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ancient
antagonist
anxious
careened
contradiction
cringe
desperate
flush
harass
infer
lopsided
meek
perspective
protagonist
recognize
summary

English Terms Word Search

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Description

alliteration
antagonist
aside
characterization
conflict
critique
dialogue
flashback
hyperbole
irony
metaphor
monologue
oxymoron
parallelism
paraphrase
personification
plot
protagonist
simile
summary
theme

Year 5 and 6 Spellings Word Search

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Description

accommodate
accompany
according
achieve
aggressive
amaeur
ancient
apparent
appreciate
attached
available
average
awkward
bargain
bruise
category
cemetery
committee
communicate
community
competition
conscience
conscious
controversy
convenience
correspond
criticise
curiosity
definite
desperate
determined
develop
dictionary
disasterous

Story Elements Word Search

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Description

stanza
alliteration
metephor
idiom
personification
simile
hyperbole
Figurative Language
Imagery
Theme
Resolution
Fall in Action
Climax
Rising Action
Characters
Setting
Conflict
Antagonist
Protagonist
Plot

Short Story Terminology Word Search

Type
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Description

Foreshadowing
External conflict
Internal conflict
Climax
Static character
First person
Second person
Flashback
Third person
Verbal irony
Situational irony
Dramatic irony
Point of view
Theme
Conflict
Plot
Characterization
Protagonist
Antagonist
Setting

75 Literary Terms, Elements, & Devices Word Search

Type
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Description

Alliteration
Allusion
Antagonist
Antithesis
Archetype
Assonance
Caesura
Characterization
Colloquial
Conceit
consonance
Couplet
Dialect
Diction
Fable
Figurative Language
Foreshadow
Hyperbole
Iambic
Imagery
In Medias Res
Irony
Jargon
Juxtaposition
Litotes
Meter
Mood
Motif
Narrator
Ode
Onomatopoeia
Parable
Parallelism
Persona
Personification
Plot
Point Of View
Polyayndeton
Protagonist
Quatrain
Rhyme
Rhythm
Sarcasm
Satire
Similes
Soliloquy
Speaker
Stanza
Stereotype
Structure
Synecdoche
Syntax
Theme
Tragedy
Trochaic
Tone
Turning Point

Literary Terms Word Search

Type
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Description

Allusion
Anecdote
Antagonist
Archetype
Epic
Epiphany
Flashback
Foil
Foreshadow
Genre
Mood
Protagonist
Setting
Symbol
Synesthesia
Tenor
Tone
Vehicle

STAAR Vocabulary Word Search

Type
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Description

italic
conclude
selection
summary
passage
suggest
purpose
reader
infer
describe
theme
conflict
resolution
emphasize
contribute
suspense
imply
narrator
convey

INFERENCE Word Search

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Description

lead
purpose
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summary
predict
big picture
strategy
clarify
details
clues
inference
interact
note
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find
Factual

STAAR Vocabulary Word Search

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Description

stanza
humorous
lyrical
narrative
suffix
prefix
antonym
synonym
biography
autobiography
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summary
nonfiction
fiction
characters
setting
selection
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Literary Elements Crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The class or literature compromised of imaginative works Fiction
Type class or category of literature Genre
Location or period in which the action of a novel or short story takes place; also sets the mood for of the story: often referred as atmosphere Setting
Person or animal represented in a novel or short story Character
Main character Protagonist
Character or force that opposes the main character Antagonist
Battle or struggle in novel or short story Conflict
Storyline of a novel or short story Plot
Technique a writer uses to produce a special effect in writing Literary devices
Background information on characters, setting, or conflict Exposition
Central events of the story during which various problems arise Rising action
Turning point for the protagonist; usaully the most exciting, scary, or action-filled part of the story Climax
Events needed to bring the story to an end after the climax Falling action
Point when conflict are resolved when you learn what happens to characters Resolution
Showing or indicating the outcome beforehand Foreshadowing
An interruption of the chronological sequence of an event of earlier occurrence Flashback
When the ending or conclusion of the story is unexpected to the reader Surprise Ending
A state or feeling of excited or anxious uncertainty about what may happen Suspense
Use of symbols to signify ideas and qualities by giving them symbolic meanings that are different than their literal sense Symbolism
Words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation Figurative language
The perspective from which the story is told Point of view
Dominant idea or message about life; author’s message Theme
“I”, “me”, “my”, “our”, “ours”, “we”, etc. First person
“you”, “your”, “yours” Second person
“he”, “she”, “it”, “they”, “their”, characters’ name Third person