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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 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 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.
Grade 8 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.8.1

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What does the word AMATEUR mean in the beginning of paragraph two?
  1. someone who competes without getting paid
  2. someone who loves participating in a sport
  3. someone who is not very skilled in a sport
  4. someone who competes as a child
Grade 8 Context Clues
The teacher said that her student understood everything she taught right away. The student was just like a sponge.
The saying, "just like a sponge" means.......
  1. intelligent, absorbs everything
  2. looks like SpongeBob
  3. not intelligent, sponges are just things
  4. none of the above
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