Context Clues Task Cards, Expedition - Print and Easel Versions

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Classroom in the Middle
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4th - 7th
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Description

Context Clues Task Cards - students practice this reading comprehension skill by:

  • Choosing the best definition
  • Choosing among multiple meanings of words
  • Choosing and writing synonyms
  • Defining words
  • Making good word choices
  • Writing sentences
  • Solving riddles
  • Drawing detailed illustrations

This set of 30 task cards on an outdoors/camping theme is designed specifically for middle school and upper elementary kids. The cards are large – two cards per page and have more content per card than many of the smaller task cards – perfect for older kids who can handle more than one quick question per card.

Included with this set is a blank answer sheet for students to fill in their answers.

These task cards are perfect for individual or group work, review activities, class games like Scoot or Footloose, or quick assessments, and with the variety of activities on the cards, they can easily be used for differentiation as well. Included is a list of suggestions for ways to use task cards and a list of suggestions for easy differentiation with task cards.

The cards support Reading: Literature and Language standards especially the standards for using context clues from the reading to determine the meanings of unknown words.

The Easel Activity is a digital version that is ready to use with one card per slide. It is ready for student use with answer boxes and directions already in place.

For more context clue resources, see:

Context Clues PowerPoint which includes a student notebook page that kids can complete as they view the slides.

Context Clues Practice Sheets, a set of 15 worksheets for plenty of practice.

For the Google Slides version, see Context Clues - Task Cards and Google Slides.

You can also see more sets of reading and language arts task cards here.

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Total Pages
57 pages
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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

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