Learning how to use context clues to decipher unfamiliar words is an important skill for reading comprehension. Readers are able to use other words in a sentence in order to decode an unknown word and better understand the text.
This free graphic organizer allows students to figure out the meaning of new words as they encounter them in their reading. Whether provided a vocabulary list by the teacher or choosing their own words as they read, students first predict the meaning of an unknown word, then use clues from the text to revise that meaning, finally looking up the actual definition of each word after reading.
An effective pre-reading activity, this graphic organizer allows you to merge vocabulary instruction and prediction strategies into one effective learning experience that helps students master new words while activating prior knowledge and practicing self-reliance.
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Keywords: vocabulary, VPL, pre-reading, context clues, graphic organizers