Context Clues
Inference
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Figurative Language
Vocabulary
100

My absent-minded teacher loses his keys and his pencil almost everyday!

Be hateful

Forgetful

Be intelligent

Careful

100

Your friend is late to school, and you see an unopened toothbrush in her backpack. Why do you think she was late?

She went to the dentist in the morning.

100

What crunchy snack food is made from potatoes?

Chips


100

Brian’s father asked him to take out the big smelly trash and do the dishes, while his brother only had to wipe the table, which made Brian feel like he got the short end of the stick. 

  • Brian felt like he got stuck with the worst chore.
  • Brian's brother wanted to find his hockey stick.
  • Brian thought cleaning the dishes would be easy.
100

The beautiful scenery had a hazy quality, which unfortunately made it hard to see. 

Beautiful

Green

Misty, foggy

Clear, sunny

200

The defense players tried their best, but the other team still scored. 

Soccer

Players who block

Basketball

Players who score

200

Your sister is making cookies, and it takes much longer than it usually does. When you are done, you notice some cookies are in the trash. What do you think happened?

She made a mistake on her first try (wrong ingredients, burned, etc.)

200

What food do some people slice and eat with crackers?

Cheese

200

Trisha was really excited about taking the Advance Placement English Class, but after getting her syllabus on the first day and seeing the workload, she was ready to jump ship.  

  • Trisha no longer wanted to be in the AP English class.
  • Trisha wanted to take an even harder class.
  • Trisha thought the class would be easy.
200

After having no food for 2 days, the man was very feeble. He could barely stand up. 

Likable

Hungry

Weak

Thin

300

After the harvest, we had an abundant amount of apples. We had so many apples!

A shortage

Not enough

Very green

A lot- almost too much 

300

When you get home from your friend’s house, you see medicine out of the counter. Your mom tells you your sister is laying down in her room. What do you think happened?

Your sister is not feeling well.

300

What do some people write by a correct answer?

Checkmark

300

After Ms. Ruiz caught Matthew chewing gum for the third time, Ms. Ruiz called Matthew's father only to hear Matthew's father loudly chewing gum over the phone, which made Ms. Ruiz think to herself, “the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.”

  • Ms. Ruiz thinks that Matthew looks like his father.
  • Ms. Ruiz thinks that Matthew acts a lot like his father.
  • Ms. Ruiz does not like the tree in front of her window.
300

The messenger was intercepted on his way to the king and the letter was never delivered. 

Stopped, cut off

Rushed, hurried

Fell, tripped

Slow

400

The bear was sluggish after the long winter of hibernation. Her cubs had no trouble keeping up with her. 

Hungry

Slow

Cold

Thirsty

400

You see a little boy in a wet bathing suit crying as he walks towards the car with his mom. He is pulling on her hand towards the beach. What do you think is happening?

The boy does not want to leave the beach.

400

What do you make by putting meat or cheese between two slices of bread? 

Sandwich 

400

Sam was accusing her classmates of stealing her fitbit watch until she found it in her backpack, and then she tried to sweep it under the rug.

  • Sam thinks her phone is under her rug at home.
  • Sam wants to pretend that the incident never happened.
  • Sam thinks that her classmates hid her phone from her.
400

The twinkling Christmas lights illuminated the dark sky. It was almost as bright as day!

Glitter

Lightened-up

To cover

To darker

500

The spies were able to evade being caught using a disguise. 

Run very fast

Escape

Hold tightly

Mask

500

You are at your friend’s house when their mom gets home. She puts her things on the counter and you notice a stethoscope, dog treats, and bandages. What do you think her job is?

She is a vetrinarian.

500

What green, leafy vegetable comes in a can? 

Spinach

500

You might think that Brandon Johnson has everything, but if you saw how poorly he was doing in school, I guarantee that you wouldn’t want to be in his shoes.

  • Brandon is so behind in school that it’s unpleasant to imagine having his grades.
  • Brandon gets his shoes dirty at school.
  • Brandon’s shoes are too small and they do not fit.
500

The story sounded pecuilar. She didn't know whether or not to believe it. 


Reliable

True

Strange

Hilarious 

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