Type
Crossword
Description

We borrow books from one library
to read a code electronically scan
open to everyone public
to go fast so not to be late hurry
not real stories fiction
real and true stories nonfiction
fantasy, made up, unrealistic make believe
is made up of a teacher and students class
to take something that needs to be returned borrow
a colorful paper periodical magazine

Genres & Subgenres Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A story made to be humorous Comedy
A make belief story myth
A non real story but is set in the past and or has some historical meaning Historical fiction
A essay or writing written to persuade Persuasive writing
A realistic story that is not real Realisitc FICTION
A writing with a specific subject ESSAY
A short story where animals are the main character and moral fABLE
Dialogue of a play drama
A story written about a persons life written by someone else Biography
A story about someone's life written by that person Autobiography
A traditional story that is a belief folklore
A lyrical piece of writing Poetry
What subgenre would a book about princesses and dragons be in Fairytale
A story with unbelievable elements TALLTALE
A realistic story that could've happened or even did nonfiction
A essay or writing written to inform INFORMATIONAL WRITING
What genre would thriller be in FICTION
A serious accident or suffering time tRAGEDY
What subgenre would a book be that has time traveling and aliens SCIENCE FICTION
A story that has things that are impossible fantasy

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

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

literature genres Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

poetry
fable
mythology
science fiction
autobiography
drama
essasys
fairy tale
fantasy
fiction
folklore
genres
horror
humor
legend
mystery
nonfiction
realistic fiction
short story
speech
tall tale

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

Creative Writing Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Writing about your life Memoir
A story narrative
most important primary
least important secondary
Showing feeling emotion
to entertain the reader humor
The main events in a story plot
fictional writing Fantasy
A story that has strong emotion and beauty poem
non-fiction realism

Library Terms Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

historical fiction
fairytale
keyword
dictionary
encyclopedia
research
computer
shelf marker
poetry
newspaper
magazine
catalog
autobiography
biography
author
nonfiction
fiction
science fiction
mystery
librarian
fantasy
dewey decimal system
call number
bible
atlas

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

A Crossword on Movie Genres

Type
Crossword
Description

Story of someones life written by that person. autobiography
A genre containing magical creatures, like magicians. fantasy
Genre that focus's on creating a humorous effect. comedy
A traditional story usually concerning a hero or event. myth
A children's story about imaginary beings and lands. fairytale
A genre where the plot takes place in the past. historical
A genre of fiction involving futuristic ideas. science fiction
A genre that is passed down through generations including traditional beliefs. folktale
A genre that is written for play, theater, or radio. drama
A genre that might contain talking animals and will convey a moral. fable
Un-true literature including short stories and novels; made up. fiction
Story if someones life written by another person. biography
A genre of stories that involve a secret or crime that needs to be solved, mystery
A genre designed to help readers learn more about real things. non fiction

literary genre Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

based on a person or event from history historical fiction
dealing with aliens , the distant future , or advanced technology science fiction
a story that could have happened , but didn't realistic fiction
provides information on a topic informational writing
attempts to influence the reader persuasive writing
writing that is meant to be acted on a stage (a play) drama
has a happy ending comedy
ends in death and sadness tragedy
containing monsters, magic, or other supernatural elements fantasy
writing that is concerned with beauty of language poetry
stories handed down through speech from generations to generation folklore
writing that is true or factual nonfiction
an exaggerated story about something that may have been real at one time legend
the story of ones life told by oneself autobiography
the story of ones life told by another biography