Type
Word Search
Description

windy
verbose
tautological
resonant
repetitive
repeating
reiterative
redundant
recapitulatory
prolix
pleonastic
plangent
long-winded
iterative
iterant
echoic
dull
boring
alliterative

A Long Walk to Water Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

to talk in a dull, monotonous manner droned
a large uncleared area of trees and plant growth bush
one who opposes a government by force rebel
covered or concealed shrouded
large weapons artillery
with great care or caution gingerly
lived in inhabited
temporary, made out of what is available makeshift
very serious solemn
a long loud high pitched cry wailing
stalks of long grasses reeds
the front of a boat, bow prow
boring, repetitive monotonous
to measure gauge
transported, carried ferried
very extreme desperate
dry, without moisture arid
dried out by heat parched
to restore to life revive
dead body corpse
shelter for people displaced by war refugee camp
to express sorrow mourn
to cut down scythed

Spring Weather Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Rain __________ the earth. waters
March comes in like a lion
It makes kites fly wind
__________ makes it hard to see. fog
Its supposed to rain today. Take an umbrella
March winds bring April showers
A loud noise associated with storms thunder
No matter how long this season lasts, spring is sure to follow winter
Not too hot warm
If its foggy in the morning, it will be in the day sunny
Not too cold cool
This gives light to help plants grow. sun
Rain mixed with dirt. MUD
Dark clouds often bring this. rain
Hold onlto your hat. It's today. windy
I may be white and puffy or dark and threatening. cloud
flashes in the sky. lightning
This turns green as days grow warmer. grass
April showers bring May flowers
Rain leaves these behind on the ground puddles
I can be seen after a storm rainbow
These bud with new leaves in early spring. trees
This windery substance sometimes falls in the spring. snow
March goes out like a lamb

Figurative Language Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A group of lines in a poem stanza
poets use these to convey a meaning beyond the ordinary meaning figurativelanguage
the way poems are written and may or many not be sentences lines
words or phrases that appeal to the five senses imagery
comparison that does not use like or as metaphor
describes an animal or object with human qualitites personification
comparison using like or as simile
the narrator of the poem speaker
poets use this to reinforce a poem's meaning and mood rhythm
use of rhyming words within a single line of poetry internalrhyme
repeating of words, phrases or lines in a poem repifition
the use of words whose sounds suggest their meaning onomatopoeia
use of rhymes at the end of the lines endrhyme
the pattern created by stressed and unstressed syllales in a line of poetry meter
repeition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words alliteration
the pattern the end rhyme creates rhymescheme
repetition of sounds at the end of the words rhyme
how the writing makes the reader feel mood
exaggeration hyperbole
a phrase or expression that is overused cliche
a word or phrase that means something other than what is actually being said idiom
a play on a words double meaning or pronunciation pun
reference to another person, place, event, literary work, etc. allusion
a comparison between two things, typically on the basis of their structure and for the purpose of explanantion or clarification analogy
arrangement and relaionship of the parts of a piece of writing structure

Scarlet Ibis Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

this word means Resentfully or Gloomily sullenly
this word means peaceful or calm serene
this word means near or about to happen imminent
this word means displaying a shifting range of colors iridescent
this word means an inability to make a mistake infallible
this means suffering form conditions that destroy or prevent growth blighted
this means stobbornness or persistence doggedness
this means repeated reiterate
this means unsteadily or insecurely precariously
this means to damage or spoil mar

Customer service Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Watch your _____ when speaking to customers Tone
Clarify what is being ____ said
Have a _____ skin Thick
Focus on the _______ Customer
Actively ______ Listen
Use supportive ______ Language
Be assertive but not __________ aggressive
If the caller is upset, stay ______ Neutral
Focus on the solution, not the ______ Problem
This action shows you understand the caller's feelings Empathy
It is ok not have all the ______ answers
The customer is mad at the problem, not mad at ______ You
If you do this, you will calm down breathe
Don't forget to say this before you hang up Thank you
Ask permission before you put the person on ____ hold

7th Grade Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

arrive late and lose
attitude is everything
be positive
born to win
conquer opportunity
cooperation
courage
enthusiasm
good choices
good habits
hard work
have goals
honest
I am successful
I believe in you
I will not quit
keep trying
leadership
legal
make no excuses
moral
never give up
perseverance
persistent
respect others
study hard
winning is not everything

Literary Terms and Devices Vocabulary 2 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The extra sense that the word implies connotation
The dictionary definition of the word;the literary meaning Denotation
A reference to a well-know work of literature,art,music allusion
The repetition of a letter or sound at the beginning of an adjacent or closely connected words syllables alliteration
Creating a ''special effect''by repeating a sound or word Repetition
A feeling of uncertainty or dread about what will happen next in a literary piece Suspense
A humorous way of using a word or phrase so that more than one meaning is suggested Pun
A repetition of similar sounding words occurring at the end of lines in poems or songs Rhyme
The use of one thing to stand for another or represent another Symbolism
The use of vivid to create a picture in the reader's mind Imagery
A figure of speech that compares two unlike things using ''like'' or ''as'' Simile
A figure of speech that compares two things that are not alike but have something in common without using ''like'' or ''as'' Metaphor
The close placement having opposite or near opposite meanings in order to create a unique description Oxymoron
A word or phrase that imitates a sound or action Onomatopoeia
The use of extreme exaggeration, usually with humor Hyperbole
A saying or figure of speech that can't be literary translated Idiom
A comparison that shows a relation ship between two things Analogy
Occurs when the exact opposite of what is meant to happen, happens Situational Irony
An expresión that is personal, jeering, and intend to hurt and relates to verbal irony Sarcasm

Art Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Red, Blue, Yellow are what type of colors? Primary
Orange, Purple and Green are know as what types of colors? secondary
This word means to repeat a shape or a line. repetition
When you look at an artwork and it looks stable not too heavy like it will tip over, this is known as? Balance
The point on a horizon line that all lines connect to vanishing point
A fast drawing gesture
a slow meticulous drawing that is the outline of shapes, like in coloring books contour
These are natural types of shapes organic
The part of a drawing in the back background
the part of a drawing in the front foreground
red, orange, yellow are known as w_________ colors warm
When an object can be cut or dissected in half and looks identical symmetrical
a mark made that has length and thickness line
When it appears like there is motion in an artwork m_v_____t movement

STAAR Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

He was as brave as a lion. Simile
He lies so much! I am surprised that his nose has not grown like Pinocchio's. Allusion
It was windy in New Orleans during hurricane Katrina. Understatement
For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So FANBOYS
Type of language to express an idea or thought. Figurative Language
I was so hungry, I could eat a horse. Hyperbole
A phrase that cannot stand alone and needs additional punctuation and words to be a complete thought. Dependent
Boom! Onomatopoeia
Since, While, When, (appears in a dependent clause) Subordinate
Punctuation used to separate sentences and phrases. Comma
A phrase that can stand alone and is a complete thought. Independent
A thought of the past which interrupts a scene in a text. Flashback
At lest 2 independent clauses separated by a fanboy. Compound
The stars winked at me. Personification
The name of the test English I and English II will be taking soon!! STAAR
1 independent and at least 1 dependent clause. Complex
March 13-17 Spring Break
A warning or indication for the future. Foreshadowing
Her long hair was a flowing golden river. Metaphor
The groom had cold feet at the wedding. Idiom

Beowulf Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

discolored by bruising Livid
a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction honor
the ultimate agency predetermining the course of events Fate
adjectives that point out special traits of particular persons or things Stock Epithets
descriptive phrase or compound word that substitutes for a noun Kenning
praise, glorify, or honor Laud
long narrative poem Epic
a person related to another or others Kin
“But leave your battle-shields here, and your spears, / Let them lie waiting for the promises your words/ May make” Wulfgar
“I am old, now,/ But I will fight again, seek fame still…” Beowulf
“I was new to the throne, / Then, a young man ruling this wide / Kingdom and its golden city; Hergar…” Hrothgar
“-a king, before, but now / A beaten warrior.” narrator
“And death/ Would be better for them all, and for you, than the kind/ Of life you can lead, branded with disgrace!” Wiglaf
“I’d use no sword, no weapon, if this beast / Could be killed without it, crushed to death / Like Grendel, gripped in my hands and torn / Limb from limb.” Beowulf
“I’d rather burn myself than see/ Flames swirling around my lord.” Wiglaf
“Once more, and again twisted gold,/ Heaped-up ancient treasure, will reward you/ For the battle you win!” Hrothgar
“For hours he sank through the waves; / At last he saw the mud of the bottom.” Narrator
“I’d leave my armor to my son, / Now, if God had given me an heir, / A child born of my body, his life / Created from mine.” Beowulf
Where does the demonic creature live? Marshes
What value did Beowulf fight for that shows the values of the Anglo-Saxon period? Fame
“And he saw, / Hanging high above, a golden / _____, woven by the best of weavers / And beautiful.” Banner
“______, where his [Hrothgar] subjects congregate and make merry” Herot
“The ______ drove / Those demons out, and their exile was bitter, / Shut away from men; they split / into a thousand forms of evil --- spirits / And fiends, goblins, monsters, giants, / A  brood forever opposing the Lord’s / Will, and again and again defeated.” Almighty
“Ran out with their bodies,/ The blood dripping behind him, back/ To his ___, delighted with his night’s slaughter” Lair
“Then the Geats built the _____, as Beowulf/ Had asked, strong and tall, so sailors/ Could find it from far and wide;” Tower
Beowulf's uncle, _____, is the king of the Geats Higlac
Cain's descendant, _________, terrorizes the country Grendel
What trophy was taken as a result of the first battle? Arm
How many heirs did Beowulf have? Zero
Father of Hrothgar? Healfdane