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Context Clue Sentences (Grade 3)

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Context Clue Sentences

1. 
My sister is a HYPOCHONDRIAC because she thinks she needs crutches for a bruised knee.

Based on the sentence above, what does HYPOCHONDRIAC mean?
  1. person who overreacts to medical issues
  2. person who is weird
  3. person who has problems
  4. person who likes cheese
2. 
Jeff's father was IRATE because Jeff talked back to him and had a bad attitude all day long.

Based on the sentence above, IRATE probably means what?
  1. happy
  2. angry
  3. not bothered
  4. tired
3. 
Sydney's dad took her stuffed animal away because Sydney had misbehaved. Sydney PLEADED with her dad to give her the stuffed animal back.

Based on the sentence above, what does PLEADED mean?
  1. asked him
  2. begged him
  3. did not care
  4. offered to pay him
4. 
Petra has so many friends because she is a GREGARIOUS person.

Based on the sentence above, what does the word GREGARIOUS mean?
  1. friendly and outgoing
  2. shy and quiet
  3. boring and uninteresting
  4. rude and mean
5. 
Jeff did not have lunch or breakfast, so he was FAMISHED by dinnertime.

Based on the sentence above, what does FAMISHED mean?
  1. full
  2. happy
  3. tired
  4. hungry
6. 
The thought of eating a rat is ABHORRENT to most people.

Based on the sentence above, what does the word ABHORRENT mean?
  1. fun
  2. horrible
  3. delicious
  4. exciting
7. 
Thomas hiked to the APEX of the mountain and got a great view of the entire city.

Based on the sentence above, what does APEX mean?
  1. top
  2. bottom
  3. clear
  4. over
8. 
Your plan looks good. It's time to IMPLEMENT it and see if works.

Based on the sentence above, what does IMPLEMENT mean?
  1. instrument
  2. take apart
  3. change
  4. carry out
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