Multiple Meaning Words: Lesson for Kids


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Choose one word that will complete each sentence.

A. Priscilla went on a _____ to Alaska last month.

B. Mother makes us put away our toys so we don't _____ over them.

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Which word would have both of these definitions?

A. the covering on a tree

B. the sound made by a dog

2. Select the sentence that matches the picture.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Many words have more than one meaning. This can be fun, but it can also make things a little crazy. The questions on this worksheet and quiz will test you on how well you can figure out which word is the correct one, and match a sentence to a given picture so that it all makes sense.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz tests you on:

  • What word fits two definitions
  • How to choose one word that can complete two sentences
  • Which one of a list of sentences goes to the picture shown

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - understand what you have read so that you can pick the correct word to fill the blanks in the sentences given
  • Information recall - remember what you read about how to decide what word makes sense in two different sentences
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned to explain how to select the sentence that matches a picture

Additional Learning

Study the lesson called Multiple Meaning Words: Lesson for Kids if you'd like a little more practice. When you finish, you will be able to:

  • Use context clues to understand what a confusing word means
  • Read a sentence aloud using sound as a clue
  • Find an example of how one word can be used to mean three different things