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.

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Determine the Meaning

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

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Finding Meaning In Context

This worksheet uses a passage from “Jane Eyre” to develop your student’s skills with context clues.

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Look for the Meaning

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