Type
Word Search
Description

done
baby
out
how
hurried
hurry
stories
story
happy
funny

STRESS RELIEF Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

To manage your stress through different ways that make you feel better. Cope
What it's called when people talk to a mental health professional. Counseling
This is done out loud, when something is funny and can make you feel better. Laughter
If done at park or gym or home, this activity relieves stress and is good for you. Exercise
People go on these atleast once a year, for break from their job. Vacation
Feelings of high stress, panic, worry. Sometimes including physiological symptoms. Anxiety
These are the familiar people in our life that help us cope with the stressful times because they know us well and listen. Friends
To share and express your thoughts and feelings to a person who will listen. Talk
What can happen if your body gets run down from stress and lack of sleep. Get sick
You should get about 8 hrs each day to maintain health and happiness. Sleep
Time off from work, doing nothing but enjoying yourself. Relaxation

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

Spelling Words Long e spelled y Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

only
noisy
sorry
many
tiny
city
penny
carry
sunny
funny
puppy
very
baby
pretty
happy

Literary Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

literary reference to a familiar thing allusion
conflict with another character Charactervscharacter
the turning point in a story (comes after the rising action) climax
comparison of two or more similar objects analogy
author's own account of his/her own life autobiography
story of a person's life written by someone else biography
the problem; something vs. something else conflict
stretching the truth exaggeration
the begining of a story exposition
kind of writing that explains something expository
category or type (of literature) genre
the lesson of a story theme
person telling the story narrator
words or phrases that convey the opposite meaning or expected outcome irony
problem from INSIDE of a person internal conflict
main character of the story protagonist
sequence of events in a story plot
the author's attitude toward the subject of a work tone
group of lines forming a unit in a poem stanza
point of view in which the reader knows all thoughts, feelings, and actions of all the characters omnicient

Literary Vocabulary unit 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a story in which people, things, and actions represent an idea or generalization about life; they often have a strong moral or lesson allegory
a literary reference to a familiar person, place, thing, or event allusion
a comparison of two or more similar objects, suggesting that if they are alike in certain respects, they will probably be alike in other ways as well analogy
Literature in which human errors or problems appear funny – these stories end on a happy note comedy
The set of acts or circumstances surrounding an event or a situation in a piece of literature content
A sudden perception (moment of understanding) that causes a character to change or act in a certain way epiphany
Giving hints or clues of what is to come later in a story foreshadowing
Refers to a category or type of literature based on its style, form and content; the mystery novel is a literary one of these genre
The use of words to create a certain picture in the readers mind; imagery is usually based on sensory details imagery
Using a work or phrase to mean the exact opposite of its literal or normal meaning; there are three kinds irony
An exaggerated form of drama (as in television soap operas) characterized by heavy use of romance, suspense, and emotion melodrama
Writing based on the writer’s memory of a particular time, place, or incident memoir
The feeling a text arouses in the reader mood
A lengthy fictional story with a plot that is revealed by the speech, action and thought of the characters novel
A prose work longer than the standard short story, but shorter and less complex than a full- length novel novella
The vantage point from which the story is told pointofview
applies to the name a writer uses in place of his or her given name pseudonym
The use of praise to mock someone or something, as in “She’s a real winner.” sarcasm
How the author uses words, phrases, and sentences to form his or her ideas style

Spelling Words Word Search 15 points

Type
Word Search
Description

qualities
multiplied
communities
categories
heaviest
babies
pennies
carried
stories
hurried
funniest
butterflies
healthier
noisier
prettiest
breezier
busier
studied
friedlier
ladies
happiest
spied
families
laziest
easier
pitied
countries
copied
hobbies
tiniest

Christmas In Mexico Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

How many days do the Posadas last for? Nine
This tradition tells the story of Mary and Joseph searching for lodging in Bethlehem. Posadas
On what day do children wake up to find gifts in their shoes? 6 January
What is hidden inside of the traditional Mexican dessert Rosca? Baby Jesus
Los Tres Reyes refers to the... Three Kings
What do you leave out for the three kings to put gifts in? Shoes
What game is often played at Posada parties? Piñata
Nacimientos are the main decoration at Christmas that depict what scene? Nativity
How do you say Happy Christmas in Spanish? Feliz Navidad
This celebration takes place on the 2 February and marks the end of the Christmas celebrations. Candlemas

1-20 Literary Word Terms Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

How the author presents the story to a reader; second person, first person, third person Point of view
Message of the story; the big idea Theme
The choice of words by the writer/author Diction
Figure of speech which depends on a non-literal meaning of the words used. ex; simile, metaphor Figurative Language
Figure of speech that makes a comparison using words "like" or "as" Simile
Brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cultural, literary, or political significance. Allusion
Parts of the sentence are grammatically the same or similar in construction Parallelism
One long syllable followed by a short syllable Trochaic
Having two successful lines that rhyme in a verse Couplet
"not so awkward" pause in the middle of a line of poetry Caesura
A recurring element that holds a symbolic meaning/significance in a story Motif
Comparing two unlikely things in a clever way Conceit
Using large groups to refer to a smaller group or vice versa Synecdoche
a literary technique that is lyrical in nature, but not very lengthy Ode
Illustrating one or more lessons/principles in an instructive way Parable
The person telling the story and setting the point of view Narrator
Includes animals, legendary creatures, plants, inanimate objects or forces of nature to show a moral lesson Fable
Person who is understood to be speaking Persona
Literal definition of a word Denotation
Developing characters and creating images of the characters for the readers Characterization

Spelling- Carousel Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

cooky
onely
sillie
funnie
miny
ladie
furie
happie
luckie
my
mee
vary
babby
bemidji
many
lady
furry
happy
lucky
me
very
baby
funny
silly
only
bee
cookie
puppy
angry

Spelling Word Search Lesson 12

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Word Search
Description

keyhole
twenty
breezy
nobody
chimney
sunny
candy
funny
money
baby
key
happy
lady
messy
very