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First Grade (Grade 1) Context Clues Questions

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Grade 1 Context Clues
What a wonderful feast this is!

What does feast mean?
  1. a large meal
  2. to make a small hole in something
  3. to become less hard
Grade 1 Context Clues
I hardly know the answer!

What does hardly mean?
  1. wicked
  2. large meal
  3. no or not, barely
Grade 1 Context Clues
They were rejoicing that the wicked witch was gone!

What does rejoicing mean?
  1. great joy
  2. a large meal
  3. a form of words used as a magical charm
Grade 1 Context Clues
Adam shivered from the cold January wind. What does shiver mean?
  1. to make up a story
  2. to shake or tremble
  3. to dance around
  4. to laugh loudly
Grade 1 Context Clues
Which might make you "giggle"?
  1. Getting tickled by a feather
  2. Eating a meatball hero
  3. Baking cookies with your mom
  4. Mowing the lawn
Grade 1 Context Clues
Zachary will assist the teacher in class today. What does assist mean?
  1. ignore
  2. push
  3. copy
  4. help
Grade 1 Context Clues
Which sentence best describes the word "ridiculous"?
  1. A lion hunts for his food.
  2. A cow grazes in the field.
  3. A pig played tennis at the country club.
  4. A bird flew to her nest.
Grade 1 Context Clues
The evil witch enchanted her!

What does enchanted mean?
  1. wicked, evil
  2. to put someone under a spell
  3. great joy
Grade 1 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.1.4, L.1.4a
She looks very nice in that dress. She is pretty.

PRETTY means:
  1. looks good
  2. looks bad
  3. looks happy
  4. looks sad
Grade 1 Context Clues
I like to ride on a                .
  1. boat
  2. boot
  3. bat
Grade 1 Context Clues
Which sentence uses the word "hero" correctly?
  1. I like to eat a meatball hero for lunch.
  2. My Dad fought in the war and is my hero.
  3. She kicked me in the leg and is my hero.
  4. The hero put mud all over the car.
Grade 1 Context Clues
Which sentence uses the word "favor" correctly?
  1. The color red is her favor.
  2. I did her a favor by helping her cook dinner.
  3. Please favor me when I get hungry.
  4. She hit him in the head with a favor.
Grade 1 Context Clues CCSS: RF.1.3g
Pick the word that makes sense in the blank.

The dog was brown and white. His name was Bob. The dog was                . It made him easy to pick up.
  1. loud
  2. large
  3. small
Grade 1 Context Clues
Which season is hot?
  1. Summer
  2. Spring
  3. Fall
  4. Winter
Grade 1 Context Clues
Which sentence tells of a something that is "dull?"
  1. I love the feeling of bicycle riding.
  2. The spicy pizza is my favorite kind.
  3. Watching paint dry in a big room.
  4. Flying in a fast jet.
Grade 1 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.1.5, L.1.5c
Which choice describes a person who is LAZY?
  1. Maria runs five miles every weekend.
  2. Jeff eats until his stomach is full.
  3. Bo sits around and plays video games all day.
  4. Jill watches TV for an hour each night.
Grade 1 Context Clues
Choose the best word to fill in the blank.

He wore a                 crown on his head.
  1. crowded
  2. golden
  3. banana
Grade 1 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RL.1.6
This is the house that Jack built.
This is the malt, that lay in the house that Jack built.
This is the rat, that ate the malt, that lay in the house that Jack built.
This it the cat, that killed the rat, that ate the malt, that lay in the house that Jack built.
This is the dog, that worried the cat, that killed the rat, that ate the malt, that lay in the house that Jack built.

Who is telling the story in this passage?
  1. the rat
  2. the cat
  3. the dog
  4. the narrator
Grade 1 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.1.4
Little Jack Horner
Sat in the corner,
Eating a Christmas pie;
He put in his thumb,
And he took out a plum,
And said,
"What a good boy am I!"

Which word from the passage is a feeling word?
  1. eating
  2. sat
  3. plum
  4. good
Grade 1 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.1.4
This is the house that Jack built.
This is the malt, that lay in the house that Jack built.
This is the rat, that ate the malt, that lay in the house that Jack built.
This it the cat, that killed the rat, that ate the malt, that lay in the house that Jack built.
This is the dog, that worried the cat, that killed the rat, that ate the malt, that lay in the house that Jack built.

Which word from the story shows a feeling?
  1. ate
  2. worried
  3. killed
  4. lay
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