Type
Word Search
Description

Vowels
Spelling
Consonant
Context clues
Automaticity
Affixes
Expository
Comprehension
Vocabulary
Background knowledge
Academic language
Fluency
Orthographic
Syllabi analysis
Analysis
Sight words
Alphabetic principle
Recognition
Phonemic
Phonological

Academic Language Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Two letters that represent one sound. Digraph
The smallest unit of speech that distinguishes one word from another. Phoneme
The study of word parts related to syntax and meaning. morphology
The musical qualities of language, including intonation, expression, stress, and rhythm. prosodic
For this modeled writing spelling strategy, both the teacher and the student actually write down the words. Interactive Writing
An activity in which the teacher prereads a text and then invites students to join in on subsequent readings. Shared Reading
For this modeled writing spelling strategy, the teacher and student construct the content together. The teacher does the actual writing with suggestions from the student about spelling or punctuation. Shared Writing
Two consonants occurring together that each retain their inidividual sounds. Blend
The concept that letters and letter combinations, are used to represent phonemes in orthography. Alphabetic Principle
An individual's stage of spelling development: emergent, letter name-alphabetic, within word pattern, syllables and affixes, or derivational relations. Developmental Level

Vocabulary Glossary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Oral and written language used for academic purposes. academic language
Specific ways that academic language (vocabulary, functions, discourse, syntax) is used by students to participate in learning tasks through reading, writing, listening, and/or speaking to demonstrate their disciplinary understanding. language demands
The content and language focus of the learning task represented by the active verbs within the learning outcomes. language functions
Includes words and phrases that are used within disciplines including: (1) words and phrases with subject-specific meanings that differ from meanings used in everyday life (e.g., table); (2) general academic vocabulary used across disciplines (e.g., compare, analyze, evaluate); and (3) subject-specific words defined for use in the discipline. vocabulary
Includes the structures of written and oral language, as well as how members of the discipline talk, write, and participate in knowledge construction. discourse
The set of conventions for organizing symbols, words, and phrases together into structures. syntax
The scaffolds, representations, and pedagogical strategies teachers provide to help learners understand, use, and practice the concepts and language they need to learn within disciplines. language supports
Refers to the activities undertaken by teachers and by their students that provide information to be used as feedback to modify teaching and learning activities. assessment
Refers to specific background information that students bring to the learning environment which includes interests, knowledge, everyday experiences, family backgrounds personal assets
Refers to the cultural backgrounds and practices that students bring to the learning environment, such as traditions, languages and dialects, worldviews, literature, and art cultural assets
Refers to common backgrounds and experiences that students bring from the community where they live, such as resources, local landmarks, community events and practices community assets
Submitted as part of each task and, along with artifacts, make up your evidence. commentary
Performance indicators or dimensions that are used to assess evidence of student learning that indicates the qualities by which levels of performance can be differentiated and that anchor judgments about the learner’s degree of success on an assessment. evaluation criteria
Includes activities, discussions, or other modes of participation that engage students to develop, practice, and apply skills and knowledge related to a specific learning goal. learning task
Consistancies for different groups of students or individuals that indicate in a numerical way the information understood from the assessment Quantitative patterns
consistancies for different groups of students or individuals that includes descriptions of understandings, misunderstandings, and/or developmental approximations that could explain quantitative patterns Qualitative patterns
Instructional strategies, learning tasks and materials, and other resources deliberately designed to facilitate student learning of the central focus. planned supports
A close and harmonious relationship in which the people or groups understand each other’s feelings or ideas and communicate well with each other rapport
A positive feeling of esteem or deference for a person and specific actions and conduct representative of that esteem. respect
Includes transitional spelling or other attempts to use skills or strategies just beyond a student’s current level/capability. developmental approximations
An approach selected deliberately by a reader or writer to comprehend or compose text. essential literacy strategy
Specific knowledge needed for reading and writing, including phonemic/phonological awareness; print concepts; decoding; word analysis; sight-word recognition; and spelling, punctuation, or other language conventions. literacy skills
Literacy skills that students will develop and practice while learning an essential literacy strategy for comprehending or composing text within the learning segment. related skills
An assessment given periodically, to determine at a particular point in time what students know and do not know relative to content standards. Summative assessments
Assessments are incorporated into classroom practice and can provide information needed to adjust teaching and learning as students approach full mastery of content formative assessments
The capacity to think logically about the relationships among concepts and situations. mathematical reasoning
Conceptual understanding, procedural fluency, and reasoning/problem-solving skills. mathematical understandings
A critical component of mathematical proficiency procedural fluency
Means to support students to revisit and review a topic with a different set of strategies, representations, and/or focus to develop understandings and/or correct misconceptions. re-engagement
The term representation refers both to process and to product representation

Poetry Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Language that is used imaginatively, rather than literally, to express ideas or feelings in new ways. FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
Make comparisons between dissimilar things. FIGURES OF SPEECH
use like or as to compare two unlike things. SIMILIES
Speak of one thing in terms of another, as in, “All the world’s a stage.” METAPHORS
gives human traits to nonhuman things. PERSONIFICATION
A descriptive language that creates vivid impressions. These images are developed through sensory language. IMAGERY
Provides details related to sight, sound, taste, touch, smell, and movement. SENSORY LANGUAGE
Used to achieve a musical quality. SOUND DEVICES
the pattern created by stressed and unstressed syllables of words in a sequence. RHYTHM
A pattern of rhythm. METER
The repetition of identical sounds in the last syllable of words. RHYME
A pattern of rhyme at the ends of lines. RHYME SCHEME
Initial rhyme is the repetition of the initial consonant sounds of words. ALLITERATION
Vowel rhyme – the repetition of vowel sounds in nearby words. ASSONANCE
The repetition of consonants within nearby words in which the preceding vowels differ, as in the words milk and walk. CONSONANCE
Tells a story and has a plot, characters, and a setting. NARRATIVE
A long narrative poem about the feats of gods or heroes. EPIC
A songlike narrative that has short stanzas and a refrain. BALLAD
Tells a story using a character’s own thoughts or spoken statements. DRAMATIC
Express the feelings of a single speaker. The most common type of poem in modern literature. LYRIC
A verse form with three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables. HAIKU
A verse form with five unrhymed lines of five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables. TANKA
Has neither a set pattern of rhythm nor rhyme. FREEVERSE
A fourteen-line lyric poem with formal patterns of rhyme, rhythm, and line structure. SONNET

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

ELA Reading Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Before learning to read prereading
The idea that words are made up of individual sounds phonemic awareness
The idea that print is talk written down alphabetic principle
Using letter-sound relationships to read unfamiliar words phonics
Reading to understand and remember the ideas presented comprehension skills
The words that make up a language vocabulary
The ability to read more smoothly with less hesitation fluency
The idea that a set of skills build upon each other leading to higher levels of learning BloomsTaxonomy
To demonstrate to a student what they are expected to do modeling
Sequenced and interrelated sets of books and support materials basal readers
To break words into smaller sounds decoding
Certain sounds go with certain letters letter-sound correspondence
220 printed words that a reader can recognize immediately sight words
Relying on what happened before in a passage to figure out unfamiliar words context clues
Breaking longer words into smaller sound chunks syllables
Common word beginnings prefixes
Strategy of sounding out and breaking words into syllables and recognizing root words prefixes and suffixes structural analysis
Using letter-sound associations to make an individual sound or groups of sounds and blend them together in sequence to try to pronounce an unfamiliar word sounding out
Activities to activate prior knowledge about the topic KWL
Making meaning from text Reading
The smallest unit of sound in a word Phoneme
Statements that describe what students are expected to know and be able to do in a specific subject area by the end of a course or grade Learning outcomes
Speaking, listening, reading, writing, viewing, representing. The Language Arts
Preschool reading and environmental print Emergent reader
Understanding of the alphabet and words concepts of print Evolving reader
Recognizing and manipulating within word differences Transitional reader
Fluency and problem solving about the meaning Expanding reader
Reading to learn Divergent reader

Academic Language Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a particular study of something analysis
an expression including the words "like" or "as" to compare one thing with another simile
an expression that describes a person or object by referring to something that is considered to possess similar characteristics metaphor
the last two lines in a Shakespearean sonnet that changes the readers outlook of the poem Volta
a type of usually humorous expression in which you say the opposite of what you intend irony
the description of an object or an idea as if it had human characteristics personification
a way of speaking or writing that makes someone or something sound much bigger, better, smaller, worse, more unusual, etc., than they are hyperbole
the exact opposite, or opposition of the thesis antithesis
the repetition of consonants at the beginning of two or more words, as in "live and learn" alliteration
the use of similar sounds, esp. vowels, in two or more words, as in "mellow wedding bells" assonance
a combination of sounds or musical notes that are pleasant when heard together consonance
explaining or describing an event or situation in writing expository
expresses the writer's attitude toward the subject or the reader tone
intended to seem important or influence people rhetorical
the act of combining different ideas or things to make a whole that is new and different from the items considered separately synthesis
, in grammar, a situation in which two nouns or noun phrases are used to refer to the same person or thing appositive
a belief or opinion that you develop from the information that you know inference
to state something written or spoken in different words, esp. in a shorter and simpler form to make the meaning clearer paraphrase
a feeling or idea that is suggested by a word in addition to its basic meaning, or something suggested by an object or situation connotation
the topic of discussion or writing or the main idea of a work of literature or art theme
an expression of opinion, or the right to express an opinion voice
the use of pictures or words to create images, esp. to create an impression or mood imagery
a piece of writing or music that copies the style of a serious piece in a way that is intentionally humorous parody
the voice in which a story is told and its relationship to the events in the story point of view
to put things or people next to each other, esp. in order to compare them juxtaposition
to suggest the happening of a future event foreshadow
the naming of something with a word whose sound suggests the thing itself, such as "buzz" and "zip" onomatopoeia
the manner in which words are pronounced diction
in a written work is the passages which explain where events take place, what happened before the story begins, and the background of the characters exposition
an important character in a story or play; usually the good guy protagonist
a person who opposes or disagrees with the protagonist; usually the bad guy antagonist

Language Arts Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

summarize
connect
clarify
predict
conclusion
indent
topic sentence
justify
claim
chronological order
POV
legend
myth
foreshadow
setting
conflict
plot
hyperbole
alliteration
argument
supporting details
main idea
context clues
metaphor
simile

Analyzing Speech Sound Data to Make a Differential Diagnosis Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Sound class errors result in lisping sibilants
Clinician's estimate of an outcome prognosis
Pass/fail process, determines need for further eval screening
Sound class errors result in vowelization liquids
Process of orthographically recording speech production transcription
___ rate assesses slowness of articulatory movements diadochokinetic
Sound class errors result in hyponasality nasals
Another word for "clusters" blends
Assesses if a child's production improves with a model stimulability
Type of testing, determines facilitative contexts contextual
How easily a child can be understood by others intelligibility
Type of phonological pattern, substitutes /t/ for /k/ and /d/ for /g/ fronting
Type of phonological pattern, substitutes tun/sun stopping
Assesses degree of impairment severity
Type of SSD, errors are patterned phonological
Type of SSD, errors are organic, structural or neurological articulation
Type of analysis where child's production is compared to the adult model relational
Type of analysis where child's production is not compared to the adult model independent
Age by which all consonants should be produced correctly eight
In single word standardized artic tests, raw scores are converted to ____ scores standard
CV, VC, CVC are ____ structures syllable
Errors can be described relative to their initial, medial, or final position
Problematic AMRs can indicate this dysarthria
Consonants that occur before a vowel prevocalic
Consonants that occur after a vowel postvocalic
Stability in the use of sounds in words consistency
Phoneme _____ occurs when a child uses one sound to represent numerous others collapse
Analysis of speech sound patterns relative to types of errors in various word positions traditional
Inventory useful for assessing children with impaired intelligibility phonetic
Loss of _____ contrast is a central problem for clients with phonological impairments phonemic

The Expository Essay Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

supporting reason
synonyms
connection
hook
transition
fluency
organization
paragraph
conclusion
body
introduction
thesis
Essay
Expository

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