Type
Crossword
Description

What do you call someone who writes a book? Author
What is another word for subject ? genre
What is the biggest online book store? Amazon
What is a soft cover book called? Paperback
What is the alternative to paperback? Hard Cover
What is it called when someone tells you to buy a book? Endorsement
What is an author called who sells under 100 books? Bestseller
What is a book that is based on true events called? Non Fiction
What is a book that is not based on true events? Fiction
What is it you watch on Amazon to see if a book is a bestseller? Ranking
What is it called when you read through a book for errors? Editing
What is the section of the book called where the author thanks people? Acknowledgements
What is it called when you protect your work? copyright
What is one of the most popular subjects of books? Self Help
What are the pictures called in children's books? illustrations
Self Esteem would be an example of a what? category
What is one example of a print-on-demand site for paperback? Createspace

Genre Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Un-true literature including short stories and novels Fiction
A witch doing magic on an undiscovered world is an example of... fantasy
What is a genre with larger than life or greatly exaggerated characters? Tall Tale
A genre that is written for play, theater, or radio Drama
A genre that might contain talking animals and convoy a moral is... fable
A genre ment to change someones opinion is... Persuasive writing
A sub-genre of fiction involving futuristic ideas Sciencefiction
A genre that is passed down through generations including traditional beliefs Folklore
A sub-genre that could happen but has not Realisticfiction
Story of someones life written by that person Autobiography
Story if someones life written by another person biography
A form of writing that has a meter and rhythm with every lines and syllables Poetry
Genre that focus's on humorous effect Comedy
Provide's facts on a variety of topics Informational writing
A semi-true story passed from generations with important meaning or symbolism from the culture it came from Legend
A book about the life of penguins that is true is an example of what genre nonfiction
A genre where the plot takes place in the past historical fiction
A drama showing weakness and unfavorible circumstances tragedy
A traditional story usually concerning a hero or event Myth
A genre containing magical creatures fairy tale

8th Grade Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

_________are the words spoken by characters in a play. Dialogue
The repetition of initial sounds, such as "Peter Piper Pizza" is called? Alliteration
The words around the unknown word are called....... Context Clues
Realizing the POTENTIAL danger of the situation, he called for help. Potential means? Possible
Which point of view is all knowing and sees into different characters' minds? Third Person
An example of a ____is "He is as scary as a bear." Simile
The VITRIOL in his voice--all the anger and hate--made the character scary. Vitriol means? Anger and hate
An example of ____is saying you are so hungry you could eat a horse. Hyperbole
An author describing the sun smiling on a field of flowers is an example of ____. Personification
Which point of view uses "I" or "me" First Person
A story about a person's life written by that person is called? Autobiography
The moment of highest tension in the story, the turning point is called? Climax
When an author writes a story about another person's life is called? Biography
Placing events in order in which they happened is called? Chronological Order
The main character in a work of literature, usually the "hero" or "good guy"? protagonist
the person that stands in the way of the protagonist's happiness, usually the "bad guy' is? Antagonist
The beach's Tranquility, or its peaceful feeling, made the vacation perfect. Tranquility means? Peaceful
_____is a long speech by a character in a play, spoken either to others or to himself. Monologue
A struggle between opposing forces, the problem in the story is called? Conflict
When the effects of the action or decision are revealed, leads to resolution. Falling Action
The Marlin is the social HUB of the ship-the heart and main point of attraction. Hub means? Popular part
The message, moral, or lesson of a story is called? Theme
Using your reason and experience to figure out something that is not written or stated. Inference
Description or dialogue that introduces the characters, the setting, and the situation. Exposition
Events that complicate the situation by introducing the conflict, leads to the Climax. Rising Action
Occurs when a main character clashes with an outside force. External Conflict
What does the prefix "auto" mean? Self
What does the "pre" mean? Before
______tell actors how to move and speak, usually in parentheses( ) or in italics. Stage Directions
What does the suffix "ology" mean? Study of
One man's trash is another man's treasure is an example of______. Theme
Identify the meaning of the prefix in the word UNDERESTIMATE Below

Library Terms Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

overdue
renew
hardcover
paperback
nonfiction
fiction
spine
cover
barcode
title
author

literary genre Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

stories that come from the authors imagination fiction
based on a person or event from history historical fiction
dealing with aliens, the distant future, or advance technology science fiction
containing monsters, magic, or other supernatural elements fantasy
a story that could have happened but didn't realistic fiction
writing that is true or factual nonfiction
provides information on a topic information writing
the story of ones life told by oneself autobiography
the story of ones life told by another biography
attempts to influence the reader persuasive writing
writing that is meant to be acted on a stage drama
a very short story that has a moral or a life lesson ; usually talking about animals as main characters fable

Library Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Section for stories fiction
section for books containing facts nonfiction
writer of a book author
person creating artwork/pictures for a book illustrator
Larger books with more illustrations and fewer words picturebooks
fiction books containing a larger number of pages (written by novelists) novels
a book of maps atlas
section of a non fiction book used to locate information inside it index
part of library for younger readers junior
part of library catering for older readers senior
system used to arrange non fiction books created by Melville Dewey dewey
names of people or animals featuring in a story characters
the name of a book title
information on the back of a book giving an idea of what is inside blurb
part of a book holding the pages within the front and back covers spine
our new operating system for school libraries Clue: a boy's name (unscramble these letters lervoi) oliver
world wide web internet
section of non fiction book containing meanings for words in that book glossary
factual book about person's life biography
different styles of storywriting genres
gathering facts about a particular topic research

OPSEC is not Puzzling Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What you should do to your anti-virus software on a regular basis UPDATE
What you should do to all papers with PII or other sensitive information SHRED
Where you should keep your badge when off-site Outofsite
An adversary is considered a _________ THREAT
"Computer1234" would be a bad example of this PASSWORD
Actions that mitigate a threat COUNTERMEASURES
An option to protect your credit FREEZE
What potential harm from poor OPSEC is called RISK
What you must do to emails containing Critical Information ENCRYPT
What a weakness in our practices or defenses is called VULNERABILITY
The type of information that OPSEC protects CRITICALINFORMATION
The number of steps in the OPSEC process FIVE
The Freedom of Information Act is for what type of information FOUO
It is very important to use privacy settings on _______________ SOCIAL MEDIA
What you should remove each time you walk away from your NMCI computer CAC
What you cannot take with your smartphone or camera anywhere onsite PICTURES
What you should practice whenever you discuss your work with anyone NEED TO KNOW
OPSEC is a _______ effort TEAM
What is the abbreviation of the list that shows the commands Critical Information CIL
The kind of email account you can't use to conduct Government business PERSONAL

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

Types of Literature and Literary Device Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

literature that is widely acknowledged as having outstanding or enduring qualities classic
a category of literature characterized by similarities in form, style, or subject matter. genre
a type of short story that features folklore or fantasy type characters. fairy tale
a fictional story which often tells about science and technology of the future. science fiction
is a fiction story that uses magic or other supernatural elements in the plot, theme, or setting. fantasy
an attitude a writer takes toward the subject of a work, the characters in it, or the audience, revealed through diction, figurative language, and organization. tone
the spoken or written account of a story narrative
tells the who, what, when, where, and how. exposition
popular stories that convey a moral or lesson employing animals that act like humans and live in a world of wonder and magic. folktale
stories that teach a moral or lesson about life using animals with human characteristics fable
stories based on tradition or legend, which have deep symbolic meaning to convey a "truth" myth
a semi-true story that has been passed on from person to person, and has important meaning or symbolism for the culture in which it originates. legend
an exaggeration of an actual event. tall tale
genre of literature in which vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule. satire
a literary genre that deliberately exaggerates for comic effect. parody
a scene that interrupts the normal chronological sequence of events in a story to depict something that happened at an earlier time. flashback
the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite. irony
a figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes. personification
a vantage point from which the writer tells a story. point of view
deliberately suggesting 2 or more different and sometimes conflicting meanings in a work. ambiguity
comparison made between 2 things to show how they are alike. analogy
opponent who struggles against or blocks the hero of the story. antagonist
is a word or phrase that has become lifeless because of overuse. cliche
the struggle between opposing forces or characters in a story. conflict
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in the plot. foreshadowing
an atmosphere created by a writers' diction and the details selected. mood
the series of related events in a story. plot
a fixed idea or conception of a character or idea which does not allow for any individuality. stereotype

Energy Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

ability to do work or cause change energy
type of energy that particles put together to create a reaction causing a chemical reaction chemical
visible energy light
energy stores/saved up potential
energy in motion kinetic
reusable energy renewable
electricity- charged particles repelling or actracting each other electrical
type of energy when you hear it sound
heat energy thermal
used to power houses, provide light, and break down food energy
example of renewable energy sun
can never be created or destroyed, just transfered energy
potential and kinteic energy combined mechanical
type of energy when a ball sitting on a table potential
type of energy when rain falls kinetic
type of energy when a plane is landing mechanical
example of energy when a kid is at the top of the slide potential
what type of energy can change like kinetic potential
what energy depends on the mass and speed of an object kinetic
energy example when you shoot a basketball potential

Word Sort 53 - Homophones Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Examples include: strawberries, blackberries and raspberries Berry
Cover something in the ground Bury
A place There
Someone's property Their
A lot Very
To change Vary
To get a job Hire
Lower is the oposite Higher
Contraction:They are they're
A man predicts it WEATHER
If you are going to do something or not WHETHER
Another word for basement CELLAR
The person behind the desk at a store Seller
You use it as a cooking ingredient FLOUR
Bees suck the nectar out of it FLOWER
You have lots of joy MERRY
When a boy and a girl decide to have a wedding MARRY
It is a very dry area DESERT
It is a treat you have after dinner DESSERT
Something you play a game on BOARD
You don't know what to do BORED
Someone lets you so something ALLOWED
Form of reading to someone ALOUD
You get to pick something CHOOSE
You do it with your mouth when you eat food CHEWS
You earn it from working hard MEDAL
A fork is made out of it METAL