Teaching Vocabulary in Context


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A likely context for the use of the word acquit would be _____.

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1. Why would expanding one's reading help a person to learn vocabulary in context?

2. What would be the best literary connection for the word 'erratic'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of how to teach vocabulary in context. Some topics you'll be assessed on include the definition of context as well as how to use context to help you make sense of your reading.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Understanding context in learning vocabulary
  • The value of expanding one's reading
  • Understanding literary connections
  • Understanding what a non-example is
  • Memorization as a strategy for learning vocabulary

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on how to teach vocabulary in context
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of context
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding teaching strategies
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about literary connections and non-examples

Additional Learning

To learn more about learning new vocabulary, review the accompanying lesson on How to Teach Vocabulary in Context. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand how to use context clues when learning new vocabulary
  • Understand how to make connections with other words to learn new vocabulary
  • Identify five interactive strategies for learning new vocabulary