Common Core: 1st Grade English Language Arts : Use Context Clues to Determine Word Meanings: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.4.A

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Example Question #1 : Determine The Meaning Of Words And Phrases: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.4

Using the sentence below, what does the word "image" mean? 

Look at the images in the photo book. They show happy family memories. 

Possible Answers:

places

picture

mind

words

Correct answer:

picture

Explanation:

We can use context clues from the sentences to help us decide what "image" means. 

"Look at the images in the photo book. They show happy family memories."

Photo books usually have pictures in them. An image is a picture. 

Example Question #2 : Determine The Meaning Of Words And Phrases: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.4

Using the sentence below, what does the word "giggling" mean? 

The clown was so funny. This girls could not stop giggling at his jokes. 

Possible Answers:

laughing 

crying 

stomping 

funny

Correct answer:

laughing 

Explanation:

We can use context clues from the sentences to help us decide what "image" means. 

"The clown was so funny. This girls could not stop giggling at his jokes."

When jokes are funny we normally laugh. Giggling means laughing . 

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