Down on the Farm – Find the word that fits each sentence and define how it is used in context.
World's Most Venomous! – Use the paragraph to help you answer all of these.
Miranda's Dream – These are some pretty big words the reading will help you understand the meanings.
Pythagoras: Greek Mathematician – Look at all the things that Pythagoras had pondered.
Wooly Mammoths: Extinct or not? – This is a longer passage that requires some reading stamina.
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.
Arlington National 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.
Using Sentences 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.
Understanding Idioms – Use context (the other words in the sentence) to figure out the meaning of each underlined phrase. Write the meaning on the line.
Multiple Meanings – 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.
Using Context 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 pan.
Determining Meaning through Context – Choose the correct definition for the word, based on the context of the sentence. Write the definition on the line.
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.