How to Use IS KNOWN AS and ARE KNOWN AS to Find
the meanings of Words!
made of three straight lines is known as a triangle.
There are different kinds of triangles. Some triangles are
bigger than others. Some triangles have different shapes than
others. Triangles that are the same shape and size are known as congruent
triangles. If they are the same shape, but are different
sizes, they are called similar triangles.
The context clues
as, is/are called, and is/are known as work differently from the other context
clues we have looked at. The words we want to know the meaning
of are found AFTER these context clues. The meanings of the
words are found IN FRONT OF the context clues.
Directions: Choose the correct answers that tell
what the words in red mean.