Grammar Units (Phrases, Clauses, and Sentences) Crossword Puzzle

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Grammar Units (Phrases, Clauses, and Sentences) Crossword Puzzle. This crossword puzzle covers various English grammar units and other Reading and Writing (for senior high school) topics such as paragraph writing, note-taking systems, non-prose materials, making inferences, and generalizations. Answers are also provided.


  1. a clause that functions as subject, direct object, etc. (noun)
  2. a clause that modifies a verb, adjective, or another adverb (adverb) 
  3. the subject matter discussed in a paragraph (topic)
  4. the principle of highlighting important ideas (emphasis)
  5. reading to get the main idea or gist (skimming)
  6. a statement expressing the main idea of a paragraph (topic sentence)
  7. visual materials that show information, data, etc. (charts)
  8. the sequence or arrangement of ideas in a paragraph (order)
  9. the logical conclusion drawn from known facts (inference)
  10. a clause that can stand alone as a sentence (independent)
  11. a sentence with one clause (simple)
  12. a series of sentences with unity and coherence (paragraph)
  13. the logical connection among sentences in a paragraph (coherence)
  14. the visual representations of quantitative information (graphs)
  15. a sentence with at least two independent clauses (compound)
  16. a string of words with a subject and a verb (clause)
  17. the oneness of sentences in a paragraph (unity)


  1. the conjunctions, e.g., if, before, because, when, etc. (subordinating)
  2. a series of brief or concise statements (summary)
  3. a sentence with at least one dependent and two independent clauses (compound-complex)
  4. a command or request (imperative)
  5. reading for specific details (scanning)
  6. listing the main ideas and supporting details (outlining)
  7. a piece of writing about one topic or idea (paragraph)
  8. the graphic representation of a lecture content (mapping)
  9. a clause without a complete thought (dependent)
  10. the cognitive process of decoding symbols (reading)
  11. the use few words to give the most important information (summarizing)
  12. a group of words or a concept (phrase)
  13. a group of words with subject, predicate, and complete thought (sentence)
  14. the subject matter (topic)
  15. a sentence with one independent and at least one dependent clause (complex)
  16. the flat representations of the earth (maps)
  17. a way of doing something with special knowledge or skills (technique)
  18. the illustrated visual forms or materials (non-prose)
  19. a clause that describes a noun or pronoun (adjective)
  20. the visual materials that show interrelationships of elements (diagrams)