Perfect for literacy centers, independent practice, or a quick game of Scoot, these 24 task cards provide practice in applying context clues to determine word meanings using several different strategies. Students apply strategies such as syntactic clues, sentence and paragraph clues, homographs, synonyms, and antonyms to determine word meanings. Questions are presented in several different formats including:
Which word in the passage helps the reader understand the meaning of ____?
Based on the sentence context and what you know about word order and grammar, you can tell that ___ means...
In which of the following sentences is the word ____ used the same way it was used in the passage?
Which word means the opposite of ___?
Which word is similar to ___?
Full color and black and white version included.
Provides practice for Common Core Standards: CC.3.L.4a, CC.4.L.4a, CC.5.L.4a, CC.6.L.4a