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Investigate Word Meaning Using Context Clues

In this worksheet, students will work out the meaning of unfamiliar words in their reading by looking at their context within sentences and short extracts.

'Investigate Word Meaning Using Context Clues' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Year:  Year 7 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Reading

Curriculum subtopic:   Vocabulary Awareness

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Worksheet Overview

Sometimes, when we are reading we come across new vocabulary that we are unsure of. A great way to make sure we understand what the word means is to see if we can put it into a sentence ourselves.


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In this activity, we will choose the correct word to insert into the sentence by using the context to figure out what word is needed.


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