16 terms

STAAR 5th Grade Vocabulary Set #4

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sequential
Refers to a step-by-step process that appears in the correct order.
consecutive
Refers to an order in which one thing happens after another.
chronological
Refers to events that occur in a certain order over a period of time.
italics
Slanted letters that are usually used to emphasize words or phrases.
primary source
Provides evidence about an event or time in history from people who actually experienced it.
secondary source
Information created about an event or time in history by someone who didn't actually experience it.
quotation
Words or phrases that are taken from someone else and repeated without changing any of the words.
verify
To make sure something is true and accurate.
sensory language
Writing that is easy to visualize by connecting to a person's sight, hearing, smell, taste, and/or, touch.
speaker
The narrator of a poem.
logical
Natural, reasonable, or sensible given the circumstances.
impact
A strong and lasting effect on someone or something.
community
a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common.
highlight
To emphasize or make stand out.
convince
cause (someone) to believe firmly in the truth of something.
illustrate
explain or make (something) clear by using examples, charts, pictures, etc.