Discussing and Refining the Meaning of a Term


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What are the parts of a sentence which can tell us the meaning of a word we don't understand?

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1. Which of the following are good ways to commit new terms to memory?

2. When it is best to use a dictionary to discover the meaning of a word?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You'll be quizzed on relevant information such as components of sentences, memory techniques, dictionary usage, and how to use the parts of a sentence surrounding a word to figure out its meaning.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The main function of this quiz is to test you on:

  • The part of a sentence that tells us a word's meaning
  • Ways in which one can commit a new term to memory
  • When it's appropriate to use a dictionary
  • Deciphering the meaning of words

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of context clues to answer practice questions
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about memorization methods and interpret it correctly
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about dictionary utilization in a different way

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about deciphering words, look no further. Our lesson, Discussing and Refining the Meaning of a Term, will teach you about:

  • The way context clues work
  • Examples of context clues
  • When context clues should be used