Type
Crossword
Description

person, place, thing, or idea Noun
takes the place of a noun Pronoun
pronoun that starts dependent clauses Relative
pronouns that don't refer to a definite person or thing Indefinite
modifies adjectives, verbs, and adverbs Adverbs
modifies nouns and pronouns Adjective
shows relationship between a noun or pronoun and some other word in the sentence Preposition
joins words, phrases, and clauses Conjunction
shows action or helps to make a statement Verb
verbs that link two words together Linking
verbs that help an action verb or linking verb Helping
verb acting like a noun Gerund
verb acting like adjectives Participle
to + a verb Infinitive
verbs not behaving like a verb Verbals
part of a sentence about which something is being said; must be a noun pronoun, gerund, or infinitive Subject
a verb that does not take a direct object Intransitive
a verb that takes a direct object Transitive
a noun or pronoun that follows an action verb; never in a prepositional phrase Direct Object
a noun or pronoun that comes before a direct object; never in a prepositional phrase Indirect Object
a noun or pronoun that following a linking verb and renames the subject Predicate Nominative
an adjective that follows a linking verb and describes the subject Predicate Adjective
noun or pronoun that follows and renames another noun or pronoun Appositive
a clause that can usually stand alone Independent
starts with a relative pronoun or a subordinating conjunction Dependent
sentence type that contains one independent clause Simple
sentence type that contains two or more independent clauses Compound
sentence type that contains one independent clause and one or more dependent clauses Complex
sentence type that has two or more independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses Compound Complex
joins two clause without a coordinating conjunction and can be used in series with a comma for clarity Semicolon
used to make words possessive and to make contractions Apostrophe
used when punctuating the titles of short things and dialogue Quotation Marks
indicates a pause between parts of a sentence and to separate items in a list Comma
used at the end of a sentence Period
punctuation indicating a question Question Mark
punctuation indicating an exclamation Exclamation Point

Basic English Grammar Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

active voice
adjective
adverb
clause
collective noun
conjunction
direct object
fragment
indirect object
interjection
noun
passive voice
phrase
possessive noun
predicate
preposition
pronoun
pronoun antecedent
sentence
subject
verb
verb tense

Parts of Speech Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

What kind of word describes verbs, adjectives and adverbs? adverb
What kind of word takes the place of a noun? pronoun
The 3 adjectives that refer to one specific thing is an _______. article
A person, place, thing, or idea. noun
A word or phrase that expresses strong emotion. interjection
A connecting word that shows location, time, or movement. preposition
A word that describes a noun or pronoun. adjective
A word that shows action or state of being. verb
A word used to connect 2 words, phrases or clauses. conjunction
A noun. Antonym of ugly. beautiful
One of the 3 articles the
An adverb. happily
An interjection. Yikes
A preposition. Under
An adjective describing a chihuahua. small
A past tense state of being verb. was
An action verb. grow
A plural pronoun. they
A conjunction. but

Literacy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

words that identify a person, idea or thing noun
words that are used to modify nouns adjectives
words that express the actions of a noun, a 'doing' word verbs
gives information about a verb or adjective adverb
used in place of a noun that is already known pronoun
used to connect phrases, clauses and sentences conjunction
used to show relationships between nouns and other words in the sentence preposition
used to introduce nouns or phrases determiners
used at the end of a sentence fullstop
used to separate words in a sentence comma
to show possession or to show omission apostrophe
belonging to possession
to show omission missingletters
used to indicate speech or quotation invertedcomma
used to end a sentence which poses a question questionmark
use when ending a sentence expressing exclamation exclamation mark

Parts of Speach Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is a person place or thing? noun
What are words that take places of nouns? pronoun
Action words verb
What makes a verb more descriptive? adverb
Words that describes something? adjective
Expresses relation to a noun or pronoun preposition
Joins things together most used: and, but, or conjunction
An abrupt remark in a sentense interjection
A punctuation mark indicating a pause between parts of a sentence comma
A written sequence of two or more main clauses that are not separated by a period or semicolon or joined by a conjunction run on
A phrase or clause written as a sentence but lacking an element fragment

Grammar Study Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

prepositional phrases
tense
linking verbs
action verbs
complete predicate
simple predicate
definite article
indefinite articles
complete subject
simple subject
object pronouns
subject pronouns
plural
singular
interjection
preposition
adverb
verb
adjective
pronoun
noun
Conjunction

Lang. Arts Think D pg 159 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Noun use that renames the subject. (abbrev.) PN
Complement following an action verb Object
An indirect object is a noun or Pronoun
Kind of verb subject complements follow Linking
Complements are not found in a prepositional phrase
Two or more subjects with the same verb Compound
Noun beginning with a capital letter proper
Complement questions:______ or what? Whom
Names the person to whom a sentence is directed direct address
D.O., I.O., and P.N. are abbreviations for these Complements
Last word on the linking verb list Stay
Tells who or what the sentence is about Subject
Must have a direct object to have this Indirect object
Subjects and verbs must agree in _______ Number
Type of diagraming line before a P.N. Slanted

Grammar Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Verb form that happened in the past Past Tense
Voice that receieves the verb Passive Voice
using the word "to" next to the verb infinitive
sentence type that states a fact indicative
word that helps to emphasize the verb action helping verb
a describing word adjective
consists of gerunds and any modifiers it may have gerund phrase
sentence type that gives a command imperative
a word that modifies an adjective, verb, or another one of these adverb
a noun formed from a verb ending in -ing gerund
verb that is currently happening present tense
verb form that is used to indicate a past or present action participle
sentence type that asks a question interrogative
the act of capitalizing certain letters in the proper usage capitalization
group of words that consists of a past or present participle, and words that modify them participal phrase
direct verbs that imply straight forward defenitions main verb
sentence type that states a possibility conditional
expresses an action done by the subject active voice
verb form that will happen future tense
sentence type that states a doubt, hope, or imaginary situation subjunctive

spelling punctuation and grammar Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

onomatapia
metaphor
simile
alliteration
rhyming couplets
homophone
suffix
singular
plural
prefix
semicolon
colon
hyphen
parentheses
dash
brackets
comma
inverted comma
apostrophe
punctuation
complex sentence
compound sentence
simple sentence
connectives
clause
phrase
preposition
adverb
adjective
verb
article
pronoun
noun

Sentence Types Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

hyphen
comma
punctuation
dependent
sentences
language arts
clause
preposition
noun
subject
adverb
adjective
phrase
subordinate
independent
complex
compound
simple

ELA Vocab Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

exposition first part of the story
the time and place a story happens setting
the main character in the story protagonist
the person or thing that causes trouble for the protagonist antagonist
problems that happen to cause the character troubles complications
the most exciting part of the story climax
a series of events that make up a story plot
main part of the story where complications arise rising action
events that lead to the end of the story falling action
the end of the story where problems are resolved resolution
a person, place, thing or idea noun
a word that expresses action verb
a word that modifies or describes a noun adjective
modifies a verb, adjective, or another adverb and answers the questions: when? where? why? how? adverb
used in the place of one or more nouns or pronouns pronoun
shows the location of a noun or pronoun in the sentence to something else preposition
expresses emotion and does not have to be in the sentence for it to make sense interjection
a word used to connect clauses or phrases conjunction
the amount of the series of events that make up a person's life biography
an indication of a future event in the story foreshadowing
a word that is pronounced the same way as another word but has a different meaning homophone
a comparison of two words using "like" or "as" simile
comparing something by saying something "is" something else metaphor
the repetition of words with the same sound at the beginning alliteration