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Uncover Jumbled Words Using Context

In this worksheet, students will unscramble a word using the context of a sentence to help them. This will develop students’ vocabulary, comprehension and problem-solving skills.

'Uncover Jumbled Words Using Context' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Verbal Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Jumbled Words

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

The sneaky word jumbler is back and causing trouble! 

We need to rearrange the jumbled letters into the correct order to create a word. 

In this activity, the jumbled word is in a sentence. 

The rest of the sentence helps us to work out what the word is.

 

Let’s look at this example:

I packed a picnic in my ktebas.

What do we usually pack a picnic into? 

That’s right, the answer is basket! So the corrected sentence would be: 

I packed a picnic in my basket.

 


 

 

Let’s try another:

Max did up the ubkcle on his belt.

What do we usually do up on a belt? 

You’ve got it! The correct answer is buckle

 


 

OK detective, it’s now your turn to unscramble words in sentences.

 

edplace 11+ detective

Pssstt!!

Here’s a handy hint to help you reach superstar status:

Always try and think of a word that would make sense with the rest of the sentence and see if it has the same letters as our mystery word. 

 

Good luck!

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