Common Core: Kindergarten English Language Arts : Identify New Meanings for Familiar Words.:CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.4.A

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Example Question #1 : Identify New Meanings For Familiar Words.:Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.K.4.A

What does the word "duck" mean in the sentence below. 

My dad is so tall, he has to duck when he walks through the door so he doesn't hit his head. 

Possible Answers:

To lower the head

To fly

To run away 

To quack

Correct answer:

To lower the head

Explanation:

We can use context clues in the sentence to help us learn the meaning of "duck". 

"My dad is so tall, he has to duck when he walks through the door so he doesn't hit his head."

If you were really tall, what would you do so that you didn't hit your head on the top of a door when you walk through it? You would probably lower your head. 

The correct answer is "To lower the head". 

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