Let’s learn to use context clues!
Context Clues Worksheets
Part of reading comprehension involves using the other words in a sentence or passage to understand an unknown word. An author often includes hints, or clues, to help the reader expand vocabulary and grasp the meaning of the passage. Skill in using context clues enables a reader to comprehend advance texts. Below are free, printable worksheets to help your student hone this skill. They may be used at home or in class.
Here’s a fun game for context clues!
More of the fun context clue game!
This context clue game uses slightly more advanced words.
It’s word detective time with this context clue worksheet featuring “The Ugly Duckling.”
In this worksheet your student will use context clues to find the word meaning.
Your student will find the word meanings in the words from “The Velveteen Rabbit.”
In this worksheet your student will learn about helpful clue words for finding the meaning of unknown words.
Your student will determine the meaning of a word by using context clues in this worksheet.
With a passage from “A Secret Garden,” this worksheet helps your student find the meaning of unknown words.
This worksheet includes a grid to help your student determine word meanings.
Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic is the text for this worksheet on context clues.
Your student will select the word with a similar meaning in this context clue worksheet.
This worksheet helps your student learn to find the meaning of unknown words with context clues.
The context clue grid in this worksheet helps your student discover the meaning of unfamiliar words.
A riveting piece of journalism provides the text for this context clue worksheet.
It’s all about spotting the context clues in this worksheet!
It’s time to decipher Shakespearean English using context clues!
In this worksheet, if you understand the antonym, you understand the word!
This worksheet helps your student learn to use context clues.