Type
Word Search
Description

Speak
bus
idea
Hairwoman
Melinda
Mr.Neck
lost zebra
Principal
outcast
represent
quality
Symbolism

Speak Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who does Melinda have a poster of in the abandoned janitors closet? maya angelou
Who is the first person to hear what Melinda has to say? Mr. Freeman
Who is Melinda's lab partner? David Petrakis
How is Melinda feeling physically as she boards the school bus? Stomachache
Who stop being Melinda's friend 2 weeks after school started because of her depressed state of mind? Heather Fillings
What teacher strongly dislikes Melinda from the moment he/she sees her? Mr. Neck
Which teacher does Melinda refer as "Hairwoman"? English
How doe Melinda feel in her art class different from her attitude towards her other classes? Safe
What has Melinda stopped doing since being sexually assaulted? Talking
What class did Melinda use as an escape? ART
Melinda's art project made with the turkey bones are arranged to look like what? SKELETON
What was Melinda's relationship like with her parents? DISTANT
What book does Melinda read on Halloween instead of going trick-or treating? dracula
What school does Melinda attend? Merryweatherhigh
What was Melinda hit with that caused her to run out of the lunch room in embarrassment? potatoes
Who is the 'IT' Melinda refers to? andyevans
How is Melinda feeling emotionally as she boards the school bus? nervous
Which of Melinda's old friends is the first get over their grudge with her again? Ivy
What element is being used when Melinda is represented by the tree? symbolism
Why does David Petrakis video his social studies class? evidence

The Knights Tale Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Quality of a knight chivalry
Has 24 Tales, written by Geoffrey Chaucer The Canterbury Tales
Cousin of Arcite Palamon
Similar to Palamon Arcite
A Tale from the Canterbury Tales The Knights Tale
High respect honor
competition for superiority in the same field Rivalry
use of symbols to represent ideas symbolism
Duke of Athens Theseus
Where The Knight's Tale takes place Athens

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

Speak Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

What team helps Melinda defend herself from Andy Lacrosse
Melinda started her ________ year of Highschool Freshman
Melinda occasionally struggled in art even though her art always consisted of _______. Trees
"It" is ______. Andy Evans
What language is Melinda studying at school? Spanish
What changed frequently at Merryweather High? It's _________. Mascot
Melinda is an _______. Outcast
Melinda made a friend at the beginning of the year named ______. Heather
Melinda's lab partner is _______. David
Mr.Neck sent Melinda to _______ after reading her suffragettes paper. MISS
_______ dates Andy Evans. Rachel
What room at Merryweather High does Melinda consider hers? A __________. Closet
Melinda struggled with her ______ all year. Grades
Heather wants to be accepted by the ______. Marthas
Melinda's mother owns a ___________. Clothing Store
After ruining the Thanksgiving Turkey, Melinda's dad ________ it. Buries
Melinda was _______ at a party. Raped
Melinda is an ______ child. Only
Melinda's favorite teacher is _______. Mr. Freeman
Melinda didn't buy a ________. Yearbook

Literary Words Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A comparison between two or more unlike things NOT using like or as. Metaphor
A comparison between two unlike things using like or as. Simile
Giving a non-human object, human characteristics. Personification
An extreme exaggeration Hyperbole
Use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities Symbolism
An expression that won'te be understood by the meaning of its words. Idiom
An indirect reference to something well known that the reader is supposed to understand without having it explained. Allusion
DIfferent Abnormal
Show feelings of superiority; patronizing Condescending
Descriptive language and details authors use to create images for the words. Imagery

Speak Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The title of the book Speak
Main character Melinda Sordino
Author Laurie Anderson
Antagonist Andy Evans
Melinda's ex-bestfriend Rachel
I am _______ (on back of book) outcast
What grade is the protagonist in? freshman
School name Merryweather High
Original name of their mascot Trojans
What was her art project of? tree
Her art teacher Mr.Freeman
Her friend that comes new to the school Heather
She is too ______ to speak up Afraid
Her lab partner David Petrakis
Her safe place inside the school and also where Andy trapped her Closet
She called the cops at the party because she was _____ Raped
City where she lives Syracuse
Throughout the book, Melinda calls Andy Evans __ IT
Heather joins a group called ___ _______ The Marthas
Since 9th grade began, Rachel wants to be called ________ instead Rachelle

English 2 crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

a brief statement or account of the main points of something. Summary
combine (a number of things) into a coherent whole. Synthesize
Connecting background knowledge to what you are reading Making connections
of or relating to sensation or the physical senses; transmitted or perceived by the senses. Sensory
a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reason Inferences
examine methodically and in detail the constitution or structure of (something, especially information), typically for purposes of explanation and interpretation. Analyze
evidence from a text (fiction or nonfiction) that you can use to illustrate your ideas and support your arguments. Textual evidence
Refers to information that is implied or inferred because it's not clearly stated Draw conclusions
the objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgment Critical thinking
the subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition; a topic. Theme
language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation. Figurative language
the patterns of rhythm and sound used in poetry. Prosody
a piece of writing that partakes of the nature of both speech and song that is nearly always rhythmical, usually metaphorical, and often exhibits such formal elements as meter, rhyme, and stanzaic structure. Poem
elements are a strong visual means of indicating relationships. Graphic elements
literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm; poems collectively or as a genre of literature. Poetry
the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities. Symbolism
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one. Allegory
an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference. Allusion

Ancient Japan Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

leatherwork
magic mirror
silk
allegiance
provinces
landowners
imperial palace
ceremonial
symbolic
fishermen
farmers
military
social groups
Japan
gods
Tokugawa
Feudalism
Buddhism
Minamoto no Yoritomo
feudalism
eta
hinin
outcasts
merchant
craftspeople
peasant
samurai
daimyo
shogun
emperor

short story unit Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

normally the main character protagonist
information about characters, setting and problem exposition
person/thing in conflict with the protagonist antagonist
time and place setting
main message or big idea theme
struggle between two forces conflict
events in the story plot
when the conflict begins initial incident
body of the story that leads up to the climax rising action
turning point climax
events that wrap up the conflct falling action
ending of story conclusion
narrator is participate "I" first person
reader is participate "you" second person
watching the action happen to others third person
only seeing a small portion of information through one character limited
knowing all that is happening to all characters omniscient
what the author leads you to feel tone
comparison of two things using like or as simile
direct comparison metaphor
giving non-humans things human qualities personification
words that imitate sound onomatopoeia
hinting at things to come in the future foreshadowing
when the opposite of what you expect happens Irony
the use of an object to represent an idea or feeling symbolism
referring to an event in the characters past to reveal more information flashback

Speak Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Who is the antagonist? Andy
Who is her lab partner? David
Called the basketball pole. Brenda
Who is the preppy, popular clan? Cheerleaders
The first year of highschool Freshman
Weird clan that is "odd" or "depressed" Goth
Melinda's only friend Heather
Old friend that reconnects with Melinda Ivy
Melinda's biology teacher Keen
A sport Nicole plays lacrosse
The Highschool Melinda attends Merryweather High
Melinda's very sporty friend Nicole
Melinda has no group so she is an: outcast
Melinda is not: popular
Melinda's ex-best friend Rachel
Melinda's algebra teacher Stetmen
Melinda's history teacher neck
Nickname for Melinda's english teacher? Hairwoman
The protagonist? Melinda
Setting? New York
The secret rape
Nickname for her Principle Principle Principle
Role model for Melinda Mr.Freeman
Preppy girls who spend there time doing volunteer work Marthas