Introduction to and practice with the reading comprehension skill of using context clues is the focus of this presentation. Examples and student questions focus on close reading to choose the correct word, to define words, and to choose among multiple meanings of words. Three specific types of context clues are also addressed - explanation clues, example clues, and contrast clues.
This presentationmay also be purchased at a discount as part of this package:
Context Clues Package
Two sets of ten student questions are incorporated into the slides to provide practice as students learn.
The last two slides also provide a note sheet for students to complete as well as a completed version of the note sheet. Both versions are on a white background,designed to print out ahead for students to complete as they view the slides. The note sheets are in a two-column format, a good size to fold and add to a student notebook.
This Context Clues Package supports the Reading and Language standards that ask students to use the context of a word in a story to determine its meaning.
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Note: This PowerPoint presentation includes all of the content that was formerly included in my two smaller context clues PowerPoints.
For more context clue resources, see:
Context Clues Expedition - Task Cards
, a set of thirty task cards
Context Clues Practice Sheets
, a set of 15 worksheets for plenty of practice.
From Classroom in the Middle