28 terms

5th grade vocabulary set

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Expository
Explains or describes something
Non-narrative
Does not tell a story
Narrative
Tells a story
Mash-up
A combination or mixing of information
Heading
Tells the reader what the section is about
Subheading
A second heading that gives you more information
Synthesize
To combine; to blend
Main idea
What a passage is mainly about
Central idea
The most important idea (main idea)
Boxes
Squares used to make a list
Bullets
Dots used to make a list
Domain
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Specific word
The word the author chooses (picks) to use
Overall Structure
How something is written
Internal structure
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Cause
The reason why something happens
Effect
Result (what)
Pro
For something ( want it to happen)
Con
Against (don't want it)
Problem
What is wrong
Solution
How you fix the problem
Compare
How two items are the same
Contrast
How two items are different
Chronological
In order (sequence)
Question
To ask
Answer
Reply (what you say after the question)
How to
Steps to do something
Architecture
designing (buildings)

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