21 Context Clues ELA Reading Skills Practice Worksheets / Printables / Test Prep

21 Context Clues ELA Reading Skills Practice Worksheets / Printables / Test Prep
21 Context Clues ELA Reading Skills Practice Worksheets / Printables / Test Prep
21 Context Clues ELA Reading Skills Practice Worksheets / Printables / Test Prep
21 Context Clues ELA Reading Skills Practice Worksheets / Printables / Test Prep
21 Context Clues ELA Reading Skills Practice Worksheets / Printables / Test Prep
21 Context Clues ELA Reading Skills Practice Worksheets / Printables / Test Prep
21 Context Clues ELA Reading Skills Practice Worksheets / Printables / Test Prep
21 Context Clues ELA Reading Skills Practice Worksheets / Printables / Test Prep
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Develop expert, context clue proficiency among your students with these 21 ELA reading drills! Each printable includes a mini-lesson on determining the meaning of words & phrases, plus tips that reinforce effective reading strategies (e.g. finding text evidence). Use these worksheets to teach/practice the fundamental skills or prep for test day!

THIS PRODUCT INCLUDES:

  • 21 reading drills, split between basic & advanced training
  • 100+ questions, including figurative language (similes, metaphors & idioms), synonyms, antonyms & homonyms
  • Short bursts of reading comprehension passages (informational & fiction text)
  • 4 FREE context clue exit slips / tickets, in addition to the 21 drills

COMMON CORE DESIGNED, SIMULATED AFTER:

  • Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC)
  • Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)
  • Florida Standards Assessments (FSA)
  • New York State (NYS) Testing Program
  • State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Program

USEFUL IN MANY WAYS!

All drills take 5 to 10 minutes to complete, and are terrific for:

  • Guided or independent practice
  • ELA reading test prep
  • Exit slips & tickets to assess skill mastery
  • Reading intervention groups / literacy circles / partner & small group work
  • Morning work / do now
  • Homework
  • Literacy centers (includes answer keys)
  • After-school programs & tutoring
  • Summer vacation & bridge work / Summer school & intervention programs
  • Substitute lesson plans / sick days

These activities are ready-to-print and have been student tested, teacher approved. :)

WHAT TEACHERS HAVE SAID:

“This really helped my class get much better at using context clues to figure out words.” -- Shana P.

“Very helpful for preparing my intervention students for SBAC!” -- Marissa O.

"This resource is great for my struggling readers and ESOL students learning the meaning of unfamiliar words." -- Roxanne B.

"Love these! It was so nice to have the differentiated activities." -- Tawny G.

"Fun graphics and short passages and activities keep kids interested!" --Geniese B.

ADD THESE READING DRILLS TO YOUR ELA TOOLKIT!  

*23 Main Idea & Details ELA Test Prep Drills

*20 Character Study & Analysis ELA Reading Drills

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ALIGNED WITH COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS

3RD GRADE STANDARDS

*CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning word and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

*CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.4: Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.

*CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from non-literal language.

4TH GRADE STANDARDS

*CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

*CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.4: Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.

*CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).

5TH GRADE STANDARDS

*CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

*CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.4: Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.

*CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

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