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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Context Clues Questions

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Grade 8 Context Clues

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Grade 8 Context Clues

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Context clues can be found around the word in the surrounding:
  1. sentence
  2. paragraph
  3. phrase
  4. all of the above
Grade 8 Context Clues
Grade 8 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.8.4

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In the next to last line, the speaker uses the word TEMPEST. The meaning of the word tempest is most likely
  1. a play by Shakespeare.
  2. a Greek god.
  3. a calm ride on a ship.
  4. a violent, windy storm.
Grade 8 Context Clues
Which of the following is an example of something that happens annually?
  1. birthday
  2. brushing teeth
  3. doing laundry
  4. watching television
Grade 8 Context Clues
What is something ancient?
  1. The Mona Lisa
  2. 2015 Mustang
  3. Old Navy shirt
  4. Yankees hat
Grade 8 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RI.8.4, RST.6-8.4

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The author says that for a red moon to appear the Earth, sun, and moon must align precisely. PRECISELY means:
  1. connect in a circle
  2. happens only twice a year
  3. must happen exactly
  4. on top of each other
Grade 8 Context Clues
What is something you savor?
  1. spinach
  2. car
  3. dessert
  4. laundry
Grade 8 Context Clues
Who would glower?
  1. parent
  2. pastor
  3. a sheep
  4. fish
Grade 8 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RI.8.4, RST.6-8.4

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The author describes the sun as a dynamic structure. DYNAMIC means:
  1. positive in energy and attitude.
  2. full of constant change or activity.
  3. a large range of sound.
  4. very simple in shape.
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