Context Clues Common Core NO PREP Practice Sheets

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  1. How do you have your students soak in the information that you taught in a whole group lesson and practice it in school and at home? This second grade grammar bundle consists the following: nouns (common, proper, possessive), verbs(action, helping, linking), collective nouns, irregular plural nouns,
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You will find various worksheets that will help your students practice the skill of figuring out a meaning of a word using context clues. It focuses on using five strategies: definition, examples, synonyms, antonyms, and inference. It includes an anchor chart and 12 worksheets.

You will find practice sheets of different levels to differentiate your students’ learning. Whether you follow Common Core or not, this packet will be beneficial to your students to enhance their grammar and spelling skills. It was made for second grade, but you can even use it for high level first graders and it would be a great review tool for third graders. You may also find it useful to use with ESOL students.

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Strategies to be used in this packet:

  • Definition
  • Examples
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Inference

Common Core Standard: L.2.4.A

Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

What's included?

  • Context clues poster (1 page)
  • Context clues practice pages (12 pages)
  • Answer key (3 pages)

❤ Which words are included in this packet?

adore, affable, ancient, aroma, architect, artifact, astronomy, athletic, beverage, blazing, bright, companion, confident, considerate, courageous, curious, dawn, discovered, drowsy, enemy, escape, exhausted, famous, fascinated, fragile, frustrated, gaze, genre, gloomy, grin, grueling, harmful, hilarious, huddled, hygienic, invent, lacrosse, notice, nutritious, optimistic, organized, polite, receive, rotten, rumor, shiver, spotless, starved, swaying, swiftly, timid, trembled, vanish, vast, wealth

Second Grade ELA No-Prep Practice Sheets:

Simple and Compound Sentences

Prefixes and Base Words

Suffixes and Base Words

Context Clues

Irregular Plural Nouns

Commas in Letters

Irregular Past Tense Verbs

Collective Nouns


Reflexive Pronouns


Shades of Meaning

Compound Words

Types of Sentences


Nouns- common, regular, proper, possessive

Subject and Predicate

Synonyms and Antonyms

Verbs- action, linking, helping


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.


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