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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA Module 1, Unit 2: Case Study: Survival in Sudan

For Teachers 7th Standards
The second unit in a three-unit module introduces readers to the skills they need to determine the theme of a novel. Through close reading, discussion of related informational text, and evidence collection, students analyze how Linda Sue...
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Context Clues

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Using context clues to determine a word's meaning is an important strategy to further reading comprehension. Challenge your class to answer the 11 multiple-choice questions in this PowerPoint. Note: This is a great resource for English...
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Context Clues (5)

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Unfamiliar words can make it difficult to understand what a piece of writing is trying to say. Practice using context clues to define words you don't know with a language arts learning exercise, which features five sentences and enough...
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Lesson 2:Context Clues

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Using The Life Cycle of an Emperor Penguin by Bobbie Kalman, second graders practice defining unfamilar words with context clues.  They come across new vocabulary words and read the entire sentence and the sentence before to find the...
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Context Clues: You Be the Detective

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
A straightforward slideshow presentation explains the meaning and use of context clues when defining new words. Each slide presents an example of what context clues are, how to identify them, and how it helps reading comprehension. The...
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Context Clues

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Challenge young learners to read between the lines with an activity that focuses on making inferences and using context clues. As class members read short passages that provide several context clues to the meaning of a word in bold, they...
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Context Clues Worksheet (Part 1) L.6.4a

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Practice using context clues to determine the meaning of words. While the words in this activity are relatively simple, they will help ease pupils into the process of using context clues. Make the activity stronger by asking class...
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Context Clues Worksheet (Part 3) L.6.4a

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Improve your pupils' reading comprehension by teaching them how to effectively use context clues. There are seven sentences here that contain an underlined word to define using clues. Class members can write their responses and then...
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Context Clues

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this context clues learning exercise, students identify the meaning of the bold word by using the words around it. Students complete 14 multiple choice questions.
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Context Clues Worksheet (Part 1)

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Practice using context clues to determine the meaning of specific words. Learners read a sentence and write the meaning of the underlined word on the line below each sentence. By practicing this skill, class members will soon be ready to...
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Context Clues Worksheet (Part 2)

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
One way you can help your learners with reading comprehension is by teaching them how to use context clues to help them figure out the meaning of unfamiliar words. Here is a resource that asks class members to practice that very skill....
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Context Clues Worksheet (Part 3)

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Ask your pupils to become amateur detectives and use clues to determine the meaning of words. Once they have analyzed the clues, they write the meaning on a provided blank line. If they internalize this process, they can use context...
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Context Clues

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Build vocabulary skills by teaching learners how to figure out the meaning of words by using clues in the surrounding text. Given a sentence, learners determine the definition of the bolded word and then note the clues that helped them...
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Context Clues

For Teachers 9th
Work on context clues with your ninth graders in this lesson, which focuses on identifying and analyzing clues to define unfamiliar words. They identify context clues in a passage to recognize words they haven't seen before, and then...
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Using Context Clues

For Teachers 3rd
Teach your third graders how to find the meanings of words using context clues. Using this reading lesson, discuss how readers can find the meaning of a word by using the sentences around it. They then complete a worksheet in which they...
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Context Clues

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Practice context clues in your second grade class with this reading activity about penguin colonies. After reading a passage about penguins and their life cycles, students define words based on their context clues. A worksheet is...
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Using Context Clues with Signal Words

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
When you come across an unfamiliar word in a text, do you skip it and move on? Practice using context clues to identify words you don't know with a thorough set of language arts lessons. The resource reinforces close reading and critical...
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Vocabulary Words PowerPoint

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Give your class members proper guidelines for completing vocabulary work using this PowerPoint, which prompts learners to provide definitions based on context clues, then dictionary definitions, synonyms and antonyms, and finally, a...
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Clues in Sentences Investigation

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Explore the variety of context clues that help us learn new meanings of unknown words! With this presentation, pupils go in depth into each type of context clue and have their knowledge tested with several small reading passages in which...
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Using Context Clues

For Teachers 6th
Context clues are a vital reading skill, as well as a helpful test-taking strategy. A SMART board lesson prompts sixth graders to practice reading different writing examples, using vocabulary terms from the samples to predict what the...
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Using Synonyms and Explanations as Context Clues

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
How can context clues help your young readers understand material better? Focusing on synonyms and explanations as ways to determine word meaning, this activity encourages your class to find context clues within a sentence. An attached...
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Context Clues: Grades 2 and 3

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Learners read five sentences and use the context clues and pictures to help them select the correct meaning of each underlined word (from two choices). Theme of the sheet is coins and currency.
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Context Clues: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Read The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to boost vocabulary. Readers choose words from a word bank to complete 15 sentences pertaining to chapters 12-15 of the Mark Twain novel. A great way to acquire new vocabulary through context clues.
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Context Clues I

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Use this interactive, online quiz to assess learners on their ability to find the meaning of an unknown word using context clues. This quiz is designed as a post-assessment, so you'll have to teach the skill of using context clues to...

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