BAV - 5th Grade

Building Academic Vocabulary  - Fifth Grade


Mathematics

Science

Language Arts

Social Studies

balanced

base

composite

deposit

distributive property

fair number cube

greatest common factor (GCF)

improper fractions

least common denominator (LCD)

least common multiples (LCM)

mean

metric prefixes (milli, centi, kilo)

mixed numbers

percent

plane

prime

proper fraction

range

ray

straight angle

thousandths

Venn diagram

withdraw

acids/bases

atmosphere

axis

biome

chemical change

chemical properties

community

condensation

crater

decompose

dichotomous keys

earth's layers (crust, mantle, core)

eclipse

energy (kinetic/potential)

environmental changes (human and nature)

evaporation

graduated cylinder

mass

matter

moon/lunar (phases)

observe

orbit

pollution

population

precipitation

revolution

rotation

Scientific Method

serial order

solar energy

Solar System

species

transfer of energy

Universe

weather

caption

character development

comparative adjective/adverbs

concluding paragraph

conflict

coordinating conjunctions

figurative language

free verse

generalization

idiom

interjections

introductory paragraph

minor character

onomatopoeia

parts of speech

poetic styles

reference source

resolution

rhythm

stereotypical

stress

superlative adjectives, adverbs

supporting ideas

text (structure)

transitional words

word origins

abolitionist

amendments

American Revolution

Articles of Confederation

basic freedoms

Bill of Rights

cause and effect

colony

compromise

Constitutional Convention and ratification

Declaration of Independence

democracy

executive branch

explorers

historical map

indentured servant

Industrial Revolution

judicial branch

legislative branch

Lewis and Clark Expedition

Louisiana Purchase

manifest destiny

mental mapping

mission

Native American/Indian

Preamble

Puritan

Quaker

religion

revolution

rights

slavery

supply and demand

taxes

topographic map

triangular trade

U. S. Constitution

westward expansion

women's suffrage