Reading Vocabulary Grade K - Bonneville Joint School District

Reading Vocabulary Grade K - Bonneville Joint School District

Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 acronym Words formed using the first letter of each word in a series Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 alliteration

The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words. Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Anecdote This is an example of an anecdote: One day, I went to the park with my friend Sam. Sam and I thought it would be fun to play on the monkey bars. When we went to the monkey bars, there was a bar that was broken.

It looked dangerous so we decided to go and tell my mom. My mom was able to find someone to fix the broken bar. When the monkey bars were fixed, we went back to the park and had a great time. A brief explanation that focuses on a particular incident or event Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

Annotated bibliography A list of citations to books, articles, and documents that provide an explanation Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 antecedent Henry is the antecedent for the pronoun he.

I looked for Henry but he wasnt there. An event or cause coming before something Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 anthology An example of an anthology would be a book full of nursery

rhymes, each written by a different author. Book of literary selections by various authors Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 appendix Example of an appendix

Appendix C (this would be found at the end of a writing about students favorite sports) Favorite Sports 15 10 5 0 Number of

students er ball ball ball c c t t So ske oo lley F Vo Ba Additional material attached at the end of a piece of writing

Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 argue / argument To state the reasons for or against; a verbal exchange between people with opposite views Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute

Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Argumentative essay An example could be an essay that argues video games are not good for kids. An essay that presents an argument Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute

Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 assumption All students do their homework. This statement is an assumption because it is not proven to always be true. Some students do their homework, but saying that they all do is an assumption. A belief or statement taken for granted without proof Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute

Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 author A person who writes books, stories, or plays Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Authors purpose

The reason for creating a work Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 autobiography Sample autobiography writing: I was born on August 12, 2001 in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. I am told that it was a warm day and my parents were very happy to finally have a son. I have four older sisters who were equally happy to finally have a

little brother. We lived in a small apartment when I was first born. When I was about six months old, my dad got a new job in Albany, New York. My whole family moved to a large farm house about an hour from where my dad worked. Someones life story written by that person Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 boldface

Word(s) that is in darker type than the words around it, used to help signal that the word is more important than the text around it. Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Book Text that gives information, or explanation about something Partners for Learning, Inc.

do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Book review An article describing and judging a new book Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

British literature William Shakespeare is from Great Britain and wrote several plays which are considered to be literature. William Shakespeare wrote British literature. Books, plays that are considered very good from Great Britain Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 brochure

Used to provide information, educate or advertise a specific topic or product Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 caption Caption Brian and Sarah on the first day of school

A sentence or phrase written under a picture to tell about or explain the picture Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 caret A symbol used to indicate a word or letter should be inserted Partners for Learning, Inc.

do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 catalog Sample page from a toy catalog: A book or pamphlet containing a list of items Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute

Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Cause and effect A text structure that explains why things happen; the events that happen first are the causes and the events that happen as a result are the effects Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 character

A person or animal who takes part in the action of a literary work Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 chart A group of facts about something, in the form of a diagram, table, graph, etc Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute

Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Chronological order 1. I wake up 2. I eat breakfast 3. I brush my teeth 4. I get on the bus 5. I get to school Events are presented in the order in which they occur

Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 cite As the story went on, it became quite clear that Peters intentions were mischievous. This was made evident when Greg said, I have found Peters notebook, and Im sure that he is the one behind this crime. (Smith, 2006) Bibliography

Smith, Mary (2006). A Great Day. Hoboken, New Jersey: Willardson & Briggs. To quote as an example, authority, or proof Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 clarify Original statement: Water is a very important substance needed to sustain life. When the body does not receive enough water, dehydration occurs.

Symptoms of dehydration occur faster than any symptoms associated with other vitamin and mineral deficiencies. A possible way to clarify the statement: It is very important to drink enough water. If you dont drink enough water, your body may quickly become dehydrated. To make something easier to understand Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

clause Sample clause: Pam took the train. A group of words containing a subject and a predicate and forming part of a compound or complex sentence. A distinct article, stipulation, or provision in a document. Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

climax The most exciting moment of the story; the turning point Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 comparison Both fruits Both grow on trees

Both are edible An examination of how two or more things are similar or alike Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Compare and Contrast A text structure which explains the similarities and/or differences of two or more things, ideas, traits, etc Partners for Learning, Inc.

do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 conclude To bring to a close; end; finish Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

conflict A problem or disagreement between people, society, or nature Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 connotation Home The definition of home is the place that

you live. Some connotations of home could be comfort, warmth, family, or love. a meaning suggested by a word or an expression in addition to its exact meaning Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 context Help is on the way.

She screamed for help. The words in these sentences make the word help mean two different things. In the first, help is used as a comfort. In the second, help is needed. The parts before or after a word or statement that influence its meaning Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Context clue

Clues given in a passage as to the meaning of the word Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 contraction Dont Dont is a contraction of do and not.

The shortening of a word or word group by omitting letters and replacing them with an apostrophe Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Contrast They have different shapes One is red The other is yellow An examination of how two or more things are different

Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 conversation An exchange of ideas between two or more people Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

Declarative sentence I have two dogs. A sentence in the form of a statement Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 definition

The meaning of a word, phrase, or term, as in a dictionary entry Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 denotation Home: the place where a person, household, or family lives A term or label that indicates something

Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Dependent clause Jared took a bus that was headed to school. Dependent clause A group of words that has both a subject and a verb but (unlike an independent clause) cannot stand alone as a sentence. Partners for Learning, Inc.

do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 description My dog has long, brown fur. He is very fluffy. He has floppy ears and a black spot on his back. Words that create a clear image of something (using one or more of our senses)

Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 dialogue Conversation between to characters written or spoken Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

diary A personal, daily account of an individual's experiences and feelings Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Direct object Becky kicks the ball. Direct object

A grammatical object that is the main goal or the result of the action of a verb Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Direct quotation As the story went on, it became quite clear that Peters intentions were mischievous. This was made evident when Greg said, I have found Peters

notebook, and Im sure that he is the one behind this crime. (Smith, 2006) This is a direct quotation, it uses the exact words of the author. A report of the exact words of an author or speaker Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 draft

To draw up a preliminary outline, picture or plan Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Drawing conclusions It is raining outside so I would draw a conclusion that I should wear a rain coat today. Making a decision or voicing an opinion based on reasoning or inferring

Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 editorial An article giving opinions or perspectives Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

effect Identifies the result of a cause Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 encyclopedia A book or set of books giving information on all subjects, alphabetically arranged Partners for Learning, Inc.

do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 etymology Etymology of the word flavoring: flavoring (noun) 1845, "thing that gives flavor," verbal noun from flavor (verb). Middle English flauryng meant "perfume." The history of a word shown by tracing it or its parts back to the earliest known

forms Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 evaluate To judge the value or worth of someone or something Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

exaggeration Example of an exaggeration: It will take me years to finish this homework. To make an overstatement or to stretch the truth Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 excerpt

A passage selected from a book, movie, music, or speech Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 explain The teacher will explain the lesson to the student. To make clear, plain, or understandable Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute

Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 expository Example of expository writing In 1997, 175,000 volunteers picked up three million pounds of garbage along the coasts of the United States. As a result, both people and sea animals can enjoy cleaner and safer environments. Glass bottles, lumber, and syringes are less of a threat to barefooted beachgoers. Fewer seabirds, fish, and crabs will die entangled in plastic can holders, fishing nets, and fishing line. People put trash in the oceans, but by volunteering their time to help clean up after themselves, people are also the solution to the problem.

A type of writing where the purpose is to inform, describe, explain, or define the author's subject to the reader Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 fact George Washington was the first President of the United States of America.

A statement that can be proven Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 feeling Full of or expressing emotion or sensitivity; sympathetic Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

Field guide Sample field guide An illustrated book that provides descriptions of plants or animals found in nature Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Figurative language

The crowd was buzzing like a beehive. Language that goes beyond the literal meaning of the words Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Formal essay Example of a Formal Essay A formal essay will start with an introduction paragraph which will explain what you are going to tell the reader. For your first body paragraph, you will make your first

point supporting your main idea. For your second body paragraph, you will make your second point supporting your main idea. On your last body paragraph, you will make your final point supporting your main idea. Then, you will write your closing paragraph which summarizes all of the information that you just shared. Has an opening paragraph to tell the reader what you will tell them, at least 3 body paragraphs telling the reader, and a closing paragraph to summarize what you just told them Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute

Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Formal language Speech or writing intended for a passive audience such as a lecture, letter, or poetry Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 format

This is a sample format of a friendly letter: Dear Suzy, Thanks so much for the new doll! I really like it a lot. I hope that you can come visit again next year! Your friend, Alex The general organization or arrangement of something Partners for Learning, Inc.

do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 freewrite Sample freewrite: My Favorite Day It was warm and sunny there were no clouds in the sky, we packed a picnic and took it

to the beach. The beach was beautiful and we stayed there all day writing done with little or no attention to rules of grammar or sentence structure Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

glossary An alphabetical listing of key words from a book and their definitions with page numbers where the word appears Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 graph A drawing or diagram that shows the relationship between numbers using pictures, bars, or lines

Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Graphic organizer A sample graphic organizer: A visual aid to help organize information Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

heading The title of a passage of text which announces the topic to be covered, generally printed in bold type for emphasis Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 homonym Blew and Blue

are homonyms. A word with the same pronunciation as another but with a different meaning, origin, and usually spelling Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 index A list, found in the back of a book, giving the location of every important idea, term, definition, person, and place mentioned in the text

Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 inference I read the weather forecast of heavy rain, I am making an inference that I should wear a rain coat today so that I will stay dry. A conclusion drawn from combining information read with information from experience or assumed

Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Informative essay An example of an informative essay could be a paper written about the effects of hurricanes. An essay written to inform the writer

Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Interrogative sentence Where are you going? A sentence that asks a question Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute

Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Introductory sentence Sample introductory sentence tells us that the paragraph will be about hurricanes: A hurricane is a huge tropical storm that can cause large areas of devastation. A sentence that explains what the paragraph will be about Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute

Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 italics Please listen carefully. Words that are in a slanted type to indicate that a word, phrase, or sentence is important Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

legend A story handed down for generations in a culture; believed to be based in history, but cant be verified Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Linking verb The cat is a pet. Examples of linking verbs

That cat looks sleepy. A verb that connects a subject to the words that tell about the subject Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Literary device An example literary device is personification:

The words on the page jumped out at me. A technique used to achieve a particular effect, such as descriptive/figurative language Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Literary element Characters Setting

Plot Includes all the elements in a story; setting, characters, plot (problem, solution, conclusion) Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 literature Writings that have lasting value

Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 log Sample log: Daily Reading Log Book Title Minutes Read

Date Moby Dick 10 3/12/12 Moby Dick 15

3/13/12 Moby Dick 20 3/14/12 Moby Dick 10 3/15/12

Moby Dick 15 3/16/12 Moby Dick 25 3/17/12

Moby Dick 10 3/18/12 a record of performance, events or day-to-day activities Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

magazine A type of thin book with large pages and a paper cover which contains articles and photographs and is published every week or month Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Main idea Detail Detail

They are playful. They like to cuddle. Main Idea I like cats. Detail Detail My cat is friendly.

The most important idea expressed in a piece of writing Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Cats are cute. Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Main verb Helping verb

Main Verb He has been to Adventure Land twice. Carries the meaning of the verb phrase Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Make-believe To pretend, imagine

Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 map A drawing or other representation of all or part of the earths surface showing countries, bodies of water, cities, mountains, etc Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute

Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Middle sound Foo d The phonetic sound found in the middle of a word Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 mood

The author is describing all of the wonderful colors and smells that are present in the marketplace. This creates a happy mood for the reader. The feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 mystery

A work of fiction dealing with the solution of a mysterious crime Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 myth A traditional story told to explain the customs and beliefs of a society Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute

Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 narrative A text type that tells a story or tale including fiction, biography, or autobiography Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 object

She felt sorry for him . Something that is the target of thought or feeling Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 opinion A personal judgment that someone thinks is true, but that may be true or false

Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 pamphlet A small, thin, unbound book made up of sheets of paper stapled or stitched together and usually having a paper cover Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

parenthesis I tried to keep a brave face (even though I was terrified) to help comfort the others. either of a pair of punctuation marks ( ). They are used to enclose information that is not part of the main sentence. Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

Parts of speech a class of words (as adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, interjections, nouns, prepositions, pronouns, or verbs) identified according to the kinds of ideas they express and the way they work in a sentence Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Personal essay Sample section of a personal essay: I had always thought of myself as brave. I wasnt afraid of

the dark, I wasnt scared of monsters or the boogie man. But one hot summer day, all of my braveness disappeared into thin air. My friends had been raving about the most intimidating roller coaster since we walked through the gates at Magic Mountain. From the second I agreed to join them on this ride, I was doomed. To communicate in writing what you think or what you feel, about a given topic Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

Persuasive writing The following writing tries to persuade the reader to think that fish are the best pets: A fish is the best pet a person can have. I think that fish are the best pet because they are easy to take care of. If you remember to feed it and clean its tank, your fish will be happy. I also think fish are the best because they can swim really fast. A text type that is designed to convince the reader to adopt a particular opinion or perform a certain action

Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 phrase That box is full of toys. Two or more words that express an idea and are part of a sentence Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute

Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 poetry On the road, There lives a toad. He is green, And he is not mean. If you meet him, You should greet him. That nice toad, Who lives on the road. The work of a poet

Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Point of view From point of view of the writer: I was walking to the store one day and I found a five dollar bill. I was so excited to find that money but then I started to think about the person who may have lost it. What if they need the five dollars more than I do? I decided to turn the five dollars

in to the store manager and they found who it belonged to. The vantage point from which a writer tells a story Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 predicate Mike has black hair.

The part of a sentence or clause that expresses what is said about the subject Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 predict To say in advance what one believes will happen; foretell a future event or events Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute

Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 preface Sample preface: Preface I started to write this book because I wanted to learn more about the culture of the Amazonian Tribes. After countless hours of research at the library, I finally was able to

travel to the Amazon. I am so grateful for the wonderful tribes and people that helped me through this process. I hope that you enjoy reading this book as much as I enjoyed writing it. Section that introduces a book or speech Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute

Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 prefix Unwrap The prefix un means not, or opposite of A letter or group of letters added to the beginning of a word that changes the meaning Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute

Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Prepositional phrase under the bed a phrase that is made up of a preposition, its object, and any modifiers of this object, and that functions as an adjective or adverb Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Present tense

The period of time we are in now Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 problem/solution The girl wouldnt stop yelling, so I put on my headphones and listen to music. A text structure which identifies and describes a problem and then offers one or more possible solutions.

Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 prompt This is a sample writing prompt to help you get started with writing an essay: My best day ever To lead to do something

Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 propaganda Example of propaganda: Everyone has a goldfish. They are the best pet to own so you should get a pet goldfish too!

A technique used in persuasive text in which the author deliberately spreads ideas or allegations to make his/her argument more convincing Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 reference As the story went on, it became quite clear that Peters intentions were mischievous. This was made evident when Greg said, I have found Peters notebook, and Im sure that he

is the one behind this crime. (Smith, 2006) Smith, Mary (2006). A Great Day. Hoboken, New Jersey: Willardson & Briggs. The act of referring or consulting Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reference where the quote came

from Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Reference materials Text containing facts and information, items that you can look at to find information Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

research Careful and organized study or gathering of information about a specific topic Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 resolution Climax Conflict

Resolution Conclusion Introduction The portion of a play or story where the central problem is solved Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

restatement A restatement of the same sentence: Yesterday was his birthday. His birthday was yesterday. Something that is stated again in another way Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

review These girls want to review their homework to help them do well on their test. Looking at or looking over again Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 rubric 4

Excellent 3 Good 2 Needs Improvement 1 Unacceptable Grammar

and spelling Paper has no grammar or spelling mistakes Paper has 1-2 grammar or spelling mistakes Paper has 3-4

grammar or spelling mistakes Paper has more than 5 grammar or spelling mistakes Sources Research has

more than 3 accurate sources Research has 3 accurate sources Research has 2 accurate sources Research has

one or fewer accurate sources Sample grading rubric: A name or heading under which something is classified Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute

Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 satire An example of satire is parody: when someone takes a popular song and changes the lyrics to poke fun of the original song. Type of writing that ridicules human weakness, vice, or folly in order to bring about social reform Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute

Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 scene The place in which any event, real or imagined occurs Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Secondary source

Primary source is an original document or object that provides you with information Secondary source is something written about your primary source, like comments on or interpretations of the original document Works of synthesis and interpretation based upon primary sources and the work of other authors, an additional source based on the primary source to aid in understanding Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

Sentence fragment Samantha went to A group of words that is only part of a sentence and does not express a complete thought Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 sequence

First, we went to the store. Next, we went to the park. Then, we went to see my grandma. Finally, we went back home. A text structure in which one event or action follows another Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

setting The time and place of the action in a story, play, or poem. Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Signal words The underlined words are signal words that show us that this is piece of writing is a sequence.

First, we went to the store. Next, we went to the park. Then, we went to see my grandma. Finally, we went back home. Words in sentences or paragraphs that help show how ideas or paragraphs are organized or structured Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 simile

A figure of speech comparing two things using like or as Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Singular noun Some examples: Puppy Shoe Student

Class When a noun means only one Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 slang Example of slang: Whoa dude did you see that?!

That was awesome! A kind of language used in playful and casual speech, not to be used in formal speech or writing Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 speech The communication or expression of thoughts in spoken words Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute

Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 subheading Heading Subheading How-to Make a P, B, & J Sandwich Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are one of my most favorite foods. These sandwiches are quite easy to make and Im going to tell you how to create the best P, B, & J sandwich!

Step one: Start by taking out two slices of bread and setting them next to each other on a plate. Headings within a text passage which indicate the topic to be covered, narrower in focus than the heading Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Subordinate clause

I want to see that new movie this weekend. A clause that modifies the main clause of a sentence Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 suffix Worked The suffix ed means

happened in the past One or more letters added to the end of a root word that changes the words meaning Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Summary Summary: Restating the main points In your own words

A statement presenting the main points, a brief retelling of the main points Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Summary sentence Sample paragraph: Sunday is Fathers Day, and Maria wants to buy a special gift for her father. She looked at the Fathers Day ads in the newspaper, but they mostly had sales on ties and bottles of cologne. Her father doesnt like to wear ties, and he never wears cologne. He used to go fishing or bowling

on the weekends, but lately hes been staying home and working in the garden. Summary sentence based on the paragraph: Maria would like to buy her dad a special Fathers Day gift but she is having a hard time deciding what to get him. A sentence that restates the main idea of a paragraph Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

Supporting details Detail Detail They are playful. They like to cuddle. Main Idea I like cats. Detail

Detail My cat is friendly. Cats are cute. Sentences in a paragraph or piece of text that explain or support the main idea of the text Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

symbol I a story with an evil villain and a hero who saves a town, the hero could represent a symbol of hope. Something that stands for something else Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute

Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 syntax The man chased the dog. Changing syntax changes meaning: The dog chased the man. the way in which words are put together to form phrases, clauses, or sentences Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute

Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Table of contents A listing by page number of the main topics of a book, usually found in the front of the book Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Technical text

If your TV wont turn on, you can find a technical text that might have instructions on how to fix the problem. A text type that gives directions or explains a procedure to complete a specific task Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

Text features Design elements that include structure of a text and help with the understanding of the text Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Text structure A text is usually structured by having an

introduction, body or details, and conclusion. The pattern or arrangement of ideas in a text passage Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 thank you note Thank you for the

coloring book you sent me. A note of gratitude for what was received Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 theme Sample theme:

Honesty In this theme, characters find that it is always best to tell the truth. A subject for a work of literature, art, or music Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5

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Partners for Learning, Inc. do not distribute Reading/Language Arts Vocabulary - Grade 5 Topic sentence Sunday is Fathers Day, and Maria wants to buy a special gift for her father. She looked at the Fathers Day ads in the newspaper, but they mostly had sales on ties and bottles of cologne. Her father doesnt like to wear ties, and he never wears cologne. He used to go fishing or bowling on the weekends, but lately hes been staying home and working in the

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