Grade 5 Vocabulary for M-Step

https://www.michigan.gov/documents/mde/M-STEP_ELA-Construct-Relevant-Vocabulary_526868_7.pdf

affix

antonym

appropriate information

article

audience (as in writer’s audience)

author
author’s message author’s point of view blog capitals/capitalization cause/effect
central idea
characters
character’s actions characters’ relationships chart/graph/diagram/table clear language
comma(s) compare/contrast conclude/conclusion/

concluding statement conclusion drawn/drawing a conclusion

concrete details conflict

connect ideas – (transitions in writing)

convince
create definition(s)

describe/description/descriptive details/ realistic details

determine

develop ideas (evidence/ elaboration)

dialogue dictionary entry draft

edit effect

effective beginning /ending elaborate/elaboration of ideas errors
essay

event

evidence

example

explain

first paragraph

flashback

focus

grammar usage

headings

imaginary

infer/inference(s)/ inference(s) made

inform

informational paper/informational article

Internet

introduction

key detail(s)

key events

key point

main idea

main problem

meaning

mental picture (writing)

narrative

narrator notes

opinion(s)/agree/disagree

opposite

organize(d)/organization of ideas

paragraph passage phrase plot

point of view/view (point) pre-write

presentation

punctuation/punctuated purpose (e.g., author’s or speaker’s purpose)

purpose for writing (informative, opinion, narrative writing)

quotations/direct quotations/ quoting directly/quotation marks

reasons relationship report
research research question research report revise

root word

sensory details/language

setting

similar

skim

source(s)

speaker

specific/exact word(s)/ word choice(s)/information

spelling errors stanza

statement/sentence/set of sentences/pair of sentences/line

summary/summarize(s) supporting evidence/reasons synonym
theme

thesaurus
timeline
title
topic
transition words/phrases trustworthy source(s) verbs/verb tense/shifts webpage/website

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