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Context Clues Reading Passages

Context clues are hints or definitions that a writer uses in the text to help the reader understand the meaning of new or unfamiliar words. These clues can appear within a sentence, a paragraph, or in other areas of a passage. Want to learn more about Context Clues?  Here's a refresher on the different types of context clues

(346) Results for Context Clues Reading Passages

The Wish Fish

by Elizabeth Trach

When Laurel wins a goldfish at the school festival, ...

The Lullaby

by Elizabeth Trach

Sebastian is excited about his new baby brother — un...

The Very Cold Day

by Elizabeth Trach

Wyatt has a new coat for the winter, but so far it h...

The Birthday Wish

by Elizabeth Trach

Polly is very excited about her birthday party. When...

334 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, Context Clues, Fact and Opinion, Story Elements

Laundry Day

by Elizabeth Trach

When Cameron visits his grandmother, he doesn't real...

399 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, Context Clues, Fact and Opinion

My Boy

by Elizabeth Trach

What's it like to be a dog? Scooter tells the story ...

400 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Fact and Opinion

The Little Pumpkin

by Emma Florence Bush from The Topaz Story Book

This little pumpkin has some pretty big expectations...

909 Words, K-2nd Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme

Icarus

by James Baldwin from Old Greek Stories

Chapter 14, part III passage: One of the most famous...

826 Words, 3rd-6th Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme

Primary Source: Halloween in 1910

from The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio) November 1, 1910

Celebrating Halloween is a tradition that goes back ...

419 Words, 5th-8th Grades, Compare and Contrast, Context Clues

Diana Is Invited to Tea with Tragic Results

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

CHAPTER XVI passage: Anne asks Diana to tea and ente...

800 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme