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"The Story of an Hour" Unit

For Teachers 8th Standards
Kate Chopin's tale, "The Story of an Hour," is the anchor text in a six-lesson Unit Module designed for ESL and ELD students. Lessons provide learners with background knowledge of the role of women in 19th-century America and the author....
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Beyond Rosa Parks: Powerful Voices for Civil Rights and Social Justice

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The lessons in the "Beyond Rosa Parks: Powerful Voices for Civil Rights and Social Justice" unit module introduce young historians to four African-American women who made significant contributions to the modern civil rights movement....
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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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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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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 activity 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...
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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 activity focuses primarily on defining certain vocabulary terms (like context clues, plot, conflict, climax,...
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Introduce: Comprehension Monitoring using About Trees

For Teachers K - 3rd
As scholars begin reading more difficult text, they need to acquire an arsenal of comprehension strategies. Here are few helpful ones to guide new readers through the informational text About Trees, which is linked here for printing....
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Language Analysis Based on Stave 1

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Class members meet the original scrooge, the Dickens character whose name has become synonymous with a cold-hearted, tight-fisted, miser. Using the provided worksheet, readers closely examine context clues to determine the meanings of...
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Vocabulary Activity Sheet

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
What does it mean to stream a program? How do you know if you're watching a mash-up? If you don't know these words, reach for your handy Merriam-Webster dictionary, because they're there! A series of fill-in-the-blank questions prompt...
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Using Context Clues

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers receive a handout that lists the five types of context clues. The class divides up into groups of three or four, and each group chooses five unfamiliar words. They write a multiple-choice question for each of their five...
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What's the Context Worksheet

For Students 9th - 11th
What is context? The class researches a family treasure carefully for its hidden significance as well as its obvious story. They interview family members to gain more insight and context clues to determine point of view and meaning...

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