Equip your students with vocabulary skills that are essential to reading comprehension. This toolkit contains various instructional resources to assist students’ understanding of the different types of context clues and how to use these clues to determine the meaning of unknown words. The double-sided flipbook is easily constructed and includes everything needed to introduce and practice. Once completed, this flipbook is an awesome reference for students throughout the year. Please see “Preview” to see the comprehensiveness of the content included in this resource. This is perfect for introducing, practicing, reviewing, or test prep. The Tier 2 vocabulary used in this resource is recommended for on-level 3rd graders and above. See below descriptor what teachers are saying about this resource.
This resource includes:
✔ A Double-sided Flipbook:
Each section of
• defines the type of context clue
• lists key words that signal that particular type of clue
• gives an example of the context clue
• provides practice with determine the meaning of words using the context clues
The back of the flipbook also includes a matching activity for a quick check, formative assessment, or exit slip.
This flipbook is perfect for scaffolding. (I do, we do, & you do.)
✔ A classroom poster
that identifies and defines the five types of context clues
✔ A task card center activity
to give students additional practice with determine word meaning using context clues. This activity is adaptable to students’ different cognitive levels. Words were selected from a Tier 2 Word list. I am currently working to add more task cards sets to attend to a 4th grade list and provide levels of difficulty with Tier 2 vocabulary. When added, these additions will be free to your original purchase.
✔ A graphic organizer
for students’ self-selected reading practice with unknown words
✔ Teaching notes & guides
to assist with using this resource. I believe a resource is only as good as the support provided.
✔ Answer keys
See what other teachers are saying about this resource:
Morgan P. wrote: "I loved using this with my students. We went through each flap in the book, and it was such a helpful way to keep track of all the clues. My kids also loved the task cards. Thanks for this incredible resource!"
Suzanne F. wrote: "I am so happy you created this tool. I have been looking for a specific instructional resource to teach context clues. Thank-you!"
Morgan C. wrote: "This is a great interactive activity for working on context clues! While I think the content was a little difficult for the group I intended on using it with this year (my judgment error), I look forward to using it with some of my older groups in the future. :)"
Kayla K. wrote: "I teach third grade, and this was a little difficult for my lower readers, but a really great tool for teaching how to use context clues to my higher readers. Thank you!"
Chelsea Neace wrote: "My kiddos loved creating this flap book! It really helped them with context clues!"
Linda K. wrote: "This was an amazing resource to use in my classroom. I use it at the beginning of the school year to get students invested with inference and referring to details in the text. Thank you for this creative activity!"
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