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Context Clues 5th & 6th Grade

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  • The bird was perched up on a branch looking down at the people below.
    eating
    feeding
    flying
    sitting
  • Kim didn't like her new haircut until several people made remarks in how nice it looked
    silly
    jokes
    copies
    comments
  • The girl languidly put on her jacket as if she had no energy at all.
    actively
    energy-less
    quickly
    energetically
  • Dan did not enjoy the monotonous work, doing the same thing over & over again
    repetitive
    inspiring
    boring
    disgusting
  • The lanky dog was not fat, even though he ate a lot.
    skinny
    friendly
    furry
    huge
  • Abbey held the delicate flower gently so the stem wouldn't break.
    pretty
    fragile
    sturdy
    prickly
  • The sun made the lake water shimmer.
    dirty
    dark
    dull
    sparkle
  • Grandpa was in a jovial mood, making jokes and laughing at everything.
    comicia;
    irritable
    crazy
    happy
  • I meandered through the woods taking my time exploring.
    jogged
    hurried
    wandered
    ran
  • The cat scuttled quickly around the room without lying down at all.
    crawled
    snuck
    walked
    ran
  • The rays from the rising sun shone splendidly through our window.
    beautifully
    rudely
    dim
    ugly
  • Grandpa didn't know that it was going to rain on the trip, and now he had to alter he plans
    swim
    help
    change
    continue
  • After falling many times on his skies, Dan was reluctant to ski down the mountain again.
    unwilling
    excited
    happy
    ready
  • Since athletes must stay in great shape, they seldom eat junk food.
    try to
    hate
    always
    rarely
  • The diamond ring was radiantly shining on her finger.
    barely
    dim
    hardly
    brightly
  • The judge questioned the witness, but he sat silent and declined to answer.
    helpful
    pleasantly
    refused
    willingly
  • After the bird escaped, Chris tried to coax it back into the cage with treats.
    keep
    punish
    encourage
    frighten
  • Sam was so hungry that he didn't leave a single particle of muffin on the plate.
    piece
    plate
    tasty
    red
  • Some people feel perplexed by brain teasers, while others figure them out quickly
    relaxed
    at ease
    confused
    calm
  • The smell from the refrigerator was very foul, but the freezer smelled fresh.
    skinny
    free
    unpleasant
    helpful
  • The smooth dancer moved with elegance across the stage.
    bumpy
    grace
    clumsy
    beautiful
  • Nutritious foods, such as fruits and vegetables, help our bodies grow.
    gross
    healthy
    spoiled
    fresh
  • Kim had the best voice in choir, it was inevitable that she would get the solo.
    guaranteed
    expected
    experience
    upsetting
  • The saturated, dripping dog ran in the house after swimming in the lake.
    smelly
    wet
    old
    dirty
  • Jackie was mortified after her puppy ripped her friend's brand new sweater.
    joyful
    grateful
    silly
    embarrassed
  • On the way to his room after just having been grounded, Tod murmured something under her breath
    screamed
    whispered
    sang
    slipped
  • Greg was quite conspicuous with his neon colored t-shirt & hat. It was easy to spot him.
    goofy
    noticeable
    interesting
    tall
  • Jan went to the museum every weekend because she was so fascinated by art.
    bored
    punished
    deeply interested
    angered