Printables for This Topic:
Down on the Farm – Find the
word that fits each sentence and define how it is used in context.
Miranda's Dream – These
are some pretty big words the reading will help you understand the
A Bad Day for Babette
– Context clues are words in the sentence that help you figure out
the meaning of a difficult word that you do not know.
Cemetery – Read the paragraph. Use context clues in the sentences
to determine the meaning of the underlined words. Then match each
word with its correct meaning.
for Context – There is a word underlined in each sentence below.
Read the sentence. Then, using a dictionary, look up the word.
The Dancing Monkeys
– Some of the words are underlined. Use context clues to determine
the meaning of the underlined word. Write what you think each word
means and the clue you used to figure it out in the box below
Words with Multiple
Meanings – Use the selections from the dictionary below to find
a meaning that fits the context of each underlined word. Write the
number of the meaning on the line.
– Use context (the other words in the sentence) to figure out the
meaning of each underlined phrase. Write the meaning on the line.
– Sometimes the same word can have two or more different meanings.
Two meanings are provided for each word. Use context clues from the
sentences to decide which meaning applies.
Clues – Read the sentences. Then study the dictionary entry
to find a meaning that fits the context of each instance of the word
"pan". Write the number of the meaning that you choose inside the
The U.S. Botanical
Gardens – Choose a bold word from the word bank to fill in the
blank. Circle the meaning of the bold word in the Word Bank, based
on the context of the sentence.