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  • 1. Understanding vocabulary from context WHICH WORD WORKS BEST?
  • 2. Try these: Nutritious foods, such as fruits and vegetables, help our bodies grow. The word nutritious in this sentence means  yucky  boring  healthy
  • 3. Try these: Nutritious foods, such as fruits and vegetables, help our bodies grow. The word nutritious in this sentence means  yucky  boring  healthy
  • 4. Context and meaning You may have an issue, such as fear of snakes, which keeps you from playing outside. The word issue in this sentence means  fear  babysitter  problem  permission
  • 5. Context and meaning You may have an issue, such as fear of snakes, which keeps you from playing outside. The word issue in this sentence means  fear  babysitter  problem  permission
  • 6. Context and Meaning Fish, whales, and dolphins are aquatic animals. The word aquatic in this sentence means  land  water  desert
  • 7. Context and Meaning Fish, whales, and dolphins are aquatic animals. The word aquatic in this sentence means  land  water  desert
  • 8. Context and Meaning Candles, flashlights, and lamps illuminate the room. The word illuminate in this sentence means  lower  help to understand  light up  darken
  • 9. Context and Meaning Candles, flashlights, and lamps illuminate the room. The word illuminate in this sentence means  lower  help to understand  light up  darken
  • 10. Context and Meaning Vicissitudes, such as circumstances, developments, or journeys in life, can change a person forever. The word vicissitudes in this sentence means  families  life experiences
  • 11. Context and Meaning Vicissitudes, such as circumstances, developments, or journeys in life, can change a person forever. The word vicissitudes in this sentence means  families  life experiences
  • 12. Context and Meaning Thespians, such as Tom Cruise, Vin Diesel, and Angelina Jolie, star in movies and television shows. The word thespians in this sentence means  fans  audience members  actor or performer
  • 13. Context and Meaning Thespians, such as Tom Cruise, Vin Diesel, and Angelina Jolie, star in movies and television shows. The word thespians in this sentence means  fans  audience members  actor or performer
  • 14. Context and Meaning In the fall, the bright foliage is a delight to see. Red, orange, and yellow leaves and plants paint the world for our enjoyment. The word foliage in this sentence means  rocks  leaves  houses  dirt
  • 15. Context and Meaning In the fall, the bright foliage is a delight to see. Red, orange, and yellow leaves and plants paint the world for our enjoyment. The word foliage in this sentence means  rocks  leaves  houses  dirt
  • 16. Context and Meaning Sunlight can't shine through opaque objects like brick walls and wooden doors. The word opaque in this sentence means  thin  clear  transparent  thick
  • 17. Context and Meaning Sunlight can't shine through opaque objects like brick walls and wooden doors. The word opaque in this sentence means  thin  clear  transparent  thick
  • 18. Context and Meaning The lawyer had tangible evidence, such as a hammer, a car, and keys, to show that the man stole the car. The word tangible in this sentence means  false  real or visible  pretend  imaginary
  • 19. Context and Meaning The lawyer had tangible evidence, such as a hammer, a car, and keys, to show that the man stole the car. The word tangible in this sentence means  false  real or visible  pretend  imaginary
  • 20. Context and Meaning The voters were so upset about the outcome of the election that a skirmish broke out and the police had to break it up. The word skirmish in this sentence means  hurricane  sunshine  creature  fight
  • 21. Context and Meaning The voters were so upset about the outcome of the election that a skirmish broke out and the police had to break it up. The word skirmish in this sentence means  hurricane  sunshine  creature  fight