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Use these UNIQUE and RIGOROUS context clues task cards in an endless amount of ways with your 6th-12th grade students! They are also great for the "independent practice" portion of a "context clues" lesson or for reviewing the skills needed to determine the meaning of unknown words.
On each card, students will use the context clues within the sentence to determine the meaning of the BOLD word.
12 of the task cards require the student to determine the meaning of the word and then create an original sentence using the BOLD word that includes new context clues - as if they were writing the sentence to teach a classmate the meaning of the word!
12 of the task cards require the student to determine the meaning of the word and then list possible synonyms and antonyms for the BOLD word.
Teacher's Guide with two unique task card activities for the classroom
24 individual task cards aligned with CCSS L.6-12.4
2 versions of student "response sheets" (lined and blank)
ANSWER KEY for all 24 task cards (with possible student responses)
Product Aligned with CCSS L.6-12.4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words or phrases based on grade level reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
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