Language arts

1. Which first step should readers take when they encounter an unfamiliar word?
(1 point)

Find a synonym for the word in a thesaurus.

Use context clues near the word.

Replace the unfamiliar word with a familiar word.

Look up the word in a dictionary.

2. Which is the first step for verifying the meaning of a word using context clues?(1 point)

Substitute the definition of the word you have decided on in the sentence to see if it makes sense.

Identify the word's part of speech and find synonyms in a thesaurus.

Look for words and phrases surrounding the word that give clues about the word's meaning.

Use a dictionary to find the definition of the word.

3. Use the sentence to answer the question.

Marco realized that his attempts to help only alienated his friend because she avoided him whenever he offered advice.

Based on the context, which meaning does the underlined word have?
(1 point)

excited

comforted

calmed down

drove away

4. How can an antonym in a context clue help a reader discover the meaning of a word?
(1 point)

It replaces the unknown word with a familiar one.

It provides a contrast to the unknown word.

It restates the meaning of the unknown word.

It gives the definition of the unknown word.

5. Use the sentence to answer the question.

My group decided it would be beneficial to meet once a week to discuss our project, so we agreed to meet on Wednesday morning.

Which word is closest in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence?
(1 point)

using

useless

useful

use

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  1. I’ll be happy to check your answers.

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  2. 1. Use context clues near the word.
    2. Look for words and phrases surrounding the word that give clues about the word's meaning.
    3. drove away
    4. It provides a contrast to the unknown word.
    5. useful

    your welcome

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    Correct

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  4. Thanks :)

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  5. "You will never know what happens tommorow, until it becomes yesterday"

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  6. OOOLO,

    Lol

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  7. Annalise, thanks ;)

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  8. Yup, correct! :)

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  9. Annalise is correct! Thank you!!

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