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    Multiple choice context clues for unknown words
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  • My little brother ASPIRES to be an astronaut when he grows up.
    fears
    ignores
    hopes
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  • I was not ignoring my teacher. I was CONCENTRATING while she was teaching us about the planets.
    make larger
    ignoring
    thinking about closely
  •  15
  • My teacher EMPHASIZED what words we should focus on for the upcoming test.
    stressed
    ignored
    thought
  •  15
  • Superman was extremely HEROIC when he saved the town from the villians.
    afraid
    smart
    brave
  •  15
  • The sign said, "Please VACATE this area so construction workers can work."
    go to
    fill
    empty
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  • The flower started to WITHER when it did not get enough water or sun.
    grow
    dry up
    blossom
  •  15
  • Billy did not terminate the discussion, he INITIATED it.
    started
    completed
    finished
  •  15
  • Sally CONFRONTED the bully after picking on her. She felt much better after doing that.
    hid
    backed down
    faced someone
  •  15
  • The doctor said my cough if CHRONIC. It will last a long time.
    curable
    never ending
    temporary
  •  15
  • Mary's birthday party was EXTRAVAGANT. Her parents must have spent a lot of money.
    cheap
    thrifty
    expensive
  •  15
  • The scientist used a microscope to MAGNIFY the contents of the small cell.
    decrease
    lessen
    make appear larger
  •  15
  • Scott experienced a TRIUMPH today. He finally got an A on the math test.
    achieve
    lose
    fail
  •  15
  • The judges SYNCHRONIZED their clocks so they could accurately determine the winner of the race.
    coordinated
    changed
    differed
  •  20
  • The teacher gave me permission to PROCEED to the next chapter as I learned all that was in this one.
    wait
    carry on
    stop
  •  20
  • Tina learned in health class today that the lungs are part of the RESPIRATORY system.
    air moving
    blood moving
    muscle moving
  •  20
  • The family experienced a lot of MISFORTUNE this year. Not only did their grandfather die, but they lost their family dog.
    happiness
    luck
    bad luck
  •  20
  • Evan and James could not get along. Their teacher had to INTERCEDE to to stop them from fighting and arguing.
    cheer on
    come in between
    ignore
  •  20
  • The coach recommended they eat a HARDY meal before the game to get strength.
    strong
    disgusting
    weak
  •  20
  • My teacher said we had to read a MINIMUM of 25 books this year, but she'd like it if we read more.
    least amount
    greater
    biggest amount
  •  15
  • All homes by the water had to EVACUATE before the storm. The mayor wanted them safe and out of harms way.
    challenge
    leave
    stay
  •  15
  • Tommy's family had to ADJUST their vacation plans when they heard it was going to snow.
    upset
    change
    confuse
  •  15
  • The history book tells events in CHRONOLOGICAL order.
    out of order
    mismatched
    in time order
  •  20
  • Kate had to write about a person she ADMIRES for her English class. She wrote about her mother.
    respects
    hates
    dislikes
  •  15
  • Brett was starving. At lunch he DEVOURED his sandwich.
    eat quickly
    eat slowly
    nibble
  •  15
  • My father gets lost easily. He always uses his GPS to navigate when he drives.
    mislead
    guide
    get lost
  •  15
  • My mother hates the rain. She said, "If this rain PERSISTS, I'm moving!"
    stops
    quits
    continues
  •  15
  • My older brother thinks that because he is older than me, that he is SUPERIOR.
    less
    better than
    the same
  •  15
  • Rachel's roses are all in bloom in her garden. When I walk by it smells so FRAGRANT.
    stinky
    disgusting
    sweet smelling
  •  15
  • That song has the ability to LULL me. I feel asleep while listening to it.
    disturb
    annoy
    calm
  •  15
  • Don't just stir the cake batter slowly. You have to mix it well, be VIGOROUS!
    weak
    highly energetic
    powerless
  •  20