Context Clues Worksheet

Context Clues Worksheet

Name   _________________________

Date     _________________________

Fill in the Blank (8)

Directions: Fill in the blank with the correct meaning of the unknown underlined bold word for the sentence.

1. I did guffaw after watching a hilarious comedy.

cry                         smile                    laugh

2. The man was hapless, after spending a lot of money and not winning any money on 20 lottery scratch-off tickets.

unlucky                   silly                     upset

3. The child only slept 4 hours last night, and was groggy the next morning when he awoke.

awake                    alert                sleepy

4. When you play hide-and-seek, you conceal where you are so no one can find you.

describe                    tell                         hide

5. The only flaw in her perfect skin was a big red pimple on her nose.

imperfection               drawing                      perfection

6. It is an absolute falsehood that all girls like to wear dresses.

opinion                  lie                    idea

7. Nobody believed in my tale about the ant and the grasshopper.

joke                 cartoon                  story

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