5th Grade EOG, Language Arts Terms
North Carolina 5th Grade EOG Terms, Langauge Arts
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A story that is not true
A selction that is true or factual.
Another name for a story
Another word for plays
A text with stanzas. Lines, and rhyming words.
A kind of writing that tells someone's memories
A retelling of the most important parts of what was read.
Directions for cooking something
A story about someone's life
When the author tells his own life story.
Stories that have elements in them that could not really happen
Fiction Stories that are based on legends.
Stories that involve unrealistic characters like fairies, and usually have a happy ending.
Myths / Legends
A story passed down from generations that exlpain historical events.
Diaries / Journals
A record of daily events.
The parts that you eat in cooking.
Tools used in cooking (Ex/ Spoon)
The machines used in cooking.
Author or writer of a poem
A person who reads the poem out loud
A group of lines that make up a paragraph in a poem.
A group of words one one line with a number in the front
A piece of writing set out in short lines, often with a noticeable rhythym and some words that rhyme.
A type of writing that is meant to be acted out
A skit put on by one person
The person telling the story
A smaller section of the play
A larger division of the play (like a chapter)
Cast of Characters
The people or animals in the play.
Directions that tell the actors where to go on stage, talk and show emotion to the audience
Items used to make the play more realistic
A large piece of fabric used to help change the scenes
An information aid that lists words in alphabetical order and includes the definition, spelling, parts of speech.
An information aid that helps you find the synonym for a word you already have
A book that contains maps
To stretch the truth with information or facts that are not true
When the author gives objects or natural forces human characteristics and feelings
When you use words "like" or "as" to compare
When you compare without using the words "like" or "as"
Repeating rhyming words
What makes something happen
What happens because of something
A part of the story that is important
A dramatic or large effect on the story
What the story is mainly about
Why the author wrote the passage
How a person feels about something
How the story makes the reader feel
How the author feels
Traits that the character has, Ex/ Brave
A statement that is true
Sentances that support the main idea that tells who, what, when, where, and why
The effect a situation or character has one each other
Communication of knowledge
Humor the reader (Funny)
To give information or facts to the reader
To get the reader to buy or do something
Something you will think will happen
Compare and Contrast
How are things alike and different
The order of events
A special kind of guess or opinion based on facts
The people or animals in the story
Part of the story that tells what happens
Part of the Plot. Also known as the problem
When the problem in the story is fixed / solution
Where and when the story takes place
Words that have the same meaning
Words that have the opposite meaning
Words that are spelled the same, but have different meanings.
The word part before the root word.
The word part at the end of the root word
Point of View
Some stories are written in the 1st person and use the word I. Others are written in the 3rd person and use the words: he, she...
Whne you use the words or sentances around the word to find a meaning .
When you make a statement based from facts
The message the author wants to deliver
When the author suddenly interrupts the flow of the story to jump back to earlier events
An opinion that describes an entire group of people
The facts, ideas, or claims to persuade people to support a particular opinion or course of action.
To give the reader information before it happens
Writing words that sound like
A step by step change of data over time
Located at the back of a textbook and lists each section or topic found in the book with its page number
Table of Contents
Located in front of a book that lists units, chapters, stories or sections in the order that they appear in the book.
A small dictionary in the back of the book.
Words that are usually written darker than others
Introduces the main idea of the section that follows
Usually the second title of an article
Words that are written with slanting letters
One or both of the curved markes ( ) used in writing
A diagram used to help organize information from a selection
Tells what the article is about
Information given at the bottom of a selection to help the reader understand words or terms.
A sequence of events of a person or place in time
A picture to thelp with the understanding of information