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5th GRADE Academic VOCABULARY SET
Terms in this set (50)
A group of words that do not make a complete sentence. A part is missing.
Comparing two or more words using comparison words such as; like or as.
The writer's feelings as evidenced or detailed in a text about a topic.
The use of a word or phrase to mean the exact opposite of its literal meaning.
Clearly expressed or fully stated.
The part of a story following the climax in which the story gets resolved.
An object or abstract idea that is given human qualities.
These consist of prefixes or suffixes which can change the meaning of words.
domain specific vocabulary
Words related to a particular field of study or domain.
An expression which is peculiar and cannot be understood from the individual meaning of the words.
Events which occur outside the ordinary laws which operate within the universe.
An opinion formed or decision made after consideration.
Paragraphs or lines in a poem.
A conclusion drawn from specific information used to make a broad statement.
The unifying element or main thought in a piece of text.
An exaggeration or overstatement.
A point of information in a text
Words that have similar meanings
Two or more complete sentences without correct punctuation or conjunctions.
repeating of identical sounds at the end of a literary word.
The subtle presence of a positive or negative approach toward a topic.
A word that describes or modifies a verb, adverb, or adjective.
A person, animal, or inanimate object portrayed in a literary work.
Following one thing after another, in order.
How information in a text is organized.
A comparison of two unlike things in which NO comparison words are used.
A word that describes a noun or pronoun.
A category used to classify literary works.
Language that cannot be taken literally since it was written to create a special effect or feeling.
A personal view or attitude.
A piece of information presented as true.
A word that conveys emotion and has no grammatical relation to the sentence it follows (Example: Wow!)
A type of structure where there is a difficulty and a resolution to that difficulty.
A point of view told by a character in a story. (I, me, my)
The time and place in a story.
The genre of literature presented by works intended for a stage; performed by actors.
Person, place, or thing.
A grammatical rule in which the subject of the sentence must agree with the verb in a sentence in both number and tenses.
The structure of the story.
multiple meaning word
A word that has several meanings depending on how it is used in context.
The ending to a story.
The conversation between characters in a literary work.
an idea that explains or supports the main idea.
A topic of discuss, major idea broad enough to cover the entire scope of a literary work.
To capture all the most important parts of a literary work and express them in as short of a space as possible in your own words.
The author's use of words that affect the meaning, tone, and mood of a text.
A written account of another person's life.
An organizational structure in which the writer analyzes both the reasons and the results of an action, event, or trend.
third person. A point of view where the story is told from the perspective of an outside resource.
A word that shows the relationship of a noun or pronoun to some other word in the sentence.