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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 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: 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 3rd - 5th
In this context clues instructional activity, learners identify the meaning of the bold word by using the words around it. Students complete 14 multiple choice questions.
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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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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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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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Synonyms And Explanations As Context Clues

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this reading worksheet, students learn to identify context clues in written articles and use them to understand the meaning of new words. Students read an article, then answer 3 questions. Then students are asked to answer 6 questions...
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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 activity that provides space for seven sentences with new words, as well as a place for kids to...
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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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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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Vocabulary (Part 2) – Context Clues

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What do you do if you find an unfamiliar word when you're reading? Practice using context clues in different ways to define new words, including restatement, cause and effect, and using examples.
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Learn New Words Using Context

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Determine the meaning of unfamiliar words. Applicable to grades four through eight, the activity prompts readers to read a newspaper or magazine article to pick out unfamiliar words and use context clues to determine the word's meaning....
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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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Vocabulary - Words in Context

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
What do you call a rabbit with a sense of humor? A funny bunny! Beginning with a Hink Pink Think activity, pupils discover meanings of words through an engaging learning game. Next, individuals explore ways to discover word meanings in a...
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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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Context Clues

For Students 1st - 3rd
What is a pronoun? Young learners are introduced to the concept by identifying the person or thing that each pronoun represents. Each set of questions has an illustration, making the questions easy to follow. 
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Identifying Missing Words

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
How do you figure out the meaning of a word you don't know? Young readers develop skills to identifying missing words in a story using context clues. Picture clues are used to identify covered words in the story I Can’t Get My Turtle to...
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Academic Raceway 500: Vocabulary Using Context Clues

For Teachers 6th - 8th
This vocabulary skills PowerPoint presents a game to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words using context clues within a sentence. The game is based on the theme of a car race. The goal of the PowerPoint game is to finish the race...
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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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Archeologist

For Students 4th - 6th
Archeology is all about clues. Young explorers read an information passage about an archeologist, identify context clues in sentences, and use clues to match words with their meanings. Students write eight answers.
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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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Vocabulary: Multiple Meaning Words in Context

For Teachers 2nd
Learners use context clues to define words with multiple meanings. After extensive practice with their teacher, learners read through six sentences, they then identify a word with a multiple meaning, and determine its meaning based on...