2 Trimester Vocabulary 5th Grade
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sparkling or shining
throbbing rhythmically, like a heart beating
thick pieces of wood or steel
main point or topic
the attitude of a piece of wiring, expressed through the style of writing and the words the author uses.
drops of water that form overnight
a four-line stanza
fully developed physically; full grown
to add notes to a text or drawing to explain it or comment on it
added stresses or force to something written
forming images in your mind
a lamp that hangs from the ceiling
the hope of achieving something
the way something is seen.
a musical performance in which all the words are sung.
a shiny metal that is quite expensive and heavy
a kind of spice
walked with heavy steps
to repeat the exact words that one else used.
to give a name or title to someone; to make someone a knight
to threaten to harm
kind or foregiviness treatment by someone in power
a clever plan or plot to get or do something
shocked or surprised
importance or value
smallest particle into which an element can be divided and still have the properties of that element
change that takes place when two or more substances interact to form a new substance
one-celled organism that lacks a true nucleus
ability to do work
is a microscopic organism, which may exist in its single-celled form
a living thing
trash, any leftover, unusable material from the laboratory or from manufacturing or mining
layer of air surrounding Earth,
the part of the Earth that is able to support life
the general pattern of weather in a particular part of the world over a long period of time
theory that describes and explains the way that continents separated into today's land masses from one large ancestral landmass, Pangaea
small pieces of material that have broken off of rocks and been deposited by water, wind or ice
when people invest in a company in order to earn profits
The Virginia Company
the joint-stock company that began the settlement of Jamestown
a written contract that gave a company or a person the right to establish a colony.
a person who agreed to work as a servant for a certain number of years in exchange for a trip to the "New World."
An English settlement in the colony Virginia founded in 1607.
a crop that is grown to be sold
a lawmaking group
House of Burgesses
the Jamestown group of men who made the laws
the study of the Earth and the way people interact with the Earth
an area that has one or more features in common
New England Colonies
the region of four colonies located in the northern part of the land claimed by England
how a person looks at a problem or event