Your students will love these hands on activities reinforcing the skill of using context clues. This unit introduces students to 4 different skills they can use to help them figure out the meaning of unknown words. Download includes:
page 2- poster explaining what a context clue is
pages 3-6 4 posters, each explaining a different skill they will be using on the activities
pages 7-14 context clue sort activity in which students practice determining what type of context clue is being used.
pages 15-21 context clue match up activity in which students will use the skills they have learned to help them find the meaning of unknown words.
pages 22-32 super sleuth game in which students will use the skills they have learned to determine the meaning of unknown words in a fun fast paced game.
pages 33-34 context clue quiz and answer key
page 35 thanks/credit page
Each activity contains directions and answer keys. All you will have to do is print and cut and you will be ready to give your kids tons of practice with this skill. Black and white version as well as color is provided. Perfect to use as a whole class, small groups/centers, or struggling students. Unit best used with 3rd grade students, but can be used with higher level 2nd graders or struggling 4th.