Context clues can be difficult for students to master. The goal is for students to be able to use clues in the text to find the meaning of an unfamiliar word. In order to do this, kids need some tools to help them find and use context clues. With this engaging, yet rigorous, packet, students will go beyond identifying word meanings and look at six different ways to use context clues to define unknown words.
With this packet, students will learn to use the following six tools to master context clues:
Tone and Setting
Cause and Effect
Definition or Description
In a Series
Included in this packet
*Teacher Instructions - for using this packet
*Foldable/Study Guide- to familiarize students with these six skills
*Sort Activity - in which students will sort examples of sentences with unknown words into one of the aforementioned six categories
*Sort Recording Sheet - for students to record their answers following their sort
*Sort Answer Key - for teacher use
Please download the Preview file to see a sample of each of the included pages as well as a photograph of a finished foldable.
**THESE ACTIVITES CAN ALSO BE PURCHASED AS PART OF A $7 CONTEXT CLUES UNIT, AVAILABLE IN MY STORE :)