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Baloney, by J. Scieszka, Teaching Context Clues with the Book!

Baloney, by J. Scieszka, Teaching Context Clues with the Book!
Baloney, by J. Scieszka, Teaching Context Clues with the Book!
Baloney, by J. Scieszka, Teaching Context Clues with the Book!
Baloney, by J. Scieszka, Teaching Context Clues with the Book!
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This book is a great way to teach students how to use context clues in order to find the meanings of unknown words! Using the book, "Baloney", by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith, students need to fill in the chart of unknown words with the meaning of each as well as the clues in the text and illustrations that helped them to find the meaning. At the end of this activity, I have them retell the story with their meanings in the place of the unknown words!

There is also a poster with the definition of "context clues" (2 versions)!

Enjoy!

I have also used this book as a companion picture book to the novel, "Frindle", by Andrew Clements! They work really well together!
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8
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Teaching Duration
2 hours

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No Baloney- this is a great context clues activity! :)
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On  February 11, 2014,  Buyer said:
The context clues poster is a nice visual for the students. Also, having the graphic organizer helped the students to remember to write the clues from the text or illustration. Thanks! :)
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My third grade students were having a really hard time understanding context clues. This was a fun way for them to gain an understanding of how to use context clues. They loved the book and activity!
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Thanks so much! I'd never seen this book...my kids really enjoyed it.
On  January 23, 2013Smart Chick answered:
You are so welcome! I am always trying to find great books to use in class! Stay tuned for more...
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Fun book and fun learning activity. Keep it up!
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On  March 20, 2013,  Buyer asked:
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i just bought the Baloney Context Clues packet and also have all blank and fuzzy pages. Is there anyway you can please resend the pdf to my email? Thank you! d.sabatini52@gmail.com
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On  March 20, 2013Smart Chick answered:
I will send it now! :)

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I just bought the Baloney Context Clues packet and like the lady below, the whole pdf is blank and fuzzy. There is not one clear page. Can you send the pdf to my email? djnskvc@yahoo.com
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On  December 17, 2012Smart Chick answered:
Sure thing! I will try to reload it to TPT as well! Thanks!
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On  December 15, 2012,  Carolyn C. asked:
I bought your Baloney Context Clues packet, but when I went to download it, there were a lot of fuzzy blurbs. Also, I do not have one clear page to print. Can you send the pdf to my email directly
carolyn.chambers@killeenisd.org
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Sure thing! Will send it now...
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On  November 4, 2012,  Melanie H. asked:
Hello,

I bought your Baloney Context Clues packet, but when I went to download it, there were a lot of fuzzy blurbs. Also, I do not have one clear page to print. Can you send the pdf to my email directly? My email is mhyde@paulding.k12.ga.us

Thanks, Melanie Hyde
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On  November 4, 2012Smart Chick answered:
Sure thing! Will send right now! Do you have an updated version of adobe?
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Baloney, by J. Scieszka, Teaching Context Clues with the Book!
Baloney, by J. Scieszka, Teaching Context Clues with the Book!
Baloney, by J. Scieszka, Teaching Context Clues with the Book!
Baloney, by J. Scieszka, Teaching Context Clues with the Book!