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Different Types of Context Clues

Quiz by Jayson N. Maximo

Grade 8
English
Philippines Curriculum: Grades K-10 (MELC)

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Grade 8
English
Philippines Curriculum: Grades K-10 (MELC)

EN8V-If-6

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  • Q1
    Identify the type of context clue. Description: The author provides a direct (explicit) definition of an unknown word in the sentence.
    Comparison
    Synonym or Restatement
    Definition
    Antonym or Contrast
    30s
    EN8V-If-6
  • Q2
    Identify the type of context clue. Description: The author uses words and phrases that have the same or similar meaning as an unfamiliar word.
    Synonym or Restatement
    Antonym or Contrast
    Comparison
    Definition
    30s
    EN8V-If-6
  • Q3
    Identify the type of context clue. Description: The author uses another word or phrase that means the opposite of an unfamiliar word.
    Synonym or Restatement
    Antonym
    Comparison
    Definition
    30s
    EN8V-If-6
  • Q4
    Identify the type of context clue. Description: The author uses a word having the same or nearly the same meaning as another word or other words in a sentence.
    Antonym or Contrast
    Definition
    Comparison
    Synonym
    30s
    EN8V-If-6
  • Q5
    Identify the type of context clue. Description: The meaning of an unknown word depends on the action and reaction.
    Cause and Effect
    Inference or General Context
    Example/ Explanation
    List or Series
    30s
    EN8V-If-6
  • Q6
    Identify the type of context clue. Description: The author provides examples or additional explanations or summaries to help you understand an unfamiliar word.
    List or Series
    Example/ Explanation
    Inference or General Context
    Cause and Effect
    30s
    EN8V-If-6
  • Q7
    Identify the type of context clue. Description: The unfamiliar word is included in a series of related words that give an idea of the word’s meaning.
    Inference or General Context
    Cause and Effect
    List or Series
    Example/ Explanation
    30s
    EN8V-If-6
  • Q8
    Identify the type of context clue. Description: The meaning of an unfamiliar word can be guessed from the description of a situation. The author provides non‐ specific clues, often spread over the sentence or number of sentences.
    Inference or General Context
    List or Series
    Cause and Effect
    Example/ Explanation
    30s
    EN8V-If-6

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