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