Context Clues U-Know Game for Literacy Centers: Vocabulary Game {Set B}

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Context clues are an important concept for you to teach and for students to learn! Let them practice with this fun and engaging game that will make the skill of using context clues something students WANT to do! Works great for literacy centers or small group. Students will be begging to practice using context clues to determine the meaning of a word with this activity! I’ve had many students ask to play at recess and even lunch!

***What do you get?***

U-Know Cards 56 cards with vocabulary words in sentences using a type of context clue. Students must determine the meaning of the word based on the clues.
”Cheat Sheet” with various types of context clues listed to differentiate learning as necessary
Direction Sheet
Answer Key I use the answer key to differentiate learning, especially when a concept is still new. They can use it as a tool in the beginning until they practice more.

All 5 types of Context Clues Covered:

Vocabulary Words Covered:
accurate, analyze, ancestor, annual, arena, ascend, attempt, attractive, benefit, burrow, calculate, captivity, century, coax, column, conclude, descend, destructive, disaster, distract, dusk, entertain, envy, flexible, fragile, frequent, furious, generosity, humble, increase, invisible, jagged, limb, mistrust, modest, orchard, peer, plentiful, reduce, release, request, response, routine, severe, shabby, shallow, sturdy, survive, terror, tidy, traditions, tragic, typical, vacant, variety, vast

What is U-Know?
U-Know is a fun and engaging card game where students practice topics in a repetitive way. I also use U-Know in stations or with early finishers throughout the year to spiral concepts for students. U-Know comes in MANY topics! So, once students learn the game, it will become a self-run station!

U-Know is played with students matching color/number to the card the previous player put down. Once they put their card down, they must read and answer. If correct, play moves on. If incorrect, player draws 2 new cards and play moves on. Students check answers with the included answer key.

If you like this game, be sure to check out my whole line of U-KNOW Games!!!


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Other ELA U-Know Games:
Context Clues U-Know Set A (easier vocabulary words)
Greek and Latin Roots U-Know
Text Structure U-Know
Fact & Opinion U-Know
Figurative Language U-Know
Synonym & Antonym U-Know
Theme U-Know
Author's Purpose U-Know (3 Types)
Author's Purpose U-Know (5 Types)
Prefix & Suffix U-Know

ELA Task Cards:
ELA Vocabulary QR Code Task Cards
Fact and Opinion QR Code Task Cards
Figurative Language Task Cards
Inference QR Code Task Cards

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Context Clues U-Know Game for Literacy Centers: Vocabulary
Context Clues U-Know Game for Literacy Centers: Vocabulary
Context Clues U-Know Game for Literacy Centers: Vocabulary
Context Clues U-Know Game for Literacy Centers: Vocabulary
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