16 terms

STAAR 5th Grade Vocabulary Set #3

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compare and contrast
identify the similarities and differences between two or more subjects
claim
to assert that something is true and factual
convey
to communicate or express; to make known
argument
reasons used to persuade others that something is right or wrong
3rd person limited
the narrator is an outsider who knows the thoughts and feelings of ONE character only
3rd person objective
The narrator is an outsider who can only report on what he/she sees or hears
root word
The part of the word that remains when prefixes and suffixes are removed.
CANNOT stand alone.
base word
The part of the word that remains when prefixes and suffixes are removed.
CAN stand alone.
3rd person omniscient
the narrator is an outsider who knows the thoughts and feelings of TWO OR MORE characters
suffix
a letter or letters added to the END of a word that changes the word's meaning
(Example: happiNESS, beautiFUL, hopeLESS)
prefix
a letter or letters added to the BEGINNING of a word that chand the word's meaning
(Example: UNhappy, MISinform, DISbelief)
primary
FIRST or MOST IMPORTANT
1st person
the narrator is a character in the story who is telling the story
main idea
the most important point an author is making in a paragraph, section of text, or overall text
analyze
to examine something carefully by looking at all the details
cause and effect
relationship between events where an event has consequences

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