Using Context clues to develop vocabulary

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Using Context Clues to Develop
Vocabulary
Under her guidance, we learned
how to use the snorkeling
equipment
The root word in guidance
Means
a. To be interested
b. To work quickly
c. To give direction
d. To try again
Crops produced on Kauai include
sugar cane, coffee, tropical fruits
and taro root, from which the
Hawaiian dish poi is made.
In which sentence does the word dish
have the same meaning that it has
in the sentence above
a. Mountain climbing is not exactly
my dish.
b. Her favorite dish is mashed
potatoes
c. Connor accidently broke the dish
he made in class
d. Jasmine’s family has replaced its
cable television with a dish.
Remaining cruel, the six sisters
told him he was too revolting to
be seen in her company
Which word is a synonym for
revolting
a. Cheerful
b. Disgusting
c. Wonderful
d. cruel
Parting the clover, Grady
discovered a cave opening to
squeeze his body through.
In which sentence does the
word squeeze have the
same meaning that it has in
the sentence
a.
b.
c.
d.
If you get frightened, just
squeeze my hand.
I hope I can squeeze my car into
the parking spot
You must squeeze a lot of
lemons to make good lemonade
I have to squeeze every penny if
I want to afford that vacation.
Which word is a synonym for
overjoyed
a.
b.
c.
d.
Thrilled
Astounded
Humbled
interested
I have plenty of water to spare
What is the meaning of to spare
As used in the sentence above
a. To treat with mercy
b. To save
c. To give
d. To avoid using
That’s absurd, what a silly idea
a.
b.
c.
d.
In these sentences, absurd
means
Annoying
Insulting
Foolish
possible
A thin pot made out of clay
would crack when it was fired
In which sentence below is fired
used with the same meaning as in
the sentence above
a. The teenager got fired from
his job for being late
b. The team was fired up after
their big win
c. The astronaut fired the
engines at liftoff.
d. The chef fired the pizza in the
hot oven.
Some submersibles check oil
pipes and cable.
We had an abundant amount of
food for everyone.
The word check means
a. To stop or hold something
back.
b. A bill at a restaurant
c. To inspect
d. A form of payment
Abundant means
a. Plentiful
b. Few
c. Tasty
d. poor
Remember to look for clues!
The fish were tangled in the
fishermen’s net
a.
b.
c.
d.
What is the meaning of the
word tangled as used in the
sentence above?
Trapped
Argued
Confused state
disorganized
Mom inspected my room after I
cleaned it.
a.
b.
c.
d.
The word inspected
contains the Latin root
spect. What does spect
mean?
Use
Look
Take
need
The construction of the house
will be completed next month
The Latin root “struct” in the
word construction means
a. Measure
b. Build
c. Study
d. Shape
I wanted my mother to sign the
letter that would permit me to
go on the field trip?
Which word is a synonym for
permit as it is used in the
sentence above?
A. Trust
B. Contract
C. Allow
D. alert
Father says Ishi makes a traditional
Yahi hut out in back of the museum
a.
b.
c.
d.
The root word in traditional
means
Custom
Mud
Wood
home
The was a small band of Natives
found living in the forest.
In which sentence does the
word band have the same
meaning that it has in the
sentence above
a. The bride placed a wedding
band on the groom’s finger.
b. The band played a lively
march.
c. A band of actors put on a play
in the park
d. She tied her hair back with a
rubber band.
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