Type
Word Search
Description

every
mountains
something
damage
village
capture
picture
concussion
session
invasion
television
lotion
section

Arts and Media Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A group of musicians who play modern music together BAND
The collective term for music, art, theatre, literature, etc CULTURE
POSTER / A large, printed picture or notice put on a wall, in order to decorate a place or to advertise something POSTER
ALBUM / Several songs or pieces of music on a CD, a record, etc ALBUM
AUDIENCE / The people who sit and watch a performance at a cinema, theatre, etc AUDIENCE
A book, newspaper, etc. that is one of several that are the same and were produced at the same time EDITION
A television or radio station (= broadcasting company) CHANNEL
A television or radio programme or performance SHOW
A very popular book that many people have bought BESTSELLER
A room or building which is used for showing works of art GALLERY
A short period of time between the parts of a play, performance, etc INTERVAL
When objects such as paintings are shown to the public EXHIBITION
The story of a book, film, play, etc.) PLOT
A person in a play or a film PART
A report in a newspaper, magazine or programme that gives an opinion about a new book, film, etc REVIEW
A view or picture of a film, play or show SCENE
A picture, especially on film or television or on a screen IMAGE
All the actors in a film, a play or a show CAST

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

Weathing, Erosion, and Deposition Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Natural process by which atmospheric and environmental agents disintigrate rocks. Weathering
When rocks break into smaller pieces by physical means. Mechanical
These changes help disintigrate and decompose rocks. Think ice. Temperature
When water seeps into cracks, then freezes, we call it this. (2 words, no spaces) Icewedging
Grinding and wearing away of rock surface through action of rock/sand particles Abrasion
Parts of plants that crack rock. roots
Animals, such as wolves, are doing this to make their homes in the ground. See pg. 375. Burrowing
When rocks break down by chemical reactions, we say it is ___ weathering. chemical
Process when metal combines with oxygen. Forms rust. Oxidation
The lion on page 379 was damaged by... (2 words, no spaces) Acidprecipitation
Process where materials of Earth's surface are loosened, dissolved, or worn away. See pg. 387. Erosion
On pg. 389, I see urban ____ that contributes to erosion. development
On pg. 390, there are three pictures of soil ____ methods pictured. conservation
Physical feature of Earth's surface (pg. 393). Landform
Ancient ____ carved plateaus into mesas on pg. 394. rivers
The rugged ____ ____ mountains are still very jagged! (pg. 393) PatagonianAndes
These mountains in the US are very smooth and eroded (pg. 393). Appalachian
Don't get caught in one of these while driving a truck! (pg. 391) landslide

Journalism Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A published false statement Libel
A spoken false statement Slander
The act of using another person's words or ideas as your own. Plagerism
In a photo layout there should be one larger, _______ image. Dominate
When taking a photo or video good _________ is essential. Light
Aside from good light, good ________ is important in a video. Sound
PBS stands for Public Broadcasting ____________. Service
Copyright law last for the life of the author plus ________ years. Seventy
The _______ determines the how a movie will be filmed. Cinematographer
This person reads television news. Anchor
Most younger people get their news from _______. Internet
Most older people get their news from __________. Television
West Texas was in the news because of an immigrant tent city here. Tornillo
New York Times slogan appears on front page, "All the News that's fit to _____" Print
Name of the news museum in Washington, D.C. Newseum
This person gathers news and then writes or films a story. Reporter
He is credited with creating facebook. Zuckerberg
Snapchat was founded how many years ago. Eight
These articles have opinions and are on their own newspaper page. Editorials
When you cite what somebody said word for word, that is called a what? Quote
When interviewing anyone you always want to check how what is spelled? Name
A person who sees a crime being committed is called a ______. Witness
This is the beginning of your story. Lead
The action of damaging the good reputation of someone. Defamation
The amendment guarantees a free press. First

World War 2 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

country where a single party controls the government and every aspect of people's lives totalitarian state
Those countries fighting against the Axis powers. i.e. Britain, France, USA, Canada, USSR etc allies
Great Britain's Prime Minister, Churchill was an eloquent speaker, who steeled the British to defy the Nazis, even as the Luftwaffe bombed London nightly Winston Churchill
The fascist leader of Nazi Germany and the architect of the Holocaust which killed six million Jewish people. Adolf Hitler
The communist leader of the Soviet Union. Joseph Stalin
The seeds for Germany's discontent and susceptibility to a racist like Hitler began with the end of WWI.Germany signed this which required it give up 13% of its territory including Alsace-Lorraine. That area alone included 6 million residents, vast raw materials (65% of Germany's iron ore reserves and 45% of its coal), and 10% of its factories. Germany also had to pay for the war's damages. Treaty of Versailles
Germany, Italy, and Japan axis
December 1944 — January 1945. Hitler's final, surprise counteroffensive to the Allied invasion. Took place in the Ardennes, a densely forested mountain range between France and Belgium, and was an attempt to recapture Antwerp, the Allies' major supply port. A blizzard kept Allied airplanes grounded, but the U.S. Army was able to move its troops through the snow to double its number of soldiers and triple its armored tanks in four days. It was the largest and bloodiest battle the Americans fought, with 19,000 soldiers killed. The hard-won Allied victory was a turning point in the war. Battle of the Bulge
"Lightening war," a surprise attack devised by Hitler, in which land-and-air attacks were coordinated, quick and brutal. Hitler used fast-moving tanks called Panzers, with infantry transported by trucks and dive-bombing planes that strafed soldiers and refugees. Battle maps from the Combat Studies Institute offer more information about Blitzkrieg and paths taken during the war. Blitzkrieg
June 6, 1944, the Allied landing on France's Normandy beaches to begin the liberation of Europe. The D doesn't stand for anything other than "day." About 156,000 American, British, and Canadian troops landed in Normandy under heavy attack by German strongholds. Of those, the American forces numbered 23,250 on Utah Beach, 34,250 on Omaha Beach, and 15,500 airborne troops. Millions more men and women were involved in its preparations D-Day
Short for Unterseeboote, German submarines. U-boats
A political system promoted by Hitler and his ally, Italian dictator Mussolini, that called for citizens to be unquestioningly loyal to the nation and obedient of its leader. The needs of the state outweighed the needs, beliefs, or freedoms of the individual. Emphasis was on national pride, traditions, and racial purity. There was no freedom of speech. Foreigners — those who were simply minority ethnic or religious groups included — were hated and persecuted. Fascism
A member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party that Hitler came to lead. A believer in Hitler's fascism, anti-Semitism, and Aryan supremacy. nazi
The codename for the U.S. project to produce an atomic bomb. Manhattan Project
The act of genocide carried out by Germany on the Jewish population of Europe Holocaust
"lightning war"; swift attacks launched by Germany in WWII during the night blitzkrieg
Germany's failed attempt to subdue Britain in 1940 in preparation for invasion (Germans bombed Britain continuously but Britain resisted with fighter pilots and Hitler gave up invasion) Battle of Britain
a 1942 battle in the Pacific during which American planes sank 4 Japanese aircraft carriers (protected Hawaii) Battle of Midway
code name for the Allied invasion of Europe in 1944 Operation Overlord
German counter-attack in December 1944 that temporarily slowed the allied invasion of Germany (Audie Murphy was the hero) Battle of the Bulge
during WWII, Allied strategy of capturing Japanese-held islands to gain control of the Pacific Ocean (American ships shelled an island; troops waded ashore; hand-to-hand fighting occured until island was captured) island hopping
during WWII, Navajo soldiers who used their own language to radio vital messages during the island-hopping campaign Navajo code-talkers
WWII Japanese pilots trained to make a suicidal crash attack, usually upon a ship kamikaze
message sent by the Allies in July 1945 callin for the Japanese to surrender Potsdam Declaration
Nazi war crime trials held in 1945 and 1946 Nuremberg Trials
Organization created by isolationists who argued that the United States should keep out of Europe's business. American First Committee
Process by which a government gains control over a territory not presently under their jurisdiction. annex
policies, views, or actions that harm or discriminate against Jews Anti-Semitism
British-American declaration that stated the countries aims for the outcome of the war. Stated people of every nation should be free to choose their own form of government and live free of fear and want, disarmament, and a permanent system of general security. atlantic charter
policy by which Great Britain and France agreed to Germany's annexation of the Sudetenland in agreement for not taking any additional Czech territory. appeasment
April 1942, American soldiers were forced to march 65 miles to prison camps by their Japanese captors. It is called the Death March because so many of the prisoners died en route. Bataan Death March
an aerial battle fought in World War II in 1940 between the German Luftwaffe (air force), which carried out extensive bombing in Britain, and the British Royal Air Force, which offered successful resistance. battle of britian
1939; Britain and France could buy goods from the United States if they paid in full and transported them. cash and carry
protective measures in case of attack civil defense
Political leader who rules a country with absolute power, usually by force dictator
giving up military weapons Disarmament
Wiping out an entire group of people genocide
the gathering of resources and preparation for war. mobilization
Originally designed to avoid American involvement in World War II by preventing loans to those countries taking part in the conflict; modified in 1939 to allow aid to the Allies Neutrality Acts
US military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan on December 7, 1941, bringing the United States into World War II Pearl Harbor

Yearbook Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

photos captured without posing candids
main story on yearbook spread copy
spread separating the yearbook sections divider
Introduction of the theme opening copy
text describing a picture caption
sheets of paper that hold the pages to the cover endsheets
outside of yearbook cover
page number, contributor and spread topic folio
eight pages on one side of signature flat
large type identifying main idea of spread headline
alphabetical listing of students index
conversation between staff member and source interview
page by page listing of yearbook contents ladder
16 page grouping signature
mini sections that play off theme spinoffs
verbal statement and visual look tying book together theme
area where two pages meet in the middle gutter
blank area where nothing is placed white space
unit of measure equal to 1/6 pica

Figurative Language Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Comparison using like or as Simile
Comparison NOT using like or as Metaphor
Giving human characteristics to animals or inanimate objects Personification
The use of words that imitate sounds: crash, bang, hiss, splat Onomatopoeia
Two contradictory ideas side by side: jumbo shrimp or cruel kindness Oxymoron
An obvious and intentional exaggeration not meant to be taken seriously. Hyperbole
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cultural, literary or political significance. Allusion
A set expression or phrase that is not meant to be interpreted literally: Every cloud has a silver lining. Idiom
Writing or speech that appeals to one or more of the five senses-sight, sound, smell, taste,and touch. This language creates word pictures, or images. Imagery
Concrete objects that represent abstract ideas, feelings, or thoughts Symbolism
The repetition of consonant sounds in the beginning of words: nodded, nearly, napping Alliteration
Words are used in such a way that their intended meaning is different from the actual meaning of the words Irony
A play on words Pun
The presentation of something as being smaller, worse, or less important than it actually is Understatement
The use of irony to mock or convey contempt. Sarcasm
sarcasm, irony, simile, personification, pun, metaphor, onomatopoeia, idiom, understatement, imagery, symbolism, oxymoron, hyperbole, allusion, alliteration Figurative Language

Poetry Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

when 2 words have the same end sound rhyme
the main topic or idea of a poem theme
how a poem makes a reader feel or the feelings created in the reader mood
the sections that poems are divided into: also known as verses stanza
pictures that are created with words imagery
a poem that expresses emotions or feelings and may have a song-like quality lyric
when words, phrases, lines or stanzas are repeated repetition
a poem where there is no set pattern, rhythm or rhyme free verse
when a line ends and a new one begins line break
the pattern of sounds in a poem rhythm
a poem that is funny humorous
words whose sounds make you think of their meanings onomatopoeia
a way to compare two things using like or as simile
the repetition of beginning consonant sounds alliteration
a poem that tells a story with a character and setting narrative
imaginative ways to describe something by comparing that thing to something else metaphor

Earthquakes Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

magnitude
tension
shearing
stress
compression
mountain
energy
seismograph
friction
protect
liquefaction
shaking
tsunami
seismogram
fault
aftershock
seismic waves
tectonic plates
damage
earthquake

-ure words Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

suppose
angrily
peace
particular
structure
gesture
future
coisture
culture
capture
furniture
nature
picture
creature