Context Clues Puzzles | with Digital Activity - Distance Learning (Fiction)

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Puzzles are not just for primary grades or for math. Your students will love completing these reading puzzles during small group reading or reading centers!

Note: This activity for context clues now includes DIGITAL reading puzzles as well as printable ones. See pages 3-4 of the PDF for the details and links.

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About the Printable Context Clues Reading Puzzles

This reading center resource includes 20 context clues puzzles to practice defining words in context in fiction stories.

There are 10 mini-stories used in this set. Each story is used twice, but with a different word that the student must define.

Click here to see MORE reading puzzles for other skills such as theme, main idea, text structures, etc.!

Differentiated Directions

Three different direction versions are included to help you best use these reading puzzles with your students.

Version 1: The students will read each text and find the puzzle piece that matches the meaning of the word that is bolded and underlined from the text.

Version 2: The students will read the texts, write the meanings of the bolded and underlined words in their own words, and then find the puzzle pieces that match.

Version 3: This version is identical to Version 2, except optional distractor puzzle pieces are included.

Directions for the different versions and recording sheets can be found following the puzzle pieces.

About the Digital Context Clues Puzzles

For the digital context clues activity, the students will read three stories per slide. They will use context clues to determine and choose the best meaning of the underlined word.

To make this context clues activity work in a digital format, the template has been modified and reimaged for optimal digital use.

There are TWO versions:

•Version 1 – 6 choices per slide

•Version 2- Scaffolded – 4 choices per slide

This digital activity has been created for use with Google Slides. Please see the preview to see the digital context clues puzzles.

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