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Understand Word Meaning: Using Context Clues

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

'Understand Word Meaning: Using Context Clues' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Reading

Curriculum subtopic:   Vocabulary Awareness

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

When we are reading, we sometimes come across new words. We can often work out what a word means by the context, which means using the words around it to work out what it means.

 

 

In this exercise, you should look at each underlined word and read the rest of the sentence to work out the meaning of the new word in its context.

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