Determining the meaning of unknown words is an essential skill for all readers, but this is not easy for even the best readers. These 25 task cards address context clues in a variety of ways to reach all of your learners while addressing multiple Common Core ELA standards in grades 3, 4, and 5. They make differentiation easy by starting with the basics of context clue strategies and building in complexity; this allows you to provide rigorous instruction for all of your students. Designed to be open-ended and used with any book, they are versatile enough to use with any literacy program. They work whole group, small group, or as independent work and make great literacy centers or homework. This is a valuable resource for any upper elementary teacher.
If you are looking for other ways to differentiate in your reading classroom, please check out Main Idea Task Cards