ELA Vocab Crossword

Created
Apr 22, 2016
Type
Crossword
Description

This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

exposition first part of the story
the time and place a story happens setting
the main character in the story protagonist
the person or thing that causes trouble for the protagonist antagonist
problems that happen to cause the character troubles complications
the most exciting part of the story climax
a series of events that make up a story plot
main part of the story where complications arise rising action
events that lead to the end of the story falling action
the end of the story where problems are resolved resolution
a person, place, thing or idea noun
a word that expresses action verb
a word that modifies or describes a noun adjective
modifies a verb, adjective, or another adverb and answers the questions: when? where? why? how? adverb
used in the place of one or more nouns or pronouns pronoun
shows the location of a noun or pronoun in the sentence to something else preposition
expresses emotion and does not have to be in the sentence for it to make sense interjection
a word used to connect clauses or phrases conjunction
the amount of the series of events that make up a person's life biography
an indication of a future event in the story foreshadowing
a word that is pronounced the same way as another word but has a different meaning homophone
a comparison of two words using "like" or "as" simile
comparing something by saying something "is" something else metaphor
the repetition of words with the same sound at the beginning alliteration

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Parts of Speech Crossword Puzzle

Created
Nov 13, 2017
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

What kind of word describes verbs, adjectives and adverbs? adverb
What kind of word takes the place of a noun? pronoun
The 3 adjectives that refer to one specific thing is an _______. article
A person, place, thing, or idea. noun
A word or phrase that expresses strong emotion. interjection
A connecting word that shows location, time, or movement. preposition
A word that describes a noun or pronoun. adjective
A word that shows action or state of being. verb
A word used to connect 2 words, phrases or clauses. conjunction
A noun. Antonym of ugly. beautiful
One of the 3 articles the
An adverb. happily
An interjection. Yikes
A preposition. Under
An adjective describing a chihuahua. small
A past tense state of being verb. was
An action verb. grow
A plural pronoun. they
A conjunction. but

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Grammar Crossword Puzzle

Created
Feb 13, 2017
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

A pronoun to replace "the students of class 1B" They
What type of noun is "Villa Sainte-Marcelline"? proper
Best teacher of secondary 1 (all in one word) MrsSobel
Superlative of the word "wise" wisest
Proper noun (a student in 1B and famous avenue in NYC) Madison
Past participle of the verb "to read" read
past tense: the school bell (to ring) rang
Adverb: the girls were studying_____weeks. for
A word that shows emotion. Interjection
I describe a noun and a pronoun. adjective
I describe a verb. adverb
What type of word is "inside"? preposition
The comparative degree of the word "clever". cleverer
Plural of "library". libraries

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Parts of Speach Crossword

Created
Oct 6, 2016
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

What is a person place or thing? noun
What are words that take places of nouns? pronoun
Action words verb
What makes a verb more descriptive? adverb
Words that describes something? adjective
Expresses relation to a noun or pronoun preposition
Joins things together most used: and, but, or conjunction
An abrupt remark in a sentense interjection
A punctuation mark indicating a pause between parts of a sentence comma
A written sequence of two or more main clauses that are not separated by a period or semicolon or joined by a conjunction run on
A phrase or clause written as a sentence but lacking an element fragment

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Literary Terms Crossword

Created
May 5, 2016
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Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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

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Grammar Crossword

Created
May 31, 2016
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

Verb form that happened in the past Past Tense
Voice that receieves the verb Passive Voice
using the word "to" next to the verb infinitive
sentence type that states a fact indicative
word that helps to emphasize the verb action helping verb
a describing word adjective
consists of gerunds and any modifiers it may have gerund phrase
sentence type that gives a command imperative
a word that modifies an adjective, verb, or another one of these adverb
a noun formed from a verb ending in -ing gerund
verb that is currently happening present tense
verb form that is used to indicate a past or present action participle
sentence type that asks a question interrogative
the act of capitalizing certain letters in the proper usage capitalization
group of words that consists of a past or present participle, and words that modify them participal phrase
direct verbs that imply straight forward defenitions main verb
sentence type that states a possibility conditional
expresses an action done by the subject active voice
verb form that will happen future tense
sentence type that states a doubt, hope, or imaginary situation subjunctive

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English Composition Crossword

Created
Sep 11, 2016
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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

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Literacy Crossword

Created
Feb 25, 2016
Type
Crossword
Description

This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

words that identify a person, idea or thing noun
words that are used to modify nouns adjectives
words that express the actions of a noun, a 'doing' word verbs
gives information about a verb or adjective adverb
used in place of a noun that is already known pronoun
used to connect phrases, clauses and sentences conjunction
used to show relationships between nouns and other words in the sentence preposition
used to introduce nouns or phrases determiners
used at the end of a sentence fullstop
used to separate words in a sentence comma
to show possession or to show omission apostrophe
belonging to possession
to show omission missingletters
used to indicate speech or quotation invertedcomma
used to end a sentence which poses a question questionmark
use when ending a sentence expressing exclamation exclamation mark

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English I Grammar/Punctuation Crossword

Created
Aug 16, 2017
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

person, place, thing, or idea Noun
takes the place of a noun Pronoun
pronoun that starts dependent clauses Relative
pronouns that don't refer to a definite person or thing Indefinite
modifies adjectives, verbs, and adverbs Adverbs
modifies nouns and pronouns Adjective
shows relationship between a noun or pronoun and some other word in the sentence Preposition
joins words, phrases, and clauses Conjunction
shows action or helps to make a statement Verb
verbs that link two words together Linking
verbs that help an action verb or linking verb Helping
verb acting like a noun Gerund
verb acting like adjectives Participle
to + a verb Infinitive
verbs not behaving like a verb Verbals
part of a sentence about which something is being said; must be a noun pronoun, gerund, or infinitive Subject
a verb that does not take a direct object Intransitive
a verb that takes a direct object Transitive
a noun or pronoun that follows an action verb; never in a prepositional phrase Direct Object
a noun or pronoun that comes before a direct object; never in a prepositional phrase Indirect Object
a noun or pronoun that following a linking verb and renames the subject Predicate Nominative
an adjective that follows a linking verb and describes the subject Predicate Adjective
noun or pronoun that follows and renames another noun or pronoun Appositive
a clause that can usually stand alone Independent
starts with a relative pronoun or a subordinating conjunction Dependent
sentence type that contains one independent clause Simple
sentence type that contains two or more independent clauses Compound
sentence type that contains one independent clause and one or more dependent clauses Complex
sentence type that has two or more independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses Compound Complex
joins two clause without a coordinating conjunction and can be used in series with a comma for clarity Semicolon
used to make words possessive and to make contractions Apostrophe
used when punctuating the titles of short things and dialogue Quotation Marks
indicates a pause between parts of a sentence and to separate items in a list Comma
used at the end of a sentence Period
punctuation indicating a question Question Mark
punctuation indicating an exclamation Exclamation Point

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Story Elements Crossword

Created
Aug 24, 2016
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

the problem in a story conflict
the "bad guy" in a story antagonist
the time and place a story occurs setting
the author's message to the reader theme
part of the story that introduces the characters, setting, and conflict exposition
the action in the story plot
this kind of character changes because of the story's events dynamic
the turning point of the story climax
the final end of the story resolution
the "good guy" in the story protagonist
part of the story where the author ties up loose ends falling action
a struggle in the story conflict
the kind of character that stays the same throughout the story static
the development of the story rising action
the main person, animal, or object in a story character
where and when the story takes place setting
events that lead to the end of a story falling action
this message can be stated directly or implied theme
part of story where the conflict is solved resolution
the highest point of interest in a story climax
explains the basics of a story exposition
this struggle can be internal or external conflict
the sequence of events in a story plot
one who opposes the main character antagonist
the character does not change static
an example of internal conflict Man vs. Himself

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Elements of Literature Crossword

Created
Nov 18, 2016
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

the repetition of a consonant sound at the beginning of a series of words Alliteration
reference to persons or events in the past or in literature Allusion
a comparison of two things that are similar in some way for the purpose of explaining or clarifying Analogy
the methods used to show the personalities of the characters in a literary work Characterization
conversations among characters Dialogue
the final outcome or resolution fo the main conflict of the story Denouement
hints or clues given to suggest what will happen later in the story Foreshadowing
a statement that is deliberately exaggerated for effect Hyperbole
an expression that says one thing but means something else Idiom
using figurative language and description to convey mental images that appeal to our senses Imagery
words or phrases that mean the opposite of the literal meaning Irony
comparing two things by suggesting one thing is another Metaphor
the atmosphere or feeling created by a work of literature Mood
the series of events that happen in a literary work Plot
comparing two things by using the words "like" or "as" Simile
the use of symbols (word, object, or action) to represent an abstract idea Symbolism
the arrangement of words in sentences Syntax
the central idea, message, or meaning of a literary work Theme
the attitude of a writer toward the subject of a composition Tone
the character or force against which the main character struggles in a literary work Antagonist
the main character in a literary work; hero or heroine Protagonist

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