These context clue task cards help build reading comprehension. They feature 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade vocabulary. Questions require students to engage in determining word meanings, supporting meanings with context clues, and determining which clues best support the meaning. Questions are aligned with CCSS, TEKS, and STAAR.
Context Clue Task Cards #5: Informational Texts is in three formats:
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Context Clues Task Cards: Informational Texts
12 Task Cards
3 Help Cards
Student Answer Pages
3 Types of Context Clue Questions from Released STAAR:
--What clues best help the reader understand the meaning of [word]?
--Which words or phrases from the text best describe [word]?
--What is a synonym of [word]?
Using context clues in expository texts is tough. These cards provide a hint with each text to help students use the context clues.
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There are several types of context clues in the informational task cards. Some of those are examples, synonyms, antonyms, descriptions, and word parts. These task cards can be a powerful resource for centers, guided reading, games, and STAAR review.
More than simply asking students to determine word meanings, these cards also ask students to support their thinking with evidence from the text. Students will use context clues in 12 original informational texts.
Other great resources for Context Clues:
Context Clues Task Card Bundle #1
Clues Task Cards #1
Clues Task Cards #2
Clues Task Cards #3
ELAR Academic Vocabulary Words
Context Clues Task Cards #4 - Poetry
Other Reading Resources:
Cause and Effect Task Cards
Main Ideas and Details Lesson Bundle
Making Inferences Task Cards
Sequencing Task Cards - Ellen Ochoa
Summarizing Task Cards
STAAR Drawing Conclusions (Fig.19) task cards:
Drawing Conclusions Task Cards #1 STAAR Prep
Drawing Conclusions Task Cards #2 Harriet Tubman
Drawing Conclusions Task Cards #3 Informational Texts
Drawing Conclusions Task Cards #4 Rosa Parks
Drawing Conclusions Task Cards #5 Matter
Drawing Conclusions Task Cards #6 Energy
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