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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2b, Unit 2: Case Study: The Boy Who Invented TV: The Story of Philo Farnsworth

For Teachers 5th Standards
In Unit 2, students continue to build their reading and writing skills and their understanding of how new or improved technologies are developed to meet the needs of society through a case study of Philo Farnsworth, the inventor of...

EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 3a: Understanding Perspectives: The Land of the Golden Mountain

For Teachers 6th Standards
How does an author’s culture influence their perspective and point of view? Moreover, how does an author’s purpose affect their point of view? These are the questions middle schoolers investigate in a three-unit module that uses works by...
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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

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Using context clues is an effective way to define unfamiliar words. Encourage elementary learners to look at the sentences around the word in question, with a short informative slideshow presentation.
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Context Clues Vocabulary Builder Activity

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Reading comprehension improves when you can use context clues to define unfamiliar words. Help your kids practice using context clues with a worksheet that provides space for seven sentences with new words, as well as a place for kids to...
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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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“The Story of an Hour”: Extension Activities

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Enhance and extend instruction of "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin with one or all of these ideas. You might want to cover characterization and summary, or improve understanding of context clues and irony. You can cover any...
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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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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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Introduce Vocabulary: Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride (Priceman)

For Teachers K - 3rd
What a fun way to explore new vocabulary words! Marjorie Priceman's book Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride offers plenty of new words for scholars to learn in context: amateur, assembled, demonstration,...
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Introduce Vocabulary: Owen and Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship (Hatkoff & Kahumbu)

For Teachers K - 3rd
The heartfelt true story of Owen the hippopotamus and Mzee the 133-year-old tortoise will have budding readers engaged as they practice vocabulary in the context of Isabella Hatkoff's nonfiction story. Although you could include more,...
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Introduce Vocabulary: Our Family Tree: An Evolution Story (Peters)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Lisa Peters presents macroevolution as a large-scale family tree in her book Our Family Tree: An Evolution Story. She suggests the process from single-celled organisms to modern-day humans, and learners explore new vocabulary through the...
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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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Determine the Meaning

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Enhance elementary readers' vocabulary skills with a activity focused on context clues. Individuals read ten short sentences, each with an underlined word, and look over four options to find the most appropriate synonym that could...
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First Crossing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What a great way to discuss the immigrant experience in America! Learners read First Crossing, a book of short stories by Pam Muñoz Ryan, Lensey Namioka, Elsa Marston, and Minfong Ho. After reading, they engage in activities to identify...
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Read Words in Context

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
The vocabulary acquisition strategy of reading words in context is the focus of a packet that includes models for how to use context to determine the meaning of 15 words.
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Context Clues Song (Context Clues by Melissa)

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Remind scholars to use context clues when they come across unknown words with the help of a music video that describes what context clues are, and how to use them to come up with a definition.
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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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Read the Story

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Want to boost your readers' comprehension skills and strategies? Look to these five pages, each with a short story and questions to answer covering main idea, facts, sequence of events, context clues, conclusions, and making inferences. 
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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

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this reading comprehension practice worksheet, students read a brief selection and then respond to 5 multiple choice questions regarding context clues.
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Juan Verdades

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Cement comprehension skills using the strategies in this activity. After reading the story, Juan Verdades by Joe Hays, learners use context clues to answer questions, identify main ideas and details, and sequence events.
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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...