Context Clues
Parts of Speech
Prefixes
Antonyms
Sentences
100

What is a context clue?

Words or phrases that hint at what a confusing word means

100

What part of speech is a person, place, or thing?

noun

100

What is the meanings of this prefix? 

re-

1) again

100

What vocabulary word is an antonym for the following:

take apart, break down, pull apart

reassemble OR rebuild

100

John was bewildered when he saw the math teacher writing letters on the board that were to be added and subtracted. "Aren't letters for reading class?" John thought to himself. 


a. unprepared b. excited c. confused d. depressed

confused

200

When should someone use context clues?

confusing words and words with multiple meanings

200

Identify the nouns: My friend won an award for her attendance. 

friend, award, attendance

200

What are the two meanings of the prefix "un"?

Try for 2, but you will get credit for just 1. 

1. not

2. opposite

200

What vocabulary word is an antonym for the following:

ordinary

unique

200

Fill in the missing vocabulary word:

Tristan could tell that the snake had _____________ itself on a tree branch so that she couldn't see it. 

camouflaged 

300

Most celebrities feel like they are a prominent member of society. Based on the context clues, what does prominent mean?

important, famous

300

Identify the verbs: I wonder who drove my car yesterday.

wonder, drove

300

What is the meaning of the prefix "uni"? 


one

300

What vocabulary word is an antonym for the following:

slow down, rest

accelerate

300

John had seen horror movies before, but when he saw Bloodcore 6, he was so appalled by the bloodshed that he wrote the newspapers warning parents not to allow their children to see this movie.

a. shocked by something unpleasant

b. excited by something unpleasant

c. intense

d. extreme

shocked by something unpleasant

400
Most people feel lethargic and lay down after eating a Thanksgiving meal.
tired and sluggish
400

Identify the adjective: My mom always makes an apple pie for the Fourth of July. 

apple

400

What is the meaning of suffix -s? 


 

more than 1, plural

400

What vocabulary word is an antonym for the following:

clean

unclean, dirty

400

Fill in the missing vocabulary word: 

Mount Rushmore was ________ out of granite in South Dakota. 

carved

500

Elise was famished after her long day, she couldn't wait to eat when she got home.

Based on the context clues, famished means what?

Extremely hungry, starving

500

Identify the verb: Every morning, I dread waking up and working out. 

waking, dread, working out

500

What does this prefix mean? mis


wrong

500

What vocabulary word is an antonym for the following:

assemble

disassemble 

500

Fill in the missing vocabulary word: 

Henry was so ravenous last night that he __________ everything is sight.  

ate

600

 Jaki is a wonderful piano player. But Emily is more VERSATILE; she sings, acts, paints and writes poetry, and also plays the piano. What does the word VERSATILE mean?

a. many abilities

b. boring

c. not skilled

d. exciting

many abilities

600

Identify all the nouns?  My blue mask always itches my face. 

face and mask

600

What does this prefix mean?                                        

dis


1) not 

2) opposite of                                                         3) absence of

600

What vocabulary word is an antonym for the following:

sturdy

wobbly, precarious

600

Based on the context clues in the sentence below, ornate means:

The large vase was covered from top to bottom in a hand-carved and ornate design. It must have taken weeks, or even months to create!!


a. Simple b. Beautiful c. Detailed d. Relieved

 

detailed

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