing magical creatures fairy tale

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

Literary Elements Crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The class or literature compromised of imaginative works Fiction
Type class or category of literature Genre
Location or period in which the action of a novel or short story takes place; also sets the mood for of the story: often referred as atmosphere Setting
Person or animal represented in a novel or short story Character
Main character Protagonist
Character or force that opposes the main character Antagonist
Battle or struggle in novel or short story Conflict
Storyline of a novel or short story Plot
Technique a writer uses to produce a special effect in writing Literary devices
Background information on characters, setting, or conflict Exposition
Central events of the story during which various problems arise Rising action
Turning point for the protagonist; usaully the most exciting, scary, or action-filled part of the story Climax
Events needed to bring the story to an end after the climax Falling action
Point when conflict are resolved when you learn what happens to characters Resolution
Showing or indicating the outcome beforehand Foreshadowing
An interruption of the chronological sequence of an event of earlier occurrence Flashback
When the ending or conclusion of the story is unexpected to the reader Surprise Ending
A state or feeling of excited or anxious uncertainty about what may happen Suspense
Use of symbols to signify ideas and qualities by giving them symbolic meanings that are different than their literal sense Symbolism
Words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation Figurative language
The perspective from which the story is told Point of view
Dominant idea or message about life; author’s message Theme
“I”, “me”, “my”, “our”, “ours”, “we”, etc. First person
“you”, “your”, “yours” Second person
“he”, “she”, “it”, “they”, “their”, characters’ name Third person

8th Grade Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

_________are the words spoken by characters in a play. Dialogue
The repetition of initial sounds, such as "Peter Piper Pizza" is called? Alliteration
The words around the unknown word are called....... Context Clues
Realizing the POTENTIAL danger of the situation, he called for help. Potential means? Possible
Which point of view is all knowing and sees into different characters' minds? Third Person
An example of a ____is "He is as scary as a bear." Simile
The VITRIOL in his voice--all the anger and hate--made the character scary. Vitriol means? Anger and hate
An example of ____is saying you are so hungry you could eat a horse. Hyperbole
An author describing the sun smiling on a field of flowers is an example of ____. Personification
Which point of view uses "I" or "me" First Person
A story about a person's life written by that person is called? Autobiography
The moment of highest tension in the story, the turning point is called? Climax
When an author writes a story about another person's life is called? Biography
Placing events in order in which they happened is called? Chronological Order
The main character in a work of literature, usually the "hero" or "good guy"? protagonist
the person that stands in the way of the protagonist's happiness, usually the "bad guy' is? Antagonist
The beach's Tranquility, or its peaceful feeling, made the vacation perfect. Tranquility means? Peaceful
_____is a long speech by a character in a play, spoken either to others or to himself. Monologue
A struggle between opposing forces, the problem in the story is called? Conflict
When the effects of the action or decision are revealed, leads to resolution. Falling Action
The Marlin is the social HUB of the ship-the heart and main point of attraction. Hub means? Popular part
The message, moral, or lesson of a story is called? Theme
Using your reason and experience to figure out something that is not written or stated. Inference
Description or dialogue that introduces the characters, the setting, and the situation. Exposition
Events that complicate the situation by introducing the conflict, leads to the Climax. Rising Action
Occurs when a main character clashes with an outside force. External Conflict
What does the prefix "auto" mean? Self
What does the "pre" mean? Before
______tell actors how to move and speak, usually in parentheses( ) or in italics. Stage Directions
What does the suffix "ology" mean? Study of
One man's trash is another man's treasure is an example of______. Theme
Identify the meaning of the prefix in the word UNDERESTIMATE Below

Literary Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

literary reference to a familiar thing allusion
conflict with another character Charactervscharacter
the turning point in a story (comes after the rising action) climax
comparison of two or more similar objects analogy
author's own account of his/her own life autobiography
story of a person's life written by someone else biography
the problem; something vs. something else conflict
stretching the truth exaggeration
the begining of a story exposition
kind of writing that explains something expository
category or type (of literature) genre
the lesson of a story theme
person telling the story narrator
words or phrases that convey the opposite meaning or expected outcome irony
problem from INSIDE of a person internal conflict
main character of the story protagonist
sequence of events in a story plot
the author's attitude toward the subject of a work tone
group of lines forming a unit in a poem stanza
point of view in which the reader knows all thoughts, feelings, and actions of all the characters omnicient

Library Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Section for stories fiction
section for books containing facts nonfiction
writer of a book author
person creating artwork/pictures for a book illustrator
Larger books with more illustrations and fewer words picturebooks
fiction books containing a larger number of pages (written by novelists) novels
a book of maps atlas
section of a non fiction book used to locate information inside it index
part of library for younger readers junior
part of library catering for older readers senior
system used to arrange non fiction books created by Melville Dewey dewey
names of people or animals featuring in a story characters
the name of a book title
information on the back of a book giving an idea of what is inside blurb
part of a book holding the pages within the front and back covers spine
our new operating system for school libraries Clue: a boy's name (unscramble these letters lervoi) oliver
world wide web internet
section of non fiction book containing meanings for words in that book glossary
factual book about person's life biography
different styles of storywriting genres
gathering facts about a particular topic research