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LEAD21 Unit 1 Vocabulary - Strategic Context Clues
Context clues for strategic vocabulary, Unit 1 LEAD21 Fifth Grade
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The juggler's ___ movements made the audience cheer.
After a great day at the beach, Tyrese can happily ___ his next visit.
My dad was ___ by the directions and couldn't put the toy together.
The mayor's re-election ___ was very exciting.
We wo the ___ by winning every game.
We handed the ___ our tickets as we got on the train.
After reading about whales, Ling was ___ to go whale watching.
The boys will ___ and finish the difficult puzzle.
The parents taught their children the dances of their ___ so they could dance together.
I ___ to the finish line as quickly as I can when I am in a race.
The mayor spoke with ___, and everyone believed he gave a great speech.
Brad was ___ when he ehard about the accident.
The children were ___ to learn as much as they could about penguins.
This new book is so exciting that it will ___ every reader.
Jenna will ___ in the math club.
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From the list below, supply the words needed to complete the paragraph. Some words will not be used. fetid, venal, torpor, collate, genteel, enthrall, officious. The sight of the city skyline in the distance _____ Eddie, who had never been to the foreign metropolis, but the _____ smell emanating from mounds of trash surrounding the suburban apartment buildings quickly made him wonder if the city were as _____ as the movies had often portrayed it. He would learn over the next few weeks that the only way to conduct business was to bribe the legion of _____ city clerks to process paperwork or else it would simply be "lost" behind a filing cabinet, or the clerks would _____ the stacks so that applicants who didn't bribe would be placed on the bottom of the pile.
Study the entries and answer the questions that follow. The roots corp and corpor mean "body." The root rupt means "to break." The prefix inter means "between" or "among." If someone's appendix ruptures, then it _____. If a bank has no money, then it can be described as _____.
From the list below, supply the words needed to complete the paragraph. Some words will not be used. paean, delete, oust, mendicant, cache, oscillate, palpable. In the late afternoon, Marvin opened the bottom drawer of his desk to reveal a[n] _____ of snack cakes and little bags of potato chips. He helped himself to a cream-filled cupcake as he perused old e-mail messages and _____ any old ones that were just taking up space on the computer's hard drive. A heavy fan _____ in the corner of the office, causing self-adhesive notes and thumb-tacked comic strips to flap around in the breeze every few seconds. Next to the fan was a tied trash bag full of empty aluminum soda cans for Joe, a[n] _____ who lived in the alley behind the magazine publisher. Joe, who chose the streets over shelters, inspired many people at the office, and he had no idea that Marvin's next article was going to be a[n] _____ to the homeless who have learned to sustain themselves despite their austere living conditions.
From the list below, supply the words needed to complete the paragraph. Some words will not be used. genial novice enraptured juggernaut nocturnal martial obstreperous levity B. despite her position as regional manager for Tyndall Systems, Shawna felt like a[n] ___ every time she attended the monthly sales meeting Tyndall corporate headquarters. Perhaps she was just getting old, she reasoned, but she knew that few could endure her nearly ___ schedule of working late into the night on six days out of the week. Tyndall was a[n] ___ in the information technology arena, buying and consolidating other corporations and firing dissenters with impunity. Shawna told her husband that she would retire in two years, she hoped in time to mitigate their rapidly multiplying ___ problems. She was no longer the hard worker that Tyndall wanted for managing a regional hub, and the stress from trying to meet the demand had caused her once ___ manner to reverse-not that she needed it any more at the office. District sales meetings were not a place for ___; the twelve other managers spoke and carried themselves like assertive robots, rarely allowing jokes or laughter to interrupt their lengthy meetings. The single and most recent show of emotion at the meeting occurred when the vice president fired one of the managers on the spot, and the security guards had to drag him, ___ and screaming, out of the conference room.