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page
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together
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sound
picture
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answer
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SIGHT WORDS Word Search

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also
show
want
came
FOLLOWING
BOY
WORLD
AMERICA
SHOULD
LEARN
STILL
STUDY
FOUND
ANSWER
MOTHER
LETTERS
PAGE
POINT
HOUSE
ANIMALS
AWAY
AIR
SPELL
PLAY
OFF
CHANGE
AGAIN
PICTURE
HAND
KIND
TRY
MOVE
US
HOME
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Waves and Sound Crossword

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Description

A means of transferring energy from one point to another wave
Particles on the wave vibrate perpendicular to the direction that the wave is moving transverse wave
Particles on these waves vibrate parallel to the direction that the wave is moving (through a series of compressions and rarefactions) longitudinal
Require a medium to travel through (Ex: water waves and sound waves)  mechanical
Do not require a medium (ex: light and radio waves) electromagnetic
The distance from a point on one wave to the identical point on the next wave (crest to crest) wavelength
The number of waves passing each second; it is measured in Hertz frequency
Maximum displacement of a wave from the rest position or the size of the wave or how large the wave is amplitude
Waves will bounce off barriers an angle equal to the angle they strike the barrier reflection
Bending of a wave as it passes at an angle into another medium refraction
Bending of waves around barriers (this occurs to a greater degree with longer waves such as sound) diffraction
Waves add as they meet Constructive
The waves partly or completely cancel as they pass destructive
Change in frequency is heard when the source of sound and the person receiving the sound are in relative motion doppler effect
material through which a wave travels medium
Unit of measurement for frequency hertz
a disturbance that travels through a medium as a longitudinal wave sound
perception of the frequency of sound pitch
The high point of a wave. crest
The low point of a wave trough

Third Grade Sight Words Word Search

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carry
enough
think
pretty
never
drink
know
write
ride
jump
early
across
bad
good
friend
house
sometimes
important
together
example
listen
family
which
why
where
who
when
what
without
children
present
favorite
between
different
question
answer
sentence
large
beautiful
cousin
father
mother
grandpa
grandma
uncle
aunt
sister
brother
number
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Child Development Theories Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is another word for a filing system in your brain? Schemas
Who is the cognitive theorist who said that children develop in four stages that must be sequential jeanpiaget
What a child can do on their own in comparison to what they can accomplish with help Zoneofproximaldevelopment
Helping children learn by assisting them Scaffolding
The first stage in Piaget's theory sensorimotorstage
When we are confused and inbalanced. Disequilibrium
The stage in Piaget's theory where children start representing the world through words, drawings and images preoperationalstage
A state of balance Equilibrium
The level closest to children in the Ecological theory Microsystem
The child has no direct control (Ecology) exosystem
The time the child is in (Ecology) chronosystem
This theorist said that children learn through their interaction with the environment LevVygotsky
The study of the brain CognitiveDevelopment
This man said that children are not a "social vacuum" rather children learn through relationships and connections Bronfenbrenner

Literary Devices Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Repetition of a beginning sound for effect. Alliteration
Reference to a well known character or event from history, literature etc. Allusion
Repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong. Ex: belt, felt Assonance
Reassurance of similar sounds especially consonants. Ex: pitter, patter. Consonance
A positive statement expressed by negating its opposite expressions. Litotes
a long narrative poem about someone who does heroic deeds. Ex: The Oddessy Epic
Language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation. Figurative Language
Poetry that is free from limitations of regular meter or rhythm and does not rhyme with fixed forms. Free Verse
Extreme Exaggeration. Hyperbole
Phrase or word stating one unlike thing is another Metaphor
Words that imitate sound. Onomatopoeia
Giving human qualities to inanimate objects. Personification
Repeats same word or phrase to make idea more clear Repetition
Correspondence of sound between the words or the endings of words especially when these are at the ends of lines of poetry. Rhyme
Comparing two unlike things using 'like' or 'as' Simile
The person telling the story. (Not to be confused with author) Speaker
A group of lines forming the basic reassuring metrical unit in a poem; a verse, Stanza
Mental Picture created by the way the author writes Imagery
Story poem or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one. Ex: Animal Farm Allegory
Phrase so overused it lost its original meaning. Cliche
The use of humor, irony exaggeration or ridicule to expose and criticize peoples stupidity or vices. Ex: Animal Farm Satire

Waves and Wave Properties Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A disturbance of particles that transports energy without moving matter. Wave
The distance of one crest of a wave to another. Wave length
The top point of a wave. Crest
The bottom of a wave. Trough
Depends on the type of medium the wave travels through. Speed
The distance of a wave from its resting position. Amplitude
Moves energy through matter. Mechanical Wave
A wave that moves perpendicular to the direction it's going. Transverse wave
A wave that moves parallel to the direction it is going. Longitudinal Wave
The number of times a wave passes a certain point a second. Frequency
The change in direction of a wave passing from one medium to another caused by its change in speed. Refraction
A region in a longitudinal wave where the particles are closest together. Compressions
A region in a longitudinal wave where the particles are furthest apart. Rarefactions
The perception on how high or low a sound is. Pitch

Animal Behavior Crossword

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Crossword
Description

An action or series of actions performed by an animal in response to a stimulus behavior
trial and error learning occurs under highly controlled conditions operantconditioning
selection in which a mate is chosen based on a certain trait or set of traits sexualselection
ensures the survival of young parentalcare
scientist who carried out a classical conditioning experiment training a dog to associate a ringing bell with food pavlov
a pattern behavior that occurs when an action always occurs the same way without being taught fixedaction
when scientist study behavior, they investigate two kinds of questions, how and ______ why
genetically programmed behavior innate
learning that can ONLY occur during a specific period early in life and cannot be changed once it occurs imprinting
there are 2 major influences on animal behavior, reproductive success and ________ survival
a female "evaluating" the male before she decides whether to mate is a behavior referred to as ________ matechoice
person noticing males often have extreme characteristics that they display during courtship darwin
reproduction often has a greater metabolic cost and greater investment from the _________ female
Can be a sound, posture, movement, color, scent, or facial expression signal
man who observed imprinting when he raised a group of newly hatched goslings lorenz
Type of behavior protecting a resource for exclusive use territorial
vocal communication is likely most developed in primates
learning by association conditioning
scientists who study how animals behave and the adaptive significance of behavior ethologist
American psychologist that demonstrated operant conditioning skinner
behavior performed by an animal to locate, obtain, and consume food foraging
ability to analyze a problem and think of a possible solution reasoning
development of behaviors through experience is called learning
trial and error learning that occurs under highly controlled conditions operantconditioning

6th Grade Reading STAAR Review Crossword

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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

Psychology Terms Crossword

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Crossword
Description

process of thinking and understanding cognitive
study of behavior tested through scientific research psychology
assumption about behavior tested through scientific research hypothesis
general approach to gathering info and answering questions that minimize errors and bias scientific method
complex explanation of phenomena based on findings from scientific research theory
psychologist who studies basic elements of conscious mental experiences structuralist
psychologist who studies the function (rather than the structure) of consciousness and how mental processes help people and animals adapt to their environment functionalist
psychologist who studies how unconscious motives and conflicts determine human behavior psychoanalyst
psychologist who analyzes how organisms learn or modify their behavior based on their response to events in environment behaviorist
psychologist who studies effects that physical and chemical changes have on behavior psychobiologist
psychologist studies effects of overcrowding on humans environmental
idea that mind and body are separate and distinct dualism

Figurative Language Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A group of lines in a poem stanza
poets use these to convey a meaning beyond the ordinary meaning figurativelanguage
the way poems are written and may or many not be sentences lines
words or phrases that appeal to the five senses imagery
comparison that does not use like or as metaphor
describes an animal or object with human qualitites personification
comparison using like or as simile
the narrator of the poem speaker
poets use this to reinforce a poem's meaning and mood rhythm
use of rhyming words within a single line of poetry internalrhyme
repeating of words, phrases or lines in a poem repifition
the use of words whose sounds suggest their meaning onomatopoeia
use of rhymes at the end of the lines endrhyme
the pattern created by stressed and unstressed syllales in a line of poetry meter
repeition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words alliteration
the pattern the end rhyme creates rhymescheme
repetition of sounds at the end of the words rhyme
how the writing makes the reader feel mood
exaggeration hyperbole
a phrase or expression that is overused cliche
a word or phrase that means something other than what is actually being said idiom
a play on a words double meaning or pronunciation pun
reference to another person, place, event, literary work, etc. allusion
a comparison between two things, typically on the basis of their structure and for the purpose of explanantion or clarification analogy
arrangement and relaionship of the parts of a piece of writing structure