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Grade 2 Context Clues
What does the word 'nectar' mean in the following sentence?

"Birds and insects drink the flowers' sweet nectar."
  1. the leaves of a flower
  2. a type of fruit
  3. a liquid inside the flower
  4. a type of animal
Grade 2 Context Clues
Grade 2 Context Clues
The bulb in my room is out.

What does the word BULB mean in this sentence?
  1. The seed of a new flower
  2. The part of a lamp that gives off light
  3. The part of the flower that comes out of the soil
  4. The wires of a lamp
Grade 2 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RI.2.4

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Which definition best fits the word mysterious as it is used in the passage?
  1. Scary or worrisome
  2. Hard to see or explain
  3. Very weird or unusual
  4. Fake or made-up
Grade 2 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RI.2.4

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What does the word SERIES most likely mean?
  1. a group of similar items
  2. a collection of books
  3. a large object
  4. a track
Grade 2 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RI.2.4

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Grade 2 Context Clues
Chester and Wilson used sunscreen to make sure they didn't burn.
In this sentence, "burn" means...
  1. light a campfire
  2. get too much sun
  3. cook something too long
  4. melt
Grade 2 Context Clues
Grade 2 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RI.2.4

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What does the word OVERLOOKED most likely mean?
  1. gets a lot of attention
  2. not noticed very often
  3. worth a lot of money
  4. not worth very much
Grade 2 Context Clues
The man repeated himself to the lady at the desk.

In the sentence the word "repeated" means                            .
  1. said again to someone.
  2. when something is over.
  3. the last part of something.
  4. what happens afterwards.
Grade 2 Context Clues
Tommy blew out the candles on the birthday cake.

In the sentence, the word "candles" means                                        .
  1. a food item that is saved to have later.
  2. icing that is on top of the cake.
  3. wires used to light the cake.
  4. sticks of wax that burn to give light
Grade 2 Context Clues
Grade 2 Context Clues
Grade 2 Context Clues
Chester and Wilson rarely disagreed.
In this sentence, what does "rarely" mean?
  1. hardly ever
  2. not cooked enough
  3. hard to find
  4. almost always
Grade 2 Context Clues
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