Adjectives
Comparative & Superlative
Adjectives
Context Clues
Literal & Nonliteral
Language
Multiple Meaning Words
100

Identify the adjective in the sentence below.

I want to work in a clean lab.

What is clean?

100

In the sentence below, determine if the italicized word is a comparative or superlative adjective.

My aunt is shorter than my uncle.

What is a comparative adjective?

100

Using context clues, tell me the definition of the word fragile in the sentence below.  

I was helping my aunt move into her new house. I carried a box of glass dishes carefully. Dishes are very fragile. I did not want to break them.

What is easily broken?

100

Determine if the sentence below contains literal or nonliteral language.

The engine was roaring like a lion.

What is nonliteral?

100

Use the overall idea of the sentence, and clue words, to determine the meaning of the italicized word.

Do you have change for a dollar?



What is coins?

200

Identify the adjective in the sentence below.

The cute baby smiled at me.

What is cute?

200

In the sentence below, determine if the italicized word is a comparative or superlative adjective.

Scott is the smartest student in the class.

What is a superlative adjective?

200

Using Context Clues, tell me the definition of the word grasped in the sentence below.                                                                    

The young boy swimming in the ocean was in danger. The lifeguard swam to where he was. He grasped the boy and brought him safely back to shore.

What is held tightly?

200

Determine if the sentence below contains literal or nonliteral language.

The mysterious, glowing eyes belonged to an abandoned lion cub.

What is literal language?

200

Use the overall idea of the sentence, and clue words, to determine the meaning of the italicized word.

Watch out!  That car is going to back up.

What is drive backwards?

300

Identify the adjective in the sentence below.

It scares me to be so close to wild animals.

What is wild?

300

In the sentence below, determine if the italicized word is a comparative or superlative adjective.

Winter is the coldest season.

What is a superlative adjective?

300

Using Context Clues, tell me the meaning of the word reduced in the sentence below.                                                          

The store owner saw that no one was buying the peaches for $2. He was afraid they would all spoil, so he reduced the price to $1. Then more people started to buy the peaches.

What is lowered?

300

Determine if the sentence below contains literal or nonliteral language.

He looked like a lion cub burrito.

What is nonliteral language?

300

Use the overall idea of the sentence, and clue words, to determine the meaning of the italicized word.

Can I park my bike here?

What is leave?

400

Identify the adjectives in the sentence below.

We wrapped the cub in a blanket until all I could see was its little, fuzzy head.

What is little and fuzzy?

400

In the sentence below, determine if the italicized word is a comparative or superlative adjective.

There are less pineapples than oranges.

What is a comparative adjective?

400

Using context clues, tell me the definition of the word drowsy in the sentence below.       

There was a movie on TV last night I really wanted to watch. It started at eleven o’clock. By midnight, I was drowsy. I did not get to see the whole movie because I was tired and could not stay awake that late.

What is sleepy?

400

Determine if the sentence below contains literal or nonliteral language.

We wrapped the cub in a blanket until all I could see was its little, fuzzy head.

What is literal language?

400

Use the overall idea of the sentence, and clue words, to determine the meaning of the italicized word.

My grandpa paid the check with his credit card.

What is the bill?

500

Identify the adjectives in the sentence below.

It flapped its ears, raised its trunk, and let out a loud trumpeting sound.

What is loud and trumpeting?

500

In the sentence below, determine if the italicized word is a comparative or superlative adjective.

This is the worst lunch ever!

What is a superlative adjective?

500

Using context clues, tell me the meaning of the word chores in the sentence below.      

Everyone in my family is very busy, so we all help with the chores. My brother and I set the table. My mother cooks dinner. Afterwards, my father washes the dishes, and I dry them.

What is jobs?

500

Determine if the sentence below contains literal or nonliteral language.

I was crammed like a sardine into a middle seat.

What is nonliteral language?

500

Use the overall idea of the sentence, and clue words, to determine the meaning of the italicized word.

The soccer match was canceled due to rain.

What is a game or contest?

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