Using Context Clues to Complete a Sentence


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What is a context clue?

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1. Which of the choices below is NOT a common type of context clue?

2. In reading, to 'infer' means to _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Quickly measure the depth of your knowledge about context clues with this short, easily accessible quiz and worksheet assessment. You must be able to recognize examples and define key terms in order to do well on this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For this quiz, you will be required to:

  • Define 'context clue'
  • Recognize types of context clues
  • Understand the meaning of 'infer'
  • Apply your understanding of context clues to complete a given sentence
  • Identify a type of context clue being used in a given example

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve context clue practice problems
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define 'infer' and 'context clue'
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about types of context clues

Additional Learning

If you feel you need to know more information about this topic, refer to the lesson titled Using Context Clues to Complete a Sentence. This lesson provides more details about:

  • What you can do by recognizing context clues when reading a text
  • Which type of context clue gives readers the actual meaning of the word in the sentence
  • What context clue uses the opposite meaning of a word
  • How to use context clues to complete sentences