5th Grade Word List - Language Arts

Words for students of 5th Grade, the page is for arts words (List 1), which are essential vocabulary for 5th Grade academic classes.
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 5th Grade: 5th Grade Word List - Language Arts (List 1)
argument
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a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal
bias
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preference or inclination, especially one that inhibits impartial judgment; influence in unfair way
business letter
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a letter dealing with business
cinquain
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a five line poetic form which consists of 2, 4, 6, 8 then 2 syllables
colon
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a punctuation mark used after a word introducing a series or an example or an explanation
compile
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get or gather together
conduct
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direct the course of; manage or control; lead or guide
confirm
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support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify
context clue
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sources of information outside of words that readers may use to predict the identities and meanings of unknown words
coordinating conjunction
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a conjunction (like `and' or `or') that connects two identically constructed grammatical constituents
editor
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the person who determines the final content of a text, especially of a newspaper or magazine
elaborate
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marked by complexity and richness of detail; done with care and in minute detail
evaluate
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judge; examine and judge carefully; appraise
expand
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become larger in size or volume; grow stronger; add details
flashback
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return in time;a transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to an earlier event or scene
generalize
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reach conclusion; become systemic and spread throughout the body
hypothesis
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assumption; theory
lyric
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short poem of songlike; expressing deep personal emotion
myth
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legend; fable; a traditional story accepted as history
narrative poem
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a form of poetry which tells a story, often making use of the voices of a narrator and characters as well
nominative pronoun
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pronouns that are usually the subject of a sentence, like I, you, he
objective pronoun
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a personal pronoun that is used typically as a grammatical object: the direct or indirect object of a verb, or the object of a preposition
origin
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the first existence or beginning of anything; birth; fountain
personification
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representing an abstract quality or idea as a person or creature
persuade
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advise; counsel; urge the acceptance or practice of; convince
possessive pronoun
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pronoun indicating possession, for example mine, yours, hers, theirs
present
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being in existence; something presented as a gift; period of time that is happening now
propaganda
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organization or plan for spreading a particular doctrine or a system of principles
publish
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make public; make known to mankind, or to people in general
scan
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make a wide, sweeping search of; examine
skim
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pass near surface of; brush surface of; glide swiftly along surface of; read or examine rapidly, in order to cull the principal facts
stereotype
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fixed and unvarying representation; conventional and oversimplified conception
subordinating conjunction
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a conjunction (like 'since' or 'that' or 'who') that introduces a dependent clause
tall tale
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an improbable (unusual or incredible or fanciful) story
tone
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the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)