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.


Word Discovery

In this worksheet your student will use context clues to find the word meaning.

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Look for the Meaning

Your student will determine the meaning of a word by using context clues in this worksheet.


Determine the Meaning

Your student will select the word with a similar meaning in this context clue worksheet.