Context Clues in Fish Cheeks by Amy Tan

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This activity is for teaching context clues using "Fish Cheeks" by Amy Tan. The short narrative discusses an American-Chinese girl's Christmas that instead of turkey and sweet potatoes consisted of prawns and fish cheeks. Where the meal ends only with a loud burp of satisfaction from the guests in a story only Amy Tan can tell.

The accompanying worksheet has 8 questions covering dictionary definition, connotation of words, synonyms, and antonyms using 7 vocabulary words from context in Fish Cheeks.

Answer Key is included with additional vocabulary and discussion questions for students to dig further into the vocabulary presented.

Includes: 2 page worksheet, answer key, and 2 page narrative w/ vocabulary words in bold.

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Context Clues in Fish Cheeks by Amy Tan
Context Clues in Fish Cheeks by Amy Tan
Context Clues in Fish Cheeks by Amy Tan
Context Clues in Fish Cheeks by Amy Tan