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Strategies for Acquiring and Using New Vocabulary

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Which of the following is not a reference for vocabulary?

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1. Which of the following is not a technique for finding the meaning of a word based on context?

2. Which of the following words or phrases demonstrates a contrast?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge on the skills and strategies needed to build your vocabulary with this five-question quiz/worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students that wish to take this quiz will be asked questions about the following:

  • The resources and references you can use to build your vocabulary
  • Using context clues to understand vocabulary
  • Recognizing contrast
  • Remembering new vocabulary words over time

Skills Practiced

After taking this quiz, students will have gained experience with the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on building vocabulary
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of context clues
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the resources and references used to build vocabulary
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how to retain new vocabulary words over time

Additional Learning

For more information on building vocabulary, take a look at the accompanying lesson titled Strategies for Acquiring and Using New Vocabulary. It will help students meet the following objectives:

  • Describe the importance of building vocabulary
  • Identify which resources are most valuable when building vocabulary
  • Explain what context clues are and how to use them effectively
  • Learn the strategies for retaining new vocabulary terms
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