Type
Word Search
Description

literacy
reasearch
primary source
commentary
triage
main idea
context
inferences
vocabulary
spelling
syllables
sounds

All About Reading Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

paragraph
write
reading
literal
grammar
conclusion
chapter
verb
noun
adjective
topic
summary
predict
main idea
hyperbole
synonym
evidence
onomatopoeia
context clues
text features
caption
antonym
nonfiction
fiction
trait
idiom
inference
metaphor
simile
figurative language
text
narrator
opinion
fact
description
solution
problem
effect
cause
comprehension
vocabulary
authors purpose
point of view
details
plot
theme
text structure
sequence
contrast
compare

12 Powerful Words Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the traditions and achievements of a group of people heritage
text that builds up a claim or backs up your ideas support
to read between the lines infer
to shorten a text and give only the main points summary
to list in steps trace
to judge evaluate
to make an educated guess based on prior knowledge and text evidence predict
to tell in your own words explain
to create or put together formulate
to tell about in details describe
to break apart and study each individual part analyze
to tell the differences of two or more things contrast
to tell the similarities of two of more things compare

Reading Strategies + Text Features Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

title
main idea
setting
theme
symbols
inference
re-read
plot
summarize
annotations
context clues
highlighting
skimming

Media and Information Literacy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

It refers to any physical object used to communicate messages. Media
A broad term that covers processed data, knowledge derived from study, experience, instructions, signals, or symbols. Information
The ability to identify, understand, interpret, create, communicate and compute, using printed and written materials associated with varying contexts. Literacy
Any written or pictorial form of communication produced mechanically or electronically using printing, photocopying, or digital methods from which multiple copies can be made through automated processes Print Media
It refers to "those digital media that are interactive, incorporate two-way communication and involve some form of computing" New Media
Is a place where people go to watch films for entertainment. Cinema
Consists of moving pictures that have been recorded so that they can be shown at the cinema or on television. Film
It refers to a standard or norm that acts as a rule governing behaviour Convention
The information sent from a source to receiver. Messages
The excessive use of computers to the extent that it interferes with daily life. Computer Addiction
A simple and flexible format of presenting information or conveying ideas whether hand-written, printed or displayed on-screen. Text
It refers to the representation or style of a text in the digital format. Typeface
It is a feedback technology that takes advantage of the user's sense of touch by applying force, vibrations and/or notions by the user. Haptics Technology
The act or process of using words, sounds, signs or behaviors to express or exchange information to express your ideas, thoughts, feelings, etc. to someone else. Communication
In this age, the invention of the transistor ushered and the long distance communication became efficient Electronic Age
In this age, people discovered fire, developed paper form plants, and forged weapons and tools with stone, bronze, copper and iron. Pre-Industrial Age
It is more significant than the book. Newspaper
It is a system for transmitting visual images and sound that are reproduced on screens, chiefly used to broadcast programs for entertainment, information, and education. Television
It is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio and video for use on small, portable or remote computing devices. Memory Card
It is a digital audio or video file or recording usually part of a themed series, that can be downloaded from a website to a media player or computer. Audio Podcast
It is an electronic device for storing and processing data, typically in binary form, according to instructions given to it in a variable program. Computer

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

ACT Reading Strategies 2 Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

passages
science
stems
time
poe
four
manage
vocabulary
weakest
strongest
question
Social
skim
line
reasoning
reading
thirty-five
qualifiers
pap
natural
mapping
underline
keywords
main idea
humanities
generalization
forty
focus
english
detail
content
inference
conclusion
author
read
blurb
black hole
ACT

Journalism Interviewing and quotes vocabulary Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

anecdote
attribution
confidential source
deadline
dialogue
direct quotation
ellipses
feature
interviewing
jargon
offensive language
on background
open ended question
phoner
plagiarism
primary source
quotation
read-back
redundant
sound bite

Reading words Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

recording
collecting
finding
synthesize
gather
information
theme
symbolism
personification
hyperbole
see
feel
taste
hear
smell
satire
allusion
onomatopoeia
alliteration
imagery
irony
tone
event
mood
metaphor
simile
contrast
compare
opposite
different
same
nevertheless
accordingly
unless
but
also
since
because
supporting
stated
implied
details
passage
point
idea
main
cognate
structure
translation
highlight
detailed
define
sentence
breakdown
understand
examples
unnown
help
vocabulary
hint
meanings
context
analyze
words
phrases
clues

Language Arts Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

summarize
connect
clarify
predict
conclusion
indent
topic sentence
justify
claim
chronological order
POV
legend
myth
foreshadow
setting
conflict
plot
hyperbole
alliteration
argument
supporting details
main idea
context clues
metaphor
simile

English Composition Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The first stage in the writing process Prewriting
The second stage in the writing process Writing
The third stage in the writing process Rewriting
Essay that relates an event or tells a story Narrative
Essay that explains a term or a particular use of a word Definition
Essay that explains how something works Process
Essay that convinces someone of a particular point of view or action Argument
Who will read or receive an essay Audience
The subject of the essay Topic
The perspective from which an essay is told Point of view
Generating as many ideas as possible, without censoring Brainstorming
A sentence that conveys the main claim of the paper Thesis
Using someone else's words or ideas without credit Plagiarism
Things based on evidence, numbers, statistics, data, or documentation Facts
Things based on unproven beliefs Opinions
The author's attitude toward a subject Bias
Compare-__________: How two things are similar and different Contrast
Cause-__________: One thing leads to another Effect
Shows an indirect comparison using "like" or "as" Simile
Shows an indirect comparison without using "like" or "as" Metaphor
Something that represents something else Symbol
A form of internal business correspondence Memo
A word modifying a verb or adjective Adverb
Use of a comma when a hard break is needed Comma splice
In APA style, a list of sources used References
Appeal to reason Logos
Appeal to the character of the writer Ethos
Appeal to the audience's sympathies, values, beliefs, and emotions Pathos
Provides a concise and complete summary of the essay Abstract
__________ bibliography: List of references and commentary on each Annotated
Where the story takes place Setting
The author's attitude toward the text Tone
Break down into parts to see interrelationships Analyze
Put parts together in a new fashion Synthesize
__________ review: Reading and responding to a classmate's paper Peer
The ability to make new things or think of new ideas Creativity
__________ thinking: the ability to apply reasoning and logic to new or unfamiliar ideas Critical
The systematic investigation into and study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions Research
A piece of writing that gives the author's own argument Essay