In Analogy Building users figure out a missing word in a sentence–an analogy–by using knowledge of word relationships, classification, and more. This higher order thinking skill develops comprehension skills along with accurate decoding.
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An analogy is a kind of comparison. The objective in Analogy Building is to complete the comparison, a type of word puzzle.
The user listens to an analogy, reads the four answer options, and drags the word to the space to complete the sentence. A hint is available at the “?” Click it to get help understanding the comparison. Watch the video (below) to see how the hint is used.
After selecting and submitting the word to complete the analogy, the user listens to the completed analogy.
An image provides visual support for the correct answer.
The analogies provide practice with a variety of word relationships
This results screen shows the types of comparisons in Analogy Building.