Type
Word Search
Description

awful
awe
enjoy
spend
write
writer
writing
weary
waiting
waste
waist
thief
sweeping
sweeps
surface
shining
shine
sentence
sailor
repeats
regular

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

Respiratory System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Site of gas exchange Alveoli
Tiny hair-like cells that sweep out foreign material in lungs. Cilia
Genetic disorder in which lungs are clogged with abnormally thick mucus. Cystic fibrosis
Thin sheet of muscle that play an important role in breathing. Diaphragm
A thin, moist, and slippery membrane that covers the outer surface of the lungs and lines the inner surface of the rib cage Pleura
Another word for inhalation. Inspiration
The volume of air that is inspired or expired in a single breath during regular breathing. Tidal Volume
The amount of pressure a gas exerts Partial pressure
A device that measures lung capabilities Respirometer
A process in which particles move from an area of higher concentration to an area of low concentration. Diffusion
Special receptors that detect changes of pH in blood. Chemoreceptors
Lung disease in which bronchioles swell and produce mucus. Bronchitis
Branches of windpipe that lead into the lungs Bronchi
Scientific name for the voice box Larynx
Condition in which the body cells do not have enough oxygen Hypoxia
Another term for exhalation Expiration
Infection that inflames the air sacs in one or both lungs. Pneumonia
This is where air first enters the body. Nasal cavity
Leads to the alveoli Bronchioles
Waste product of the respiratory system Carbondioxide

Poetic Techniques Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The picture the writer is able to create using words Imagery
Repeating a word or phrase to emphasise its importance/ create a regular rhythm. Repetition
Attirbuting human qualities or features to something non-human Personification
Where the writer compares 2 things using the words ‘like’ or ‘as’. Simile
Where two things are said to be the same. Metaphor
Where the writer makes reference to ‘well-known’ figures or events from literature, history or mythology. Allusion
The deliberate use of exaggeration. Hyperbole
The repetition of the same letter at the beginning of a series of words. Eg. “Billy Brennan’s Barn” Alliteration
Words whose sound imitates their meaning. eg. “buzz, tinkle, rattle, stutter, whisper, bang” Onomatopoeia
The repetition of similar vowel sounds. Assonance
A group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in a poem; a verse. Stanza
Similar sounds between words or the endings of words Rhyme
Any regular pattern of strong and weak beats Rhythm
Uses images that appeal to the reader's senses, helping the reader to imagine how a subject looks, sounds, smells, tastes or feels Descriptive Language

Literary Word Crozzword Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A stanza of four lines especially one having alternate rhymes Stanza
A style of writing or speaking determined by the choice of words by a speaker or or writer Diction
A figure of speech to represent ideas or qualities not using the words like or as Metaphor
The vocies behind the poems, the person we imagine saying the things out loud. Speaker
The deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence in order to achieve effect. Anaphora
A category of artistics composition, as in music, or literature, characterized by similarities in form of style or subject matter Genre
A literary and rhetorical device that is meant to mock with often satrical or ironic remarks with a purpose to amuse and hurt someone or some section of society simultaneously. Sarcasm
Is a character or group of characters which stand in composition to the protagonist of the main character. Anatagonist
A very typical example of a certain person or thing. Archetype
An enviroment or surrounding in which an event takes place. Setting
The use of components in a sentence that are grammatically the same, or similar in their construction, sound, meaning, or meter. Parallelism
An imitation of the style of writing or particular writer, artist, or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect. Parody
Describes the events that make up a story or the main part of the story Plot
As a main idea or an underlying meaning of a literary work that may be stated directly or indirectly. Theme
Is a figure of speech which involves an exaggeration of idea for the sake of the emphas. Hyperbole
The final part of a play, movie, or narrative in which the starnds of the plot are drawn together and matters are explained or resolved. Denouement
A list fo rules in a language. It dictates how words from diffferent parts of speech are put together in order to convey a complete thought. Syntax
A use of specific phrases and words by right in a particular situation, profession, or trade. Jargon
A long narrative poem, which is usually related to heroic deed of a person of an unusual courage and unparalled bravery. Epic
Is an object or idea that repeat itself throughout a literary work Motif
A time which a decisive change in a situation occurs, especially one with beneficial results. Turning Point
The voice that author takes on a story Narrator
A literary element that involves a struggle between two opposing forces usually a protagonist and a antagonist. Conflicts
A common way of characterization which elaborate the geographic and social background of any character. Dialect
The use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities. Symbolism

ay, ai and a-e Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

always
grace
paperchain
paint
faint
waist
fail
today
crayon
spain
cake
snake
game
make
made
pain
wait
chain
train
rain
may
daytime
stay
castaway
betrayal
display
hay
pray
say
play

Literary Terms Crossword Puzzle (1-20)

Type
Crossword
Description

Contrast between what is expected and what actually exists Irony
Use of words whose sounds echo their meanings Onomontapeia
Comparison of two things that are basically unlike but have some qualities in common Metaphor
The voice that tells the story Narrator
Giving human qualities to an animal, object or idea Personification
Technique where a sound, word, or line is repeated for emphasis Repitition
Refers to how a writer chooses to narrate a story Point of veiw
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader Mood
Series of events in a story Plot
Writing that tells about real people, Places and events Nonfiction
A fiction where a writer explores unexpected possibilities of the past or the future, Using known scientific data in theories as well as his or her creative imagination Science Fiction
Feeling of growing tension and excitement felt by a reader Suspense
The time and place where a story takes place Setting
The Writer's unique us of language in the writer's work Voice
The main message that the writers shares with the reader Theme
Makes a comparison between two unlike things using "like" or "as" Simile
The stage of the plot that develops the conflict or struggle Rising Action
expresses the writer's attitude towards his or her subject Tone
Is the repetition of sounds at the end of words Rhyme
A Rhymed pair of lines couplet

Newspapers Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A headline that runs across the whole page banner
Name of news writer at the beginning of an article byline
A section of the newspaper listing jobs and things to sell (two words) classified ads
A writer who writes regularly in the paper Columnist
Someone who assigns reporters, decides what stories should be included, organises the paper and improves the final copy editor
The time when all stories and copy are due for an edition Deadline
To check for mistakes and make newspaper ready to print edit
An interesting article, not always important news feature
The title of an article headline
A list that tells where things are in the paper index
The organisation of the pictures, ads, and articles layout
A weekly section of the newspaper covering travel, fashion, motors, and celebrities supplement

Elements of Poetry Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the beat created by a poems pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables rhythm
emphasized when the syllable is spoken stressed syllable
not emphasized when the syllable is spoken unstressed syllable
the repetition of sounds at the ends of words, as in pool, rule, and fool rhyme
a group of lines that work together to express a central idea stanza
like a narrator of a story, this is the voice of the poem speaker
the use of any element of language - a sound, word, phrase, or sentence - more than once repetition
the repetition of similar consonant sounds at the beginnings of words alliteration
the use of words to imitate sounds onomatopoeia
the feelings and associations a word evokes in people connotation
the dictionary definition of a word denotation
a writer's attitude toward his or her subject tone
language that appeals to the five senses of sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch imagery
writing or speech that is not meant to be taken literally figurative language
compares two unlike things using the words like or as simile
compares two unlike things without using the words like or as metaphor
gives human qualities to something that is not human personification
is an extreme exaggeration hyperbole
the message or insight about life the poem conveys theme
a poem that tells a story in verse narrative
a poem that expresses the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker, often in highly musical verses lyric
a poem that is shaped to look like its subject concrete
a Japanese form of poetry about nature, made up of three lines. the first and third lines have 5 syllables, the second line has 7 haiku
a humorous, rhyming five-line poem with a specific rhythm and pattern of rhyme limerick
a poem that does not have a strict structure, regular rhythm, or pattern of rhyme free verse

Rhetorical Devices Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A statement of what has already been covered and what will be said next Metabasis
When an author goes back and corrects a statement they just said Metanoia
An inversion of the normal order of words, especially for the sake of emphasis Hyperbaton
Syllogism (logical argument) in which the major premise is unstated but meant to be understood Enthymeme
A sentence begins and ends with the same word/clause Epanalepsis
The last word or phrase is repeated in various sentences Epistrophe
The use of a word in a way that is not correct Catachresis
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or vice versa Synecdote
Speaker, Audience, Subject Aristotelian triangle
speakers/writers intend to express meanings of words differently than their literal meanings Trope
a basis of mutual interest or agreement that's found in the course of an argument common ground

Journalism Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A sentence in a interrogative form addressed to someone Questions
Wireless telegraphy Radio
A written composition usually nonfiction Article
A publication at regular and usually close intervals Newpaper
A brief record of something written down to assist memory Notes
An act of noticing and perceiving Observation
The occupation or business of preparing books, journals and other for sale. Publishing
An acquaintance through whom a person can gain information Contacts
A preliminary form of any writing Draft
A column appearing regularly in a newspaper Features
A collection of records arranged in order Files
A meeting or conversation in which a writer ask questions to gain information Interview
A publication that is issued periodically bound in a paper cover Magazine
The activity of gathering, creating and presenting news and information Journalism
A particular attitude or way a considering a matter Point of View
Absence of bias Objectivity
A person who prepares literary material for publication Editor
A line in a newspaper naming the writer Byline
To read and mark corrections Proof Reading
The allocation of a job or task Assignment
A regular feature in a newspaper having a identifiable heading and byline Column