Synonyms and antonyms as context clues. Antonyms are words that mean the opposite of each other.
Definition clues students read each item then highlight the definition that is provided for the underlined word.
Context clues synonyms and antonyms worksheets pdf. In addition to the great context clues worksheets on this page check out this free context clues game that i made. Worksheet for fourth grade english language arts use context clues synonyms and antonyms to determine which of the choices provided are closest to the meaning. Antonym worksheets 11 20 synonym and antonym worksheets 21 30 answers 31 32.
They are important for building vocabulary and enhancing reading comprehension. Model using a variety of types of context clues such as example illustration provides an example or illustration to describe the word logic provides a connection such as a simile to the word root words and affixes provides meaningful roots and affixes that the reader. Learning the meaning of a word through its use in a sentence or paragraph is the most practical way to build vocabulary since a dictionary is.
It walks students through the process of understanding what the underlined word means in this example it s a nonsense word coming up with several. Some of the worksheets for this concept are context clues context clues types of context clues the five types of context clues are using context clues with signal words teaching word meaning context clues synonym antonym ready for pdg context clues task cards. The free worksheets below may be accessed for viewing or downloading by clicking on the title.
Displaying top 8 worksheets found for context clue synonym and antonym. August 2005 context clues context clues are hints found within a sentence paragraph or passage that a reader can use to understand the meanings of new or unfamiliar words. Students learn hundreds of challenging vocabulary words while playing a fun climbing game.
This file includes five worksheets that focus on the five types of context clues. Definitions synonyms antonyms inferences and examples. Synonyms are words that mean about the same thing.
Home english language arts worksheets context clues anyone that reads extensively has run into a situation where the author uses an unfamiliar word. Reading context clues rev. Pdf 193 06 kb this is a great way to work with both using context clues and finding the antonym or synonym of a given word in the context of a sentence or passage.
Context clue organizer model explicitly for students how to determine the meaning of a word from the context clues. I used the context clues worksheets on this page to help my students in the classroom. While e readers make it easy to select and look up new words in many cases its definition can be derived through context.