5th Grade Language Arts 2009
  • 1. advertising
A) come to a satisfying ending
B) bill boards
C) good friends
D) promote, publicize, and propagate
  • 2. atlas
A) people
B) highways and rivers
C) a book of maps
D) "why" something happens
  • 3. author's viewpoint
A) promotion
B) trusting the characters
C) end, finale
D) the way an author thinks about the subject of his or her writing
  • 4. cause
A) the tail of a whale
B) an ocean's bottom
C) a book of maps
D) "why" something happens
  • 5. climax
A) a lemonade stand
B) high point in the story
C) clouds in the sky
D) conversation, speaking, and talking
  • 6. conclusion
A) end, finale
B) bring forward, beginning
C) the start
D) a highway
  • 7. describe
A) a robot
B) a book of maps
C) a movie
D) explain, communicate, impart, or exemplify
  • 8. details
A) places to visit
B) "why" something happens
C) suspense
D) point, example, tells more abut the main idea
  • 9. dialogue
A) what happens, result
B) screaming
C) conversation, speaking, or talking
D) a rock band
  • 10. editorials
A) freezer bags
B) editor's opinion found in a newspaper or magazine
C) periodical
D) a fruit
  • 11. effect
A) fish
B) promote, publicize or propaganda
C) what happens, result
D) energy
  • 12. examples
A) a type of clothing
B) books
C) universal, earth
D) model, provide practice
  • 13. expository text
A) fairy tales
B) fiction, stories that are not true
C) tall tales
D) nonfiction, writing based upon true facts
  • 14. genre
A) generations
B) something used for cleaning
C) classification of writing
D) sports equipment
  • 15. global
A) universal, throughout the earth
B) type of basketball
C) round shape
D) narrow
  • 16. historical fiction
A) stories based upon things in the future
B) make-believe stories based upon true facts in history
C) newspaper
D) legends
  • 17. inference
A) reference
B) to reach a reasonable conclusion
C) problem solving
D) periodical
  • 18. introduction
A) ice cream sauce
B) conclusion
C) bring forward, beginning
D) ending
  • 19. outcome
A) middle
B) introduction
C) effect, or ending in a story
D) complex
  • 20. plot
A) important events that make up a story
B) details
C) main idea
D) an apple
  • 21. proofread
A) draft
B) edit for mistakes
C) free write
D) final copy
  • 22. revision
A) make new, improve the content
B) draft
C) sailboat
D) sloppy copy
  • 23. rising action
A) events that add interest or suspense to the conflict
B) a beach ball
C) introduction
D) conclusion
  • 24. role
A) prop
B) character or appearance
C) bread
D) writer
  • 25. root
A) plant
B) a vegetable
C) harvest
D) base word
  • 26. simile
A) comparison between something known and something unknown. Always uses either "like" or "as"
B) middle
C) main idea
D) make new, improve content
  • 27. table of contents
A) showing differences or an assortment
B) proofread
C) section of a nonfiction writing that shows the chronological order of the book's contents. Usually located at the beginning of the writing
D) a spaceship
  • 28. theme
A) a bowl of soup
B) character or appearance
C) an underlying meaning or message of a story; a lesson the author wants you to learn from his/her writing
D) breakfast
  • 29. transition
A) a notebook
B) a parachute
C) events adding interest or suspense to the conflict
D) changing from one state, stage, place or subject to another
  • 30. variety
A) the same
B) happy
C) tired
D) showing differences or an assortment
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