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Context Clues 5th grade
Terms in this set (20)
Joanne's mother came up to the school to get the cell phone the teacher had confiscated. What does confiscated mean?
Unlike her older brother Jerome, who stayed out all hours of the night, Kate dutifully followed the rules her parents set. What does dutifully mean?
John was so ravenous that he consumed the cranberry muffin and went back for a donut. What does ravenous mean?
After the bird escaped, Chris tried to coax it back into the cage with treats. What does coax mean?
Since it was a school day, Denise thought it was uncharacteristic that she saw no children on the street during her drive to work. What does uncharacteristic mean?
If a wolf refuses to help its pack hunt, it becomes an pariah and must go on alone, no other wolves will have anything to do with him. What is an pariah?
ad had no need for the broken air conditioner, so he deserts it on the corner by the trash. What does deserts mean?
While others eat eggs, pancakes, and bacon for breakfast, Mike was content with a piece of toast and a glass of orange juice. What does content mean?
fortunate or lucky
Because he had such good friends and family, Malcolm considered himself privileged. What does privileged mean?
The teacher scrutinized the boy who had money hanging out of his pockets, after a student reported money missing. What does scrutinized mean?
Vince had to put his sunglasses on because the rays of the sun were so vivid. What does vivid mean?
muttered or grumbled softly
On the way to her room after just having been grounded, Tammy murmured something under her breath. What does murmured mean?
Even when the police officers put the handcuffs on my mother, she maintained her self-possession, holding her head up high as she was marched off the protest site. What does self-possession mean?
John was so hungry that he didn't leave a single particle of the muffin on the plate. What does particle mean?
Cassie took her time when she wrote in cursive, slowly making each word out of an sophisticated series of arcs and loops. What does sophisticated mean?
Kevin thought that rules were biased that girls could wear earrings in the school while the boys could not. What does biased mean?
When Rex had a bone, a warm spot to lie, and someone petting him, he was in nirvana. What means the same as nirvana?
Alvin went to the museum every Saturday because he was so captivated by art. What does captivated mean?
Since professional athletes have to stay in peak physical shape, most athletes seldom eat junk food. What does seldom mean?
Jim Abbott was a one handed baseball player, to become famous he had to practice habitually.
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