Grade 1 Language - Context
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Grade 1 Language - Context

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Unknown words are common for first graders to see when they are reading texts. Therefore, they need the strategies in figuring out the meanings of these words. It is helpful for these students to look up the definitions in a dictionary or online. However, it is more beneficial for these students to determine the meaning of words by using the context clues in the sentences. In this quiz, the students will be choosing the correct definition of the capitalized word using context clues.

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1.
What is the meaning of the capitalized word in the sentence?
The plane flew into the AIRPORT. The people got off the plane.
People on a trip.
A place for planes to pick up people.
A place for buses.
A place for working.
An airport is a place for planes to pick up people. The context clues in the sentence detail the planes and people who are located at the airport.
2.
What is the meaning of the capitalized word in the sentence?
Tommy pushed me at school. I was ANGRY with him.
Mad.
Happy.
Smart.
Tired.
Angry means mad. In the sentence, when Tommy pushed someone, it would make someone mad.
3.
What is the meaning of the capitalized word in the sentence?
I bent my arm at the ELBOW.
A bone in your arm.
The skin on the arm.
One of the fingers.
The part in the middle of the arm.
The part that bends in the arm is the elbow.
4.
What is the meaning of the capitalized word in the sentence?
My dog stays in his CRATE. He can't get out.
A dog's food.
A cage.
A small puppy.
A dog's legs.
A crate is a cage because it is for a dog and he can't get out.
5.
What is the meaning of the capitalized word in the sentence?
The FLOCK of birds flew in the sky. There were nine of them.
Black.
A group.
A shape.
Wings on a bird.
A flock is a group since there are nine of them together.
6.
What is the meaning of the capitalized word in the sentence?
The cake tastes sweet. It has a lot of SUGAR in it.
The shape of a cake.
A tray for a cake.
Food that is in cakes.
How you eat a cake.
Since the sentence says that sugar is in cake, then it is a food or ingredient in the cake.
7.
What is the meaning of the capitalized word in the sentence?
A storm blew the tree. There were many TWIGS on the ground.
Sticks.
Dogs.
Wind.
Bugs.
When a storm happens, many twigs and sticks would be found on the ground.
8.
What is the meaning of the capitalized word in the sentence?
The king sat on his THRONE.
Queen.
Robe.
Crown.
Chair.
The king would sit on a chair or throne.
9.
What is the meaning of the capitalized word in the sentence?
The CATTLE made a sound. It was moo.
Goats.
Sheep.
Cows.
Pigs.
Since cows moo, the definition of cattle is cows.
10.
What is the meaning of the capitalized word in the sentence?
I live by the COAST. I see the ocean and get a lot of sun.
Wild.
Farm.
Woods.
Beach.
The beach is warm, so the coast would be the beach.
Author:  Amy Flanders

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