Context Clues: Three FREE Activities

Deb Hanson
Grade Levels
4th - 6th, Homeschool
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8 pages
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  1. This bundle contains 8 engaging activities you can use while teaching your students about using context clues to determine the meanings of unknown words as they read. These resources focus on the following five types of context clues:→ Definition clues→ Synonym clues→ Antonym clues→ Example clues→ I
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Are you teaching context clues in your upper elementary classroom? You'll definitely want to download these free printables!

It contains three activities:

1. A Sorting Activity (14 sentences with underlined words are provided for you to print!)

2. An Anchor Chart Idea

3. An Interactive Notebook Entry that features the five types of context clues

Read more about this context clues lesson and check out my matching anchor chart at the collaborative blog: Upper Elementary Snapshots

By Deb Hanson 2017

If you like this activity, feel check to out additional context clues resources available in my store!

Context Clues Bundle for grades 4-6

Context Clues Craftivity

Context Clues: Targeted Tri-folds

Context Clues Powerpoint

Context Clues Worksheet Packet focusing on the 4 types of clues

Context Clues Task Cards (includes gamelike answer sheet!)

Context Clues Magnifying Glass Craftivity

Context Clues Task Cards (focusing on character trait words)

Context Clues Foldable Craftivity and Worksheets

Context Clues: Partner Plays for grades 2-3 with a bonus recording sheet!

Context Clues: Partner Plays for grades 4-5 with a bonus recording sheet!

Total Pages
8 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
50 minutes
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