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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 4, Unit 1: Analyzing Author’s Purpose and Evaluating Claims in The Omnivore’s Dilemma

For Teachers 8th Standards
Module 4 is all about food, where it comes from, and what happens to it before it gets to the consumer. The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan is the anchor text of a collection made up of 15 lessons. In Unit 1, scholars evaluate an...
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 3a, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: The Importance of Sports in American Culture

For Teachers 5th Standards
Two informational articles provide fifth graders the opportunity to consider the role sports have played in American culture. Over the course of the seven lessons in Module 3A, Unit 1, young scholars review how to read and write...
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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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Unlocking Words with Context Clues

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Solve the mystery of the missing word with a lesson on context clues. Elementary readers apply their knowledge of word meanings to informational text with unfamiliar words. They determine definitions using context clues and discuss how...
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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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Context Clues: The Meaning Is There!

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Learning how to use context clues is helpful for both reading comprehension skills and to determine the meaning of unfamiliar vocabulary words. As they read ten sentences with underlined words, learners choose the most...
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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: Synonyms

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
What do you do when you find a word that's not familiar to you? Help readers use context clues when encountering unfamiliar words with a grammar activity. They note the parts of the sentences that show the meaning of the word, write how...
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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 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

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 (SMART Board)

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discuss ways of dealing with unfamiliar words in reading. They use the SMART Board Notebook file and read the definition of a context clue. Students practice looking for synonyms, antonyms, examples experience, and...
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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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Reading and Responding: Lesson 9

For Teachers 8th
Follow this lesson, which is written more like a script, to practice reading a poem with your class. Pupils read "The Road Not Taken" and respond to five multiple choice questions on a provided worksheet. The plan leads you through a...
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Vocabulary Instructional Routine: Multiple Meaning Words in Context

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Tackle multiple-meaning words with your youngsters using this scaffolded lesson which features a detailed script. Begin with the word shoulder, using context clues to help scholars understand the meaning. Next, they observe a second...
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Reading in Context: The Diary of Anne Frank

For Teachers 8th
Step into the hopeful and tragic world of Anne Frank with this lesson on reading in context. After complete a variety of activities related to the first two scenes of The Diary of Anne Frank, eighth graders participate in a read aloud to...
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Continued Close Reading of Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle: Text-Dependent Questions and Vivid Words and Phrases

For Teachers 3rd Standards
In the third activity from this unit based on the book Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle, learners focus on using specific details from the text-to-answer questions about the habitat of bullfrogs. While reading the text, young scholars are...
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Reading Comprehension: Context Clues

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use context clues to help them understand unknown words. In this context clues lesson, 5th graders practice identifying context clues on a worksheet, then work with a peer to write their own story. Stories are peer edited...
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Context Clues and Idioms

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Kids practice using five types of context clues (definition, synonym, antonym, example, and general) to decode idiomatic language.
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For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students are introduced to different context clues.  In this context clues lesson, students analyze sentences to find the meaning of a word using context clues.
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Using Words as a Way into Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Use the Visual Thesaurus to predict the subject matter of Rick Riordan's book The Lightning Thief. A pre-reading activity encourages middle schoolers to use context clues and word meaning to discover what the book is about. After they...
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Multiple Meaning Words in Context

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Multiple meaning words is the focus of a lesson designed to reinforce the use of context clues. Scholars listen carefully to a variety of sentences using the words pool and cast to decide which definition best fits the context. Then,...
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Mini-Lesson Planning for Inferences

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Making inferences and drawing conclusions is a key component to successful active reading. Encourage your class to use context clues and prior knowledge to infer different elements of a story, including the setting, plot, and character...
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Context Clues, Plot Structure, Conflict, and Personal Narrative Essay

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What are the elements of a personal narrative? Get your class talking by reading "The Necklace" and "A Dangerous Game." The instructional activity focuses primarily on defining certain vocabulary terms (like context clues, plot,...

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