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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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Story Elements Crossword

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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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8th Grade Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

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_________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

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Literary Elements Crossword

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Sequence of events in a story plot
where and when the story takes place setting
the people in the story characters
problem the characters are facing conflict
type of conflict within themselves internal
conflict with outside forces external
most exciting part of the story, turning point climax
central part of story that builds to turning point risingaction
events that follow the climax that lead reader to the end fallingaction
part of the story in which you know the problems are solved resolution
part of the story that takes you back to an event that already occurred in the past flashback
where the author gives you a hint as to what may happen later in the story foreshadowing
central idea or message theme
the difference between what is expected and what actually happens irony
the emotion/feeling that is the author is trying to create mood
the beginning of a plot map that sets the story and tells characters exposition

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Literary Terms Crossword

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What structure do these terms make up? Dramatic
Time and place Setting
Setting Exposition
Opposing force Antagonist
Here/Main Character Protagonist
Storyline Plot
Something that represents something else Symbol
Internal and/or external Conflict
A hint at what is to come Foreshadow
A category of literature Genre
Attitide Tone
Main Idea of an essay Thesis
The dictionary meaning of a word Denotation
Implied meaning Connotation
Compare using like or as SImile
Comparison Metaphor
Events leading to the climax Rising Action
Events leading to the conclusion Falling Action
Conclusion/Closure Resolution
Person telling the story Narrator
Static, dynamic, stock, flat, round Character
Turning Point Climax
Mental pictures Imagery
Contradictory statement Irony
Exaggeration Hyperbole

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Literary Terms Crossword

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The repetition of constant sounds at the beginning of words Alliteration
The repetition of vowel sounds within the non-rhyming word Assonance
A writers account of his or her own life Autobiography
People animals or imaginary creatures who take part in a work of literature Character
The true account of a persons life written by another person Biography
The point of greatest interest in a story Climax
A struggle between opposing forces Conflict
Ideas and feelings associated with the word Connotation
A rhymed pair of lines may be written in any rhythmic pattern Couplet
A Words dictionary definition Denotation
Form of language that is spoken in a particular place Dialect
Written conversation between two or more characters Dialogue
It's part of a typical story plot Exposition
Stage of the plot in which the story begins to draw to a close in Falling action
Prose writing that tells in imaginary story Fiction
Occurs when a writer provides hints that suggest future events in the story Foreshadowing
Refers to a category in which a work of literature is classified Genre
Figure of speech in which the truth is exaggerated Hyperbole
Expression that has a meeting different from the meaning of the word Idiom
Consists of a word and phrases that appeal to a readers five sense Imagery

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ELA VOCABULARY CROSSWORD PUZZLE

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A conversation between characters dialogue
A comparison between two unlike things using the words like or as simile
The perspective from which a story is told point of view
A type of writing that explains, defines, clarifies, or gives information about a topic expository writing
The struggle between opposing forces conflict
A secondary plot that occurs along with a main plot subplot
The outcome of the conflict of a story, when loose ends are wrapped up Resolution
Words that have opposite meanings antonyms
Words that have similar meanings synonyms
The series or sequence of related events that make up a story or novel plot
To briefly restate the main ideas of a piece of writing in your own words Summarize
A type of writing that tells a story or describes a sequence of events of events in an incident narrative
To study the details of a work to identify essential or important features or meanings. analyze
The central idea, message, or lesson that the author wants the reader to learn theme
The methods that a writer uses to develop characters through descriptions, appearance, and actions. characterization
Events in the plot that gives the reader background information needed to understand the story. exposition
A logical guess or conclusion based on observation, prior experience or textual evidence inference
A comparison between two unlike things without using the words like or as metaphor
Writing that describes an incident and includes a personal response to an incident and a reflection of the incident personal narrative

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Literary Terms Crossword

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A story with a hidden meaning Allegory
The repetition of initial consonant sounds alliteration
A reference to another work, person, etc. allusion
The opposite antonym
In time order; order of appearance Chronological
The turning point Climax
The emotional meaning attached to a word Connotation
The passage surrounding a word or idea context
A two line stanza Couplet
The dictionary definition Denotation
The resolution; ending of the story Denouement
Regional speech patterns Dialect
Characters are directly described by the author Direct Characterization
The readers knows what is going to occur, but not the characters DramaticIrony
The beginning of the story Exposition
A metaphor that is extended throughout the work Extendedmetaphor
A story that contains a moral Fable
Events leading to the resolution Falling Action
Language not meant to be taken literally Figurative
Narrator is a character First Person
A reference to an earlier happening Flashback
Giving hints of events to come Foreshadowing
Extreme exaggeration Hyperbole
A phrase that does not make literal sense Idiom
Character traits are shown by actions Indirect characterization
A difference between what is expected and what actually occurs Irony
A story that has been passed down Legend
A short, funny Irish poem Limerick
The point the author is trying to convey Main Idea

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ELA Vocab Crossword

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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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E.O.G Vocabulary Crossword

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Something used to represent something else Symbol
q reference within a work o something famous outside it Allusion
the way people speak in a certain location Dialect
who is telling the story Point Of View
Main character tells the story First Person P.O.V
Narrator addresses the audience Second Person P.O.V
Fouces on one character Third Person L.P.O.V
Narrator knows about all the characters Third Person O.P.O.V
Addressing an opposing argument Counter
To convince or get someone to believe or do something Persuasive
Authors attitude or feelings Tone
the readers feelings Mood
descriptive words; lots of details Describes
Reason why author write's Author Purpose
Comparison Analogies
To suggest without saying exactly Imply
Drawing conclusions; reading between the lines Infer
The big picture of text Main Idea
Distinctive way an author writes Style
A reason behind a thought, action or event Cause

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Milestone ELA 8th Grade Crossword

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The repeating of vowel sounds to create internal rhyme(proud round cloud) Assonance
"The turning point" Point of greatest tension that changes the direction the plot. Often a critical decision is made. Climax
A short statement that presents the main idea and most important points in a piece of writing Summarizing
The narrator is all knowing-tells the thoughts/feelings of more than one character (think about it as this person who hangs above all the characters and knows everything about every chracter third person omniscient
A character who undergoes an important change in the story Dynamic character
A term that means " word relationships" Example: Water:Liquid::Ice:solid Analogy
The author's attitude towards a subject Tone
Usually a main character: goes through a major change in the story Protagonist
The actual everyday meaning of words Literal language
Prejudice in favor or against one thing/person'group compared with another (Usually considered to be unfair) Biased
To refer to something implicitly/without directly stating it Allusion
The conflict(s) is/are resolved and all loose ends are tied up Resolution
We know a lot about these characters (details, see many sides of them) Round Character
A huge eaggeration Hyperbole
The way a text is intended to make the audience feel mood
The repeating of consonant sounds at the beginning of words alliteration
Words that allow the reader to hear a sound Onomatopoeia
Not influenced by personal feelings; based on facts objective text
Compares 2 unlike things by stating that one thing is another thing methaphor
Without bias or prejudice; impartial, fair unbiased
a restatement of an author's words in your own words paraphrasing
The repeating of the same consonant 2 or more times in a short span (can be at the beginning, middle, or end of a word) Consonance
The most important point in a work of literature Main Idea
The character who is against or has conflict with the protagonist antagonist
The moral or lesson of a story/text. Can be implied or directly stated Theme
We don't know much about them. We only see one side of them. Flat character
Events/results of the actions or decision of the character has made (slowly winding do to the end of the story) Falling action
Existing in the mind; belongs to thinking of the subject rather than to the object of thoughts (opinions) Subjective texr
Series of events that occur before the conflict that moves the story forward Rising action
A character who doesn't change at all throughout the story. Their person remains the same. Static Character
Giving human qualities to nonhuman things personification

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