Context Clues is a crucial skill that students need to understand in order to comprehend texts. Context Clues can also be very challenging to teach! Students need constant exposure to this standard!
We’ve all been there. You’ve taught the standard, but your students have still not mastered it. You’re thinking to yourself… “What else am I going to do? They still don’t get it!” Here is where this Activity Bundle comes in to save the day! Even better… these activities are Print & Go!
This Context Clue Activity Bundle provides a ton of exposure to Context Clues! Students will identify a word's meaning, identify the type of Context Clue that was given and apply the use of Context Clues in a variety of activities.
How will you use these activities?
•Spiral Review Homework
•Early Finisher Options
•Small Group Instruction
No matter how you choose to use them, all of these activities are print and go materials. Answer keys and examples are included to make your life that much easier! These Activity Bundles also make the perfect sub plans because they are explained in step by step detail!
•Note-taking Activity: Students fill in or create three columns with different tasks in each one. There are two options for this activity.
•Sort Activity: Students sort sentences into the five types of Context Clues. Differentiation is done through the use of partners.
•Art Activity: Students create a visual for the concept and have a short writing piece.
•Matching Game Activity: Two options are provided with different levels of difficulty.
•Close Read Activity: This is a teacher led guided reading group center. There are tasks to complete with each read and another page that can be completed after the read!
•Writing Activity: Students write using the given a prompt. Two options are provided with different levels of difficulty.
•Direction Tents for each activity that are perfect if you use centers!
•Answer Keys and Examples
How to Use...
•These activities are meant to be used after the standard has been taught. The activities should be viewed as a follow up and a way for students to further understand the topic. If you are looking for the step that comes before this, we have them available in our store! They are our “Week Long Lessons.”
•Each activity is made so that they can be completed in 15-20 minutes. In our classrooms, we use these activities in literacy centers. We set a timer, such as online-stopwatch.com, and students rotate from center to center until they have completed all of the centers. Need a center rotation board? Jobs for your centers? Levels of understanding? Check out our Literacy Center Toolkit in our store!
•Maybe you don’t have time for all 6 activities... That’s ok! Pull 3 or 4 and complete the others at a later date, or even whole class instead of in centers. You can also have one available for early finishers!
•No matter how you use them, your students will be completely engaged while mastering the standard!
•Want to find out more about our Literacy Centers? We have blog posts explaining! Go to www.rigorousowl.com to learn more!
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