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Word Search
Description

Anecdotal record
authors chair
Cloze procedure
DEAR
expository text
graphic organizer
guided reading
literature circle
readers theater
running record
SSR
story grammar
text comprehension
text structure
think aloud
wait time
writing process
writing workshop

All About Reading Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

paragraph
write
reading
literal
grammar
conclusion
chapter
verb
noun
adjective
topic
summary
predict
main idea
hyperbole
synonym
evidence
onomatopoeia
context clues
text features
caption
antonym
nonfiction
fiction
trait
idiom
inference
metaphor
simile
figurative language
text
narrator
opinion
fact
description
solution
problem
effect
cause
comprehension
vocabulary
authors purpose
point of view
details
plot
theme
text structure
sequence
contrast
compare

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

English Grammar Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

MISSPELLED
ALPHABETICAL
ACCENT
DICTION
PRONUNCIATION
READ
WRITE
ANSWER
UNDERLINED
SPELLING
DIALOGUE
RESPOND
OPINIONS
COMMUNICATE
DISCUSSION
HOMOPHONE
CONSTRUCT
PLAN
LISTEN
COMPOUND
FULL STOP
APOSTROPHE
EXCLAMATION
QUESTION
COMMA
INFORMATION
SPEAK
SENTENCES
PUNCTUATION
WORDS
TEXTS

Argument Writing Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

reasoned thinking that supports a specific claim or position argument
correct or suitable for a particular time, situation, or purpose appropriate
a statement that a speaker or writer is trying to prove, usually by using evidence claim
when something such as a piece of writing is easy to understand because its parts are connected in a clear and reasonable way coherent
a justification of a claim; an explanation reason
details or quotes from a text that directly relate to the subject or problem being discussed or considered relevant evidence
not related to the subject being discussed irrelevant
the opposing viewpoint or the opposite of the main claim in an essay counterclaim
evidence that is relevant and specific well-chosen evidence
to give the reader a clear picture in his/her mind illustrates
identify information in the text that supports understanding and uses that evidence to explain ideas cite
a personal view, attitude, or judgment opinion
to move by argument or evidence to belief, agreement, consent, or a course of action convince
a piece of factual writing in which ideas on a single topic are presented, explained, argued, or described in an interesting way essay
a method of doing something which involves several steps or stages process
the specific reason a person has for writing purpose

Nonfiction Text Features Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

dark letters that indicate a hard or important word Bold Face Print
words printed in different colors indicating important information ColoredPrint
slanted letters indicating important information Italicized Print
additional information that relates to a topic Sidebar
tells the reader how to say a new or difficult word Pronunciation Guide
the main idea or topic of the text Title
a phrase at the top of the text that tells the reader what the text is going to be about Heading
phrases related to the heading or title that tell what each section will be about Subheadings
text describing the contents of a picture, graph, chart, or map Caption
a photograph or illustration to help the reader understand the text Picture
a drawing or picture of a specific area Map
a visual representation of important events in chronological order Timeline
data shown in an organized way to help the reader compare information Graph
a labeled illustration used to explain something Diagram

Informative/Expository Writing Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A sentence that explains the main ideas of an essay thesis
A sentence that tells the main idea of a paragraph topic
MLA is an abbreviation for 'Modern ________________ Association" Language
The page that appears at the end of an essay that lists all of the sources used for the in-text citations is called Works Cited
Conversational style of writing in which the author uses personal pronouns such as "me" or "my" Informal
First paragraph of an informative essay introduction
Last paragraph of an informative essay Conclusion
_______ Details: Facts, quotations, examples and other information that is used to support a topic sentence Supporting
Formal style writing should contain this type of sentence complete
_________ Citation: A writer gives credit to another source/author within the body of their essay in text
The purpose of informative writing inform
When using an in-text citation from another author, list the author's __________ name and the page where you found the fact last
Within an in-text citation, if you do not know the author's last name, list the ____________ of the text instead title

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

A V I D! SCHOOLWIDE Bingo Cards

Type
Bingo Cards
Description

Philosophical Chairs
Socratic Seminar
Carousel Brainstorming
Quick Write
Quick Speak
Four Corners
Problem-Solution Journal
Pair Share
Concept Mapping
Learning Log
Graphic Organizer
Peer Editing
Vary Costa's ? Level
Reciprocal Teaching
Jigsaw
Inside, Outside Circle
Solemates/Team Huddle
Teach Specific Rdg strategy
Whip/Zip Around
3-2-1
A-B-C Summarize
Agreement Circles
GIST
Roving Reporter
Mystery Word/Taboo
Anticipatory Guide
Find the Fib
KWL Chart
Diner Menu
Take 5
Talking Chips
Reader Response Chart
Close Reading Comet Way
SMART goals
Snowball Fight
Group Roles
Fishbowl Discussion
Focused Note-Taking

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FSA Writing Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

review
edit
think
sources
articles
paraphrase
evidence
elaboration
focus
text
details
passage
box
circle
underline
essay
body
conclusion
introduction
sentences
punctuate
capitalize
spelling
indent
paragraphs
organize
plan
opinion
informative
task
type
topic
unlock
prompt

List 30 Literature Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

autobiography
mythical
fable
sequel
prose
pseudonym
simile
metaphor
allegory
narrative
1 and 2 thessalonians
colossians
publisher
tragedy
comedy
anecdote
moral
drama
stanza
biography
plagiarize
manuscript
classical
dialogue
novelist
legendary
heroine
villain
poetic
descriptive
nonfiction
climax
playright
literature
nursery rhyme