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Using Context Clues: Activity 2 of 3

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Sometimes the meaning of a word is explained in a nearby phrase. Phrases that begin "for example," "including," and "such as" tell you that the writer is clarifying, or explaining, a word by giving examples. Use the examples as context clues.

Example: The school prepares its students for a variety of professions, such as auto repair and plumbing.

Auto repair and plumbing are examples of jobs, right? So "profession" must mean job or career.

Pick the best definition for the underlined word.

The famous author published books under many aliases, including Sue Berry, Katherine Heally, and Tara Rand.

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