Context Clues

Watch this video about context clues. When you’re finished, complete the exercises.


Context Clues Exercise

Answer these five questions for practice in identifying the meanings of unknown words using context clues. The next question will appear after you select an answer. Even though these are not real words, you should still be able to figure out what they are supposed to mean using context clues.

 



Source: Excelsior Online Reading Lab, https://owl.excelsior.edu/orc/what-to-do-while-reading/vocabulary-strategies/context-clues/
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Source: Lethbridge College, https://www.lethbridgecollege.net/elearningcafe/index.php/studyskills/vocabulary-development/context-clues-exercises
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